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New Year's Eve
New Year's EveCanada 150 Family Friendly New Year's Eve
Kick off the 150th anniversary of confederation with a special, family friendly first night celebration on Banff Avenue from 7 p.m. to midnight.

Banff Avenue, from Buffalo Street to Wolf Street will be jam-packed with street entertainment, activities, games, campfires, food booths, story telling, music and much more. The evening culminates with the Canada 150 countdown and annual fireworks display. 

This is a family friendly event; zero tolerance for alcohol in effect. 






Schedule of Events
 TIME EVENT LOCATION
 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Family skate, Tim's hot chocolate, Isabelle the Clown High school rink
7 p.m. - midnight  Food booths 100 block
7 p.m. - midnight Parks Canada New Year's Eve camp  Banff Avenue Square
7 p.m. - 11:30 Street entertainment 100 & 200 block
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. L’il Toot Train Rides for Kids 100 block
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Swillbillies 100 block 
7 p.m. - midnight Banff Photography Photo Booth  100 block 
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Try it! Bactrax Fat Tire biking  100 block 
7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Japanese New Year celebrations 100 block 
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. The Wardens, Songs and Stories of Banff National Park Caribou Corner
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Street (ball) hockey - Join a pick up game 200 block 
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. S'Mores Galore, Games and More Outdoor Fun  200 block 
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Filipino Traditional Dancing  200 block
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Roam Transit warming station  200 block 
7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Maple Snow Taffy with Discover Banff Tours 200 block 
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Mascots: Dancing Sasquatch, Parka, Moose McGregor 100 & 200 blocks
7:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. Safire Dance LED Interactive Dance 100 & 200 blocks
9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Safire Dance fire dancing 100 block 
10 p.m. - midnight Midnight Tai Ko Japanese Drummers Caribou Corner
11:55 p.m. - 12:10 a.m. Canada 150 countdown & fireworks 100 & 200 blocks