Best time to go to Montreal

New Year's Eve 2024-2025

Celebrate the night away in the largest city of Canada's Québec province!

Dates: December 31

New Year's Eve in Montreal has something for visitors of every age. The massive celebration, which is deemed to be one of the city's most popular annual events, draws over 70,000 revelers, gathering to ring in the New Year in the heart of Old Monreal.

Merry Montreal New Year's Eve

Merry Montreal is the largest and oldest New Year's Eve celebration, which turns Old Montreal into one large street party zone. The festivities kick off at 7 pm at the Old Port with free entertainment from ice skating to live outdoor performances.

The countdown show filled with music and emotions takes place at the Place Jacques-Cartier. Take in the music's rhythm and check out some of Québec’s most famous artists on stage starting at 10 pm. After the concert and a countdown to midnight, celebrate the New Year's arrival with giant fireworks and dance the night away at nearby clubs.

NYE fireworks in Montreal

Many Montreal residents gather on the main squares of Old Montreal to ring in the New Year among fellow revelers. You can head to the Old Port and Jacques Cartier Pier on the Saint Lawrence River, a crowded but picture-perfect area to view bright fireworks along the waterways with plenty of fantastic reflections.

NYE countdown parties in Montreal

Montreal knows how to party hard, providing you with a wide range of places where you can let your hair down. You can bid farewell to the old year at such places as Bain Mathieu, Renaissance, Muzique Nightclub, The Farsides, La Voute, Club People, and more. Here you can find everything to enjoy the start of the upcoming year with a blast!

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