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New Year's Eve 2021-2022

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

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New Year's Eve in Montreal has something for visitors of every age. The festivities kick off at 7 pm at the Old Port and feature free entertainment from ice skating to live outdoor performances. The annual occasion draws over 70,000 people to ring in the New Year and is deemed to be one of the city's more family-oriented events.

Take in the music's rhythm and check out some of Québec’s most famous artists all on stage starting at 10 pm. After the concert, celebrate the New Year's arrival with giant fireworks and dance the night away.

Merry Montreal New Year's Eve (unconfirmed in 2021)

Merry Montreal is the focal point of the New Year's Eve celebrations in this city. Featuring an unforgettable show filled with music and emotions, it's streaming for free on Narcity.com and Montrealenfetes.com. Usually, it takes place at the Place Jacques-Cartier and includes a countdown to midnight with a bright fireworks display afterward.

NYE fireworks in Montreal

Plenty of citizens gather on the main squares to ring in the New Year while being surrounded by like-minded people. In addition to the Old Port and the Place Jacques-Cartier mentioned above, this city offers a lot of other less crowded spots to enjoy the colorful sky. One of such places is the port of Montreal, which lies between the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. The areas along these waterways serve as a fantastic place to view bright fireworks.

NYE countdown parties in Montreal

Yes, Montreal knows how to party hard, providing you a wide range of places, where you can let your hair down. You can bid farewell to the old year at such places as Club Soda, Muzique Nightclub, Rouge Nightclub, BLVD44 / Hotel 10, La Voute, Club People, and more. Here is everything to enjoy the start of the upcoming year in vivid colors!

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