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Enjoy Our New Year's Eve Countdown Event
Public Service Announcement
Whitehorse – Join us Tuesday, December 31 for the New Year’s Eve Countdown.
Free skating, swimming, family Zumba, bouncy castle, facilitated themed games and crafts will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Canada Games Centre.
The party will move to Shipyards Park at 6 p.m. for sledding, snow games, hot chocolate and kettle corn. It’s free!
There will be a fireworks finale at 8 p.m., weather permitting. Please note all vehicle and pedestrian traffic near the fireworks site on Wickstrom Road will be stopped from approximately 7:45 p.m. to 8:20 p.m.
Please remember these tips to ensure a happy and safe evening for all to enjoy:
- Pets are often startled by fireworks. Please take extra precautions to keep your animals safe and secure on New Year’s Eve.
- Leave fireworks to the professionals. Please be reminded the use of fireworks is strictly prohibited within city limits at any time of year, pursuant to the Firearms Bylaw.
- Parking will be limited during this popular event. Carpooling and active transportation options such as walking or cycling are strongly encouraged.
For more event details, visit whitehorse.ca/specialevents
Visit whitehorse.ca/transit for schedules and information.
Visit yukonrideshare.com to connect with people in your community so you can carpool, take transit, cycle or walk together.
Special Events Coordinator
City of Whitehorse