Tuxedos, gowns and martini’s: NYE Kelowna style
By Adam Proskiw
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December 30, 2013 - 9:10 AM
KELOWNA - Whether your thoughts on New Year’s Eve turn to Las Vegas or something less obvious like an Arabian Nights theme party, Kelowna is where you want to be when the clock strikes midnight.
Say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014 with Big White’s alcohol free evening of family entertainment and celebrations. The party starts at 4 p.m. with the Family Après Ski in the Happy Valley Day Lodge. There will also be a bonfire and hot chocolate around the skating rink in Happy Valley and dazzling fireworks at 8 p.m. New Year's Fireworks in the Village Centre begin at midnight.
Delta Grand will host an 80's Rockin' Eve in the Okanagan Ballroom starting at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for this late 80’s themed dinner are $99. You must be at least 19 years old and 80’s attire is encouraged.
From 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., Rose's Waterfront Pub will hold NYE Club Crawl 2014. Join over 5,000 club crawlers nation-wide on the world’s largest New Year’s Eve Club Crawl. Venues include: Roses, Sapphire, Flashbacks, Level! Early bird tickets start at $30. Your Club Crawl Pass will include: No line, no cover at four nightclubs, bus transportation between venues, prizes and contests.
New York New Year at Jim Stuart Park is an event open to all ages. Running from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m, the event will be free to attend and will feature activities and entertainment that will appeal to a wide range of ages and tastes. Activities will be based around the existing skating rink in Stuart Park and include live musical performances on the stage, “Snow Zone” drop-in activity stations (snowball toss, tube ride races, craft stations), special lighting effects, New Year’s Countdown and fireworks at 9 p.m.
A New Year’s Eve gala dinner and dance at Parkinson Recreation Centre starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Pharmasave Glenmore, Mediterranean Market, Ferrara Italian Market and Valoroso Foods. Click here for more information.
Social 242 Lounge and Grill is hosting an Around the World NYE starting at 7 p.m. With the $75 ticket you get two free drinks, champagne at midnight, canapes and finger food throughout the night.
A Very Vegas New Year’s Eve Party returns to Kelowna at the Lake City Casino starting at 7 p.m. Rann Berry and The Random Act Band will perform their Las Vegas style show, which promises to keep the dance floor full with a mix of Motown Hits, great Rhythm & Blues tunes and Classic Rock memories. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. A limited amount of tickets are available at the Lake City Casino Guest Services Desk for $80.00.
Minstrel Cafe & Bar are hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration starting at 6 p.m. It includes a three course, gourmet
dinner, party favours, champagne at midnight and performances by the Blue City Trio.
Cabana Grille is holding an Arabian Nights NYE, complete with Sultans tent, hookah lounge, Henna tattoos and live entertainment by Alarab. Start time is 7 p.m. with dinner served at 8 p.m. Tickets: $115 + tax. Call 250-763-1955 for more info or to book a table.
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