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Food, drinks and fireworks: New Years Eve options in Kelowna

New York New Year's Eve at Jim Stuart Park draws thousands of people every year.
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December 27, 2017 - 3:00 PM

KELOWNA – Celebrate 2017 and ring in the new year right this year at one of Kelowna’s many planned celebrations.

New York New Years Family Celebration at Stuart Park is an annual favourite. This family friendly celebration is in its fifth year, and is free to the public. The one-night event starts at 6 p.m. at Jim Stuart Park and features activities and entertainment for all ages.

Last year almost 10,000 people took part in the live music, food, hot chocolate, a warm up zone and activities for the kids. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

The Rutland Senior Society is hosting a New Year's Eve Dance and Buffet at the Rutland Senior Centre on Dodd Road. The buffet begins at 10 p.m. and there is a Grande March at midnight, wine, beer and beverages. Tickets are $30 and available at 250-860-7638 

The Hotel Eldorado will ring in the new year with a Winter Wonderland NYE party. Gourmet food, live entertainment, dancing, late night snacks, party favors and a sparkling toast at midnight.

Visit the Eldorado website for package and ticket options.

Central in downtown Kelowna is planning a Midnight in Paris New Years Eve party at their restaurant on Ellis Street. Parisian-style food, drinks and music begin at 7 p.m.

$70 tickets include a four-course dinner, welcome drink upon arrival, midnight snacks and champagne toast.

“Dress to the theme, whether it is an homage to classic or current Parisian style,” their website says.

BNA Brewing Co. is holding its Winter of Love New Years Eve. Bid adieu to 2017 and ring in the new year in the spirit of peace, love, and great music.

$50 advance tickets are still available in the BNA Tasting Room.

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