New Years Eve Events in Ottawa

We have put together a shortlist of NYE events happening in Ottawa to share with you! We were pleased to see that one of the events has childcare available, another is alcohol free with a fireworks show and we even threw in some comedy for you, as laughter is indeed the best medicine!

1. Ottawa New Year's Eve Charity Ball™

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On Tuesday, December 31st, the Ottawa New Year’s Eve Charity Ball will once again, be held at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON. Experience, another exciting night of amazing auction items, fantastic entertainment, an extravagant four course meal, and champagne! Dance the night away, with the world class music artistry of the Steve Berndt Quartet, featuring Rebecca Noelle. Later in the evening, experience the disc jockey mastery of DJ David


All proceeds benefit Journey House

Cocktails at 5:30 PM

Dinner at 6:30 PM

  • Hosted by author, hockey historian, and community leader Liam Maguire

  • Elegant Four Course Meal

  • Live Music with the Steve Berndt Quartet featuring Rebecca Noelle

  • Dance music provided by DJ David Deez

  • Fantastic Silent Auction items!

  • Toast the New Year with champagne

  • Complimentary parking

  • Reduced rates for on site accommodations at the Courtyard Marriot

  • Tuxedo rentals $40 off and more...courtesy of Moores Clothing For Men

  • A Chance to win the 50/50 raffle worth up to $50,000!

  • Childcare is available, for more information click here

Date And Time Tue, 31 Dec 2019, 5:30 PM –

Wed, 1 Jan 2020, 1:30 AM EST

Location Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

200 Coventry Road

Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3

Visit: for more details.

2. Alcohol-Free New Year's Eve 2020

A much-anticipated event at Ben Franklin Place, this annual Alcohol-free New Year’s Eve celebration has attracted thousands of residents from across the city for the past 30 years

Each year the event is given a theme - past themes include Comic Books and Harry Potter – with this year’s being Winter Wonderland. Attendees are encouraged to dress up and join the cosplay actors who will be onsite. Prizes will be awarded for best costume in multiple categories.

Our mission is to offer an inclusive event for the residents of Ottawa while creating awareness and an opportunity for you to donate to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

The celebration includes a skating show and party followed by hot chocolate, hotdogs, live music, DJs, a talent show and much more.

Fireworks start at 10 pm.

Cost = Free!

Date And Time Fri, 31 January 2020

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST

Location Service Ottawa Ben Franklin Place Client Service Centre

101 Centrepointe Drive

Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7


3. 9th Annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night

Bring in the New Year with this annual event that brings top-notch Canadian comedians to laugh away the last hours of 2019 with you! Always a sold-out event, this comedy extravaganza salutes the calendar ahead by rounding up the most hilarious acts around for a night of merriment.

Audiences can look forward to a night full of laughter as these top comedians are all award-winning performers, all of whom have been seen and heard on the hugely popular Just for Laughs and CBC.

Performers: Jen Grant, Christina Walkinshaw, Julien Dionne

Who is it for?


HOW MUCH Tickets : $57

How to get tickets?

Buy online

Phone: 613-580-2700/1-866-752-5231

WHEN & WHERE Date: Tuesday December 31, 2019 | 8 pm

Venue & Address

Harold Shenkman Hall , Shenkman Arts Centre 245 Centrum Boulevard Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1

Wheelchair accessible

Free Parking

Accessible by Public Transport