New Year's Eve Celebrations

New Year's Eve 2022

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New Year's Eve fireworks

How to watch the fireworks

Ring in the New Year with fireworks from the top of the Calgary Tower and a soundtrack from CJSW 90.9 FMThe soundtrack will feature Canadian artists DJ ShubThe Corey Hotline, Sureshock & Miss Fudge, plus Arkells, Coer de Pirate, Aly, & AJ, and Caity Gyorgy.

Starting at 11:55 pm watch the fireworks from Olympic Plaza or from home with our livestream. You can also tune into CJSW 90.9 FM to listen to the soundtrack and countdown to midnight.

There is no formal entertainment planned for Olympic Plaza. The skating rink will be open from 10 a.m. until midnight. Skate rentals will be available

Watch the livestream

What to do on New Year’s Eve

In addition to watching the fireworks, there are other ways to celebrate the New Year.

Events and activities

Enjoy a great meal with your family and friends at a local restaurant.

Check out to learn about activities and events hosted by local businesses and organizations.

Consider supporting local shops and purchasing locally made products.

Outdoor winter activities

Take part in family-friendly events such as:

Find more activities and events on

Getting around on New Year's Eve

Calgary Transit

To help you get home safely, Calgary Transit will have extended service on New Year’s Eve.

  • CTrains will run until 4:00 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2023.
  • Bus routes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 22, 301, 302, MAX Orange, MAX Yellow, MAX Teal and MAX Purple will run until 3:00 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2023.

Road & sidewalk closures

For pedestrian and traffic safety during the fireworks, the following will be closed from 11:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2022 to 12:15 a.m. Jan. 1, 2023: 

  • Centre St. S.E., from 6 Ave. S.E. to 9 Ave. S.E.
  • 9 Ave. S.W., from 1 St. S.W. to 1 St. S.E.
  • 9 Ave. S.W. sidewalk in front of the Calgary Tower

Help out fellow Calgarians

  • Donate to the food bank or charity that is important to you
  • Donate your extra clothes and home items
  • Be a snow angel and shovel snow for your neighbours

Additional support

If you or someone you know are struggling and need emotional, mental or social support over the holidays, help is available. Call 211 or text INFO to 211. 

Learn more on the 211 website