Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Ottawa

Your guide to NYE parties, staycations, and date ideas to ring in 2023!
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As the clock winds down on another year, there are tons of festive celebrations happening across Ottawa to ring in 2024. Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner date, live music, or a fun staycation, there’s something to suit every taste!

Check out our curated list below of dining experiences, hotel events/packages, and entertainment happening this New Year’s Eve.

Dining Experiences

Masquerade Magic: New Year’s Eve at Speakeasy Tapas Lounge

Step into a world of mystery and glamour as you welcome 2024 with an enchanting Masquerade Party at Speakeasy Tapas Lounge! Choose from their two exclusive seatings for a lavish 3-course dinner at 6 p.m. or 8 p.m., featuring culinary delights accompanied by the the soulful melodies of a live saxophonist.

As the clock strikes midnight, the real celebration begins! Starting at 10:30 pm, the lively party will feature a sensational live burlesque performance by Koston Creme and beats by Green Mile Entertainment. If you’re looking to elevate your festivities, you can also upgrade to a VIP ticket to enjoy exclusive Bottle Service booths!

Cost: 3-course dinner (does not include party admission) is $97.18 per person and tickets to the party are $54.58 per person

Location: 55 York St, Ottawa


Celebrate the New Year at one of Ottawa’s hottest new restaurants! Rosalia is offering a three-course tasting menu that includes a glass of Prosecco – perfect for toasting to the new year.

Two seating times are available, with the second seating including a live performance and a countdown to midnight with a balloon drop!

Cost: First seating (6-9 p.m.) is $145 per person and second seating (9 p.m. onwards) is $155 per person

Location: 145 Besserer St, Ottawa

Fauna Food + Bar

Head to Fauna for their iconic New Year’s Eve dinner – a delicious way to celebrate the beginning of 2024! Enjoy a spectacular 6-course menu with the option to add on a wine pairing.

Cost: The set dinner menu is $150 per person and the optional wine pairings are $85/$105 per person

Location: 425 Bank St, Ottawa

North & Navy

Celebrate the end of 2023 with a taste of Northern Italy at North & Navy‘s New Year’s Eve celebration. This year’s 5-course tasting menu is inspired by the flavours of Liguria for a truly delicious evening!

Cost: First seating (5-7:30 p.m.) is $160 per person and the second seating (8-11 p.m.) is $190 per person

Location: 226 Nepean St, Ottawa

Stofa Restaurant

Enjoy innovative Canadian dishes at Stofa Restaurant, with a 7-course blind tasting menu! Expect a memorable meal filled with great ingredients, tasty beverages and lots of fun.

Their service will not be running through midnight so this is perfect for those who want a great meal and experience to start the night off so you can finish it up at a party with friends or countdown to the new year relaxing at home.

Be sure to book early so you won’t be dissappointed. Spots will fill up quickly!

Cost: $150 per person

Location: 1356 Wellington St W, Ottawa

Aiāna Restaurant Collective

Join Aiāna for a wonderful evening featuring a 4-course dinner (which they believe is their finest yet)! Expect the very best in seasonal ingredients cooked in a fine balance of modern and traditional techniques, featuring Canapés, Truffle, Caviar, Foie Gras, and Wagyu. This unforgettable culinary experience can be joined with an exemplary optional wine pairing from their Sommeliers.

Please note this is the only menu available. Requests for substitution, allergies and dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated.

Cost: $175 per person

Location: 50 O’Connor Street, Ottawa

Mezzanotte Bistro

Celebrate the end of a great year with a delicious 3-course Italian dinner at Mezzanotte Bistro. Their New Years Eve celebrations promise an unforgettable evening filled with great food, music, and ambiance.

Cost: $100-$120 per person

Location: 50 Murray St, Ottawa

The Hintonburg Public House

Celebrate the magic of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day at The Hintonburg Public House!

On December 31st, enjoy brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., day drinks, dinner, and late night fun. They’ll have $7 draft beer, $8 wine, $4 Jameson shots, along with great tunes.

They’re also hosting a NYE Hangover Brunch on January 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to start the new year right!

NYE at the Hotel

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Brookstreet Hotel

Celebrate the new year at Brookstreet Hotel with a fabulous dining experience and stay!

They’re offering two New Year’s Eve celebrations at their two restaurants onsite – a 5-course dinner and live music at Ironstone (with a toast at midnight included) and a 3-course gourmet dinner with live entertainment at Perspectives. There are multiple seating times for both restaurants.

You can also enjoy a New Year’s Day brunch buffet at Ironstone with a variety of yummy dishes including Belgian Waffles, Sushi, an Omelette station, Charcuterie, and more!

For the ultimate date night experience, they’re offering a preferred guestroom rate when you reserve one of their Festive Celebrations for dining. Rates starting from $169 plus taxes including parking.

Cost: New Year’s Eve Celebration at Ironstone is $139 per person, New Year’s Eve Celebration at Perspectives is $79 per person, and New Year’s Day Brunch at Ironstone is $46.96/adult and $22.95/children (age 5-12)

Location: 525 Legget Drive, Ottawa

Celebrate the New Year at The Mill

Start the New Year with a dreamy night at the Wakefield Mill Hotel & Spa including gourmet food, Champagne and live music!

Their New Year’s Eve Package includes a one-night accommodation, a 3-course New Year’s Eve table d’hôte dinner, midnight toast with champagne and party favours, gourmet breakfast, and access to hot tubs and saunas.

Cost: Starting at $751.50 for two

Location: 60 Mill Road, Wakefield, Quebec

Nightlife & Entertainment

Groovy New Year’s Eve at Overflow

Get ready to groove into the New Year with the hottest disco party in town, Disco Inferno LIVE at Overflow’s Groovy New Years Eve Party!

Enjoy craft beer and bubbly at midnight, great tunes, snacks, and lots of dancing!

Cost: $56.50 per person

Location: 2477 Kaladar Ave, Ottawa

“Mood is Bright, Bottoms Up” at CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa

The countdown to 2023 is on and CRAFT Beer Market Ottawa is ready to pop, clink, and fizz their way into the new year. They’re offering a 4-course dinner as well as a New Year’s Eve Countdown Party for a super affordable price!

The NYE Four Course Dinner includes a complimentary cocktail, dinner, and party favours. The NYE Countdown Party includes a glass of midnight bubbles, party favours, and a late-night DJ.

Cost: The NYE Four Course Dinner is $95 per person and the NYE Countdown Party is $20 per person

Location: 975 Bank St, Ottawa

A White Rabbit New Year’s Eve 2024

Get the crew together and head down to Slater St for the City at Night‘s White Rabbit New Year’s Eve party. This event will ring in the new year with a trip down the rabbit hole, $4 drinks during Hoppy Hour, and music by Return of the Jaded, Tone A, Brink, Rick Laplante, and DJZab.

Cost: Starting at $33.28

Location: 222 Slater St, Ottawa

New Year’s Eve at The Lookout Bar

Live your best life at this fun and festive NYE party at Ottawa’s Home for Drag – The Lookout Bar.

Join Saltina Shaker , Sunshine Glitterchild and Karamilk for the 8 p.m. early show or the 11 p.m. late show with DJ Roxy Sunset. There will be amazing drinks, dancing, and drag performances!

Cost: Tickets are sold by the table for the early show starting at $33.28 for two, and $22.63 per person for the late show

Location: 41 York St (2nd Floor), Ottawa

Second Annual Sober NYE Party at Carlington Booch

Say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one in a unique and sober way at Carlington Booch Brewery & Tasting Room.

This party offers a vibrant and energetic atmosphere where you can mingle, play board games & other activities, and socialize with friends and like-minded individuals. Get ready to groove to the beats of live music, sip on their signature kombucha, and toast to a fun year ahead!

Cost: $22.63 per person

Location: 81 Auriga Dr, Unit 4, Ottawa

“Miami Nights” New Year’s Party at Sparks Beer

Dress up in your best “late night seaside neon” outfit for a fun NYE celebration at Sparks Beer!

Your ticket will include your first drink, a toast of bubbly at midnight, several electrifying raffle tickets, and great night full of electro/synth/soul tunes along with vibey retro visuals.

Cost: $26.89 per person or $30 at the door

Location: 702 Somerset St W, Ottawa

Find even more winter date ideas continuing after the holidays in and around Ottawa here!

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