Known as the land of fire and ice, the city lifts its ban on fireworks for one night only and creates a fireworks show like no other. There are no organized fireworks, however, the locals take care of that for you. Walking down the street you will see a magnitude of fireworks and a show you won't forget anytime soon.
The city takes new years eve fireworks seriously and they have the parties that follow up. I think this might be my pick next year for where I want to bring in the new year. The firework’s show is often breathtaking but there is so much more to do. To follow the parties that night if you happen to visit, click here.
New York City
When it comes to iconic New Years Eve celebration, the first that comes to mind is the ball drop in Times Square. This is how I spent, New Years Eve 2014, which was probably the last time I’d do New years on Times Square for a while. (see more below) For a guide to New Year's Eve in NYC, click here.
Nathan Phillips Square is the home to a large free concert on New years eve. Equipped with DJ’s, skating and fireworks, it’s one of the more family-friendly firework shows throughout the world. Here is your guide to New Year's Eve in Toronto.