New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal
Montreal is one of Canada’s special gems when it comes to beautiful cities yet is often overlooked when it comes to celebrating the world’s favorite holidays. The potential for world class fun on New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal is expected and always comes true, from the festivities and fireworks to galas and trendy club celebrations. While Toronto remains one of the top choices when it comes to Canadian party venues, Montreal is a dazzling party town as well, especially on NYE when you can expect brilliant pyrotechnic displays and more as the 2014 countdown completes.
NYE in Montreal, image by: timeanddate.com
Best Parties and Fireworks:
The city of Montreal encompasses the majority of the Island of Montreal with the port of Montreal lying at one end of the beautiful Saint Lawrence Seaway that extends from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. These breathtaking waterways create the perfect vantage points for the wonderful fireworks displays. Another must see in Montreal on New Years eve is the Satosphere dome, a new way of watching movies play out on a massive dome screen; an exceptional experience presented and designed by Montreal’s Society for the Art.
One of the most popular New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal events is the Old Port New Years Grand Ball where you can show your skating skills at the Bonsecours Basin outdoor rink, prior to the Fireworks that will welcome in the New Year, complete with live music. Typically up to approximately 40,000 visitors attend the Grand Ball so expect it to be crowded but exciting. Additional “gala” styled events include the Hiatt Regency’s gala, an elegant affair. Exciting nightclub venues planning exhilarating NYE parties include Club Soda, Light Ultraclub, the Altitude Club 737 and the Roxbury Montreal, a dazzling nightclub located in the heart of Montreal’s club scene on the famed Crescent Street.
For visitors looking for a more cultural experience on New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal, the Place des Arts is home to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, one of the world’s most famous orchestras, along with the I Musici de Montréal chamber orchestra. In addition there’s Les Grands Ballets, the city’s main ballet company and the Opéra de Montréal. For visitors looking for something a little more colorful on New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal, the Cirque du Boudoir should make their party list. Previous NYE Carnavalesque events included supervised dungeon areas, tarot card readings, and other unusual experiences for those seeking diverse pleasures that lean toward the naughty. This event typically takes place between 9:00 pm and 3:00am. Another popular party venue is referred to as “Kiss and Fly” which is held in a nightclub venue that has an empty swimming pool where guests party down in the pool; quite a unique experience.
Accommodations NYE 2014 in Montreal:
If you book your accommodations for New Years Eve 2014 in Montreal in advance you’ll be able to take advantage of lower rates. Popular hotel choices include the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, the Hotel Omni Mont Royal, the Le Place d’Armes Hotel and the Le Saint Sulpice.