Ring in the New Year in the The Great Canadian Wilderness

What better place to see in 2024 than Ontario’s Cottage Country? Rocking parties, fantastic feasts, high-end resorts or quiet and cozy getaways – all enhanced by our winter wonderland setting. Here is just a partial list of the events happening in our region on December 31.

Parties and Events

Filthy Rich and The Empty Pockets at the Magnetawan Community Centre

Almaguin Highlands

Ahmic Lake Resort, Magnetawan
Cheers to the New Year with dinner and after party at the Swiss Country House Restaurant.

Magnetawan Community Centre, Magnetawan
The Municipality of Magnetawan presents their New Year’s Eve Gala at the Magnetawan Community Centre. Doors open at 8:30pm will feature a midnight grazing table and glass of champagne, with live music by Filthy Rich and The Empty Pockets.


3 Guys and a Stove, Huntsville
Celebrate the end of 2023 with dinner reservations available at 5pm, 5:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm and 9pm. New Year’s Eve special feature is Blackened Beef Tenderloin Oscar, served with crab claw and lemon scented hollandaise, smashed red skin potatoes and roasted vegetables.

Bracebridge Hall, Bracebridge
A Twangin’ ‘n’ Bangin’ New Years Eve. A rockabilly, western swing, honky-tonk dance party with Nicholas Campbell. The fun starts at 8pm.

Lindsay Brohan will be rocking into the small hours at Canvas Brewery in Huntsville

Canvas Brewing, Huntsville
Dinner and drinks with Smokin’ Hot BBQ featuring a paired beer or cocktail for each course. Then dance the night away with Lindsay Brohan playing all favourites from the 80s to now. Tickets include a complimentary glass of Prosecco at midnight.

Christie’s Mill Inn and Spa, Port Severn
A Rockin’ New Year’s Eve featuring Dylan Lock. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, three course meal, live entertainment from 9pm to 1am with a midnight champagne toast and fireworks. Room packages available with early arrival and late checkouts.

Etwell Concert Series, Huntsville
Join Tonic Lane and Senior Delinquent for a great night of live music at the Huntsville Legion. Music from 7.30pm to after midnight.

Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area, Huntsville
Ring in the New Year early at the region’s only ski hill. From 5 to 8pm there will be family fun, food, Up North Games station and music by Carl Dixon. Fireworks at 6pm.

Gowan at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa
Former Styx frontman Gowan will be taking the stage for a masquerade ball. Reaching into his huge back catalogue – including Mr. Roboto and Come Sail Away – guests will see in the New Year in style!

Muskoka Bay Resort, Gravenhurst
Join in a night of excitement and fun as guests bid farewell to the old year and welcome the new one. Featuring gourmet food stations, prosecco toasts, live music by Tobin Springs & Friends and a fireworks show with a spectacular cliffside view.

Rawley Resort, Port Severn
Enjoy a decadent three-course dinner, raise a toast to the countdown, and dance the night away with live entertainment. 

Sawdust City Brewery, Gravenhurst
Step back in time and ring in the New Year in style at Sawdust City Brewery’s Speakeasy-themed New Year’s Eve Party from 9 pm to 1 am. Transport yourself to the roaring ’20s in the Saloon for an unforgettable night of celebration.

Taboo Resort, Gravenhurst
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at a Disco Night! Groove at the Boathouse Restaurant with Rock Star Live – Superfreak, the ultimate 70s disco band!

New Year tapas at Windermere House

Windermere House, Windemere
Count down to the New Year in style at Windermere House. Joins us in the lounge for an unforgettable evening of tapas and live music from Sawyer Lance in the Lounge Bar and Liam Kearney at the Windermere Pub.

Polar Bear Dip, Huntsville
Not quite a New Year’s Eve event but always a great tradition. Held at the Hidden Valley Resort in Huntsville, dippers gather at noon on January 1 with brave souls getting in the water at 12.30.

Parry Sound

Trestle Brewing Company, Parry Sound
Enjoy live music and food from until the New Year is rung in with toast. Includes late-night giant pretzel board, shared hors d’oeuvres, bubbly at midnight, and a great party featuring live music from The Mighty Lopez Band!

South Algonquin

Bongopix Tavern
The village tavern will be rocking all night on Sunday, December 31. Ring in 2024 with the Bongopix Band playing from 8-10pm, and then Kirk Harber takes over the mic until close.

Packages and overnight stays

Bayview Wildwood, Severn Bridge
Ring in the New Year’s with the people that matter most, your family.  Kick off 2024 and make lasting family memories at Bayview Wildwood Resort with their New Year’s Eve Package. Two or three nights lakeside accommodation. New Year’s dinner and New Year’s Day brunch, unlimited family entertainment and resort amenities.

Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville – winter fun for the whole family during the Holiday Season

Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville
The cozy cottage country setting makes the festive season extra merry and bright during the two weeks of school break. Celebrating winter’s wonderland with a whole “January Fun Week” planned for kids and families after the Christmas and New Year’s festivities. 

Hidden Valley Resort, Huntsville
Special packages are being put together to make a memorable New Year’s stay.

Muskoka Bay Resort, Gravenhurst
Fireworks, live music, food stations and much more. Book your room and ticket together to receive 20% off room rates.

Sherwood Inn, Port Carling
New Year’s Eve package will include dinner with party favours and breakfast for each guest

Taboo Muskoka, Gravenhurst
The New Year’s package includes a savory cocktail, dinner, live music and dance party, midnight champagne toast to welcome 2024 and a full breakfast New Year’s morning. Limited tickets available! 

If any event or accommodation package in the region was missed please email Jake at [email protected]

To plan your getaway in the Great Canadian Wilderness, click here. Have a very happy New Year!