Valley First New York New Year's

An all-ages New Year's Eve celebration
Valley First New York New Year's Eve - Kelowna

Valley First New York New Years is our annual family-friendly celebration to ring in Kelowna’s New Year and one of the only all-ages events in Kelowna on New Year’s Eve.

2023 will be the 10th year for this one-night celebration held in Stuart Park and the Kelowna Community Theatre. Free to attend, activities and live entertainment can be enjoyed by all ages and musical tastes.


What's all the fun about?

Valley First New York New Year’s is a fantastically fun time for all ages:

Be sure to join us for this all ages event celebrating an “early” New Year!  Come enjoy:

  • High-energy, live musical performances including the youth rock band”Freeze the Fall“, classic rockers “The Harshmellows“, and South Okanagan-based New Country artists “Hillside Outlaws
  • “Snow Zone” activity stations with games, dancing, Kiki-the Snow Elf Storytime, and more 
  • glow sticks, games, and giveaways thanks to our generous sponsors and partners
  • Food trucks with mitten-friendly items
  • Deputy Mayor Mohini Singh leading the countdown with Simon Mills, President of Valley First
  • Ringing in an early New Year with a SPECIAL EXTRA BIG fireworks show at 9 PM 

A special thanks

We are so grateful to our generous, community-minded sponsors and partners for their investment in this community event. A special thanks to Valley First and the City of Kelowna for their ongoing commitment.