New Year's Eve parties across B.C.

Making last-minute plans for New Year's Eve? This list of events may help.

Here is a selection of New Year's Eve parties happening tonight across the province.

People in B.C. can pick from a variety of New Year's Eve events, including downhill torch parades on a mountain, improv shows, and a roaring 20s house party. (Blend Images LLC)

If you're feeling uninspired about tonight's New Year's party options, this list may help.

Here is a selection of what is happening tonight as people bid farewell to 2015 across the province.

1. A roaring 20s 'house party'

Party-goers in Victoria can celebrate the new year at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, where staff are putting on a roaring-20s themed night in an English manor house. Local musicians, including a swing band, will provide live music throughout the evening

Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are $160 per person.

2. Welcoming the new year on a mountain

Those looking for a change in scenery can head to Sun Peaks Resort, a 45-minute drive from Kamloops.

Festivities start at 6:30 p.m. with an aerial performance by skiers and snowboarders. Other activities include a glow stick parade for children, a downhill torch parade for anyone older than 14 years old. People can register for the parades at Sun Peaks until 7:00 p.m.

After the parade, there will be fireworks from the to of the hill at 8:30 p.m.

3. Celebrating with laughs

Improv fans in Vancouver can celebrate with three shows tonight with the Vancouver TheatreSports League at Granville Island.

Brian Anderson is hosting tonight's shows, which will look at the stand-out events of 2015.

The New Years Eve reception at 11:15 p.m. is sold out but tickets are still available for the 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. shows.


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