Looking for New Year’s plans?

Chilliwack has plenty of fun and exciting events planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Here are a few local ideas.

There are plenty of fun events in Chilliwack for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Here are a few ideas.

There are plenty of fun events in Chilliwack for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Here are a few ideas.

Still haven’t figured out your plans for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day?

Here are a few ideas. Call the venue for tickets or additional information.

Evening Entertainment

Tractorgrease Cafe (48710 Chilliwack Lake Rd) hosts a New Year’s Hootenanny on Dec. 31 beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include a buffet dinner and live music from Chicken Like Birds, the Tractorgrease Folk, I’m Not Steve and the G  Strings, Lakeisha, Stringer and more.

Friendly Mike’s (8247 Young Rd) hosts Brew Ha Ha New Year’s Bash Dec. 31 beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $75 per couple and include dinner and a five-person comedy show, followed by dance music from Peter ‘All Request’ Graves.

Main Street The Club (9832 Main St) hosts 2016 Country Rock New Year’s Bash Dec 31. beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 including gourmet appetizers, champagne, and party favours. DJ Erron Sweeny and live band Exit 123 provide the music.

Bravo Restaurant and Lounge (46224 Yale Rd) hosts New Year’s… You Bette! Tickets are $125 and include a five-course dinner, champagne toast and entertainment from the drag show on Dec. 31.

Chilliwack Alliance Church (8700 Young Rd) hosts dinner and concert New Year’s Eve Celebration. Dinner at 7 p.m., music from YSVB, Pilkey Sisters and Ball Brothers starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for concert only ($25) available at the door, for dinner and concert tickets ($55) call Wayne at 604-792-7102.

Coast Chilliwack Hotel (45920 First Ave) hosts ABBA Again, a NYE Disco Party. Dance like it’s 1979 with a tribute to Abba. Tickets are $69 including entertainment, dinner buffet and champagne toast, or $197 for two tickets and a room. Dinner at 7 p.m., showtime is 9:30 p.m.

Lakeside Beach Club (4131 Columbia Valley Rd) hosts New Year’s Eve Countdown at the Lake on Dec. 31. Tickets are $50 and include a three-course dinner and admission to the after-party. Menu available a lakesidebeachclub.ca. Tickets are $15 for after party only.

St. Thomas Anglican Church Hall (46048 Gore Ave) hosts New Year’s Eve Dance Party. Dress to impress with black and white or denim and diamonds. Tickets are $25 (dancefixx.com) incl. Top 40, country, swing, and latin music, cash bar, favours, raffles, and more. Doors at 8 p.m.

Best Western Rainbow Country Inn hosts New Year’s Eve dinner, comedy show and dance. Tickets are $65 and include dinner and midnight buffets, comedy from John Beuhler and music from Haley Chase & The Fever. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call 604-795-3828.

Remember to make plans for a safe ride home. Operation Red Nose is operating on New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Service is by donation, all proceeds go to youth programs in Chilliwack. For service in Chilliwack call 604-393-3000.

Family Fun

Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve (5200 Sumas Praire Rd) hosts a New Year’s Day Nature Walk. On Jan. 1 from 1 to 2 p.m., enjoy a leisurely walk around the reserve to view and learn about winter wildlife. Meet at the Rotary Interpretive Centre, return afterwards for refreshments.

Twin Rinks (5725 Tyson Rd) brings local ice skaters together for the annual New Year’s Eve Toonie Skate from 3 to 7 p.m. They carry on the fun on Jan.1 for the Winter Wonderland Activity Skate from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (regular admission). Call 604-793-2904.

Manning Park Resort (7500 Hwy #3) officials invite the public to join in a celebration of E.C. Manning’s 75th Anniversary with a New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display.

The Chilliwack Riding Club is holding a New Year’s Day equestrian ride from the boat launch on Jesperson Road at 10 a.m. and riding east along the dike. Equestrians are welcome to join, and anyone is welcome to come out and see the horses. Hot chocolate to follow.