Ring in 2016 at the first, free, New Year's Eve community celebration to take place in downtown Vancouver in more than a decade! Tourism Vancouver is sponsoring this highly anticipated celebration which includes live music and entertainment, a countdown for families at 9:00 p.m., and the midnight countdown, complete with fireworks.

The family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 12:20 a.m. on December 31, 2015 along Canada Place Way between Howe and Burrard Streets.

Made up of a collaborative group of local businesses and associations, the Vancouver New Year's Eve Celebration Society includes representatives from Tourism Vancouver, Vancity Buzz, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, Port Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Convention Centre, Starbucks Coffee, Vanterre Projects, Boughton Law Corporation and BDO Canada. Media partners are Vancity Buzz, Global BC, Vancouver 24 Hours, 102.7 The Peak FM, and Brix Media Co. The Society will also be working closely with the City of Vancouver to make the evening a joint success.

For more details on the New Year's Eve celebration, visit www.nyevan.com.

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