For those of you looking to keep the party going long after the ball drops at midnight, a handful of Toronto bars, restaurants, and nightclubs will be open extra late on New Year’s Eve.
Last call in the city is usually at 2 a.m., but the following spots have extended their last calls to 3 or 4 a.m. to celebrate the occasion. It’s not everyday this happens, but during events of municipal, provincial, national or international significance, bars can apply for temporary last call extensions from the Alcohol and Gambling Commission of Ontario.
Whether you’re in search of a nightcap after dancing the night away at one of the various parties in the city or grabbing late night drinks after the fireworks show, here are 8 bars in Toronto open extra late on New Year’s Eve:
1. Bar Karma
This buzzy Queen West nightclub and bar will keep things rolling until 4 a.m. on January 1 with DJ Peter Kash, bottle service, and $5 Jagermeister and tequila shots all night long.
This three-storey restaurant and bar will be ringing in the new year with their Baro Ano Nuevo dinner experience followed by a Latin dance party and Timeless 2024 event held inside Escobar on the venue’s second floor.
3. Early Mercy
If there’s any holiday or special event going on in the city, you can count on this King West club to have extended hours. Their NYE Midnight Kiss 2024 event is no exception.
4. Fox & Fiddle
This relaxed restaurant and pub is hosting a throwback New Year’s Eve party where you can “party like it’s prom night”, featuring drink deals, complimentary snacks, live music, games, giveaways, and more right until 3 a.m.
5. Mister Wolf
Party til 4 a.m. at this Queen West nightclub, whose NYE 2024 bash is sponsored by Dom Perignon. Tickets start at $54 and are likely to sell out.
Head to Toronto’s beloved rock ‘n roll dive bar on Queen West for live music and a burlesque show on New Year’s Eve. Tickets to the event are $20.
7. Wiggle Room
If you’re ready to keep going til the sun comes up to the sounds of house music and high-energy techno, Wiggle Room on Dundas West’s NYE Afterparty goes from 9 p.m. til 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day.
8. Drom Taberna
With three NYE offerings, you can opt for dinner, dinner and the party, or just the party only from 11 p.m. til close at this Queen West live music favourite. Tickets range from $20 to $60 depending on your choosing.
Coming in from outside the city? Many transit options are also free for the evening as of 7 p.m., and have extended hours to ensure you get home safely.
Happy New Year, Toronto, stay safe!