EDM Canada's NYE Event Guide (Updated)

It's that time of the year and just in case you haven't made any decisions on where to spend your new year's celebrations, here's a guide to major parties organized around the country.


Canada's largest city will be absolutely stacked with talent on new year's eve with plenty of events to choose from:

The controversial house OG DJ Sneak will be at the Footwork Nightclub along with Nitin, Mike Gleeson, Loopity Goofs, Jeff Button, and Jonathan Rosa. Click here for more info.

Moskito will also be featuring a lot of amazing techno/house talent such as The Junkies, Nathan Barato, Addy, Ricky Syfer, Joee Cons, Christina Cruise and much more. Click here for more info.

If your tastes veer more towards the trance and progressive House type of style then you can't go wrong with spending your new year's eve at Koolhaus featuring Gareth Emery and Hard Rock Sofa. Click here for more info.

You can't mention Toronto without talking about what's happening at the Guvernment. This year will feature Guv DJ residents Mark Oliver + Manzone & Strong in the main room. While Surface and Chroma will also be open, the Gallery area will be techno/house centered with Greg Gow, Joee Cons, and Ovi M. Click here for more info.

*Update: Dzeko & Torres, Love Thy Brother and Matt Zanardo will be at The Hoxton. Click here for more info.

*New: Rene Lavice, Marcus Visionary and many more will be at The El Mocambo for NYE. For more info click here.

For complete Toronto event listing check out the Toronto calendar.


Circus Afterhours is putting on one hell of a party with 'Odyssey 2013' that should please both the hardcore trance fan as well as the tech house aficionados. Leading the trance room is Orjan Nilsen who has had such a huge 2012. Also featured in the trance room is Leon Bolier, Basil O'Glue and Montreal's own Raneem and Omar El Gamal. The 'House' room will feature Jay Lumen who has had a few big tracks on the Beatport 100 this year. The rest of the lineup includes the talented Koen Groeneveld, Etienne Ozborne, Uppercut, Mr. Jean Louis, and Paskal Daze. Click here for more info.

The iconic Stereo Nightclub makes it simple for the techno crowd this year with Nicole Moudaber.  She will most likely spin an extended set that will be sure to be talked about extensively on the Tranceaddict forums. Click here for more info.

Nosaj Thing along with Lorn, Poirier, Ghostbread, Construct, Hesk vs. Thomas White will be partying at La Fonderie Darling. Click here for more info.

*Update: New City Gas also has a good lineup with Nic Fanciulli, Third Party, and Max Graham. Click here for more info.

*New: Jojoflores, Frank Turgeon, Stephane Belfort, Mike Larry + Mary & Steven Taylor will be at Peopl. Click here for more info.

*New: The legendary Green Velvet will be joined by Dinamo Azari, Shanie Miotto and Maus at Telus Theatre for NYE. Click here for more info.

*New: Arena Montreal will have a 3 room mega NYE party featuring the talents of Royce & Tan, Mister Parker, DJ Payce, and many more. Click here for more info.


The Republik nightclub will be host to the beats of Stylust Beats and Mark Instinct for new year's eve. The rest of the lineup includes DSTEEZ, LOZE & Ackrite, La Rose, Dubception, Gnarcotics, Dylan Kennedy, Vested, Sars1, Code B, Marcus Dylan, ZIGZA, Mo Respect, Marxx, Persian Drugz. Click here for more info.

In the mood for a little house, electro, and trance? Well then Flames Central might be your spot with their Champagne NYE 2013 event with Bshan, Space Jumpers, Brad Fernandez, Sunseekerz, and Wildchild. Click here for more info.

For complete Calgary listings check out the Calgary calendar.


Open Studios will be hosting Nordic Trax  featuring Pezzner, Jay Tripwire, and Luke McKeehan. Click here for more info.

The Mad Decent NYE event in Vancouver will be at the Electric Owl this year with Benzona along with Blondtron, Mama Miche. In the basement there will be the *Hello Kitty Rave Cave* w/ Grizzandole, Phil David and more. Click here for more info.

If you like Hed Kandi then you have to be at The TIcket Bar for new year's eve. Andy Warburton, Jamie Van Goulden, and DJ Etherea will be there. Click here for more info.

Blueprint events has organized an intimate NYE party with local talents Kevin Shiu, Timeline, Ali Sani + Expendable Youth, Sam Demoe, Marx in the back room at the Shine Nightclub. Click here for more info.

Intimate Productions have organized their own NYE event this year headed up by Wax Romeo along with Vinnie the Squid, First Date, Norrie Taylor, Abasi vs Glyn, Kraai, and U-Tee at Chapel Arts. Click here for more info.


Eden Tates will be playing some house, disco, dutch, and top 40 at the Urban Well on New Year's Eve. He will be accompanied by Meeb Reezy who will be warming up with some electro and dubstep. Tickets are $15 which includes champagne for a midnight toast. Click here for more info.


The Starlite Room will be host to Mat the Alien, Knight Riderz, and Tantric Decks for NYE. Click here for more info.

Whatever party you choose make sure to have a great time and stay safe! I wish you all a happy new year.

Don't have your event listed? Contact me at email@edmcanada.com.