First Night Celebrations
Tuesday 01 January 2019, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
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Rescheduled from New Year's Eve due to forecasted heavy Rain

Presented by the Town of Cobourg

first nightAt the Rotary Harbourfront Park (Outdoor Skating Rink)

Join us as we ring in the New Year!!

Monday, December 31 from 6pm to 9pm come on out to the outdoor skating rink. The DJ will be spinning tunes, horse and wagon rides for all to enjoy and of course the lights of Christmas Magic will be on all night to enjoy. We are excited to see the fireworks blast off at 9pm sharp to welcome in 2019!

First Night Celebrations – December 31

This free, non-alcoholic event caters to a family-oriented crowd that can come and go as they please, offering activities that cater to physical activity or relaxation. 

Outdoor activities begin at the Rotary Harbourfront Park with skating at the rink, and a horse drawn wagon ride along the Downtown core. Attendees will be surrounded by more than 180,000 lights from Christmas Magic, with decorated trees and countless festive displays set up along the Esplanade, waterfront and trailer park. The First Night New Year’s celebration will conclude with a fireworks display over the harbour at 9 p.m.sharp. 

First Night Celebration Schedule
Activity Time Details
Free Skating & Live DJ 6-9 p.m. Enjoy outdoor skating at the rink under the Christmas Magic lights and listening to the sounds of the DJ.
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides 6-9 p.m. Offering free horse drawn wagon rides throughout the Downtown.
Christmas Magic Light Display All Day Stroll through Rotary Harbourfront Park and through the Esplanade to view 180,000 Christmas lights and holiday decorations.
Fireworks Display 9 p.m. Watch fireworks over the harbour.

*The rink will be in operation weather permitting. If the rink isn’t available the space will be turn into a dancing area.

Location: Harbourfront