If you’re gearing up for a New Year’s Eve to remember, but aren’t sure what that should include, we’ve put together the perfect party guide for your NYE in Sherwood Park.
Our evening starts out at the newly relocated Sumo Sumo. Asian restaurant. A well-known and popular sushi joint for most Sherwood Park residents, Sumo Sumo recently opened a new, larger location that impresses at every turn. Delicious food and a sophisticated atmosphere make this a great choice for to start out your NYE.
What: NYE Dinner and Drinks
Where: Sumo Sumo, Sherwood Park (220 Lakeland Drive, www.sumosumosushi.com)
When: December 31, 11am-10:30pm
Our Favorites: Smoked Salmon and Crab Tempura, Chicken Kebabs, Sapporo Beer
After indulging in some top notch sushi, head on over to the Strathcona County New Year’s Eve Festival with events held at Broadmoor Lake Park, the Community Centre, and Festival Place. This festival really is the place to be on NYE! It’s a free event with a plethora of activities, including:
- outdoor skating
- horse-drawn sleigh
- hot chocolate and treats
- face painting
- petting zoo
- fire dancers
- fairy tale family show
…and so much more! Fireworks are at 8:00 pm, so arrive early to ensure that you have time to enjoy all that this event has to offer.
What: Strathcona County New Year’s Eve Festival
Where: Broadmoor Lake, the Community Centre, Festival Place (Event Activity Map)
When: December 31, 3pm-8pm
Our Favorites: Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides, Magical Iceland Playground, Fire Dancers
After you’ve enjoyed the fireworks and shared some cheer with friends, it’s time to top off your NYE night with some live music and dancing. Caffrey’s in the Park is again hosting their annual NYE party with special guests Chronic Rock and Bangkok Betty. Caffrey’s, located on Wye Road in South Sherwood Park, is a traditional Irish pub that weekly features live music, mouth-watering fare, and a wide selection of beer and other drinks. These guys love to party and can always be counted on for a toe-tapping, shoulder-popping, good time.
What: NYE Late Night Countdown
Where: Caffrey’s in the Park (http://www.caffreys.ca/)
When: December 31, 9pm-2am
Tickets: $15 per person