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The Grandest of Evenings – New Year’s Eve Gala

The Empress has played hostess to numerous grand balls over the years. In 1919, Edward Prince of Wales waltzed the night away in the iconic Crystal Ballroom. Be part of a grand tradition and eloquently ring in the New Year in Fairmont Empress’ historic Crystal Ballroom. This year, in classic formal fashion, Fairmont Empress’ New Year’s Eve Event will involve black-tie attire, cocktails upon arrival, live entertainment and a four-course seated dinner. You’ve waited for this: now it’s time to gather those who mean the most to you and share an experience like no other.

Dates: December 31 | 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
: $329 per adult, seating at tables of six to 12 people. If party size is less than six guests more than one party may be assigned to a table.

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