New Year Celebration plans

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)
New Year Celebration plans

A busy end to the holiday season this year.

Here’s Steve Guthrie with a look at what’s on tap for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day.


There are many activities around the area for those wishing to celebrate New Year’s Eve on Saturday. Cobourg is marking First Night with family activities,  like skating, music and fireworks at Cobourg Rotary waterfront Park starting at 10 p.m.

Many venues in Peterborough will be offering New Year’s Eve activities including The Venue’s Black & White Ball, black/white semi-formal attire recommended The Saphire Room’s night includes DJ Jaiko and Petay, party favours and snakes.


The May Hemmingway’s take the stage at the Pig’s Ear Tavern on Brock Street…there’s chili and complimentary Labatt’s 50 toast at midnight.

The Black Horse Pub on George Street features Pop Machine,

And keep in mind the City of Peterborough is offering free bus service on all it’s routes on New Year’s Eve. So, what are your plans for New Year’s Eve?


New Year’s Day is welcomed in in Scottish fashion at Hutchison House on Brock Street with their annual Hogmanay celebrations featuring traditional music, Highland dancing and Athol brose.

Mayors New Years’ Levies are being offered in Cobourg at Victoria Hall and in the City of Kawartha Lakes at the Fenelon Falls Community Centre. If you are still in the mood for music,


Washboard Hank and friends are playing an eclectic mix at the Garnet on Hunter Street and down the street at Catalina’s  catch Chester Babcock’s first show of 2017! Old jazz and swing tunes from the 20s, 30s 40s, and 50s

Steve Guthrie

And just a reminder as of January first, gasoline, furnace oil and natural gas will cost you more due to new cap and trade carbon tax regulations.

Steve Guthrie CHEX News Peterborough.

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