Event type: All Ages / Licensed
. TICKETS SALES CUT-OFF TIME - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30 AT 5:00 PM PLEASE READ THIS FIRST BEFORE BUYING TICKETS: Seating is assigned and subject to availability - 10 people per table on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to sit with a group of people, be sure to PURCHASE ALL YOUR TICKETS AT THE SAME TIME. ALL TICKETS SHOULD BE UNDER 1 NAME. For the best seats,PLEASE PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AS FAR IN ADVANCE AS POSSIBLE. If you have any seating requests please contact us NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 10 - email@example.com Please remember WE CANNOT GUARANTEE GROUP SEATING PREFERENCES ON INDIVIDUAL GALA TICKETS AFTER DECEMBER 20. “The premier NYE gala in Edmonton" – EDMONTON JOURNAL "An ideal NYE gala with a global flavour. The Fantasyland Hotel elegant ballroom provides fantastic atmosphere for this prestigious event with attending guests from all corners all the world" - EDMONTON SUN "Best bang for your buck" - VIRGIN RADIO "NEVER NEVER NEVER NEVER NEVER COMPROMISE QUALITY... EVER !" Nicolas Bijan Join the party and win passes to the advance screening of the dramatic crime thriller “Live by Night" directed by oscar winner Ben Affleck. Warner Bros. Pictures presents: 2017 Edmonton International New Years Eve Gala Beverly Hills Ballroom Fantasyland Hotel West Edmonton Mall A Spectacular Evening Of Food, Fun And Entertainment In Support Of The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation. One Of The Top 10 New Year's Eve Events In Canada. Fantasyland Hotel The Internationally acclaimed, one of the world's most unique Hotels. You just can't imagine! Discover a world of adventure with something for everyone. Sleeping under the stars on an African Safari,soaking in a decadent Roman Jacuzzi tubor simply letting a weekend slip away in complete luxury. Fantasyland Hotel has everything you're looking for.This is no ordinary hotel. Not by a long shot. No matter whether you book a superior stay, or want the experience of a lifetime in one of our 120 Fantasy Themed Rooms, you'll find everything you need to make your stay an extraordinary one. ALL GUESTS ATTENDING THE EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA CAN BOOK A SUPERIOR ROOM FOR DECEMBER 31 IN THE FANTASYLAND HOTEL AT A SPECIAL GROUP BLOCK RATE OF $278.00. This rate is available only until December 2, 2016. To book your room please call: 1 800 RESERVE 1 800 737 - 3783 Our group code number is - 52 47 455 Our guests staying in the Fantasyland Hotel will receive complimentary 24/hr access to Gold's Gym and may purchase attraction passes for the World Waterpark or Galaxyland at the discounted rate of $30.00. West Edmonton Mall WEM is the largest shopping mall in North America. There are over 800 stores and parking for more than 20,000 vehicles. More than 23,000 people are employed at the property. The mall receives 30 million visitors per year; it also attracts between 60,000 and 150,000 shoppers daily, depending on the day and season. Major Attractions Galaxyland World Waterpark Sea Life Caverns Sea Lions Rock Ice Palace Professor Adventure Golf Movie theatres Ed's Recreation Centre Large-scale replica of the Santa Maria Jubilations Dinner Theatre Bourbon Street Europa Boulevard Chinatown SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Cocktails 7:00 PM Silent Auction 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Gourmet Dinner Of Distinction 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Circus variety shows performed by former members of CIRQUE DU SOLEIL 8:00 - 10:00 PM. Dance 10:00 PM - 3:00 AM The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the Stollery Children's Hospital. Their funding supports children's health through equipment, education, research, and special services. They want to ensure every child has access to the very best care. They are committed to children from Alberta and throughout Canada who come to Edmonton for the specialized pediatric services available here. Donations to The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation Purchase state-of-the-art equipment that will allow specialists to give our kids the best care possible. Support research to provide cures and treatments for childhood diseases. Protect and educate our children. Recruit and keep nationally and internationally renowned scientists and doctors. GOURMET DINNER OF DISTINCTION " Respect For Food Is A Respect For Life, For Who We Are And What We Do. " Thomas Keller Artigiano Butternut Squash, Creme Cinnamon Drizzle, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Arugula Cucumber Wrapped Market Greens, Roasted Primo Roma Tomatos, Naughty Balsamic Vinegar Dressing, Creamy Ranch Dressing. Roasted Mediterranean Chicken Breast Rubbed With Cracked Pepper And Sea Salt, Mushroom Thyme Jus, Champagne Le Basilic Cream Sause. Lutosa Pommes De Terre Duchesse White And Dark Chocolate Classic Marquise Mousse, Belgium Whipped Cream And Prestige Dark Chocolate Sauce. Freshly Baked Breads, Organic Natural Butter. Freshly Brewed Gourmet Regular And Decaffeinated Starbucks Coffee And Assorted Selection Of Rejuvenating TazoTeas. VEGETARIAN ENTREES 1 - Portobello Mushroom Filled With Tomato And Spinach Gratinated With Havarti Cheese. 2 - Mediterranean Vegetable Strudel Wrapped In Phyllo Pastry, Accompanied With A Tomato And Herb Sause. If you require a vegetarian meal - please email us your choice before December 20th: firstname.lastname@example.org If you need gluten free / celiac friendly meal or have any other special dietary needs - please contact us after purchasing the ticket: email@example.com ENTERTAINMENT Circus variety shows performed by former members of CIRQUE DU SOLEIL. Beautiful, highly unique acts with captivating displays of contortion and aerial acrobatics. Our guests will experience an unforgettable evening of unparalleled entertainment at this highly exclusive event in the Fantasyland Hotel. Entertainment will include a beautiful, stylish and hypnotic circus performances and plenty of whoops and ahhhs.... Our artists have performed on the international stage from a young age. Their credits include Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas, Dragone and House of Dancing Water in Macau - $250 million masterpiece production which CNN called "The best of the best in the entertainment world" An elegant and inventive flamboyant poetic routine with many exciting tricks. This act combines strength, grace and flexibility to create unique visual images which is sure to enchant any audience. A stylish and breathtaking silk acts with a highly unique, sassy display of contortion, high energy aerial acrobatics and Fosse-esque choreography. A punchy, upbeat and fun routines with a high degree of strength, power, flexibility, courage, and grace. Please note that Cirque Du Soleil is not affiliated with our gala and is not sponsoring or endorsing this event. SILENT AUCTION Here are some of the unique items not usually available in Canada you could go home with on December 31st: - Electric guitar signed on July 17, 1977 in Seattle by all original members of Led Zeppelin - guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones and drummer John Bonham. This was the eleventh and final concert tour of North America for them. John Bonham died on September 25, 1980 – he was just 32 years old. Two months later, the remaining members disbanded the biggest band of the '70s on December 4, 1980. Until his tragic death, Bonham was worldwide famous for his drum solos which could take about 30 minutes. In 2010 Rolling Stone named John Bonham "the best drummer of all time". - Electric guitar signed by “King of Twist" - Chubby Checker. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style. In September 2008 "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. He also popularized the Limbo Rock and its trademark limbo dance, as well as various dance styles such as the fly. Chubby Checker is the only recording artist to place five albums in the Top 12 all at once. - Boxing Glove autographed by Sylvester Stallone. Rocky Balboa quickly became a household name after Stallone’s 1976 hit, Rocky. The film grossed $225 million worldwide and was awarded Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Film Editing at the 1976 Academy Awards. Stallone wrote and starred in the movie himself, and received honors from the Writers Guild of America in 2006 as the 78th best screenplay of all-time. Since the 1976 debut of Rocky there have been five sequels, all of which featured Stallone. The Rocky series has grossed over $1.25 billion worldwide since the first movie debuted. - Very rare item - boxing glove signed by Mike Tyson with extra inscription – “KID DYNAMITE". He held the undisputed heavyweight championship and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles at 20 years, 4 months, and 22 days old. Tyson won his first 19 professional fights by knockout, 12 of them in the first round. He won the WBC title in 1986 after stopping Trevor Berbick in two rounds. In 1987, Tyson added the WBA and IBF titles after defeating James Smith and Tony Tucker. This made him the first heavyweight boxer to simultaneously hold the WBA, WBC, and IBF titles, and the only heavyweight to successively unify them. In 1988, Tyson became the lineal champion when he knocked out Michael Spinks in 91 seconds of the first round. Tyson successfully defended the world heavyweight championship nine times, including victories over Larry Holmes and Frank Bruno. He won the WBC and WBA titles in 1996, after defeating Frank Bruno and Bruce Seldon by knockout. With his defeat of Bruno, Tyson joined Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Tim Witherspoon, Evander Holyfield, and George Foreman, as the only men in boxing history to have regained a heavyweight championship after having lost it. Nicknamed "Iron" and "Kid Dynamite" in his early career and later known as "The Baddest Man on the Planet" Tyson is considered one of the best heavyweights of all time. He is rank No. 1 in the ESPN.com list of "The hardest hitters in heavyweight history". Sky Sports rated him as "the scariest boxer ever" and described him as "perhaps the most ferocious fighter to step into a professional ring. He has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame. - Poster from 1970 world tour signed by Godfather of Soul and founding father of Funk music – James Brown. James Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and bandleader. The founding father of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the Godfather of Soul. In a career that spanned six decades, he influenced the development of several music genres. Brown began his career as a gospel singer in Toccoa, Georgia. First coming to national public attention in the late 1950s as a member of the singing group The Famous Flames with the hit ballads "Please, Please, Please" and "Try Me", Brown built a reputation as a tireless live performer with the Famous Flames and his backing band, sometimes known as the James Brown Band or the James Brown Orchestra. His success peaked in the 1960s with the live album Live at the Apollo and hit singles such as "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag", "I Got You (I Feel Good)" and "It's a Man's Man's Man's World". During the late 1960s he moved from a continuum of blues and gospel-based forms and styles to a profoundly "Africanized" approach to music-making that influenced the development of funk music. By the early 1970s, Brown had fully established the funk sound after the formation of the J.B.s with records such as "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" and "The Payback". He also became noted for songs of social commentary, including the 1968 hit "Say It Loud – I'm Black and I'm Proud". Brown continued to perform and record until his death from congestive heart failure in 2006. Brown recorded 16 singles that reached number one on the Billboard R&B charts. He also holds the record for the most singles listed on the Billboard Hot 100 chart which did not reach number one.Brown has received honors from many institutions, including inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. In Joel Whitburn's analysis of the Billboard R&B charts from 1942 to 2010, James Brown is ranked as number one in The Top 500 Artists. He is ranked seventh on the music magazine Rolling Stone's list of its 100 greatest artists of all time. Rolling Stone has also cited Brown as the most sampled artist of all time. -FENDI luxury watch with sapphire crystals donated by Design Jewellers from West Edmonton Mall. Since 1980, Design Jewellers specializes in creating rare, beautiful one of a kind quality pieces of jewellery as no one else in the country. Whether starting from scratch or with an idea or image of your own, Design Jewellers can bring your vision to life. They work within your budget to create your special custom piece of jewellery in as little as under 3 weeks. From the most challenging custom designs to repair work, there is nothing that Design Jewellers cannot do. They strive to provide you with the best quality product and customer service. They turn their clients into their closest friends. Design Jewellers is your one stop jewellery shop. MUSIC International Upscale Trendy, Happy Dance Music. Very Eclectic With Good Vibrations From The Past And Future. No Country, Rap, Hip Hop, Heavy Metal etc. Music provided by award winning DJ/producer - DJ TOMSKI - www.djtomski.ca "Edmonton's favorite DJ for the glitz and glamour high-end parties" - EDMONTON JOURNAL "Richard Tomski has the sort of industry experience that most DJs can only dream of. He's famous for a musical taste that transcends genres and a determination to seek out the most exciting new sounds." - EDMONTON SUN Red-Carpet Affair An Amazing Party Atmosphere Fully Decored Ballroom Lots Of Prizes Free CD's, Books, Dinners etc. Free Festive Party Favours Complimentary Parking SEATING Seating is assigned and subject to availability - 10 people per table on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to sit with a group of people, be sure to PURCHASE ALL YOUR TICKETS AT THE SAME TIME. If you buy them on line – ALL TICKETS SHOULD BE UNDER 1 NAME. For the best seats, PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AS FAR IN ADVANCE AS POSSIBLE. If you have any seating requests please contact us NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 15. Please remember WE CANNOT GUARANTEE GROUP SEATING PREFERENCES ON INDIVIDUAL GALA TICKETS. OUR PREVIOUS GALAS HAVE HOSTED APPEARANCES & PERFORMANCES BY; RUSSELL PETERS, MIKE BULLARD, JOHNNY BAGPIPES, DEREK EDWARDS, AKON, IZABELLA SCORUPCO, KIM BASINGER, ALEC BALDWIN, BRUCE WILLIS, KURT BROWNING, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ARTISTS & MORE. IN THE PAST OUR EVENT HAS RECEIVED SUPPORT FROM THE FOLLOWING CELEBRITIES: ELLEN DEGENERES, KATY PERRY, BRUCE WILLIS, AKON, AVICII, PAUL McCARTNEY, CARLOS SANTANA AND MANY MORE. 2015 Top 10 New Year's Eve Destinations In The World 1 - Copacabana Beach - Rio De Janerio 2 - Times Square - New York City 3 - Sydney Harbour - Sydney 4 - Frenchmen - New Orleans 5 - Branderburg Gate - Berlin 6 - Shibuya - Tokyo 7 - London Eye - London 8 - Central World - Bangkok 9 - Champs Elysees - Paris 10 - Strip - Las Vegas 2015 Top 10 New Year's Eve Events Across Canada 1 - Niagara Falls NYE 2 - International NYE Gala - Edmonton 3 - Massive Gala - Vancouver 4 - Moulin Rouge Ball - Victoria 5 - Grand Gala - Toronto 6 - Waterfront Gala - Vancouver 7 - NYE Countdown - Montreal 8 - Radisson NYE Gala - Toronto 9 - Shangri La Gala - Vancouver 10 - Hyatt Regency NYE Gala - Montreal SPONSORS WestJet Edmonton Fire Fighters Glenpark Pet Hotel & Suites Don Iveson - Mayor of Edmonton Lindt Biagio Luggage WEM Home Depot Data Solutions Beyond Print West Edmonton Mall Chapters Safeway Praxair HMV Bubbles Edmonton Symphony Orchestra The Citadel Rayacom Regis Hairstylists WEM Viewpoint Photography OUR FRIENDS WESTJET Number one to the sun ! WestJet fly to 90 destinations in 20 countries throughout North and Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Low fares are better and it's nice to fly with friends. DESIGN JEWELLERS - WEM PHASE 1 Widely renowned for using the rarest diamonds in the world, designing and selling high quality unique jewelry and watches. ANTHONY LOUGHLEAN from Realty Executives One of the most distinguished real estate agents in Edmonton. DLDC Dancing team for those who want to take their training to the next level. They perform, host events, and travel. FIDELITY The premier provider of financial services to Canadians. The fourth largest mutual fund and financial services group in the world. BIAGIO LUGGAGE - WEM Phase 3 This longstanding WEM boutique offers a variety of trusted international leather goods and luggage brands with a timeless quality. D.W.GOOD INVESTMENTS Value Based. Independent. Experienced. REGIS SALON - WEM Phase 3 Regis stylists are dedicated to the highest standard and beauty techniques that help you create a look that fits your personality and lifestyle. VIEWPOINT PHOTOGRAPHY Outstanding wedding photographer, portrait specialist, recognized by brides and fellows photographers as the leader in the field. SECOND CUP Largest Canadian-based specialty coffee retailer, operating more than 360 boutique caf�s across Canada. Meadowlark and Kingsway locations are at the nexus of coffee culture in Edmonton, and it's here that you'll get to witness the trends that have turned caffeine consumption into coffee connoisseurship. NEED WE SAY MORE? "Edmonton's most popular New Year's Eve gala. What better way to welcome the New Year than with a good old laugh, a stand-up comedy show by one of the top 5 funniest people in Canada, superb meal, bar and dancing till the early hours in the majestic Beverly Hills Ballroom?" - GATEWAY "This year's formal event includes a performance from award-winning, Canadian number 1 master magician Derek Selinger, an elaborate gourmet dinner of distinction, tons of prizes and a dance party featuring eclectic beats from the esteemed DJ Tomski." - WHERE EDMONTON "Are you looking for a great Christmas gift idea ? Consider buying tickets for this gala." - GLOBAL TV "The premier New Years Eve party in Edmonton" - EDMONTON JOURNAL "Every year, Edmonton's upscale and trendy crowd flocks to the Fantasyland Hotel for the International New Years Eve Gala. This year's event promises to once again be the marquee event to be seen at." - EDMONTON SUN "Every year Edmonton International NYE Gala lives up to its name, and the last event was no exception." - EDMONTON SUN "Astounding event, great food, music and atmosphere" - SEE MAGAZINE "The Edmonton International New Year's Eve Gala is one of the city's most lavish events." - EDMONTON JOURNAL " The hottest New Year's Eve ticket in town " - 104.9 EZ ROCK " Edmonton International NYE Gala is the most exciting, sophisticated and versatile NYE event in the city" - GLOBAL TV " An ideal, always sold - out New Year's Eve gala with global flavor.The Fantasyland Hotel elegant ballroom provides fantastic atmosphere for this prestigious event with attending guests from all corners all the globe " - EDMONTON SUN "Very classy and elegant event. Great music, food and drinks." - VUE WEEKLY " My number one NYE party ever " - JOHNNY BAGPIPES JOHNSTON "The most extravagant New Year's Eve gala in Edmonton. Spectacular entertainment, top notch bars, world class food and impeccable service" - WHERE EDMONTON "Glamorous event" - CLUBZONE "I love this party" - IZABELLA SCORUPCO DRESS CODE Formal Attire. Black tie optional. Dress to Impress - New Years Festive! QUESTIONS ? firstname.lastname@example.org Our heartfelt thanks to all the sponsors for their silent auction generous contributions. Together, we are creating more tomorrows for some very courageous kids.
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Cutoff is Friday, December 30, 2016 4:59 pm EST unless it sells out earlier.