News Release
December 30, 2014

The City of Toronto is proud to host and produce this year’s free New Year’s Eve celebrations at Nathan Phillips Square on Wednesday, December 31. Mayor John Tory will count down the new year, leading directly into an eight-minute fireworks display choreographed to music.
The New Year’s Eve festivities at Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W., will be held from 8 p.m. on Wednesday to about 12:30 a.m. on January 1.
The festivities will start at 8 p.m. with street performers and music. Music performances on the Nathan Phillips Square stage by Tebey, Zeus and DJ Mel Boogie will start at 10 p.m. Amanda Martinez and Nicole Brooks will MC the show.
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Bay Street between Dundas and Queen Streets, and some side streets in the vicinity of Nathan Phillips Square, will be closed or will have vehicle restrictions between 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.
The Toronto Transit Commission will offer complimentary, extended transit service, available from 7 p.m. on December 31 to 7 a.m. on January 1. Subway service will be available until approximately 4 a.m. More information about TTC service for New Year’s Eve is available at
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Shane Gerard
Strategic Communications