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New Year’s Eve Vancouver: No fireworks in Coal Harbour, but there are other ways to ring in 2020

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WATCH: No New Year's Eve fireworks in Vancouver's Coal Harbour – Dec 31, 2019

If you’re planning to brave the rain to catch the fireworks in downtown Vancouver this New Year’s Eve, you may be disappointed.

Concord’s NYE Vancouver event, a free outdoor party that features a large fireworks display come midnight, is taking a one-year break as it moves from Coal Harbour to Concord Pacific Place between the Cambie Street Bridge and Science World for next year’s celebration.

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Concord says there will be pop-up community celebrations to ring in 2020, however. Locations of the events are expected to be announced sometime on New Year’s Eve.

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New Year’s Eve fireworks light up downtown Vancouver – Jan 1, 2019

For those willing to brave the elements, there are still a number of events in the Metro Vancouver area, including a massive party at Science World.

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Family-friendly events at Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain and Mt. Seymour have been cancelled due to inclement weather.

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While B.C. continues to wait for ride-hailing services, there are other transportation options in Metro Vancouver.

TransLink says public transit will be free from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. Bus service will run a weekday schedule and service will be extended on several routes. SkyTrain and SeaBus service will be extended for an hour.

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