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This year, The City of Calgary is hosting a New Year’s Eve fireworks show at midnight with a music soundtrack broadcast on CJSW 90.9 FM and livestreamed for everyone to watch and listen at

·       The fireworks show will be atop the iconic Calgary Tower. If you don’t have a view of the Calgary Tower, please watch, and listen to the livestream at

·       Our New Year’s Eve fireworks livestream will feature a blessing from a local Indigenous Elder, the countdown to midnight with Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek and the main event – a spectacular fireworks show with music soundtrack broadcast on CJSW 90.9 FM.

·       The music soundtrack curated by CJSW 90.9 FM will feature music from Lodgepole KindThomas Thomas and Moonrunner83.

  • We recommend tuning in at 11:55 p.m. on December 31, 2021.
  • As a result of the fireworks show, from 11:45 p.m. Dec. 31, 2021 to 12:15 a.m. Jan. 1, 2022:
  • Centre Street S.E., from 6 Avenue S.E. to 9 Avenue S.E., will be closed
  • 9 Avenue S.W., from 1 Street S.W. to 1 Avenue S.E., will be closed
  • 9 Avenue S.W. south sidewalk, in front of the Calgary Tower, will be closed
  • In addition to fireworks at midnight, there is a lot to do on December 31 in Calgary to celebrate and have fun with family and friends.
    • You can enjoy fun outdoor winter activities, visit for ideas.
    • Consider supporting local restaurants and have a great meal with your friends and family. Learn more about Support Local.
    • Check out to learn about New Year’s Eve activities and events hosted by Calgary businesses and organizations.
  • No matter what you plan to do on New Year’s Eve, ensure you follow all public health restrictions and recommendations. They are in place to keep us all safe.
  • If you find you are struggling and need emotional, mental, or social supports over the holidays, help is available. Please call 211, text INFO to 211 or connect with them online.
Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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