Melbourne

Fire Eater at NYE MelbourneCelebrations for New Year’s Eve Melbourne 2020 are spread out at various locations around the City of Melbourne. The cities restaurants, bars, hotels and entertainment areas come alive like no other day of the year to see in 2021. NYE parties take place at venues along the Yarra River, at the Docklands, Federation Square, and Southbank and the CBD. There are also parties and events in suburbs close to the city such as South Yarra, St Kilda, Albert Park, Port Melbourne, Fitzroy and Richmond.

Some aspects you might like to take into consideration when selecting your 2020 NYE event to see in 2021 are: can you see the fireworks with the location; price of tickets; and accessibility.

New Year’s Eve Melbourne events

We hope you like these ideas of restaurant dinners, club and hotel NYE events and parties. Enjoy!

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NYE Dining at Young & JacksonYoung & Jackson
MelbourneFree

For New Year’s Eve 2021 Melbourne’s iconic Young & Jackson will be open for dinner bookings. Grab your favourites off the a la crate menu or try some of the Chef Specials. Plus quench your thirst as you welcome in 2022 with some fabulous Cocktail Specials. Bookings Essential!

NYE Taco Times at TemperanceTemperance Hotel
South Yarra$69

One of Chapel St’s favourite hotels will light up this New Years with a Mexican Dining experience. Enjoy a Mexican Share Plate with included Byron Bay Lager, Patrón Margaritas & Wine. 2 Dinner Sittings Available  DJs 6pm till late. Bookings Essential.

Waterfront NYE Late DiningLudlow Bar & Dining Room
Southbank$160

Enjoy 3 course dining by the Waterfront this NYE at Ludlow. Bookings from 8:30pm. Choose from Indoor or Terrace Seating as you welcome in 2022!

NYE Late DiningHophaus Euro Bar Grill
Southbank$120

Enjoy a fabulous NYE Late Dining Experience at Hophaus. Be treated to a 3 course Festive Feast with choice of Indoor or Terrace Seating. Bookings from 8pm. See out 2021 overlooking the Yarra at Hophaus!

Craic Agus Ceol New Year’s Eve DiningP.J. O’Brien’s Irish Pub
Southbank$80

Spend NYE at your favourite Irish Pub. Enjoy LIVE Irish Music while you dine to the Chef’s Specially prepared NYE 3 Course Set Menu. Sittings available from 7pm. Celebrate the start of 2022 at P.J. O’Brien’s!

New Year’s Eve Dinner by the RiverBearBrass
Southbank$130

3 Course NYE Dinner right near the Yarra River. Say goodbye to 2021 and hello 2022 overlooking the city skyline. Awesome location at Southbank and great venue.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at AmoraAmora Hotel Riverwalk
Richmond$150

Awesome 6 course NYE degustation dinner package with drinks included. A great celebration to  welcome 2022 that includes LIVE entertainment.  Accommodation is available in this family friendly Hotel.

NYE Twilight DiningHophaus Euro Bar Grill
Southbank$80

Enjoy a spectacular 3 course Family Friendly Twilight NYE Dining Package. With booking from 5pm (must vacate by 7:30pm).  Grab an early NYE dinner with the family.

Waterfront NYE Twilight DiningLudlow Bar & Dining Room
Southbank$80

A 3 course Twilight Dinner perfect for the entire family. Bookings from 5pm (Twilight Diners must vacate by 8pm). Say goodbye to 2021 with Ludlow.

NYE Dining at the EspyHotel Esplanade
St Kilda$185

The Espy is opening up for NYE Dining this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy some great dining packages in the Espy Kitchen, Mya Tiger and The Ghost plus other areas will be open for walk ins and bookings from the usual menu. But Dining isn’t all for NYE, the Espy will also be opening up the Dancefloors and have DJ’s spinning tunes to welcome in 2022!

Goodbye 2021 NYEGarden State Hotel
Melbourne$150

Say goodbye to 2021 at the Garden State Hotel with a 4 Hour Drinks & Food Package including local tap beer & cider, house wines, soft drinks and food stations. Party over 2 levels of Dance Floors with DJ Entertainment. Fantastic Venue Centrally Located.

NYE Party 2021Richmond Club Hotel
Richmond$140

Give 2021 a “see ya!” with a Sunset Package this New Year’s Eve at the Richmond Club Hotel. It’ll be one massive party over 2 levels with 4 hours of food and drinks and DJs till late. Not looking to party? Downstairs will be open for dinner bookings from 5pm.

New Year's Eve Beer Garden PartyTerminus
Abbotsford$15

Get your NYE 2021 plans set early and Party on a budget at the Terminus Beer Garden Party. Tickets include a drink on arrival plus DJ entertainment till late. Need to fill up before the party? Dinner Bookings will also be available to fuel your big night!

NYE Pizza & DrinksPosty
RichmondFree

Say farewell to 2021 at the Posty.  Fabulous dining with gourmet pizzas and Spritz.  Try the spectacular NYE Pizza and Strawberry Spritz combo! Walk ins welcome on NYE but think about booking a table to make sure you don’t miss out. Raise as glass to welcome in 2022!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dance CruiseVictoria Star Cruises
DocklandsTBCAwesome NYE Melbourne fireworks cruise. The entertainment is non stop. Melbourne's  New Years Eve dance party cruise.  Substantial Finger food and cheap drinks. Incredible Melbourne fireworks view while cruising around Docklands.

Endless Summer NYE PartyThe Wharf Hotel
MelbourneTBCOverlooking Yarra River. Great NYE party vibe and NYE themes. All inclusive packages. Hurry as will sell out.

NYE Masquerade PartyEuropean Bier Café & Aer Rooftop Bar
MelbourneTBCAlways a sensational NYE Party over 4 levels with LIVE entertainment and a fantastic food & beverage package. And it gets better, this venue has 15 premium bier & ciders on tap.

New Year's Eve at Platform 28Platform 28
DocklandsTBCFantastic Docklands location for NYE celebrations. Typically offers Food & Beverage Packages and LIVE entertainment.

NYE: Don't be late to 2020Storyville
MelbourneTBC

New Year's Eve Laneway PartyThe Bridge Hotel
RichmondTBCDJ's on all levels. House and RnB. Drinks Specials.

Ahoy 2020! NYERoyal Victoria Motor Yacht Club
WilliamstownTBC

New Year's Eve at HarlowHarlow
RichmondTBCEnjoy a New Year's Eve experience at a hot Richmond location. This bar's fantastic atmosphere makes for a memorable NYE and it's close to all the CBD happenings as well.

NYE Cotton ClubState of Grace
MelbourneTBCNew Years at State of Grace. Choose from multiple stylish packages to suit your tastes with included beverages. Options may include Party Packages with enticing canapes and generous grazers, Dining Package featuring a bold and bountiful multi course dinner & a Rooftop Package with Canapes and fireworks views. Get ready to party into the New Year at State of Grace.

NYE at Fargo and CoFargo and Co
RichmondTBCParty over 2 levels. DJ Entertainment, Cash Bar. Offers may include a Chef's Special New Years Eve Menu, Priority Entry before 9pm and Cocktail on Arrival.

NYE Night Garden FestivalHopscotch
SouthbankTBCFood & Drinks Packages. DJ Entertainment. Fantastic Fireworks Views.

Tropical New Year's EveMelbourne PublicSouth WharfTBCMay offer an all inclusive New Years party with food and drinks packages. LIVE DJs. Limited Dinner Packages.

New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General AssemblySouth WharfTBCRiverfront + City Skyline Views on the Melbourne Waterfront. High Quality Food and Drink. Indoor and Outdoor Areas.

NYE Rooftop PartyWaterside HotelMelbourneTBCUsually offers inclusive Drink Package and Roving Canapes. DJ & Dance Floor. Rooftop Views. Glass of Sparkling at Midnight. Plus Dining also Available.

NYE at the SmithThe SmithPrahranTBC

That NYE Party! 2020The Toff in TownMelbourneTBC

Down the Rabbit Hole NYECampari HouseMelbourneTBCParty Across 4 Levels. Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJ.

New Year's Eve Early DinnerTurf BarMelbourneTBCDrinks Specials, DJ Entertainment throughout the evening. Free Entry.

The Great Gatsby NYE PartyLincoln of ToorakToorakTBC

New Year's Eve at the DukeDuke of WellingtonMelbourneFreeGreat Melbourne venue with NYE normally encompassing premium Drinks & Canape and entertainment package at Duchess (Level 2).  Families catered for early on in Bistro restaurant.

NYE: The Roaring 20's29th ApartmentSt KildaTBCIconic St Kilda venue. Offers typically include Premium Beverage Package, Canapes and DJ Music.

NYE at Bang BangBang BangElsternwickTBCIndoor/Outdoor Venue. Expect Entertainment and Food and Drinks Packages.

2020 NYE PartyHarbour KitchenDocklandsTBCFood & drink packages. Great DJ Music. VIP Packages.Fabulous views of the Docklands Fireworks.

NYE at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders YardSouth WharfTBCIncredible view of the fireworks! All Inclusive Food and Drinks Packages! Live Music! Prime location on the Melbourne NYE waterfront.

Rooftop NYE Party 2021The Emerald PeacockMelbourneTBCMulti-hour All Inclusive Food & Drink Packages with Sparkling, Wine, Craft Beer & House Spirits. DJ Entertainment across multiple levels. Great Melbourne CBD location.


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Goodbye 2021 and Hello 2022!772 Wine Bar
Caulfield$100

Head out to Caulfield and welcome in the new year with an all inclusive 4 hour catered cocktail food package with champagned on arrival. Plus LIVE entertainment from Vivid Cover band. Numbers Strictly Limited Book Now!

NYE PartyThe Imperial South Yarra
South YarraTBCDance party New Years Eve to see out 2021  Entertainment over 2 rooms featuring DJs.

NYE Dining and Celebration PackageTaxi Kitchen
MelbourneTBCGreat location for  this dining venue in Federation Square. View the Melbourne NYE fireworks.  This great restaurant venue normally has a multi course NYE menu. See out 2021 with celebration, great food and great vibes.

NYE DiningBluetrain
MelbourneTBCTerrific restaurant venue in Melbourne's Southbank precinct overlooking the Yarra River.   Usually two dining sittings for NYE.  And normally Inclusive multi course dining and celebration offers that are family friendly.

NYE at SantoniSantoni Pizza
HawthornTBCRooftop fun this NYE with an Italian flavour. Well priced inclusive packages including canapes of the favourites Santoni is famous for! And a welcome drink on arrival. At midnight watch the Melbourne fireworks from the awesome city skyline view.

NYE 2021 Thai Restaurant BanquetBangPop
South WharfTBCRiverside Thai Restaurant with fabulous views to the Melbourne New Year 2021. Restaurant dining options normally with family friendly packages.

New Year’s Eve Retro 80's partyWatermark Docklands
DocklandsTBCAlways a fab waterfront venue down at Docklands. Normally a NYE package inclusive  of drinks and fingerfood. DJ Music. Stunning Views. Bop your way into 2022.

NYE PartyThe Perseverance
FitzroyFreeFabulous party venue in Fitzroy. Free Entry and celebrate welcoming the new year {next-year] with drinks specials all night. Dj's playing all your favourite hits and keeping you dancing.

Melba New Year’s Eve DinnerThe Langham
MelbourneTBCEarly dinner options and late NYE dining plus party packages. Usually offers Group Discounts. And has NYE accommodation options.

New Years Eve CelebrationsHolliava
RichmondTBCAwesome location on Swan Street with views to the Melbourne city and fireworks. A great venue that provides entertainment all night.  Has 3 bars functioning with outdoor garden.

NYE FiestaThe Emerson Club
South YarraTBCAlways great for NYE.  The Emerson won't disappoint.  Normally a packaged ticket event with beveragepPackages. DJ entertainment with headline acts and guests. Dance your way into 2022.

New Year’s Eve 2021Plus 5
South WharfTBCAwesome location on the Yarra River. Restaurant Canape and Beverage Packages. Excellent Views of Melbourne NYE, River and Skyline.

New Year's Eve AfternoonBeer DeLuxe
HawthornTBCNormally a great venue for an early NYE starter with Pizza and Beer Package. LIVE entertainment.  Awesome vibe at this fabulous venue to see out 2021.

NYE on the LawnThe College Lawn
PrahranTBCParty on the Lawn. All you can eat New Years Eve BBQ, Drinks Packages, DJ Entertainment.  Kiss 2021 goodbye!  Hurry will sell out!

NYE Restaurant Dining 2021 Count DownAkachochin
South WharfTBCFabulous Yarra Riverside location for this Japanese Restaurant with great views of Melbourne New Years Fireworks. Normally 2 NYE sittings and packages available. Family friendly NYE restaurant.

New Year's Eve Dining 2021The Exchange Hotel
Port MelbourneFreeAwesome restaurant  and bistro dining options before viewing the Melbourne NYE Fireworks.  See in [nest-year] with awesome dining experience.

NYE Dance PartyRiva
St KildaTBCIconic St Kilda beachfront party venue. And this New Years Eve dance event normally has general entry and VIP ticket packages. Various DJ entertainment.

NYE Cocktail PartyByblos
MelbourneTBCGreat restaurant location on the north bank of the Yarra River. NYE 2021 party with premium drinks package including cocktail & spirits with gourmet food stations and delicious dishes.

New Year's EveWaterslide Bar
SouthbankTBCMelbourne Southbank venue that typically provides a packaged NYE offering.  House DJ entertainment to dance into 2022. Great vantage point for Melbourne's spectacular NYE Fireworks.

New Year’s Eve Restaurant DiningMeat Market
South WharfTBCNormally a set New Years dinner & drinks Packages. Exclusive Yarra River Views and awesome location for Melbourne midnight freworks. See out 2021 wining and dining.

NYE 2021 at the NewmarketNewmarket Hotel
St KildaTBCNormally a package for some food and drinks to enjoy your NYE. DJ Entertainment. Check with venue for all details.

HQ's New Year's Eve DinnerRadisson on Flagstaff Gardens
MelbourneTBCTypically offers Free Flowing Beverages and Gourmet Canapes. LIVE band. Great location opposite Flagstaff Gardens.

New Year's Eve 2021The Bohemian Bar & Restaurant
South WharfTBCSouth Wharf restaurant overlooking Melbourne's Yarra River with awesome NYE Dinner options. Family Friendly.  Normally a great vibe for seeing in the new year 2022.

NYE H2o DocklandsNYE H2o
DocklandsTBCAwesome Melbourne NYE dance event with great views of the Melbourne Docklands fireworks. Always has all inclusive drinks & food packages so no more to spend in the extended party hours of the new year.

Penthouse NYE Party 2020Penthouse 15
MelbourneTBCEntertainment & DJ's. Outdoor Balcony and Terrace. Spectacular Views of the City and Fireworks.

New Year's Eve Rooftop PartyBourke St ImperialMelbourneTBCEntertainment in the Heart of the City. Drinks & Canapes Packages. Gorgeous Views. Rooftop.

NYE H2o SouthbankLeft Bank MelbourneSouthbankTBCA exquisite NYE awaits. Dine with multiple courses. Riverside fun with fling and flair. Or go straight to the Cocktail Party. All inclusive and premium beverages with a theme on both options. Food stations and entertainment all into the New Year. It promises a gorgeous exit to year. Sells out.

New Year's Eve at TrinketTrinketMelbourneTBCFantastic Venue with Old World Charm. Great for groups. Sure to sell out quickly.

Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland BarMelbourneTBCPrime Fireworks views on waterfront. Offers usually include All Night Entertainment, Finger food and drinks packages.

Pilgrim NYE PartyPilgrim BarMelbourneTBCUsually offers packages featuring All Inclusive Food + Beverages. Venue has fantastic Melbourne NYE fireworks views from perfect waterfront location.

NYE Rooftop SoireeThe Albion RooftopSouth MelbourneTBCOne of Melbourne's most gorgeous rooftop venues. You will be treated to an All Star new year's eve! Best rooftop venue experience Vic AHA Awards winner! The Albion Rooftop team are put on a stellar NYE Packages with many options. Club entry, VIP Rooftop and Booth options. All entertainment with Melbourne's Top DJ's. VIP options includes premium food and beverages.

NYE Dinner at Harry'sStamford Plaza MelbourneMelbourneTBCDelicious Multi-Course NYE Dinner at Harry's Restaurant. Fantastic Location in Central Melbourne. Superb NYE Accommodation options available at the Stamford Plaza Melbourne.

NYE Rooftop RompProvincial HotelFitzroyTBCAwesome NYE party at a Brunswick Street favourite venue. The Provincial Hotel will be partying to send off the year. Typically offers Free Entry with Glass of Sparkling at Midnight and DJ's spinning tunes in 3 rooms over 2 levels. Arrive early for food specials and extended happy hour.

NYE Exclusive Dining EventAtta RestaurantAlbert ParkTBCEnjoy an exclusive dinning event this New Year's Eve featuring delicious a Tasting Menu. Option to upgrade to a paired wine package for the complete experience. Treat yourself to some modern Indian cuisine as you welcome in the New Year.

Arbory Afloat New YearsArbory AfloatMelbourneTBCAll aboard for an incredible New Year's Eve at Abory Afloat on the Yarra River. Awesome location with great party themes  with all inclusive packages. Usually offers Early Bird Tickets and VIP upper deck options.  But hurry as will sell out!

For all the details on events for New Year’s Eve in Melbourne make sure you see www.NewYearsEve.com.au.  Be sure to checkout our NYE Concierge Insider Tips.

How to have a great NYE in Melbourne

Melbourne is the events city and there is no bigger event than New Year’s Eve. In our experience Melbourne does NYE so well.  So get involved people. Get to a party and enjoy the last night of the year. We have the details of the best New Year’s Eve Melbourne events for you right here. We bring all the details of the best NYE events in Melbourne as they become available.

There are free New Year’s Eve Melbourne events provided by the City of Melbourne, including live music and fireworks.  The NYE fireworks are a major attraction and crowds of 600,000 to 750,000 regularly attend. In Australia, Melbourne NYE is the second largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the country.

Tell us about your Melbourne NYE EventIt’s Summer time for New Year’s Eve Melbourne and when the weather is fine the options of New Years outdoors, is a great one. We’ve enjoyed New Year’s Eve Melbourne from the air in a small plane, from boats on the Yarra River and at parties all over Melbourne and the suburbs. It’s a great place to be.