Fire Eater at NYE MelbourneCelebrations for New Year’s Eve Melbourne 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. 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, Fitzroy, St Kilda, Port Melbourne and Richmond.

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.

Some aspects you might like to take into consideration when selecting your 2018 NYE event are: can you see the fireworks with the location; price of tickets; and accessibility.

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 will bring all the details of the best NYE events in Melbourne as they become available.

New Year’s Eve Melbourne events

NYE H2oh! RIVERSIDEShowtime Events Centre
South Wharf$140Lots of fun to be had at this Melbourne New Years Eve event including dance music, great views of the fireworks plus an all inclusive 7 hour drinks & food package. This party goes off from 8pm to 3am!
New Year’s Eve Dinner by the RiverBearBrass
Southbank$1303 Course NYE Dinner right near the Yarra River with spectacular views of Melbourne's New Years fireworks. Awesome location at Southbank and great venue. Early NYE dinner options for families from $65.
Disco Fever New Year’s Eve PartyLudlow Bar & Dining Room
Southbank$70Great Views. DJ entertainment. Choose from 2 fabulous dining packages or a Cocktail Party.
Biergarten NYE FestivalHophaus Bier Bar Grill
Southbank$150Choose from a Cocktail Party with Canape, Food & Drinks Package or from 2 Dining Packages with Family Friendly Twilight Dining or Midnight Dining with Premium Drinks.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at AmoraAmora Hotel Riverwalk
Richmond$1453 course dinner with drinks included. LIVE entertainment. Accommodation available. Family Friendly.
Elevation New Year's EveEureka 89
Southbank$210Spectacular view high above the city streets. LIVE entertainment, dancing. Food and Drink Packages. Cocktail Party Atmosphere with Disco theme. Early Bird Tix but be quick!
HQ's New Year's Eve Big BashRadisson on Flagstaff Gardens
Melbourne$169Welcome in 2019 in style. 4 hrs Beverages and Gourmet Canapes. Entertainment by Michael Stangel from the Voice Australia. Great location opposite Flagstaff Gardens where the Melbourne Fireworks will be. Accommodation also available. Be quick!
New Year’s Eve Dance Cruise 2018Victoria Star Cruises
Docklands$170Awesome 5 hour NYE dance party cruise around Victoria Harbour in Docklands. Cheap drinks aboard and substantial finger food. Great Melbourne New Years Fireworks views.
NYE 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.
NYE at Young & JacksonYoung & Jackson
MelbourneTBCGreat Melbourne location usually offers a multi-course VIP dinner & beverage package and other options including general entry across 3 Levels.
Promiseland New Year's Eve CarnivalePromiseland
MelbourneTBCAmazing Fireworks & Waterfront Views. Indoor & Outdoor Event. Entertainment & Dancers. VIP Booth options.
Blue Diamond NYE in the SkyPenthouse 15
MelbourneTBCSpectacular fireworks views, outdoor balcony and terrace. 90s Theme. LIVE entertainment. Costumed Performers.
NYE PartyThe Wharf Hotel
MelbourneTBCOverlooking Yarra River. Great NYE party vibe and NYE themes. All inclusive packages. Hurry as will sell out.
NYE FestivalHopscotch
SouthbankTBCFood & Drinks Packages. DJ Entertainment. Fantastic Fireworks Views.
Platform 28 NYEPlatform 28
DocklandsTBCFantastic Docklands location for NYE celebrations. Typically offers Food & Beverage Packages and LIVE entertainment.
New Year’s Eve PartyP.J. O’Brien’s Irish Pub
SouthbankTBCLIVE Music & DJ with Cocktail on Arrival and Canapes throughout the night. Dining Options Available.
New Year's Eve Early DinnerTurf Bar
Melbourne$35Get in quick for a special NYE early dinner. Will also suit families. Great pricing and then see the Melbourne New Years Eve fireworks. Hurry as will sell out!
New Year's Eve at the WoolshedWoolshed Pub
DocklandsFreeNew Year's Eve Dining, usually 2 sittings available early and late. LIVE Entertainment in the bar.
New Year's Eve at the EspyHotel Esplanade
St KildaTBAThe Espy is back for New Year's Eve. 5 Stages over 3 Levels. Iconic St Kilda Location.
NYE in the GardenGarden State Hotel
MelbourneTBADrinks & Canapes Packages. VIP Packages. DJ Entertainment. Centrally Located.
Italiano Partito New Year's EvePosty
RichmondTBALIVE Music. Food and Drink Specials.
New Year's Eve Beach PartyTerminus
AbbotsfordTBAMay offer Canapes and beverage packages with exclusive speciality brews. Door Prizes. Open till late.
NYE on the RoofWaterside Hotel
MelbourneTBAUsually offers inclusive Drink Package and Roving Canapes. DJ & Dance Floor. Rooftop Views. Glass of Sparkling at Midnight. Plus Dining also Available.
New Year's Eve White PartyPrahran Hotel
PrahranTBATypically offers Dining and Party Options. Events sells quickly.
House Party New Year's EveThe Bridge Hotel
RichmondTBADJ's on all levels. House and RnB. Drinks Specials.
Endless Summer NYERichmond Club Hotel
RichmondTBAParty Starter Packages. Rooftop & Level 1 Priority Access All Night. Dinner Bookings.
NYE PartyHolliava
RichmondTBAEntertainment All Night. 3 Bars. Outdoor Beer Garden.
New Years Eve PartyTemperance Hotel
South YarraTBAOne of Chapel St's favourite hotels will light up this New Years. NYE entertainment and fun venue.
Count down to the New YearAkachochin
South WharfTBAIncredible Yarra Riverside location for this Japanese Restaurant with great views of Melbourne Fireworks. Normally 2 NYE sittings and packages available.
NYE 2018 Thai RestaurantBangPop
South WharfTBARiverside Thai Restaurant with fabulous views to the Melbourne New Year Fireworks. Normally 2 sittings and family friendly packages.
Bobby NYEBobby McGee’s
MelbourneTBANormally great NYE party venue. LIVE entertainment. Drinks, canapes and more. Accommodation specials available.
New Year's EveBourke St Imperial
MelbourneTBAEntertainment in the Heart of the City. Drinks & Canapes Packages. Gorgeous Views.
Free the Animal NYEBrunswick Mess Hall
BrunswickTBADJ Music All Night. Performers including Fire Breathers and Contortionists.  All Inclusive Packages.
New Year’s Eve at 29th Apartment29th Apartment
St KildaTBAIconic St Kilda venue. Offers typically include Premium Beverage Package, Canapes and DJ Music.
Midnight NYEByblos
MelbourneTBAGreat location with Views over Yarra River. Normally has a NYE party with premium drinks package including cocktail & spirits with gourmet food stations and delicious dishes.
Marvellous Melbourne New Year’s Eve PartyCampari House
MelbourneTBAParty Across 4 Levels. Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJ.
New Year’s EveCushion
St KildaTBAEntertainment from Melbourne's favourite DJ’s. Beverage & Canape Packages.
New Year's Eve at the DukeDuke of Wellington
MelbourneTBAGreat Melbourne venue with NYE normally encompassing premium Drinks & Canape and entertainment package at Duchess (Level 2).  Families catered for early on in Bistro restaurant.
New Year's EveBeer DeLuxe
HawthornTBANormally a great venue for an early NYE starter with Pizza and Beer Package. LIVE entertainment.
NYE at Fargo an CoFargo and Co
RichmondTBAParty 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.
Alumbra NYE with Carl CoxAlumbra
Docklands$85Great venue for both of Melbourne NYE fireworks. Car Cox live. This venue has spacious outdoor terraces. And will have Drinks Specials. Early Bird options but be quick!
NYE DiningBluetrain
MelbourneTBAUsually two sittings for NYE dinner in Melbourne at Southbank. With Inclusive multi course dining offers.
New Year's Eve PartyAsian Beer Cafe
MelbourneTBAOffers may include Happy Hour specials. DJ entertainment. Free Midnight champagne toast. Balloon drop.
NYE SalutiFratelli Fresh
MelbourneTBAMelbourne's NYE comes alive at Alfred Place with spectacular "Saluti" inspired Italian a la carte menu by Fratelli Fresh. Groups always welcome.
NYE Gold PartyHarbour Kitchen
DocklandsTBAFood & drink packages. Great DJ Music. VIP Packages.Fabulous views of the Docklands Fireworks.
New Year's Eve DiningHofbrauhaus
MelbourneTBAOffers typically include Multi-course dining options with Glass of Sparkling on arrival and featuring Choice of Soup, Main and Dessert.
Annual New Year’s Carnival ExtravaganzaLe Bon Ton
CollingwoodTBAExtravagant LIVE Music and Roving Entertainment. Drinks Packages. All you can eat BBQ feast.
Masquerade NYE Street PartyLittle Red Pocket
MelbourneTBAOffers may include Unlimited Food and Drinks. DJ Music. Dance Shows. VIP Booths.
Marrakech NYEMarrakech
MelbourneTBAPackages may include All-inclusive Drink + Food. Fun with the Shisha pipes and DJ Music.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in StyleMeat Market
South WharfTBADinner & Drinks Packages. Exclusive Yarra River Views.
Let's Celebrate New Year's EveMelbourne Central Lion Hotel
MelbourneTBAOffer may include Free Entry early in the evening with cover charge for late entry. VIP booths. DJ's in the Main room and Jac's bar. Drink Specials & Giveaways!
Mi Casa Es Su Casa New Year's EveMelbourne Public
South WharfTBAMay offer an all inclusive New Years party with food and drinks packages. LIVE DJs. Limited Dinner Packages.
New Year's Eve at Hop Sing Bar & FoodMercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens
MelbourneTBAOffers may include Early & Late Dinner Sittings.
NYE Haus PartyMunich Brauhaus
South WharfTBALIVE Entertainment. A La Carte Dining. Set Menu Available for Large Groups.
NYE at the NewmarketNewmarket Hotel
St KildaTBAA La Carte Dining. Multi-course Set Menus. DJ Entertainment. Bookings Essential.
NYE Cocktail PartyPilgrim Bar
MelbourneTBAUsually offers packages featuring All Inclusive Food + Beverages. Venue has fantastic Melbourne NYE fireworks views.
Speakeasy New Year’s EvePlus 5
South WharfTBAAwesome location on the Yarra River. Restaurant Canape and Beverage Packages. Excellent Views of Melbourne NYE Fireworks, River and Skyline.
NYE PartyPrecinct Hotel
RichmondTBAGreat Richmond hotel that normally has  a big NYE party with drink specials, live music and DJs. Step outside to see the Melbourne fireworks.
Riva NYERiva
St KildaTBAIconic St Kilda beachfront party venue. Normally NYE has general entry and VIP ticket packages. Entertainment.
Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland Bar
MelbourneTBAPrime Fireworks Views. Offers usually include All Night Entertainment, Finger food and drinks packages.
Carnivale NYE PartyRobarta
St KildaTBA2 Levels of Entertainment. Usually offer Pre-Midnight Drinks Packages and a Post-Midnight party until dawn.
Party New Years EveRoyal Saxon
RichmondTBANormally the NYE party at this Richmond venue includes cocktail on arrival, roving canapes, DJ's and maybe surprise entertainment on the night. Great venue.
NYE at SakeSake Hamer Hall
MelbourneTBAGorgeous location at Arts Centre. Right near Yarra River. Set course or A la carte menu options! Great new year's eve dining.
The Party NYE 2018Spice Market
MelbourneTBAGreat venue to see in the New Year. Offers may include early bird tickets.
NYE 2018St Kilda Block Party
St KildaTBALIVE music. Beverage Package Options.
NYE Oscar's PartyTaxi Kitchen
MelbourneTBAMulti Course NYE Menu. Entertainment & More.
New Year's Eve Under The Tuscan SunTerra Rossa
MelbourneTBAItalian themed New Year's in Melbourne. All inclusive dining and party packages and family friendly too! See in the new year with a little taste of Italy!
NYE at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders Yard
South WharfTBAIncredible view of the fireworks! All Inclusive Food and Drinks Packages! Live Music!
The Best Of... New Year's EveThe Bohemian Bar & Restaurant
South WharfTBASouth wharf restaurant overlooking Melbourne's Yarra River with awesome NYE Dinner options. Family Friendly.
Falls FestivalFalls Festival
Lorne$249Two, Three or Four day New Year's festival down the Lorne Coast. May need camping as well as festival entry. Sells out quickly.
A Sake NYESake Flinders Lane
MelbourneTBAFull A La Carte Japanese menu of Sake favourites this NYE. Only a few minutes from the Melbourne New Year's fireworks display.
Rooftop New Years EveStolen Gem
Melbourne$250Rooftop terrace new years eve party in Melbourne to see in 2019.
NYE on the LawnThe College Lawn
PrahranTBAParty on the Lawn. All you can eat New Years Eve BBQ, Drinks Packages, DJ Entertainment.
New Year's EveThe Emerson Club
South YarraTBABeverage Packages. DJ entertainment with headline acts and guests.
Melba New Year’s Eve DinnerThe Langham
Melbourne$389Exquisite dinner party package at the Langham on Southbank. 9pm onward for NYE midnight party/dining. Also has early dinner options and provides group discounts. And will also have NYE accommodation options. Be quick.
NYE on the RooftopThe Emerson Rooftop
South YarraTBAFood & Beverage Pack. Fireworks Views from the Rooftop. LIVE Entertainment.
New Year's EveThe Exchange Hotel
Port MelbourneTBAParty into the early hours.  Entertainment may include LIVE musicians and DJ acts.
New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General Assembly
South WharfTBARiverfront + City Skyline Views. High Quality Food and Drink. Indoor and Outdoor Areas.
New York NYEThe George on Collins
MelbourneTBAFab and Fun NYE party which usually includes canapés and cocktails.
Disco of the Decades NYEThe Imperial South Yarra
South YarraTBATypically treated to a House Wine or Schooner of Beer on Arrival. Followed by Entertainment over 2 rooms featuring DJs.
Stay Local NYEThe Local
Port MelbourneTBASee in the New Year Local Style. Usually offers Drink specials during a extended happy hour and complimentary bubbly at midnight!
Best of Persa Jäger PartyThe Perseverance
FitzroyTBAOffers usually include Free Entry & Drinks Specials All Night. Playing All Your Favourite Hits.
New Years White PartyColonial Hotel
Melbourne$25Balloon drop at midnight on New Years in Melbourne. Drink specials and competitions to see out 2018 a winner.
New Year’s Eve DinnerThe Rocks Mornington
MorningtonTBA2 sittings of Share Dinner Menu. Fresh Local Seafood. Great Views. Min spend.
New Year's Eve BashThe Hof Downtown
MelbourneTBAOffers may include multi course meal with a glass of wine or sparkling. Family Friendly. Children Eat Free* *Terms & Conditions apply.
New Year's Eve Electric DreamsTrak
ToorakTBAMany DJ’s, 3 Levels of music, performers and more. Trak will go off this NYE. Canapes throughout the evening. Usually offers Early Bird discounts.
New Year’s Eve partyWatermark Docklands
DocklandsTBADrinks and Fingerfood Packages. DJ Music. Stunning Views.
New Year's EveWaterslide Bar
Southbank$120Drinks package and canapes. House DJ. Great vantage point for fireworks from Southbank to see in 2019.
New Year’s Eve at Yarra Valley LodgeYarra Valley Lodge
Chirnside ParkTBANew Year's Celebrations usually include welcome drinks on arrival. Multi course degustation dinner with matched wine. Accommodation Available.
NYE Dinner Crown ConservatoryConservatory Restaurant
Southbank$220Early sitting at $220 for NYE Buffet Dinner at one of Crowns fabulous restaurants overlooking the Yarra River. Buffet options and family friendly. Later option for fireworks.
NYE on the HillThe Hill
Kernot$269Outdoor New Years festival in between Philip Island and Korumburra from 30th Dec to 1st Jan. 2 nights camping spots included.

It’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 . It’s a great place to be.

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