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!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dance CruiseVictoria Star Cruises

Awesome NYE Melbourne fireworks cruise. The entertainment is non stop over 5hrs. 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

Awesome location for NYE in Melbourne, overlooking the Yarra River. Great New Years Eve party vibe and fab Endless Summer Party theme to see out 2020. NYE Riverside includes 4 hour drinks and food package. Featuring a burger bar, hot dog & taco stands, ice cream cart and entertainment all night. Hurry as will sell out.

NYE Masquerade PartyEuropean Bier Café & Aer Rooftop Bar

7 Hour food & drinks package with 15 premium bier & ciders on tap. 4 Levels of Entertainment. Masquerade themed dress up party.

New Year's Eve at Platform 28Platform 28

DJ & Vocalist Sean Declase will bring in 2020 in style at Platform 28 this NYE. This all inclusive fun affair has a superb 5 hour celebratory beverage package from 8pm until 1am. It also includes gorgeous canapes from 8pm until 10pm. Incredible New Years package offering in Melbourne with early bird tickets available on first in best dressed!

NYE: Don't be late to 2020Storyville

Follow the white rabbit  and head down the rabbit hole this NYE at Storyville. Enjoy a 4 hour drinks package as you dance the night away. Tickets are limited so book now to ensure you wont be late to 2020 at Storyville.

New Year's Eve Laneway PartyThe Bridge Hotel

DJ’s playing playing the best music in the laneway and upstairs. Tickets include entry and one free drink. Dinner Bookings also Available. Open till 3am.

Ahoy 2020! NYERoyal Victoria Motor Yacht Club

See in the New Year from Williamstown overlooking the city skyline and Port Phillip Bay. All Inclusive Canapes & Drinks (Spirits at Bar Prices). DJ Entertainment. Spectacular Fireworks Views.

NYE Uptown SwingTransit Rooftop Bar

Experience New Year’s Eve from the Rooftop with Big Band ‘The Shuffle Club’ playing the best Jazz, Soul, Blues and Swing. You’ll be treated to a 5 hour Canapes and Drinks Package with Beer, Wine, Basic Spirits and Sparkling. Mesmerising Rooftop views of the CBD and Fireworks. Plus DJ Anneliese Replica on deck till late. No Booking Fee!

New Year's Eve at HarlowHarlow

3 levels make 1 ultimate party at  Harlow! All Inclusive 4 hour drinks and food package with coctail on arrival and BBQ station. All night DJ Entertainment!

NYE Cotton ClubState of Grace

New Years at State of Grace. Choose from 3 stylish packages to suit your tastes. The Fall From Grace Party Package comes with enticing canapes, generous grazers and a 4 hour beverage package. The Dining Package features a bold and bountiful 4 course dinner and drinks. The Rooftop Package with Roving Canapes, 4 hours of Drinks and fireworks views. Get ready to step back in time to the Cotton Club!

NYE at Fargo and CoFargo and Co

Party into 2020 over 2 levels. DJ Entertainment on both levels. Inclusive party package. Cocktail on Arrival and house spirits, beer and wine over 4hrs. Roving gourmet canapes. Tickets will go fast!

Big Horny NYE PartyTransport Public Bar

Party in Melbourne town right front and centre at Fed Square. 12 piece New Orleans Funk & Soul Band “Hoodoo Mayhem”. Southern Style Food. Mardi Gras Atmosphere.

NYE Night Garden FestivalHopscotch

Fantastic Melbourne fireworks views by the Yarra River. Come and enjoy an all inclusive 4 hour drinks package with 8 tap beers, house wines and selected spirits. Plus roving canapes & sweet treats. Pop up Garden Bar serving Pimm’s Punch. DJ Entertainment. See out 2020 in style.

Tropical New Year's EveMelbourne Public
South Wharf$20

Tropical themed New Years Party. LIVE Band & DJs. Roving entertainers. Pop-up Food Stalls featuring Paella and Popstic. Celebrate into the new decade at a Melbourne Oasis. A la carte menu and VIP booth packages also available. Get in the spirit and dress in your best Tropicool fashion such as Hawaiian shirts etc.

New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General Assembly
South Wharf$125

5 hour premium drinks and substantial food package. LIVE entertainment. Waterfront views of the fireworks.

Welcoming the Roaring 2020s NYEGarden State Hotel

A Great Gatsby inspired Soiree with 4 Hour Drinks & Canapes Package including local tap beer & cider, house wines, house spirits. 3 Dance Floors. DJ Entertainment. Fantastic Venue Centrally Located.

NYE Rooftop PartyWaterside Hotel

Four hour All Inclusive Food & Drinks Package with select tap beers, wines, spirits and more plus BBQ faves. DJ & Dance Floor. Exclusive Rooftop Views. Private Functions & Dining also Available.

NYE at the SmithThe Smith

Celebrate New Year’s Eve and party the night away with a 4 hour Beverage package.  With Grazing station, roving canapes plus LIVE music for entertainment all night long!

That NYE Party! 2020The Toff in Town

Your NYE plans will be set at Toff In Town.  It’s Time to Party Sweetie at this terrific central location. You’ll love fun, flowing drinks and dancing as you say goodbye 2019 and hello 2020 with all your favourite tunes. The awesome bonus is you can party in the Club till 5am 2020. For a VIP experience check out the Stage Side Package with 3 hours of Canapes & Beverage Package. Looking to dine? The Carriage Side Package offers a 2 course banquet.

Down the Rabbit Hole NYECampari House

Head down the rabbit hole and party over multiple levels the New Year’s Eve at this Wonderland themed event. Choose from 3 wondrous 5 Hour Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJs. Fantastic Melbourne Laneway Location.

Craic Agus Ceol New Year’s Eve PartyP.J. O’Brien’s Irish Pub

Get ready for a party this NYE at PJ’s Southbank. LIVE Music from Roesy, Bad Penguins + Special Guest. No Cover Charge. Dining Options Also Available.

New Years Eve PartyTemperance Hotel
South YarraFree

One of Chapel St’s favourite hotels will light up this New Years. DJs all night. No Cover Charge.  DJ’s Adam Trace & Garry Sheba on deck 9pm til late. Booth Packages also Available.

New Year's Eve Early DinnerTurf Bar

Get in quick for a special NYE early dinner. Great pricing and then see the Melbourne New Years Eve fireworks. Hurry as will sell out!

NYE Festival Cocktail PartyHophaus Euro Bar Grill

Cocktail Party with Canape, Food & Drinks Package. Party in the lounge bar and garden terrace from 7pm with roaming canapes from 8pm and a 5 hour drinks package with premium biers, basic spirits and much much more.

The Great Gatsby NYE PartyLincoln of Toorak

Dom Arpa Productions presents a roaring 20’s style Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve experience with flowing beverages including champagne, spirits and punch, an exquisite 5 course food offering courtesy of an award winning chef. LIVE entertainment. Photo Booth.
* 5 Courses * All Drinks Inclusive * Live Band * Free Parking *

New Year’s Eve Dinner by the RiverBearBrassSouthbank$65

2 Course NYE Twilight Dinner right near the Yarra River close to all of Melbourne’s New Years festivities and fireworks. Awesome location at Southbank and great venue. Enjoy a family friendly dinner before the celebrations. Also available: NYE Bar Side Party Package with 2 drinks, roaming pizza (8pm-11pm) and DJ’s from 9pm til late – $50.

NYE Festival DiningHophaus Euro Bar GrillSouthbank$65

Enjoy a spectacular 3 course Family Friendly Twilight Dining Package. With 3 seating times 5, 5:30 and 6pm. Grab dinner and then catch the city NYE festivities with the family.

New Year's Eve at the DukeDuke of WellingtonMelbourneFree

Free entry all night long to celebrate the Melbourne NYE. Ground Floor & Rooftop DJs from 9pm. A la carte menu available. See the fireworks from the rooftop.

Endless Summer NYERichmond Club HotelRichmondFree

Free entry to Main bar and Level One Bar. DJ entertainment and dance floor til late. Dinner Bookings Available.

NYE: The Roaring 20's29th ApartmentSt Kilda$99

Iconic St Kilda venue. 1920’s Theme. 4 Hour All Inclusive Beverage Package with basic spirits, beer, wine and cider. 2 hours of pizza and nibbles. DJ Music featuring Disco, Funk, Commercial and Vocal House.

NYE at Bang BangBang BangElsternwick$119

Beverage and Food package. DJ entertainment. Indoor/Outdoor Venue.

2020 NYE PartyHarbour KitchenDocklands$65

Great DJ Music. Waterfront views of Docklands fireworks. General Entry with light canapes and drink on arrival. All inclusive VIP 4 hour food & drink package with Access to Exclusive Glass Pavilion VIP Area. Early bird tickets available till Nov 30.

NYE Pizza & DrinksPostyRichmondFree

Pretend your in Italy for the end of 2020.  Fabulous dining on gourmet fabulous pizzas and Spritz.  Book a table for an early NYE and the awesome team at Posty will wet your whistle with an Aperol Spritz per person!

NYE at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders YardSouth Wharf$125

New Year’s Eve 2019 at Boaties. Incredible view of the fireworks! All Inclusive Food and Drinks package! Massive beer garden with waterfront and DJ’s spinning the discs to welcome in 2020! Plus check out the Fireworks Upgrade for the best views of the Fireworks.

Rooftop NYE Party 2019The Emerald PeacockMelbourne$95

Enjoy a 5 hour All Inclusive Food & Drink Package with Sparkling, Wine, Craft Beer & House Spirits. DJ Entertainment across multiple levels. Great Melbourne CBD location.

NYE PartyThe Imperial South Yarra
South Yarra$55

Sip out of 2020 with a Frose selection.  Share plates grazing boards. Includes  DJ entertainment over two dance rooms. Party beats and anthems. Make sure you book with your friends to scoop up the an awesome Welcome to 2021.

NYE Dining and Celebration PackageTaxi Kitchen
Melbourne$185Great 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 2020 with celebration, great food and great vibes.

NYE DiningBluetrain
Melbourne$120Terrific 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
Hawthorn$85Rooftop 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 2019 Thai Restaurant BanquetBangPop
South Wharf$149Riverside Thai Restaurant with fabulous views to the Melbourne New Year 2020 Fireworks. Restaurant dining options normally with family friendly packages.

New Year’s Eve Retro 80's partyWatermark Docklands
Docklands$95Always a fab waterfront venue down at Docklands. Normally a NYE package inclusive  of drinks and fingerfood. DJ Music. Stunning Views. Bop your way into 2021.

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
Melbourne$389Early dinner options and late NYE dining plus party packages. Usually offers Group Discounts. And has NYE accommodation options.

New Years Eve CelebrationsHolliava
RichmondFreeAwesome 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.

New Year's Eve House PartyTerminus
AbbotsfordFreeMay offer Canapes and beverage packages with exclusive speciality brews. Door Prizes. Open till late.

NYE FiestaThe Emerson Club
South Yarra$120Always 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 2021.

New Year’s Eve 2019Plus 5
South Wharf$120Awesome location on the Yarra River. Restaurant Canape and Beverage Packages. Excellent Views of Melbourne NYE Fireworks, River and Skyline.

New Year's Eve AfternoonBeer DeLuxe
Hawthorn$50Normally a great venue for an early NYE starter with Pizza and Beer Package. LIVE entertainment.  Awesome vibe at this fabulous venue to see out 2020.

NYE on the LawnThe College Lawn
Prahran$75Party on the Lawn. All you can eat New Years Eve BBQ, Drinks Packages, DJ Entertainment.  Kiss 2020 goodbye!  Hurry will sell out!

NYE Restaurant Dining 2020 Count DownAkachochin
South Wharf$95Fabulous 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 2020The 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 Kilda$69Iconic 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
Melbourne$169Great restaurant location on the north bank of the Yarra River. NYE 2020 party with premium drinks package including cocktail & spirits with gourmet food stations and delicious dishes.

New Year's EveWaterslide Bar
Southbank$140Melbourne Southbank venue that typically provides a packaged NYE offering.  House DJ entertainment to dance into 2021. Great vantage point for Melbourne's spectacular NYE Fireworks.

New Year’s Eve Restaurant DiningMeat Market
South Wharf$190Normally a set New Years dinner & drinks Packages. Exclusive Yarra River Views and awesome location for Melbourne midnight freworks. See out 2020 wining and dining.

NYE 2020 at the NewmarketNewmarket Hotel
St Kilda$70Normally 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

Welcome in 2021 in style. 5 course degustation dining and complimentary glass of wine.  Great location opposite Flagstaff Gardens where the Melbourne Fireworks will be. Accommodation is also available at this venue. Be quick!

New Year's Eve 2020The Bohemian Bar & Restaurant
South WharfFreeSouth Wharf restaurant overlooking Melbourne's Yarra River with awesome NYE Dinner options. Family Friendly.  Normally a great vibe for seeing in the new year 2021.

NYE H2o DocklandsNYE H2o

Sold Out – Lots 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 NYE package. This party goes off from 8pm to 3am! See in 2020 in style!

Penthouse NYE Party 2020Penthouse 15

Sold Out – Spectacular fireworks views, outdoor balcony and terrace. LIVE entertainment. Costumed Dancers & LIVE percussionists. Be quick as will sell out. Early bird offer and GA. Countdown to 2020 high above the streets.

NYE at Young & JacksonYoung & JacksonMelbourne$70

On the Door – Great Melbourne location with VIP Dining & Beverage Package in Chloe’s Restaurant and Nibble and Beverage Package in Chloe’s Salon upstairs. Or general entry downstairs for $10 with Entertainment from DJ Scott E. One of Melbourne’s favourite New Years Eve venues.

New Year's Eve Rooftop PartyBourke St ImperialMelbourne$130

Sold Out – Awesome NYE Rooftop party entertainment in the heart of the City. 4 Hours of Drinks & Canapes. Gorgeous Views. All inclusive New Years party package. Great views of fireworks from rooftop.

NYE at the EspyHotel EsplanadeSt Kilda$22.55

Sold Out – Kingwood LIVE this New Year’s Eve from The Espy’s Gershwin Room. Plus the Yacht Club DJs  will also be performing at the Espy to ring in the New Year. Spend New Year’s Eve at a Melbourne Icon with heaps of options. Tickets Selling Fast.

NYE H2o SouthbankLeft Bank MelbourneSouthbank$165

Sold Out – An intimate NYE affair awaits. All Inclusive Food & Drinks Packages. Spectacular Riverside Location right in front of the Melbourne NYE Fireworks. Entertainment from renowned Melbourne DJs playing the best dance and party. Limited Tickets Available. VIP NYE package option.

New Year's Eve at TrinketTrinketMelbourne$49

Sold Out – 2 hour Bottomless Pizza and Cocktails Package in the Main Bar. DJ Entertainment. Free Entry to Main Bar from 6pm til late. Book a table for dinner off the a la carte menu. Fantastic location in the Heart of Melbourne.

Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland BarMelbourne$135

Sold Out – Awesome Melbourne NYE awaits with prime Fireworks Views. All Night Entertainment. Substantial food and drinks package. Hurry for early bird NYE tickets.

Waterfront New Year’s Eve PartyLudlow Bar & Dining RoomSouthbank$180

Sold Out – Great Views. DJ entertainment. Cocktail Party. Premium Canape & Drinks Package. Outdoor Terrace. Group Pricing Available.

Waterfront New Year’s Eve DiningLudlow Bar & Dining RoomSouthbank$70

Sold Out – 2 fantastic 3 course dining options family friendly Twilight Dinner and Late Dinner. Indoor and Outdoor Terrace seating. Beverage and Oyster Upgrade Option.

Pilgrim NYE PartyPilgrim BarMelbourne$125

Sold Out – Join the Pilgrim Crew in an all inclusive 5hr Cocktail Party with fantastic Melbourne NYE fireworks views in great location just below Federation Square on the Yarra River. More details available via the Ticketing.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at AmoraAmora Hotel RiverwalkRichmond$150

Sold Out – Awesome 5 course NYE dinner package with drinks included. A great celebrations of Welcome 2021 that includes LIVE entertainment.  Accommodation is available in this family friendly Hotel.

NYE Rooftop SoireeThe Albion RooftopSouth Melbourne$120

Sold Out – One of Melbourne’s most gorgeous rooftop venue will be treat you to a fabulous Rooftop Soiree this new year’s eve! Enjoy a stellar NYE Package featuring 4 hours of beverages and canapes with a Belvedere Vodka Cocktail on arrival. Plus entertainment featuring LIVE music and some of Melbourne’s Top DJs.

NYE Dinner at Harry'sStamford Plaza MelbourneMelbourne$89

Sold Out – Delicious 3-Course NYE Dinner at Harry’s Restaurant with Glass of Sparkling on Arrival. Two NYE Dinner Sittings Available. Fantastic Location in Central Melbourne. Superb NYE Accommodation options available at the Stamford Plaza Melbourne.

NYE Rooftop RompProvincial HotelFitzroy$120

Sold Out – Awesome NYE party at a Brunswick Street favourite venue. The Provincial Hotel will be partying goodbye to 2019. Enjoy the all inclusive rooftop package with Bottomless beverages & roaming canapes. Countdown LIVE on the big screens. Diner Bookings Available on the Ground Floor. Chammy Room has free entry and DJs all night long.

NYE Exclusive Dining EventAtta RestaurantAlbert Park$120

Sold Out – Enjoy an exclusive dinning event this New Year’s Eve featuring delicious a Six Course Tasting Menu. Upgrade to a paired wine package for the complete experience. Treat yourself to some modern Indian cuisine as you welcome in 2020. All just a short walk from the beach.

Arbory Afloat New YearsArbory AfloatMelbourne$195

Sold Out – All 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!

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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.