Celebrations 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 Cruise||Victoria Star Cruises||Docklands||$175|
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 Party||The Wharf Hotel||Melbourne||$120|
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 Party||European Bier Café & Aer Rooftop Bar||Melbourne||$150|
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 28||Platform 28||Docklands||$105|
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 2020||Storyville||Melbourne||$99|
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 Party||The Bridge Hotel||Richmond||$10|
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! NYE||Royal Victoria Motor Yacht Club||Williamstown||$151.43|
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 Swing||Transit Rooftop Bar||Melbourne||$190|
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 Harlow||Harlow||Richmond||$100|
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 Club||State of Grace||Melbourne||$150|
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 Co||Fargo and Co||Richmond||$120|
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 Party||Transport Public Bar||Melbourne||$25|
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 Festival||Hopscotch||Southbank||$165|
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 Eve||Melbourne 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 Assembly||The General Assembly||South Wharf||$125|
5 hour premium drinks and substantial food package. LIVE entertainment. Waterfront views of the fireworks.
|Welcoming the Roaring 2020s NYE||Garden State Hotel||Melbourne||$120|
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 Party||Waterside Hotel||Melbourne||$95|
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 Smith||The Smith||Prahran||$100|
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! 2020||The Toff in Town||Melbourne||$30|
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 NYE||Campari House||Melbourne||$110|
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 Party||P.J. O’Brien’s Irish Pub||Southbank||Free|
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 Party||Temperance Hotel||South Yarra||Free|
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 Dinner||Turf Bar||Melbourne||$45|
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 Party||Hophaus Euro Bar Grill||Southbank||$175|
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 Party||Lincoln of Toorak||Toorak||$190|
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.
|New Year’s Eve Dinner by the River||BearBrass||Southbank||$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 Dining||Hophaus Euro Bar Grill||Southbank||$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 Duke||Duke of Wellington||Melbourne||Free|
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 NYE||Richmond Club Hotel||Richmond||Free|
Free entry to Main bar and Level One Bar. DJ entertainment and dance floor til late. Dinner Bookings Available.
|NYE: The Roaring 20's||29th Apartment||St 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 Bang||Bang Bang||Elsternwick||$119|
Beverage and Food package. DJ entertainment. Indoor/Outdoor Venue.
|2020 NYE Party||Harbour Kitchen||Docklands||$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 & Drinks||Posty||Richmond||Free|
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 Boaties||The Boatbuilders Yard||South 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 2019||The Emerald Peacock||Melbourne||$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.
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
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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.
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 and the suburbs. It’s a great place to be.