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 Years Eve 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 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!
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.
Elevation New Year's EveEureka 89
SouthbankTBCSpectacular view high above the city streets. LIVE entertainment, dancing and DJ's. Food and Drink Packages. Cocktail Party Atmosphere.
Biergarten NYE FestivalHophaus Bier Bar Grill
SouthbankTBCCocktail Party and Dining Packages. Overlooking the Yarra River. Family Friendly.
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 EveLudlow Bar & Dining Room
SouthbankTBCGreat Views. DJ entertainment. Dining & Cocktail Party Packages.
New Year's Eve PartyTurf Bar
MelbourneFreeDrinks Specials, DJ Entertainment throughout the evening. Free Entry.
New Year’s Eve by the RiverBearBrass
SouthbankTBC20 min River Cruise followed by 4 Course Dinner including cocktail on arrival with spectacular fireworks views.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at AmoraAmora Hotel Riverwalk
RichmondTBCMulti-course dinner with drinks included. LIVE entertainment. Accommodation available. Family Friendly.
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 29th Apartment29th Apartment
St KildaFreeIconic St Kilda venue. Offers typically include Premium Beverage Package, Canapes and DJ Music.
New Years Eve Full Moon Party (2017)Temperance Hotel
South Yarra$25One of Chapel St's favourite hotels will light up this New Years. Cocktail on arrival and roving canapes.
Count down to the New YearAkachochin
South Wharf$95Degustation Dinner. 2 Sittings Available. Beverage Packages Available. Riverside Location.
Alumbra NYE Soul Sessions ReunionAlumbra
Docklands$30Fireworks View. LIVE Entertainment. Spacious Outdoor Terraces. Drinks Specials.
New Year's Eve PartyAsian Beer Cafe
MelbourneFreeHappy Hour Specials. $7 Cocktails. DJ from 7pm. Free Entry. Fireworks Views from Balcony.
NYE 2018 Thai RestaurantBangPop
South WharfTBARiverside Thai Restaurant with fabulous views to the Melbourne New Year Fireworks. Normally 2 sittings and family friendly packages.
Get Feral: New Year's Eve (2017)Beer DeLuxe
Hawthorn$503 hour Pizza and Beer Package (4pm to 7pm). 12 Feral Brewing taps. Meet the brewer. LIVE entertainment.
NYE DiningBluetrain
Melbourne$85Two sittings for NYE dinner in Melbourne at Southbank. Inclusive 3 course dining offers.
SPANK presents Bailando Carnivale NYE 2017Bobby McGee’s
Melbourne$120LIVE entertainment. Cocktail/drink on arrival plus premium canapes and gelati bar. Accommodation Specials Available.
New Year's EveBourke St Imperial
Melbourne$115Entertainment in the Heart of the City. 4 Hours of Drinks & Canapes. Gorgeous Views.
Free the Animal NYEBrunswick Mess Hall
Brunswick$120DJ Music All Night. Performers including Fire Breathers and Contortionists. 5 Hour All Inclusive Package.
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
Melbourne$150Party Across 4 Levels. 5 Hour Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJ.
New Year’s EveCushion
St Kilda$55Melbourne's favourite DJ’s. 5 Hour Beverage & Canape Package.
New Year's Eve at the Duke (2017)Duke of Wellington
Melbourne$110Premium 4 hour Drinks & Canape Package at Duchess (Level 2). LIVE Entertainment.
NYE at Fargo an CoFargo and Co
Richmond$20Party over 2 levels. DJ Entertainment, Cash Bar. Chef's Special New Years Eve Menu. Priority Entry before 9pm. Cocktail on Arrival.
NYE SalutiFratelli Fresh
Melbourne$0.00Melbourne's NYE comes alive at Alfred Place with spectacular "Saluti" inspired Italian a la carte menu by Fratelli Fresh. Groups always welcome.
NYE in the GardenGarden State Hotel
Melbourne$1004 Hour Drinks & Canapes Package. VIP Packages Available. DJ Entertainment. Centrally Located.
NYE Gold PartyHarbour Kitchen
Docklands$1104 hour food & drink packages. Great DJ Music. VIP Packages.
New Year's Eve DiningHofbrauhaus
Melbourne$793 course and 4 course dining options with Glass of Sparkling on arrival and featuring Choice of Soup, Main and Dessert.
2nd Annual New Year’s Carnival ExtravaganzaLe Bon Ton
Collingwood$199Extravagant LIVE Music and Roving Entertainment 5 Hours Drinks Package. All you can eat BBQ feast.
Masquerade NYE Street PartyLittle Red Pocket
Melbourne$1005 Hours Unlimited Food and Drinks. DJ Music. VIP Booths Available.
Marrakech NYEMarrakech
Melbourne$955 Hour All-inclusive Drink + Food Package Party. Fun with the Shisha pipes and DJ Music.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in StyleMeat Market
South Wharf$2103 Course Dinner plus 4.5 Hour Drinks Package. Exclusive Yarra River Views.
Let's Celebrate New Year's EveMelbourne Central Lion Hotel
MelbourneFreeFree entry before 11pm. $25 after 11pm. VIP booths available. DJ's in the Main room and Jac's bar. Drink Specials & Giveaways!
Mi Casa Es Su Casa New Year's EveMelbourne Public
South Wharf$140New Years all inclusive party food and drinks packages. LIVE DJs. Limited Dinner Packages Available. Dress Mexican.
New Year's Eve at Hop Sing Bar & FoodMercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens
Melbourne$30Early: 5 Course Asian Fusion Dinner $69 pp. Late: Roving Asian Fusion Canapes with Reserved Seating $30 pp.
NYE Haus PartyMunich Brauhaus
South WharfFreeLIVE Entertainment. A La Carte Dining. Set Menu Available for Groups 15+.
NYE at the NewmarketNewmarket Hotel
St Kilda$0.00A La Carte Dining. 2 or 3 course Set Menus. Free Entry. DJ from 9pm. Bookings Essentials.
NYE Cocktail PartyPilgrim Bar
Melbourne$130All Inclusive Cocktail Party with fantastic Melbourne NYE fireworks views.
Platform 28 NYEPlatform 28
DocklandsTBCFantastic Docklands location for NYE celebrations. Typically offers Food & Beverage Packages and LIVE entertainment.
Speakeasy New Year’s EvePlus 5
South Wharf$994 Hour Canape and Beverage Packages. VIP Champagne Package! Excellent Views of Fireworks, River and Skyline. Waterfront Terrace.
Italiano Partito New Year's EvePosty
RichmondFreeLIVE Italian Street Music. Food and Drink Specials.
New Year's Eve White PartyPrahran Hotel
Prahran$100 5 hour Beverage Package with Roaming Finger Food. DJ entertainment across all levels.
NYE 2017 Full Moon PartyPrecinct Hotel
Richmond$20Dress Bright / Bold / Beach. Drink Specials. LIVE music and DJ. Ticket Price includes a Full Moon Cocktail.
Fire & Ice New Year's Eve at HQsRadisson on Flagstaff Gardens
Melbourne$139Free Flowing Beverages and Gourmet Canapes. LIVE band. Ice Sculptures. Great location opposite Flagstaff Gardens.
Endless Summer NYERichmond Club Hotel
Richmond$552 hour Party Starter Package. Rooftop & Level 1 Priority Access All Night. Dinner Bookings Available
Riva NYE 2017 "The Ocean of White"Riva
St Kilda$89Iconic beachfront venue. General Entry and VIP Tickets which includes a $50 drink card and balcony access.
Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland Bar
Melbourne$130Prime Fireworks Views. All Night Entertainment. Finger food and drinks package.
Carnivale NYE PartyRobarta
St Kilda$352 Levels of Entertainment. 4 Hour Drinks Package. Roving Entertainers. DJs. Party till Dawn.
White Party New Years Eve 2017Royal Saxon
Richmond$60Dress in White. Cocktail on Arrival, Roving Canapes, DJs Rocking till Late. Surprise Entertainment on the Night. A New Years Eve to remember.
A Sake NYESake Flinders Lane
Melbourne$0.00Full A La Carte Japanese menu of Sake favourites this NYE. Only a few minutes from the Melbourne New Year's fireworks display.
NYE at SakeSake Hamer Hall
Melbourne$0.00Gorgeous location at Arts Centre. Right near Yarra River. Set 7 course menu at $150 or A la carte menu options! Great new year's eve dining.
The Party NYE 2018Spice Market
Melbourne$40Great venue to see in 2018. Drink on Arrival and roaming food. VIP and Premium Lounge Options.
NYE 2018St Kilda Block Party
St Kilda$30LIVE music Ft. Andy Murphy. 2 Beverage Package Options Available.
NYE Oscar's PartyTaxi Kitchen
Melbourne$1955 Course NYE Menu. Entertainment & More.
New Year's Eve Beach PartyTerminus
Abbotsford$855 hour canapes and beverage package with exclusive speciality brew. Surf Board Door Prize. Open till 3am.
New Year's Eve Under The Tuscan SunTerra Rossa
Melbourne$125Italian themed New Year's in Melbourne. All inclusive dining and party packages and family friendly too! See in 2018 with a little taste of Italy!
NYE at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders Yard
South Wharf$120Incredible view of the fireworks! All Inclusive Food and Drinks! Live Music!
The Best Of... New Year's EveThe Bohemian Bar & Restaurant
South Wharf$1805 Courses with 5 Drinks including wine and cocktails. Featuring the Bohemians favourite dishes of the year.
House Party New Year's EveThe Bridge Hotel
Richmond$10DJ's on all levels. House and RnB. Captain Morgan Drinks Specials.
NYE on the LawnThe College Lawn
Prahran$99Party on the Lawn. All you can eat New Years Eve BBQ, 4 hour Drinks Package, DJs from 8pm.
New Year's Eve 2017The Emerson Club
South Yarra$753 hour Beverage Pack. DJ entertainment headlined by DJ John Course and featuring Jono Haze & Paul CLRK
NYE on the Rooftop featuring John CourseThe Emerson Rooftop
South Yarra$200Food & Beverage Pack. Fireworks Views from the Rooftop. LIVE Entertainment.
New Year's EveThe Exchange Hotel
Port MelbourneFreeParty into the early hours. 'Jame Forbes' acoustic set from 6pm and DJ 'Rod Boyd' on the decks from 10pm.
New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General Assembly
South Wharf$100Riverfront + City Skyline Views. High Quality Food and Drink. Indoor and Outdoor Areas.
New York NYEThe George on Collins
Melbourne$30New York themed NYE includes canapés and cocktail. Fun and Fab NYE.
New Year's Eve BashThe Hof Downtown
Melbourne$853 course meal with a glass of wine or sparkling. Family Friendly. Children Eat Free* *Terms & Conditions apply.
Disco of the Decades NYEThe Imperial South Yarra
South Yarra$20House Wine or Schooner of Beer on Arrival. Entertainment over 2 rooms with 5 DJs.
Melba New Year’s Eve DinnerThe Langham
Melbourne$229Early dinner options and 9pm onward NYE midnight party/dining. Group Discounts.
Stay Local NYE 2017The Local
Port MelbourneFreeSee in 2018 Local Style. Drink specials during a five hour happy hour and complimentary bubbly at midnight! This is a free event.
Best of Persa 2017 Jäger PartyThe Perseverance
FitzroyFreeFree Entry, Drinks Specials All New Years Eve. DJs Playing Everything Persa.
New Year’s Eve DinnerThe Rocks Mornington
Mornington$502 sittings of Share Dinner Menu. Fresh Local Seafood. Great Views. Min spend.
New Year's Eve Electric DreamsTrak
Toorak$4515 DJ’s, 3 Levels of music, Aerial artists and more. Trak will go off this NYE. Canapes throughout the evening. Be early for the early bird!
New Year’s Eve Dance Cruise 2017Victoria Star Cruises
Docklands$1655 hour Event. Cheap Drinks. Substantial Fingerfood. Fireworks View.
New Year’s Eve partyWatermark Docklands
Docklands$1104 Hour Drinks and Fingerfood Package. DJ Music. Stunning Views.
NYE on the RoofWaterside Hotel
Melbourne$98Inclusive Drink Package and Roving Canapes. DJ & Dance Floor. Rooftop Views. Glass of Moet at Midnight. Dining also Available.
New Year's EveWaterslide Bar
Southbank$65Cocktail on Arrival. House DJ. Great Vantage Point for Fireworks.
NYE Rooftop PartyWoolshed Rooftop
Docklands$125Shifvt spectacular rooftop NYE cocktail party on top of Woolshed at Docklands. Make new friendships and even make some of your own sparks this NYE. Come to the Woolshed Shifvt party. Awesome views of fireworks and inclusive party packages.
New Year’s Eve at Yarra Valley LodgeYarra Valley Lodge
Chirnside Park$150Welcome drinks on arrival. 5 course degustation dinner with matched wine. Accommodation Available.

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