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

Endless Summer NYE PartyThe Wharf Hotel
Melbourne$120Awesome location for NYE in Melbourne, overlooking the Yarra River. Great New Years Eve party vibe and fab Endless Summer Party theme to see out 2018. NYE Riverside includes 4 hour drinks and food package. Featuring a pop up beach bar. And entertainment all night. Hurry as will sell out.
New Year's Eve at Platform 28Platform 28
Docklands$95DJ Lauren Mac will bring in 2019 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!
Blue Diamond NYE 2019 - 90's FlashbackPenthouse 15
Melbourne$65Spectacular fireworks views, outdoor balcony and terrace. 90s Theme. LIVE entertainment. Costumed Performers. Be quick as will sell out. Early bird offer and GA. Countdown to 2019 with your favourite 90's anthems.
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!
Capital NYE 2019Promiseland
Melbourne$45Amazing Fireworks & Waterfront Views. Indoor & Outdoor Event. RnB and Latin Music over 2 arenas. LIVE performers. Street Food. VIP Booth options.
POP NYE at Melbourne PublicMelbourne Public
South Wharf$135New Years all inclusive party food and drinks package. LIVE Band & DJs. It will POP to celebrate 2019. Also available are Dinner Packages.
NYE Rooftop Party Black & GoldWoolshed Rooftop
Docklands$175Spectacular rooftop NYE cocktail party on top of Woolshed at Docklands. This VIP Black & Gold Harbour view party package includes drinks and canapes. Come to the Woolshed VIP NYE party. 3 of Melbourne top DJ's spinning the decks to dance your way into the New Year! Awesome views of Docklands fireworks.
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 at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders Yard
South Wharf$125New Year's Eve 2018 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 2019!
NYE in the GardenGarden State Hotel
Melbourne$1204 Hour Drinks & Canapes Package. 3 Dance Floors. DJ Entertainment. Centrally Located.
NYE White PartyEuropean Bier Café & Aer Rooftop Bar
Melbourne$1507 Hour food & drinks package, 4 Levels of Entertainment, White themed dress up party.
New Year's Eve at TrinketTrinket
Melbourne$1004 hours of food and beverage. DJ Entertainment. VIP package available with access to hidden cellar. Fantastic location in the Heart of Melbourne.
New Year’s Eve Masquerade PartyCampari House
Melbourne$1255 Hour Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJ. Fantastic Melbourne Laneway Location.
NYE Jungle PartyRobarta
St Kilda$402 Levels of Entertainment. Deluxe 4 Hour Drinks Package. Roving Entertainers. DJs. Party till Dawn.
NYE Night Garden FestivalHopscotch
Southbank$165Fantastic Melbourne fireworks by the Yarra River. Come and enjoy all inclusive 4 hour drinks package, roving canapes, food stalls & sweet treats. Pop up Pimms Bar and DJ Entertainment. See out 2018 in style. Early bird and group discounts but hurry!
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.
Madam Rouge New Year’s Eve PartyP.J. O’Brien’s Irish Pub
Southbank$30LIVE Music & DJ with Bubbles on Arrival and Canapes throughout the night. Dining Options Available.
New Years Eve PartyTemperance Hotel
South Yarra$25One of Chapel St's favourite hotels will light up this New Years. Drinks Specials & DJs all night. Tickets include one drink on arrival and roving canapes.
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.
NYE Pilgrim PartyPilgrim Bar
Melbourne$150Join 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. There is also available VIP Table options for NYE to secure the best locations. Details available via the Ticketing.
New Year's Eve PartyThe Bridge Hotel
Richmond$10DJ's on all levels. Drinks Specials. Tickets include entry and one free drink. Group Booth Packages also Available.
NYE on the RoofWaterside Hotel
Melbourne$120Inclusive Drink Package and Roving Canapes. DJ & Dance Floor. Rooftop Views. Private Functions & Dining also Available.
New Year's Eve PartyFishers Craft Beer Bar
South Melbourne$99Spectacular view of Fireworks from 1st Floor and Rooftop. 4 hour basic drinks package with roaming canapes. Premium Drinks available.
New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General Assembly
South Wharf$1205 hour premium drinks and canape package. LIVE music. Riverfront views.
Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland Bar
Melbourne$135Awesome Melbourne NYE awaits with prime Fireworks Views. All Night Entertainment. Finger food and drinks package. Hurry for early bird NYE tickets.
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.
New Year's Eve Jungle PartyTerminus
Abbotsford$1105 hour canapes and beverage package. DJ Entertainment. Best Dressed Prizes.
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!
NYE at Bang BangBang Bang
Elsternwick$110Beverage and Canapes package. DJ entertainment. Indoor/Outdoor Venue.
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 Beers Eve NYE PartyHolliava
Richmond$25Drink Specials. Games including a Mario Kart Competition. 3 Bars. Outdoor Beer Garden.
Italiano Partito New Year's EvePosty
RichmondFreeLIVE Italian Street Music. Food and Drink Specials. Make a Booking.
Transport NYE in the CBDTransport Public Bar
Melbourne$20Party in Melbourne town right front and centre at Fed Square. Terrific views of the Melbourne night sky and fireworks. Venue has DJ's for entertainment.
NYE at Fargo and CoFargo and Co
Richmond$120Party into 2019 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!
New Year's Eve White PartyPrahran Hotel
Prahran$100 5 hour Beverage Package with Roaming Finger Food. DJ entertainment across all levels.
New Year's Eve Dining at WoolshedWoolshed
Docklands$75Special NYE Dining Packages available with 2 sittings. Early and late dining. Families are welcome. Great views of the Midnight Fireworks. Also note there is Free Entry to the LIVE band in the Main Bar. A fun way to see out 2018.
Endless Summer NYERichmond Club Hotel
Richmond$552 hour Sunset Package. Rooftop & Level 1 Priority Access All Night. Dinner Bookings Available
NYE at Young & JacksonYoung & Jackson
Melbourne$120Great Melbourne location with VIP Cocktail Canape & Beverage Package in Chloe's Bar. Also NYE Dining option with 4 course meal and cocktail beverages. Or general entry. One of Melbourne's favourite New Years Eve venues.
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.
Count down to the New YearAkachochin
South Wharf$65NYE Dinner. 2 Sittings Available. Beverage Packages Available. Riverside location. Families welcome on early sitting.
NYE 2018 Thai RestaurantBangPop
South Wharf$897 Course Thai NYE Dinner. 2 dining sittings inside and outside. Late New Year's Eve sittings for the Melbourne fireworks include beverage packages. Family friendly.
New Year's Eve Rooftop PartyBourke St Imperial
Melbourne$120Rooftop party entertainment in the heart of the City. 4 Hours of Drinks & Canapes. Gorgeous Views. Early bird tickets and group discounts. Hurry!
NYE Party 2019Harbour Kitchen
Docklands$120All inclusive 4 hour food & drink packages. Great DJ Music. Waterfront views of Docklands fireworks. Early bird tickets available.
New Year's Eve at the DukeDuke of Wellington
MelbourneFreeFree entry all night long to celebrate the Melbourne NYE. Rooftop DJ from 6pm. Kids eat free with adults main meal purchased.
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!
The Party NYE 2018Spice Market
Melbourne$40Terrific Melbourne dance party venue to see in 2019. GA and VIP ticketing. Initial drink and some roaming food. Also premium lounges available. First release ticket discounts so be quick.
New Year's Eve at Hop Sing Bar & FoodMercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens
Melbourne$75Early: 5 Course Asian Fusion Dinner with matched wines. $95 pp. Later: NYE Countdown party. Hot and cold canapes and assorted deserts. Beverage package included. $75 pp. Accommodation also available.
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 Studio 54 PartyTaxi Kitchen
Melbourne$1504 Course NYE Menu. Entertainment & More in Federation Square.
NYE on the LawnThe College Lawn
Prahran$75Party on the Lawn. New Year's Eve all you can eat BBQ, 4 hour Drinks Package. See out 2018 with DJs on decks from 8pm.
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.
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.
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.
Red White Blue NYEThe Emerson Club
South Yarra$85Escape to Las Vegas New Year's Eve party. 2019 never looked so good. Dance your way into the new years with an all star DJ lineup. Drink specials and drink card as part of the ticket. Presales going fast.
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.
New Year’s Eve at Yarra Valley LodgeYarra Valley Lodge
Chirnside Park$195New Year's Celebrations usually include welcome drinks on arrival. Multi course degustation dinner with matched wine. Accommodation Available. Families welcome!
Midnight NYEByblos
Melbourne$150Great Melbourne restaurant location with views over Yarra River. NYE party with premium drinks package including cocktail & spirits with gourmet food stations and delicious mediterranean dishes.
New Year’s EveCushion
St KildaTBAEntertainment from Melbourne's favourite DJ’s. Beverage & Canape Packages.
New Year's Eve Battle of the BrewersBeer DeLuxe
Hawthorn$50Three 2hr sessions in the afternoon of 31st December for Beer lovers to start the party to see out 2018. Meet the brewers. Food included as pizza platters and wine also included. Entertainment and fun assured.
NYE DiningBluetrain
Melbourne$85Two sittings for NYE dinner in Melbourne restaurant at Southbank. Inclusive 3 course dining offers. Families welcome.
Rooftop New Years EveStolen Gem
Melbourne$250Rooftop terrace new years eve party in Melbourne to see in 2019.
New Year’s Restaurant DiningLe Bon Ton
Collingwood$198Extravagant all you can eat New Year's Eve BBQ feast. Drinks package and entertainment included.
New Year’s Eve Restaurant DiningMeat Market
South Wharf$125Two New Years Eve restaurant dining sittings. An early for families and a later for the Melbourne fireworks show and celebrations. Exclusive Yarra River views.
New Year’s Eve Cocktail partyWatermark Docklands
Docklands$805 Hour Drinks and Fingerfood Package. DJ Music. Stunning Views. Some early dining too for families.
Old School New Year's EveMelbourne Central Lion Hotel
Melbourne$25Free entry before 11pm. $25 after 11pm. Dress old school. DJ's in the Main room and Jac's bar. Drink Specials & Giveaways!
New Year's EveWaterslide Bar
Southbank$120Drinks package and canapes. House DJ. Great vantage point for fireworks from Southbank to see in 2019.
NYE Three Ways at the NewmarketNewmarket Hotel
St Kilda$65NYE a La Carte Dining in our restaurant. 3 sharing courses to enjoy seeing off 2018. Then there is the free entry family fiesta early on in the afternoon of 31st December. The third option is our NYE Late Night kicks off with entertainment from 9pm. Restaurant bookings essential.
New Year’s Eve 2018Plus 5
South Wharf$120Riverside restaurant with all night grazing and beverage packages to see in the New Year. Spirits upgrade package! Excellent Views of Melbourne Fireworks, Yarra River and Melbourne skyline. Waterfront Terrace. Inside and outside.
Pyjama Party NYE 2018Precinct Hotel
Richmond$25Is NYE past your bed time? No problems dress in your PJ's. Dress Bright / Bold / Pyjama's. Drink Specials. LIVE music and DJ. Ticket Price includes a Cocktail on arrival. If you snooze you lose!
White Wicked Wonderland NYERiva
St Kilda$69Iconic beachfront venue. Early bird, general entry and VIP Tickets. Have a wicked time to see out 2018.
New Year's Eve 2018The Bohemian Bar & Restaurant
South Wharf$89Restaurant dining 5 course sharing style includes a glass of champers. Featuring some of the the Bohemians favourite dishes of the year.
Over 28's New Year's Eve 2018The Exchange Hotel
Port Melbourne$90Party into the early hours of 2019. Live entertainment and inclusive package including beer, wine and basic spirits. Early Bird offer at $90. Normal at $110. Be quick!
NYE House PartyThe Imperial South Yarra
South YarraFreeOld School with entertainment over levels and live coverage of the NYE Fireworks. Entry is free but do book to ensure a VIP ticket that gives Champers at Midnight!
Local NYE DiningThe Local
Port MelbourneFreeSee in 2019 Local Style. Great menus in our dining room. Free glass of champers at Midnight. See the Melbourne fireworks from the Local Balcony. This is a free event but bookings essential.
NYE End of World PartyThe Perseverance
FitzroyFreeParty like it’s the last day. Free Entry. Drinks specials all New Years Eve. DJs playing. Prizes.
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 at 29th Apartment29th Apartment
St KildaTBAIconic St Kilda venue. Offers typically include Premium Beverage Package, Canapes and DJ Music.
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.
NYE Haus PartyMunich Brauhaus
South WharfTBALIVE Entertainment. A La Carte Dining. Set Menu Available for Large Groups.
NYE PartyBrunswick Mess Hall
BrunswickTBANormally has a New Years celebration party with DJ Music and all inclusive packages.
NYE PartyThe George on Collins
MelbourneTBAFab and Fun NYE party which usually includes canapés and cocktails.
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.
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 2018St Kilda Block Party
St KildaTBALIVE music. Beverage Package Options.
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.
Bobby NYEBobby McGee’s
MelbourneTBANormally great NYE party venue. LIVE entertainment. Drinks, canapes and more. Accommodation specials available.
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.
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.
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.
NYE on the RooftopThe Emerson Rooftop
South YarraTBAFood & Beverage Pack. Fireworks Views from the Rooftop. LIVE Entertainment.

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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