Fire Eater at NYE MelbourneCelebrations for New Year’s Eve Melbourne 2018 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 2019. 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 2018 NYE event to see in 2019 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!

Capital NYE 2019Promiseland

Amazing Fireworks & Waterfront Views. Indoor & Outdoor Event. RnB and Latin Music over 2 arenas. LIVE performers. Street Food. VIP Booth options.

NYE Night Garden FestivalHopscotch

Fantastic 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!

Blue Diamond NYE 2019 - 90's FlashbackPenthouse 15

Spectacular 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.

Rooftop NYE Party 2019The Emerald Peacock

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.

Riverland New Year’s EveRiverland Bar

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

NYE Jungle PartyRobarta
St Kilda$40

2 Levels of Entertainment. Deluxe 4 Hour Drinks Package. Roving Entertainers. DJs. Party till Dawn.

New Year’s Eve Tiki PartyCushion
St Kilda$65

Melbourne's favourite DJ’s. 5 Hour Beverage & Canape Package.

NYE at Bang BangBang Bang

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

New Beers Eve NYE PartyHolliava

Drink Specials. Games including a Mario Kart Competition. 3 Bars. Outdoor Beer Garden.

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 and generous grazers, both packages include a 5 hour beverage package. The Dining Package features a bold and bountiful 4 course dinner and drinks. The Rooftop Package with Canapes, 5 hours of Drinks and fireworks views. Get ready to step back in time to the Cotton Club!

Arbory Afloat New YearsArbory Afloat

All aboard for an incredible New Year's Eve at Abory Afloat on the Yarra River. Incredible location on this floating Restaurant and Bar on the Yarra River with great themes drawing from the Mediterranean Beach Clubs topped off with all inclusive packages. Grey Goose Vodka are helping the celebrations and Chef Nick Bennett will take the taste buds on a Mediterranean epicurean food adventure. Early Bird Tickets and VIP upper deck options. Hurry will sell out!

NYE on the RoofWaterside Hotel

Inclusive Drink Package and Roving Canapes. DJ & Dance Floor. Rooftop Views. Private Functions & Dining also Available.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade PartyCampari House

5 Hour Food and Beverage Packages. Exclusive VIP Rooftop Bar. LIVE DJ. Fantastic Melbourne Laneway Location.

NYE in the GardenGarden State Hotel

4 Hour Drinks & Canapes Package. 3 Dance Floors. DJ Entertainment. Centrally Located.

Arbory NYE 2018Arbory

Incredible NYE all inclusive party packages right overlooking the Yarra River, including entertainment. 2019 can't come quick enough. Delicious food by Chef Nick Bennett and bars helping the celebrations with house spirits, wine, champagne and beers included.

New Year’s Eve Dance Cruise 2018Victoria Star Cruises

Awesome 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 Restaurant DiningMeat Market
South Wharf$125

Two awesome New Year's Eve restaurant dining sittings. An early 3 course sitting for families and a later Celebration dining experience for the Melbourne fireworks show to welcome in 2019. It will be a feast of the Meat Market favourite meats and dishes. Mouth watering and Exclusive Yarra River views.

NYE Pilgrim PartyPilgrim Bar

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. There is also available VIP Table options for NYE to secure the best locations. Details available via the Ticketing.

New Year's Eve Jungle PartyTerminus

5 hour canapes and beverage package. DJ Entertainment. Best Dressed Prizes.

New Year's Eve at TrinketTrinket

4 hours of food and beverage. DJ Entertainment. VIP package available with access to hidden cellar. Fantastic location in the Heart of Melbourne.

Party A Paris NYELeft Bank Melbourne

A Parisian exquisite NYE awaits. Dine with a taste of Paris in 3 courses. Riverside fun with fling and flair. Or go straight to the Parisian Amuse Bouche Cocktail Party. All inclusive and premium beverages with a Paris theme on both options.. Food stations and entertainment all into 2019. It promises a gorgeous exit to 2018. Hurry will sell out.

New Year's Eve PartyThe Bridge Hotel

DJ's on all levels. Drinks Specials. Tickets include entry and one free drink. Group Booth Packages also Available.

Endless Summer NYERichmond Club Hotel

2 hour Sunset Package. Rooftop & Level 1 Priority Access All Night. Dinner Bookings Available

New Year's Eve at Platform 28Platform 28

DJ 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!

Transport NYE in the CBDTransport Public Bar

Party 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.

POP NYE at Melbourne PublicMelbourne PublicSouth Wharf$135

New Years all inclusive party food and drinks package. LIVE Band & DJs. It will POP to celebrate 2019. Also available are Dinner Packages.

NYE White PartyEuropean Bier Café & Aer Rooftop BarMelbourne$150

7 Hour food & drinks package, 4 Levels of Entertainment, White themed dress up party.

Endless Summer NYE PartyThe Wharf HotelMelbourne$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 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 Years Eve PartyTemperance HotelSouth Yarra$25

One 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.

Italiano Partito New Year's EvePostyRichmondFree

LIVE Italian Street Music. Food and Drink Specials. Make a Booking.

NYE House PartyThe Imperial South YarraSouth YarraFree

Old School with DJ entertainment over two dance rooms. House Party beats and anthems. Live coverage of the 2018 NYE Fireworks. Entry is free. Also a VIP ticket option that provides bonuses like Champers at Midnight! Make sure you book with your friends to scoop up the VIP's.

NYE End of World PartyThe PerseveranceFitzroyFree

Party like it’s the last day. Free Entry. Drinks specials all New Years Eve. Our Top DJs spinning the decks and playing the pops from the 80's until now, right thru to 2019. A super fun way to see out 2018.

Starry Night NYE 2018The AlbionSouth Melbourne$50

One of Melbourne's most gorgeous rooftop venues. And you will be treated to an All Star new year's eve! This venue recently won the best rooftop venue experience at the Vic AHA Awards and the Albion team are putting on a stellar NYE Package with many options. Club entry, VIP Rooftop and Booth options. All entertainment with Melbourne's Top DJ's Marcus Knight, Andy Van, Jolyon Petch, and Jorj Lavida. VIP options also includes 5hrs premium food and beverages. See Tickets for details.

Madam Rouge New Year’s Eve PartyP.J. O’Brien’s Irish PubSouthbank$30

LIVE Music & DJ with Bubbles on Arrival and Canapes throughout the night. Dining Options Available.

HQ's New Year's Eve Big BashRadisson on Flagstaff GardensMelbourne$169

Welcome 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 Young & JacksonYoung & JacksonMelbourne$120

Great 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.

NYE 2018Provincial HotelFitzroyFree

Awesome NYE party at a Brunswick Street favourite venue. The Provincial Hotel will be partying goodbye to 2018. Free Entry with Glass of Sparkling at Midnight and DJ's spinning tunes in 3 rooms over 2 levels. Arrive early for a $6 steak night and extended happy hour.

Disco Fever New Year’s Eve PartyLudlow Bar & Dining RoomSouthbank$70

Great Views. DJ entertainment. Choose from 2 fabulous dining packages or a Cocktail Party.

Biergarten NYE FestivalHophaus Bier Bar GrillSouthbank$150

Choose 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.

New Year's Eve Dining at WoolshedWoolshedDocklands$75

Special 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.

New Year's Eve Early DinnerTurf BarMelbourne$35

Get 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!

NYE Exclusive Dining EventAtta RestaurantAlbert Park$110

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 2019.

NYE: 4 Seasons, 4 Courses DinnerThe DorchesterSt Kilda$145

Exquisite 4 course NYE degustation dinner with matching cocktails or mocktails. Tastes inspired by the 4 seasons. Bookings are essential. Fabulous NYE location close to the St Kilda Foreshore

New Year’s Eve 2018Plus 5South Wharf$120

Riverside 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. Live Entertainment by Miss Dee. Hurry!

New Year's Eve DiningZanaduHamptonFree

Great Authentic Spanish tapas menu. Enjoy and expansive menu featuring shared dishes and paella plus a fine selection of beverages available to order including boutique International wines and sangria. Courtyard dining, just a short walk from Hampton Beach.

New Year’s Eve Dinner by the RiverBearBrassSouthbank$130

3 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.

NYE Dining Count DownAkachochinSouth Wharf$65

Awesome South Wharf Japanese restaurant that views over the Yarra River. The restaurant will have 2 NYE Dinner sittings with children welcome for the earlier dinner sitting. Exceptional food and the later sitting includes beverages. Choose on the terrace or inside.

NYE 2018 Thai Restaurant BanquetBangPopSouth Wharf$89

Awesome 7 Course Thai NYE Dinner banquet. 2 NYE dinner sittings inside and outside. Late New Year's Eve sittings for the Melbourne fireworks include beverage packages. Children friendly pricing for the earlier sitting. Champagne corks will be popping with toasts to welcome 2019. Great riverside location. Hurry this sells fast.

NYE at BoatiesThe Boatbuilders YardSouth WharfSOLD OUT

New 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!

New Year's Eve at The General AssemblyThe General AssemblySouth WharfSOLD OUT

5 hour premium drinks and canape package. LIVE music. Riverfront views.

KIngwood NYEHotel EsplanadeSt KildaSOLD OUT

Kingwood LIVE this New Year's Eve from The Espy's Gershwin Room. The Espy is back so spend New Year's Eve at a Melbourne Icon. Tickets Selling Fast. A Very Yummy NYE is Sold Out

Elevation New Year's EveEureka 89SouthbankSOLD OUT

Spectacular 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!

New Year's Eve Rooftop PartyBourke St ImperialMelbourneSOLD 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. Early bird tickets and group discounts. Hurry! Great views of fireworks from rooftop.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at AmoraAmora Hotel RiverwalkRichmondSOLD OUT

3 course dinner with drinks included. LIVE entertainment. Accommodation available. Family Friendly.

NYE H2oh! RIVERSIDEShowtime Events CentreSouth WharfSOLD 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 package. This party goes off from 8pm to 3am!

NYE at Fargo and CoFargo and CoRichmondSOLD OUT

Party 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!

Secret Garden NYE Rooftop PartyCrown AviarySouthbankSOLD OUT

Get ready to be spoilt this New Years in a rooftop oasis taking in the best of Melbourne. Sensational food with seafood stations, gourmet canapés and dessert. All celebrated with beverages included. Impeccable styling and live entertainment from DJ John Course to see out 2018 in style. Limited VIP booths available but hurry.

NYE Rooftop Party Black & GoldWoolshed RooftopDocklandsSOLD OUT

Spectacular 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 Gala PartyLevel 28 Skybar CrownSouthbankSOLD OUT

An opulent night of fun and free flowing Piper-Heidsieck champagne. Add to that delicious food from generous food stations and entertainment by the best DJ's. And the sights that of the 28th level of Crown looking over Melbourne. Are you making a NYE Resolution? Make it the NYE Gala Party at the Level 28 Skybar of Crown. A great way to see in 2019.

New Year's Eve PartyFishers Craft Beer BarSouth MelbourneSOLD OUT

Spectacular view of Fireworks from 1st Floor and Rooftop. 4 hour basic drinks package with roaming canapes. Premium Drinks available.

Alumbra NYE with Carl CoxAlumbraDocklands$85

Great 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 MarketMelbourne$40

Terrific 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 GardensMelbourne$75

Early: 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 LanghamMelbourne$389

Exquisite 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 Party 2019Harbour KitchenDocklands$120

All inclusive 4 hour food & drink packages. Great DJ Music. Waterfront views of Docklands fireworks. Early bird tickets available.

NYE Studio 54 PartyTaxi KitchenMelbourne$150

4 Course NYE Menu. Entertainment & More in Federation Square.

NYE on the LawnThe College LawnPrahran$75

Party 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 HillKernot$269

Outdoor New Years festival in between Philip Island and Korumburra from 30th Dec to 1st Jan. 2 nights camping spots included.

New Years White PartyColonial HotelMelbourne$25

Balloon drop at midnight on New Years in Melbourne. Drink specials and competitions to see out 2018 a winner.

Red White Blue NYEThe Emerson ClubSouth Yarra$85

Escape 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 RestaurantSouthbank$220

Early 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.

Midnight NYE ByblosMelbourne$150

Great 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.

NYE DiningBluetrainMelbourne$85

Two sittings for NYE dinner in Melbourne restaurant at Southbank. Inclusive 3 course dining offers. Families welcome.

Rooftop New Years Eve Stolen GemMelbourne$250

Rooftop terrace new years eve party in Melbourne to see in 2019.

Falls FestivalFalls FestivalLorne$249

Two, Three or Four day New Year's festival down the Lorne Coast. May need camping as well as festival entry. Sells out quickly.

New Year’s Eve Cocktail partyWatermark DocklandsDocklands$80

5 Hour Drinks and Fingerfood Package. DJ Music. Stunning Views. Some early dining too for families.

Old School New Year's EveMelbourne Central Lion HotelMelbourne$25

Free entry before 11pm. $25 after 11pm. Dress old school. DJ's in the Main room and Jac's bar. Drink Specials & Giveaways!

NYE Three Ways at the NewmarketNewmarket HotelSt Kilda$65

NYE 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.

Pyjama Party NYE 2018Precinct HotelRichmond$25

Is 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!

New Year's Eve at the DukeDuke of WellingtonMelbourneFree

Free entry all night long to celebrate the Melbourne NYE. Rooftop DJ from 6pm. Kids eat free with adults main meal purchased.

White Wicked Wonderland NYERivaSt Kilda$69

Iconic beachfront venue. Early bird, general entry and VIP Tickets. Have a wicked time to see out 2018.

New Year's Eve 2018The Bohemian Bar & RestaurantSouth Wharf$89

Restaurant 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 HotelPort Melbourne$90

Party 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!

New Year's EveWaterslide BarSouthbank$120

Drinks package and canapes. House DJ. Great vantage point for fireworks from Southbank to see in 2019.

Local NYE DiningThe LocalPort MelbourneFree

See 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.

New Year's Eve Battle of the BrewersBeer DeLuxeHawthorn$50

Three 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.

New Year’s Eve Studio 2929th ApartmentSt Kilda$99

Iconic St Kilda venue. Offers typically include Premium Beverage Package, Canapes and DJ Music.

A Sake NYESake Flinders LaneMelbourne$79

Full A La Carte Japanese menu of Sake favourites this NYE. Only a few minutes from the Melbourne New Year's fireworks display.

New Year’s Restaurant DiningLe Bon TonCollingwood$198

Extravagant all you can eat New Year's Eve BBQ feast. Drinks package and entertainment included.

NYE on the RooftopThe Emerson RooftopSouth Yarra$200

Food & Beverage Pack. Fireworks Views from the Rooftop. LIVE Entertainment.

Party New Years EveRoyal SaxonRichmond$100

Normally the NYE party at this Richmond venue includes a food and drinks package with roving canapes, DJ's and maybe surprise entertainment on the night. Great venue.

NYE at SakeSake Hamer HallMelbourne$150

Gorgeous location at Arts Centre. Right near Yarra River. Set course or A la carte menu options! Great new year's eve dining.

NYE at SantoniSantoni PizzaHawthorn$85

Rooftop fun this NYE with an Italian flavour. A well priced inclusive package including canapes of the favourites Santoni is famous for! And a welcome Spritz on arrival. At midnight watch the Melbourne fireworks from the awesome city skyline view.

New Years Rooftop PartyHeroes BarMelbourne$80

Get ready for fun! Inclusive drinks package at a great price to help celebrate. Or you can just do the free entry option and pay for drinks as you go. Karaoke Bar, rooftop and fun assured to see out 2018! Kitchen open aswell!

New Year’s Eve at Yarra Valley LodgeYarra Valley LodgeChirnside ParkSOLD OUT

New Year's Celebrations usually include welcome drinks on arrival. Multi course degustation dinner with matched wine. Accommodation Available. Families welcome!

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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.