Heading to the city this New Year’s Eve? Plan ahead to get the most out of your night.
The popular celebration zones at Docklands, Flagstaff Gardens, Treasury Gardens and Kings Domain are back with free family-friendly entertainment, food trucks, performances and fireworks at 9.30pm and midnight.
Take advantage of one-night only dining offers at rooftop bars and waterside eateries, enjoy music under the stars or catch a blockbuster theatre show.
Want to see the fireworks but keen to avoid the crowds? They'll be visible from afar, anywhere you can see the city skyline.
New Year's Eve events
New Year's Eve Celebration Zones
Ring in the new year with family-friendly entertainment, food trucks and fireworks.
John Foreman's Aussie Pops Orchestra Gala Concert
Celebrate the end of 2022 with some of Australia's favourite performers.
The summer music festival is relocating to Melbourne, featuring Arctic Monkeys and more.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
The dazzling new production is guaranteed to make your heart sing.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The brand-new production can now be enjoyed in one magical afternoon or evening.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
Enjoy a New Year's Eve cruise on board the Lady Cutler.
The Phantom of the Opera
Experience the phenomenon when the spectacular new production comes to Melbourne.
NYE at the Victory Room
A free, all-ages celebration with live music and a view of the fireworks from the balcony.
New Year's Eve at Langlands with Tanya George Music
Celebrate the New Year with views over Melbourne, canapés and cool tunes.
NYE dining, parties and entertainment packages
Arbory Afloat Balearic Beach Club
Celebrate riverside with all-inclusive drinks and canapes, DJs and live performances.
Unlimited beer, wine, bubbles and house spirits, plus plenty of food to get you through the night.
The modern Australian menu honours native ingredients over a flaming open grill. From $170pp.
Life's Too Short Bar
Celebrate with a delicious 3-course dining package, plus free-flowing wine and beer.
The Boatbuilders Yard
Enjoy an all-inclusive drinks & food package, plus DJ, in our indoor/outdoor beer garden.
San Telmo Restaurant
Enjoy Argentinian cuisine with a Casino Royale twist at this extravagant evening.
Victoria by Farmer's Daughters
After cocktails and canapés, enjoy a sharing-style dinner before watching the display. $250pp.
Includes oyster, beef, prawns, crab. duck and toffee cake. $120pp + wine matching.
Package includes DJ and live performers, Thai canapés and free-flowing drinks. $299pp.
Enjoy NYE above the crowds at Fed Square with a masquerade-themed dinner and drinks package.
Indulge in a decadent celebratory feast. A night of European-style indulgence awaits! From $150pp.
Enjoy a fine dining experience and epic views of the fireworks, then dance the night away!
Enjoy a seven-course culinary experience plus fireworks from an exclusive level 35 vantage point.
Bubbles on arrival, canapes and beverage package. DJ and incredible views over the city and river.
P.J.O'Brien's Irish Pub
3-course set menu $85pp. Dining in the side bar, with live music in the main bar. Sláinte!
Secure a sweet spot by the river for NYE with a three-course meal from $130 per person.
Be transported to the tropics for this fiesta complete with live music and a vibrant set menu.
Ludlow Bar and Dining Room
Dine early or late, with views of the river & city skyline. 3-course set menu $89pp - $189pp.
Enjoy delectable food and champagne in the heritage listed grand dining hall. $180pp.
Enjoy a NYE rooftop party with roaming canapes, an international DJ and spectacular city views.
Transport Public Bar
Enjoy NYE at one of the most central spots in the city, with live music and DJs all night.
The General Assembly
Our all-inclusive drinks, food & entertainment package means you don't have to worry about a thing!
Enjoy tasty Thai food and colourful cocktails a la carte, from $70 per person.
Enjoy a one-night-only set menu of Sunda's greatest dishes and never seen before creations for $250.
Arbory Bar and Eatery
Enjoy NYE riverside with all-inclusive drinks and canapes, DJs and live performances.
Bring in the new year with a crunch! Enjoy champagne and Korean fried chicken at Bar Clara.
Book a special set menu with the famous seafood plate, dry-aged duck and kaya jam parfait for $260.
Dress to impress at this swanky event with live music and a dazzling set menu.
Radii Restaurant & Bar
A 'feed me' menu for early revellers or those up late to enjoy the countdown.
Enjoy a night of dinner, drinks, and dancing with a view of the fireworks for $100 per person.
Dive into an ocean-inspired event with the finest selection of seafood and a Peruvian twist.
The Q Melbourne
Celebrate NYE from the rooftop with signature Quincy cocktails and a Southeast Asian feast. $149pp.
Enjoy freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters and the famous tiramisù in a multi-course tasting menu.
Be transported to the sensory overload of Japan this NYE, with a flame-fired $165pp set menu.
Put yourself in the hands of the master chef for an exclusive multi-course menu. $395–$550pp.
Start with champagne specials and DJs at GoGo. Then enjoy an iconic feed me menu from $125pp.
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