New Year's Eve 2016: Brisbane And Gold Coast

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Gold Coast New Years Eve


This New Year's Eve, Bazaar's interactive marketplace will be elegantly layered with fresh seafood, meat dishes, vibrant salads and Asian indulgences that will melt in your mouth. Finish off your dining experience with a visit to the legendary dessert spread before heading into the Stingray Lounge to continue the festivities. Tickets purcahsed after 30th November: $159 person. Choice of 5:30pm seating or 8:00pm seating. Inclusions: Full marketplace dinner, 2 hour beverage package, a glass of French champagne on arrival and complimentary access to the Stingray Lounge party after your dinner.

Bistro On3 Early Celebration

A stylish celebration in Bistro On3 is the perfect way to end 2016. Indulge in a sumptuous seafood and carvery buffet with all your favourites. After dinner make your way to the beach and take in the enchanting fireworks. 5.30pm - 8pm • Seafood & Hot Carvery Buffet • Live entertainment

The Cambus Wallace

Join us for a NYE party to be remembered. The CW Legends of Rock NYE Party. $99 (+BF) covers you for the entire night including food, all your drinks and ROCK! Dress up as your favourite Rock Legend, compete in our inaugural Air Guitar contest, and welcome in the New Year like a Rock God. Kicks off at 8pm, and the drinks package goes until 12:30am! The bar will stay open until 1am.

Conrad Jupiters

Cabaret De Paris is a stage spectacular celebrating old-fashioned showgirl glamour combined with the skill of adagio dancers, aerial pole artistry, comedy circus performers, quick change performers, illusionists and of course the famous French Cancan Dancers! Don’t miss your chance to fall under the charm of former Moulin Rouge star, Marissa Burgess, the legendary showgirl and the toast of Paris. Marissa will be joined by the crème de la crème of showgirls, with dancers who have graced the stages of Moulin Rouge, The Lido and other French cabaret revues. Cost: $63.25.


Strap yourself in for an adrenaline filled three course dinner and show at the most out there comedy theatre on the Gold Coast. The event includes: Ghost Train Ride, Quality 3-Course Dinner, Full Show, Priority Entrance & Exclusive Access to the Venue at the Start of the Night. Finger Food and Sparkling Wine on Arrival Dracula’s Souvenir VIP Necklace Premium Seating Complimentary Tea or Coffee Discount on Selected Items in the Shop of Horror (Cost: $150).

Gold Coast New Year’s Eve Cruise

Celebrate the New Year in style with our wonderful 4 hour Gold Coast New Year cruise and enjoy the fireworks, great night views, live music and full beverage package. Our Gold Coast New Years Eve cruise is the perfect way to ring in 2017! Cruise along the Gold Coast waterways and enjoy the fireworks and plenty of other highlights aboard our immaculate and spacious vessel.

Our traditional midnight fireworks cruise commences boarding at 8.45pm for a 9pm departure. The cruise begins along the canals, taking in the stunning Surfers Paradise skyline, before viewing an exclusive riverside fireworks at 10pm with Surfers Paradise as a backdrop.

Gold Coast New Year's Eve Boat Party

The New Year’s Eve boat party and cruise is by far one of the most anticipated parties of the year! This 3 hour cruise boasts the Gold Coasts hottest DJs who will be pumping the beats all night as you party away 2016 on the open top boat. And the party doesn't stop there! Once the boat is docked, all Party Goers are given VIP entry to the hottest after party of the night at Melbas Ultra Lounge Nightclub. This event sells out fast and is not to be missed. Book your tickets today!

Hard Rock Café

Come rock in the New Year at Hard Rock Cafe! Dress like the glam rock star that you are! They have various packages to suit your New Year’s Eve style.

New Year’s Eve Race Day

Secure a spot trackside at the Gold Coast Turf Club or choose from one of many party packages available or general admission is available. Included is a range of beverage and dining options, including buffet and ala carte at varies restaurants and rooms located throughout the venue.

The NightQuarter

Midnight Trip debuts on the 31st of December at NightQuarter, a mini-festival with a lineup of eight artists that will take you on a trip this New Years Eve. The lineup boasts Gold Coast heavyweights The Delta Riggs, along with Sahara Beck, The Vanns and a lineup of emerging Gold Coast talent. Not just a musical feast, the event will take full advantage of the NightQuarter markets.

With over 50 different cuisines in shipping container micro-restaurants, street food stalls and dessert alleys, enjoy a kaleidoscope of global flavours. Meander through the markets and discover boutique fashion and eclectic wares before entering ‘The Paddock’.

Justin's Rooftop

Justin guarantees this will be the biggest rooftop party event of the year! Get in quick only 150 tickets being sold! Tickets: $90 + BF What this includes: Canape Food, Drink on Entry, Drink Specials. Time: 7pm until 2am.

Palazzo Versace

Lose yourself in a vibrant world of wonder and mystique once you step inside the “Venetian Palazzo” this New Year’s Eve. Let your imagination run wild as you are transported to an elaborate masquerade ball, reflecting the 16th century Renaissance of Venice. Indulge in a complete sensory feast featuring spectacular entertainment from Vegas Please, roving artists and a range of seductive dining encounters available at Vanitas, Vie Bar + Restaurant and Il Barocco. Vegas Please will bring their big band sound centre stage, performing a range of the biggest hits from yesterday and today. DRESS CODE: Sophisticated, classy and elegant with a Venetian style mask (lounge suits for gentlemen are acceptable). Time: 10pm – 2am. Pricing: $250 per adult.

Q1Skypoint Observation Deck

Enjoy spectacular uninterrupted views of the fireworks from the ultimate vantage point, 230-metres above the glistening coastline. Dance the night away to Radio Club Band and capture the fun in the photo booth or have a flutter on the interactive casino tables. Arrive in your best 1920’s attire and start the night with a delicious Chandon cocktail on arrival.

Southport Sharks

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Experience the soundtrack to the 70s, 80s and 90s this New Year's Eve at Southport Sharks. Prepare for nostalgia overload, as you flashback to the age of rock, disco and pop classics with the electric LIVE band Virtuosity on the main stage from 8.30pm. Frenzy Food Court - is offering a succulent seafood buffet from 5.30pm. Mackenzie's Sports Bar - has FREE karaoke. To make a booking, please phone 5532 1155.


It's time to dust off your safari suits and tightest hot pants and get ready for a night of disco fever. Whether you're a Dirk Diggler or a Brandi Rollergirl or simply have a love for big hair, make the Stingray Lounge your crib this New Year's Eve and feel the funk that is Boogie Nights. Tickets purchased after 30th November: $149 per person Inclusions: 2 hours of canapes and live food stations, a 4 hour beverage package, DJ and live entertainment. For enquiries, call 07 5584 1243 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

White Party NYE

On the hunt for the most awesome New Years Eve party to ring in the New Year? Look no further than WHITE PARTY NYE, the place to be on the Gold Coast to get 2017 going on a high note! WHITE PARTY NYE will have you saying goodbye to 2016 in style by partying from sunset to sunrise. Destination? Our top secret island location! Put on your most elegant white outfit and enjoy an amazing sunset boat cruise, accompanied by the sounds of Australia’s best DJ’s. A night to remember is waiting for you.

Wicked Club Crawl

Gold Coast New Years Eve Club Crawl is the BIGGEST & BEST NEW YEARS EVE 2016/17 NIGHTCLUB PARTY TOUR ON THE GOLD COAST- SURFERS PARADISE! Including a professional MC to host the night & professional nightlife photographer & free photos posted online! We even have a team of security to get the group from A to B in true Gold Coast VIP style! Don’t get caught out this New Years Eve lining up for hours to get into a nightclub and paying massive cover charges, come and party the Wicked Club Crawl way! Online Special $59 - Limited Time (Second Release).

Brisbane New Years Eve


BANANA BENDER is a 4ZZZ Fundraising NYE party like no other! 3 days and 2 nights of lush bush camping with a Massive Sound System, Wicked Lighting and Art production. This is old school raver styles - you will even need a PAPER MAP! We can give you a hint .. it is only a bit over 1 hours drive north of Brisbane CBD. What to expect Musically? This event is being produced by the crew behind countless 4ZZZ parties such as Brain Banana / Ekky Thump / 4ZZZ Marketday Doof Tent and recently the Monster Mash / MZO! events which featured artists such as The Bug, DrumCorps, Black Lung, Vex’d, Luke Vibert and loads more… So you can expect a LARGE variety of sounds. As well as... A stonking sound system and mega lighting production, we will also provide a Mate Spritz & Pot Noodle Bar and for the whipper snappers, The Little Terrors Tipi featuring costume making workshop / parade and their own NYE countdown at 8pm. TICKETS - $50 each. *NO TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE GATE.

Bavarian Bier Café

Raise a stein to 2016 and willkommen in the New Year in true Bavarian style! Steins, schnitzels & pork knuckles galore. We’ll have haus DJs spinning tunes that will have you dancing well into the New Year. That’s not all folks! To help you ring in 2017 in style, we’ll shout you a glass of sparkling at midnight.


Fortitude Valley favourite Birdees Nightclub is putting on a NYE Carnival, boasting a pool party from 12pm, drinks until 5am and no lockout laws. Party on.


Blackbird presents New Years Eve Golden Societe 2017. Heighten your New Years Eve plans by joining us at the ultimate multi-level riverside celebration. In a 5-hour package, indulge in an unlimited bar menu of free flowing Moet & Chandon, cocktails, spirits, beer and wine. Delicious canapés and food stations headed by Executive Chef Jake Nicholson will serve up melt-in-your-mouth eats all night long. Roving performers, live music and guest DJ’s will amp up the vibes for a high-end, high-voltage evening of entertainment.

Brewhouse Brisbane

Come and join us at the Brewhouse for our New Year's Eve Garden Party, where the beer, bubbles, balloons & beats will be flowing! A generous food & drinks package is available; includes 6 tapas plates/drinks for ONLY $45 per person. + Dance the night away with DJ Kim Dele Haye + Champagne bar, featuring a selection of the regions best + Oyster shucking station + enjoy our small batch new world lager ‘NEW YEARS STEVE’ Restaurant open for dinner until 10pm, bookings are recommended. The party kicks off at 8pm, continuing till the early hours of the morning, 2am.

The Brightside

This New Year's Eve we’re throwing the messiest, loudest, biggest, loosest and most pleasurable party-monster that Brisbane has ever seen. The Brightside will be setting it off for one massive send-off celebration to see in 2017 the only way we know how - by turning the party up to 11. Join the Brisbane equivalents of Joel, Ahren, Chris & Dan in GRANOLA BOY as they cover only the biggest & best Amity Affliction tracks. Sydney's WE MAY FALL are blowing up right now for all the right reasons. Fortunately for us, they're playing this huge night. 2016 was a big year for Punk, Party, & Pop-Rock, so The Brightside DJs will be spinning nothing but the best from this year's releases + all your favourite club classics.

Brisbane Brewing Co.

This year we’ve brewed up Brisbane’s Best New Years Eve Party, with the freshest beers, amazing food and sweet tunes all night long. The party starts at 5pm and goes through until 2am. For only $49 your BBCo New Year’s Eve Passport gives you six drinks/sumptuous dishes (drinks are your choice of pints/wine/basics, and the dishes are a selection of unforgettable meals as only the Brissy Brewing Chefs know how). Passport can be redeemed at any time throughout the night until close. (please note that the kitchen will close at 10pm). “Happy New Beer!". Buy your passports now!

Brisbane Jazz Club

The Calibre Cats will be performing at the Brisbane Jazz Club’s black and white themed NYE party, complete with three-course meal.


In a night of delicious food, flowing beverages and the best beats, bask with us in style for what will be the last, but certainly not the least, night of the year. Aside from positioning you in the most desirable New Years riverside spot, your ticket will grant you a 5½ hour premium drink package of cocktails, spirits, beer and wine, plus plenty of delicious eats from our food stations. There will also be TWO fireworks shows at 8:30pm and midnight as well as heaps of live entertainment and DJs. The package wraps up at 1am but we’ll stay open to party on with the public until 3am. Tickets are $189pp with the celebrations kicking off from 7:30pm.


Crowbar's NYE is back to give you a party like no other with Newcastle's finest garage surf rock fuzzed up party pair THE GOOCH PALMS! Drop your parents off at their barbie, and come party till your ears bleed with your mates THE GOOCH PALMS this nye at Crowbar! Late night DJ - Kristoff Wilde Confetti countdown. Drink packages available for purchase on arrival.

Eatons Hill Hotel

New Years Eve UV & Glow Party! Ft. Courtney Mills +++ B3rn | Migs | Hynzey Free Entry All Night | Open until 5am. The Eatons Hill Hotel New Year’s Day 2017 Foam Party will be bigger and better than ever with a national and international line up including in alphabetical order AC Slater, AJC, Arcane Echo, Benibee, Brooklyn, Dimes, Enschway, Lady Lilith, LDRU, Tigerlily, Timmy Trumpet, Tyron Hapi and Will Sparks.

The Foundry & Greaser

COMMON PEOPLE IS NOW ON TWO FLOORS THIS NEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE AND 80'S BASEMENT ADDED!! DOWN IN Greaser FREE ENTRY TO BOTH AND EAZY ACCESS TO BOTH. It's been a rough year. We lost our our icon, our main guy. But WWPD? Throw down a sexy jam right? So in honour of the greatest one we will be stripping down to chaps and thongs (NOT the euphoric QLD type), and getting sweaty once more on NYE. Featuring up'n'comers LIL MIKKI, ELKA VON SCHMOOT, DJ DEATH STARES and some old dogs from the original crew, we will play whatever the fuck we feel like.


Come What May. GPO pays homage to the sultry art of Burlesque and Victorian Era Entertainment. Swing into 2017 with our premium beverage and canape package, specialty cocktails, live performances, and drink service til 5am.

Jubilee Hotel

Start the night off right with DJ Nick Conomos, Australia's only singing DJ, getting you pumped for the new year from 5pm. There'll also be DJs in the Public Bar and Beer Garden.

Loft West End

Bring the New Year in with style. Loft West End will be transformed into party central. Brisbane's best DJ's are live mixing your favourite tunes and our bar team have come up with the sexiest cocktails. Avoid the queues and cover charge and party with us!

The Met

Keeping consistent with our reputation of being the biggest NYE event in Queensland, we have taken this year to another level with our biggest line up yet! HERMITUDE + ZEKE BEATS (MAIN STAGE) // CLAPTONE (COCO / REVIVAL - open til 7am).

Mick O’Malleys

For a more laidback NYE, head over to the CBD’s biggest Irish pub for live music, football (Celtic vs Rangers) and house music until close.

Mono Komo Hotel

Bring in 2017 in style at Mon Komo Hotel with our Cabana Bar & Terrace Fire & Ice evening! If you are Ice - dress in white. If you are fire - dress in red. Either way you will have a blast with Zoophonic Blond & Brisbane's best DJ's. Party Local and party late with a license until 5am! $25 entry fee after 8pm or free before.

NEXT Hotel

Join us this New Year’s Eve as our Pool Terrace + Bar is transformed into an Amalfi Coastal Affair. Partying in the New Year, you’ll be taken on an Italian Holiday filled with Prosecco and arancini, all by our rooftop pool. Tickets are $169.50 and include a 4-hour premium drinks package, 3 hours of substantial canapes, and a live DJ. There are only a limited number of tickets available so make sure you book your spot now.

New Globe Theatre

If you’re looking for a way to do NYE on the cheap, look no further than the New Globe Theatre’s $10 entry for a big night of rock ‘n’ roll from Friendly Fire, Snakebite Whiskey, ROO, Captain Cake and others.

The Normanby Hotel

Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve Mirror Ball Party! Our 4hr drinks and food package ($99) kicks off at 8pm. There is no better place to celebrate one of the most anticipated events of the year for the best value.

Queensland Performing Arts Centre

Ringing in the New Year is all about your vantage point and where better than the colourful confines of the QPAC Concert Hall on this, the loveliest night of the year. Headlining in 2016 are two of Queensland’s most internationally acclaimed artists: soprano Mirusia and baritone Jason Barry-Smith, who return by popular demand alongside another Pops audience favourite, violin virtuoso Cherin Lee.

Plough Inn

This year at the Plough, we're getting BACK TO BLACK... Level One at the Plough is being transformed into an exclusive Skyy Bar Lounge + Deck, you won't want to miss this one! $110/PP INCLUDES * 5 HOUR PREMIUM BEVERAGE PACKAGE * PLOUGH EATS - FOOD STATIONS WITH ALL THE PLOUGH FAVOURITES: * LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ALL NIGHT * THE BEST VIEWS IN BRISBANE FOR ALL THE FIREWORKS.

Prohibition Brisbane

We invite you to PROHIBITION on New Year’s Eve for a night of Glamour, and to party into 2017. With all the charm of Hollywood, our ‘Red Carpet Affair’ is sure to be a night to remember. Join us on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the end of 2016 and bring in the 2017 with style! Entertainment from some of Brisbane’s BEST DJs, Appolo, Mark Maxwel, Gaudion! Prefer a more relaxed vibe? Check out Wall St for Coolhand Luke and Bruno W. There’s going to be Live Entertainment, Dancers, Celeb Look-alikes, prizes for best dressed and more! NO lockout, Drinks till 5am! Tickets $139.

The Regatta Hotel

What better way to bring in the new year than with a mojito in one hand, a Moet in the other, dancing to the rhythm of Cuban swing at the Regatta Hotel? As well as a FOUR hour premium beverage package featuring Moet, mojitos, spirits and draught beer, tickets include canapes and a variety of Cuban style street food stalls. Guests will have access to: The Laneway Street Fiesta, The Walrus Club Rum Lounge & The Havana Cocktail Party on Level 1, plus entertainment, Instagram printer, DJs ’til late and more! Tickets are $130 per person + booking fee.

Rumpus Room

Back To The Old School - a night of old school hip hop from Katch, Seany B and Tash. Free entry.


Join us on the Brisbane River for the ultimate fine dining celebrations to send out 2016, with viewing of the midnight fireworks from the Storey Bridge. Enjoy all your favourite signature dishes on our à la carte menu as well as an extensive range of cocktails, sake and wines to send out your 2016 in style. The second seating for the night includes an amazing 7 course set menu for $150pp with a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight.

Soleil Pool Bar

Soleil Pool Bar turns up the heat again this year for another New Year’s Eve to remember. A Night in Barcelona brings the flavours, atmosphere and passion of Spain to revellers. Tantalise the senses with a 6 hour premium drinks package (including spirits), pop up bars, sumptuous canapés, Spanish inspired and interactive food stations, and lots of surprises! Dance until the stroke of midnight with live music and DJs pumping beats onto the floor. Throw in night long roving entertainment and you’ve got a New Year’s Eve spectacle that will make your friends jealous.

Treasury Brisbane

If you’re looking for non-stop action packed entertainment this New Year’s Eve, then Treasury Brisbane is the place to be. Be taken on an exciting adventure as we introduce you to a new year filled with a little sparkle and a lot of fun including UFC 207 Nunes vs Rousey, Jon Stevens and the Aerial Angels.

Woolly Mammoth

Release your inner animal for this New Year’s Eve at our Mammoth NYE Ball. Limited Early Bird Release tickets for 5-HOUR DRINKS & CANAPÉS PACKAGE are now on sale. House beer, wine and all basic spirits are included in the package, and will help you peel back the layers. We'll have our resident DJs spinning party vibes in both the Alehouse & the Garden Bar throughout the night, and well into the morning. This is an 18+ event.

Additional words provided by Jessamy Tredinnick



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