New Year's Eve Parties in Brisbane
Updated: 22 December 2021
Well, 2021 - it’s been a time, that’s for sure. But the countdown to 2022 is on, and the promise of parties, fireworks and a brand new year is on the horizon!
If you’re sprinting to the finish line without a second to breathe let alone plan your NYE, we’ve got you! Check out our list of the best parties in town - but don’t delay! Bookings are going quick!
Apparently, we’re all keen to say au revoir to this whirlwind of a year.
Iris Rooftop Bar
Celebrate New Year’s Eve high up in the clouds at Iris Rooftop Bar. This year, the bar is offering a premium package - from Veuve Clicquot to beer, canapes, and fresh seafood. The rooftop bar is the place to be for NYE, with a front-row seat to the inaugural fireworks with the Story Bridge front and centre. Best part? Perched above Hotel X, it’s an elevator ride down to bed, no Uber surcharge required.
Tix: $269 + booking fee
Valley Hops Brewing
If you fancy yourself as someone at the forefront of what’s hot in Brisbane, this one’s for you! Countdown to the new year at Valley Hops Brewing’s very exclusive first rooftop party at the top of Cloudland.
Keep it classy with 3.5-hours of top-shelf drinks including Valley Hops’ entire core craft beer range and delectable canapes, while you take in live entertainment, DJs and stellar views of the Valley and CBD. But get in quick - tickets are very limited!
Tix: From $249/pp + booking fee
Capture picture-perfect memories (and Insta content) at Cloudland’s NYE soiree. Absolutely dripping with glitz and style, this stunning venue boasts several package options (each with 4.5-hours of food & beverages) so you can enjoy a celebration exactly to your vibe, whether it be garden wonderlands, sophisticated cocktail lounges, VIP glamour or even a private booth.
Tix: From $159 + booking fee
Hit the bullseye with a fun-filled NYE at Oche! Gather the gang to celebrate 2022 with 85 mins of darts, a complimentary cocktail on arrival, free flowing drinks and gourmet canapes to line the belly.
It’ll be a hit for sure!
Say ‘Salut!’ to a new year and new beginnings at Cielo Rooftop Bar. If you love Italian coastal vibes, this is exactly where you’ll want to welcome the new year. Enjoy the final sunset from 4-8 pm with an Aperol Spritz in hand, or if you’re a night-owl The Countdown is for you, from 8pm till late with a 4-hour premium beverage package and canapes. Or if you’re keen to sit back and relax, they have a wine and dine option. Book the Riviera from 6pm to get four hours of premium beverages and canapes.
Tix: $59/pp (Sunset) or $299/pp (Countdown)
La Costa Restaurant
Coastal Italy is the vibe of 2022. Head to La Costa for an Italian riviera kind of NYE. A seafood paradise - indulge in a four course feast with a welcome sparkling wine on arrival for $79/pp, or go bold with the Riviera Package for $299/pp for four hours of beverages & canapes at the Cielo Rooftop bar above.
Tix: $79/pp or $299/pp
Felons Brewing Co.
Brisbane brewers do it best, so seeing in the New Year with them is a sure-fire way to have a night worthy of putting 2021 to rest. Join in on their NYE feast package or walk-in any time and set up at one of the sweeping river-side bar areas (warning, it will fill up quick!). In celebration of the year that’s been, sip their limited-edition champagne sour beer long into the night, while dancing to their live DJ on the brew deck.
Felons Barrel Hall
We told you they’re popular. So popular that their sister-venue is also hosting a NYE bash to keep the good vibes alive until the clock strikes 12. Step inside their neon-lit venue and up the tempo with energetic performances from local artists, a Brewers Eats menu and the famous Felons brews. Walk-ins are available, but be safe and book your spot now.
Party like the stars you are at the wharves’ trendiest over-water bar, , Mr Percival’s. Always a vibe, and we’re sure they turn it up even more at their exclusive riverside NYE party. With fresh seafood and delectable canapés, paired with three and a half hours of premium beverages and a live DJ and vocalist, we’ll be hearing lots of ching-chings.
Join as the sun sets for Ciao Papi’s mouth-watering à la carte menu or kick it up a notch, and settle late into the night with their grande feast – inclusive of pizza, pasta, tiramisu and beverages. Carb-load your way into 2022, because why not.
Cantonese dining institution Stanley is worth indulging in to wave goodbye to the year that was. Grab your gang and book a big table, they have a feast coming your way. Sit down and get treated to four courses of Cantonese delicacies including signature Peking duck pancakes, oysters, dumplings, lobster and more, as well as a three hour premium beverage package. Oh, and all to a live DJ!
Arguably the best spots in town for Greek food, Greca has our favourites on offer alongside two incredible options to prep for 2022. If you’re keen to wrap it up early, book into their Sunset session with their Karpouzi Spritz on arrival and all their best bits - yes, the saganaki is included. If you’re feeling party-party, the Midnight Session is it, with a three hour beverage package and a generous feast menu. Why dance when you can food-coma?
Tix: $120/pp (Sunset) or $220/pp (Midnight)
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Japanese-fusion under the cherry blossoms sound like your ideal NYE? Yoko has an event you’d be kicking yourself to pass up. Much like their sister-venue and next door neighbour Greca, they’re giving you two outrageously tasty ways to ring in the New Year. Hit their sunset session with their signature yuzu spritz on arrival, Izakaya snacks, Wagyu Set and Disco Mochi. Get the party pants on if you’re in it for the long haul, and book into their Midnight Session for not one, not two, but three hours of beverages alongside their banquet menu, with a side of fireworks from the deck.
Tix: $120/pp (Sunset) or $220/pp (Midnight)
FIUME Rooftop Bar
Remember when wearing a mask was fun? FIUME is giving you the chance to remember those days and glow-up your regular face mask for something more glamorous at their NYE masquerade party!
Boasting seriously cool rooftop vibes, FIUME (named after the Italian word for river), offers to-die-for views of the river and city skyline, the perfect spot for those New Years fireworks!
If the views don’t win you over, perhaps the luxurious four hour food and beverage package will - including a glass of Taittinger champagne on arrival, signature cocktails, freshly shucked oysters, canapes, a pasta and taco station and more.
There’s nothing more Brisbane than spending New Year’s on the bank of the river, and Brisbane OG Blackbird Bar & Grill on Eagle Street Pier has the most sought after view of the iconic story bridge for the fireworks.Their package gets even more exciting with the free-flowing Veuve Clicquot, canapes and food stations to keep you going long into the night.
Tix: $269/pp + booking fee
The Greek’s know how to celebrate, and we’re trusting the team at Opa to put on a show. A combination of our favourite things are on offer this NYE at their marble clad river-side venue. With their famous banquet, you’ll finish the year tasting all the faves - Taramasalata, lamb shoulder and the lemon potatoes. Pair this with a DJ and Greek Bouzouki performance -OPA!
Keep it classy with a riverside soiree at City Winery, with fine wine and fabulous food. Cocktails on arrival, a 4.5hr beverage package, canapes (including dessert!), freshly shucked oysters and a wine tasting station - plenty of reasons to raise your glass, whether you’re a red, white, rose or sparkling kind of person!
Plus, with a prime spot on Eagle Street Pier, you’ll have an excellent vantage point for the midnight fireworks.
Three Blue Ducks
For the foodies out there, Three Blue Ducks has you covered with this truly drool-worthy NYE package. Gorge yourself with an exceptional menu showcasing QLD and Northern NSW’s best produce, while you sip hand-selected beverage pairings and enjoy primo views of the fireworks.
With two seatings, you can enjoy champagne on arrival and an early night or dine late and see in the new year with class, a drinks package and a very happy belly!
Tix: First seating (champagne on arrival) - Adults $175/pp, Vegan $125/pp, Kids $90/pp ; Second seating (drinks package) - Adults $250/pp, Vegan $200/pp, Kids $90/pp
Send off 2021 with a sweet summer flare at W Brisbane’s Bright All Night party. Party poolside with four hours of drinks, tapas and DJ sets at the WET Deck & Terrace - the champagne and summer vibes will be free-flowing!
Plus the star of the night will be the Veuve Clicquot Magnums being popped as the clock strikes midnight! Cheers.
Hibiscus Room @ Hyatt Regency Brisbane
Treat yo’self with a swish Gala Dinner with a side dish of nostalgia, at the new Hibiscus Room at Hyatt Regency. Enjoy a lavish three-course Gala Dinner at the retro-inspired terrace restaurant and bar, with a four hour beverage package, then dance the night away with a DJ and live band.
Tix: Dinner $229/pp; Nibbles & Drinks only $79/pp.
If you’re partial to a good dumpling (aren’t we all?), why not ring in the new year at Donna Chang? Known for their delectable Chinese fine dining, their lavish four course banquet will satisfy all your cravings!
There are two seatings, plus you can opt for the four hour all inclusive banquet and beverage package and party til it’s 2022!
Tix: First seating banquet only $98/pp; Second seating all inclusive $218/pp
Get your party on at the Plough Inn’s New Years Eve Party on the Deck! Get the night started with live acoustic tunes to set the mood, then amp up with a DJ and party tunes from 11pm. Their all-inclusive package will have you sipping Red Bull cocktails, beer and wine, and eating to your heart’s content with delicious roaming canapes and *drumroll please* a paella station!
Say hello to 2022 at the gorgeous Mediterranean and Lebanese bar & restaurant Byblos. Their spacious Phoenician-inspired lounge and bar area gives 2021 a good wrap. Indulge with five-hours of premium beverages including Chandon, spirits, cocktails, wine and beer, and delicious canapes and food stations.
Southbank Beer Garden
Send off 2021 with a bang, at the NYE In The Garden. Soak up the summer air, live tunes and 4.5hrs of food and beverages, at the Southbank Beer Garden.
Chill vibes, and prime fireworks-viewing location - it’s a “heck yes” for sure!
Sip & Savour Trail at Southbank
Take an international culinary tour for New Year's Eve along Little Stanley Street at South Bank. Start your journey at Ole Restaurant, where you'll indulge on Spain's finest wining and dining delights. Next stop: Wander over to Vici Italian and be transported away to the cobbled streets of Rome where you’ll savour Arancini and Sip away on Aperol Spritz. For your Final Destination: Jet over to Mucho Mexicano and ring in the 'Año Nuevo' and fiesta until late with Margaritas and Grilled Chorizo & Octopus.
Riverlife, Kangaroo Point
The iconic Riverlife venue in Kangaroo Point will be transformed into a white themed wonderland for New Years Eve. Dress in your finest white attire and ring in the new year in style with front row seats to the fireworks!
Tix: $179.00 - $199/pp
Victoria Park en BLANC
This year, Victoria Park is doing an all-white NYE en Blanc at one of Brisbane’s most picturesque venues. Don your fave all-white outfit and make sure it’s roomy, so you can enjoy five hours of beverages, with canapes and a chef’s station. With the inclusion of private fireworks, there’s no need to fight the crowds for that gram’ shot.
Story Bridge Hotel
You couldn’t have a white Christmas, but how about a NYE White Party instead? Pull out your best white attire and dust off those dancing shoes - there will be prizes for best dressed, so get motivated to stay on-theme!
Doors are open from 7pm, and it’s just $20 entry with a drink on arrival with a DJ and live bands playing all night so you can party all the way to 2022.
The Defiant Duck
Shake ya rump to old school and new school RnB hits with live music with QKID. Get your swag on from 7pm til midnight with their fully inclusive 5 hour NYE package including Basic Spirits, House Cocktails, Tap Beer, Red & White Wine, Sparkling, Soft drink and substantial canapes. Stick to the theme and dress in your best RNB getup or just come as you are!
C’est Bon – Boujee Bonne Année
Say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022 and gather for New Year's Eve in luxurious style with a delectable five course menu by Chef Andy Ashby paired with Champagne and Caviar.