A List of 35 Melbourne New Year's Eve Happenings in Case You Haven't Made Plans Yet
Whether you're after a cruisy rooftop party, fancy dinner or lavish cocktail soiree, Melbourne's got your last-minute New Year's Eve plans sorted.
December 22, 2022
It's been a big year here in Melbourne — and that calls for one heck of a send-off. Whether you're eager to see the back of 2022 with a few champagnes in hand, or looking to launch into 2023 with the help of DJ tunes and a good ol' d-floor session, a slew of Melbourne bars, pubs and restaurants are open and happy to help.
From fancy dinners and cocktail soirees to dance parties and rooftop shindigs, we've scouted out a big bunch of New Year's Eve events you can add to your calendar right now.
Some are ticketed, some are free — all promise to have you marching out the year that was in style. Round up the crew and lock in one of these New Year's Eve happenings now.
Whitehart: A free-entry laneway party with sounds from DJ Ingrid, Taijae, Amin Payne, Inspector Decks and more.
Panda Hot Pot: Open as usual for your New Year's Eve hot pot feasting.
Ferdydurke: This laneway bar will be open for DJ-fuelled good times from 5pm–3am.
Moon Dog World: A huge Mad Hatter's-themed brewery party featuring a five-course beer-matched banquet, plus dance-friendly tunes from the 90s and 00s to ring out the night. Score tickets from $120 here.
The B.East: Walk in for burgers, beats and bevs, from 6pm until late.
BrewDog Pentridge: Open from 12pm for walk-ins and bookings, with a couple of drink specials on offer.
New Guernica: This beloved club is putting on a huge New Year's Eve dance party hosted by Eat the Beat. WEHBBA will headline a solid lineup of DJs and guests will score a free celebration drink at midnight. Nab tickets from $60 here.
The Everleigh: You've got two ticketing options to experience this cocktail bar's Old Hollywood-themed NYE soirée — do it stand-up-style with roaming canapes for $99, or with a dedicated table, table service and a charcuterie board for $175. Tickets online.
St Kilda Sea Baths: This beachside haven is throwing a 'Better in Colour' NYE party, complete with free-flowing drinks and canapes from 4–6pm. After that, catch DJs like Joe Sofo, Andrej and Lana spinning across all three levels until the wee hours. Grab tickets from $135 here.
Fargo & Co: A buzzing NYE house party featuring four hours of free-flowing drinks, roving canapes and DJs. Book a ticket for $89 here. Starting early? The venue's also hosting bottomless brunch from 12pm.
Mr West: Spend the night sampling top-notch fizz at this pet-nat party, featuring a huge range of vino and a psychedelic 70s soundtrack. General entry's available from 1pm, with $47 party packages also on offer. Book here.
Holmes Hall: A free party starring all the usual tap brews and house cocktails, along with an all-day and all-night menu, DJ sounds spinning till late. Walk in or reserve a table.
Top Image: Ferdydurke
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