New Years Eve Party Guide

Some of the best parties in the nation are held in Sydney on New Years Eve. Let this be your guide to the hottest parties Sydney’s serving up this NYE to make sure you’re in the perfect place to say goodbye to 2015 and hello to the new year, 2016.

Darling Harbour

Around Cockle Bay

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority's much-anticipated FREE Darling Harbour NYE event will this year include six flame-jet shows around Cockle Bay and off Pyrmont Bridge, in addition to fireworks at 9pm and midnight. Get down to Darling Harbour this NYE for firework displays, jet shows set to a soundtrack by DJ and music producer Tyson Koh.

Harbour Party NYE

Luna Park Sydney

Get set for a memorable NYE at Luna Park Sydney. Enjoy unlimited rides and amazing performers. Socialise with friends, sip on a cocktail, sample amazing food and welcome 2016 with Sydney’s spectacular fireworks display.

Zanzibar Newtown NYE

323 King Street, Newtown

Celebrate NYE with Sydney’s best skyline. Enjoy cityscape views from the rooftop bar from $85 per person or enjoy a more intimate setting at Webster’s Bourbon Bar and Grill for $65 per person. Tickets will include a signature cocktail on arrival, roaming canapes and vinyl DJs, spinning tunes into the early hours of the new year.

Water Wonderland: Pier One

11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

Pier One are throwing the finest New Year Eve dinner party in the city. Water Wonderland promises to be a decadent dinner party including a five-course menu, champagne tower, complementary drinks for the entire night, fresh seafood station, and live acoustic music. Set under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Water Wonderland is complete with front row seats for the famous Sydney fireworks display at midnight. 

POSE: Pier One

11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

Pier One's POSE Party is the place to be this New Years Eve. Taking place in the marquee under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the event will boast front row seats to the famous Sydney NYE fireworks display. Party your way into 2016 with gourmet feasting station, complimentary drinks, DJs and live entertainment.

Q Dining

61 Macquarie Street, East Circular Quay

Welcome 2016 with a 7-course degustation with matching wines at Q dining. This is a black-tie event is set to be a New Year's Eve experience not to be forgotten against the back drop of the Sydney Harbor where you will have front row seats to the famous Sydney fireworks display.


61 Macquarie Street, East Circular Quay

Party in the New Year at ECQ Bar. With live entertainment, pop-up food market, roving canapes and bottomless Veuve Clicquot as well as other premium beverages served throughout the night, ECQ bar is the place to be this New Years Eve.

The Argyle

18 Argyle St, The Rocks

Ring in the new year with five different bars, roaming performers and a line-up of resident DJs including Minx & Nino Brown, TASS, LAVIDA, CRAZY CAZ and many more at The Argyle.

Opera Bar

Lower Concourse Level, Sydney Opera House

Dance your way in to 2016 with live entertainment by Furnace & The Fundamentals supports by Alphamama and DJ Selector at the Opera Bar. Doors opens at 6pm with the party kicking on to 3am. Tickets include VIP entry to the Sydney Opera House, live entertainment and a 5-hour canapé package. 

Marlo Exclusive New Year's Eve Set at The Ivy

1/330 George St

This New Year's Eve, ivy will house some of Australia’s biggest dance music artists including an exclusive New Year's Eve set from trance heavyweight MaRLo as well as an all-star lineup SCNDL, Tenzin, Ember, Jesabel, Disorder & Hookie, Glover, G-Wizard, Jay Sounds, Trifo and many more.

Moet Gold NYE Party at Ivy Pool Club 

1/330 George St

Join us for this night of nights as the Ivy Pool Club celebrate the end of an astounding year and brazenly welcome 2016. Featuring a host of monster DJs including Rachel Phillips, Ian Drabble and Alex Mac. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Moet on arrival and wave goodbye to 2015 in style.

Ms G's New Year's Eve Banquet

155 Victoria St, Potts Point 

Join Head Chef Paul Donnelly to ring in the New Year as he presents dish after mouth-watering dish, plus a flute of Moët & Chandon! Enter into a four-floor dining experience marked by neon lights, graffitied walls, communal tables and Modern Asian influences.

Coogee Rooftop New Years Eve

169 Dolphin St, Coogee

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with an unrivalled shoreline view of Coogee Beach from Coogee Rooftop. Taking over the decks and sorting out all the music to bring in the New Year are a host of awesome DJs including Ian Drabble, Brynstar, Rob K, The Owl, Alex Mac and Nat Taubman. There will be a $20 cover charge after 5pm to the rooftop.

Establishment NYE Party 

252 George St

Wave goodbye to 2015 and say hello to all that will be 2016 at Establishment, where the party will be pumping with DJs from 8pm – late. Enjoy Chandon by the glass for $10 or celebrate with a few friends and a bottle for $50. To keep the evening as a fine affair, splurge on a bottle of Moet for just $85 or Veuve for $99.

Papi Chulo NYE By The Water  

22-23 Manly Wharf

Join Manly’s Papi Chulo for a New Year’s by the water with a set sharing menu and a complimentary flute of Ruinart blanc de blanc on arrival. Places are $150 per person with guests set to experience a delicious array of smokehouse meats and succulent seafood.

Est For A Fine Dining NYE 

Level 1, Establishment, 252 George St

Celebrate the start of the New Year at Merivale’s grand scale dining experience restaurant est. with a three course menu including a complimentary flute of champagne for $195pp.