As we countdown to the end of another year, and bring in the next, one questions remains – where will you be this New Year’s Eve?
It’s not too late to be part of the best and most delicious events around Melbourne.
So here’s my guide to Melbourne’s New Year’s Eve events …
2 Acland St, St Kilda
Together New Years Eve will be a star studded event with entertainment from Australia’s leading DJs and artists including Andy Murphy, Lauren Mac, Khanh Ong, Anyo, Peril, Sarah Roberts + special guests.
Price: From $120
Crown Entertainment Complex – 8 Whiteman St, Southbank
Bring in the New Year with an ocean to plate dining experience that will ignite the senses on Melbourne’s iconic Southbank waterfront with The Atlantic Restaurant.
Cost: 4 course: $155pp (2 hr duration applicable) | 6 course: $230pp (second sitting from 8:30pm)
Bookings: call 9698 8888 or contact email@example.com
Adelphi Hotel Rooftop, 187 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Adelphi Hotel invites guests to make this New Year’s one to remember and bring in 2019 on their open-air rooftop, with their inaugural NYE Poolside Party. Teaming up with Four Pillars, guests can expect to sip Four Pillars Gin cocktails, enjoy moorish canapés from Om Nom Kitchen’s Executive Chef Jo Ward, while dancing to tunes from Adelphi’s resident DJ into the early AM.
Cost: Early Bird $165 (available to 30th November); Full Price $195.
“Feed Me” menu tasting and 2 cocktails of your choice!
Cost: $99 – add bottomless sake for $20
Early and late sittings available
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, 101 Waterfront Way, Docklands 3008
Make this New Year’s Eve one to remember and ring in 2019 at the highest point of the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel with their NYE Soirée. Sip champagne and enjoy canapés whilst ogling at Melbourne CBD’s stunning firework display from 120-metres high.
Cost: $185 per person
Both tickets are all inclusive of food, beverage for the evening which includes canapés, food stations, Champagne, basic spirits, wine and beer.
Please note both events are ran separately and each tickets will give guests admission to one venue only.
Cost: $210 / Grey Goose Upper Deck: $600
212 High Street, Windsor, 3181
Wave goodbye to 2018 at Neptune Food & Wine’s Nuevo Disco Party. With free-flowing negronis, spritz, beer, wine and prosecco until 1am alongside roaming canapés, guests can expect to be well fuelled before hitting the dance floor.
And for those feeling extra fancy, bottles of Ruinart will be available for popping at $100 per bottle.
30 Jacka Blvd, St Kilda VIC 3182
With unparalleled views of 2018’s final sunset across Port Phillip Bay and prime location for the St Kilda Beach fireworks, Stokehouse’s stunning dining room is the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Curated set menus emulating the tastes of summer will be available on the evening, featuring seasonally-driven cuisine in signature style of Head Chef Ollie Hansford.
Diners will be serenaded with smooth live tunes from soul act Belle & Co.
Cost: Early sitting: Four course menu – $130 / Sittings from 7pm: Five course menu, including oysters and caviar – $250
100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004
With a decadent Italian menu, flowing vino and breathtaking views of Melbourne’s fireworks, Fatto Bar and Cantina is the perfect place to ring in the New Year.
5:30 pm Sitting:
- $80pp, inclusive of 2-course menu including a glass of fizz
- $25pp, Children’s menu including a main, gelati and a drink
8:00 pm Sitting:
All prices are inclusive of the four-course menu including wine, beer and view of NYE fireworks.
- $250pp, Fatto Terrace with premium views of fireworks
- $220pp, Cantina Window Seating
- $200pp, Cantina Seating
Bookings: (03) 8698 8800, or on the Fatto website.
Keep it local this NYE – Join Senor Hot Lips, Harry Hawker & Typhoon for an epic block party!
Some of the highlights include …
- Hot Lips & Typhoon BBQ
- $10 Tommy’s Margs & Espresso Martinis 4-8pm
- $5 Tecate & Coronoa Tinnies 4-8pm
- DJ Babalu