See You Never, 2021! Brisbane’s Best New Year’s Eve Parties
Cheers to a new year!
Whether 2021 was a year of ups or downs, it’s time to kick it to the curb and ring in a new one! Grab your party favours and head out on the town with our pick of Brisbane’s best New Year’s Eve parties.
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Say good riddance to 2021 and hope for better luck next year with an amazing night out at Jade Buddha! Kicking off at 6pm in the Shadow Lounge, you won’t be hungry thanks to unlimited canapes for three hours. You also won’t be thirsty, as Jade Buddha is pulling out all the stops with beers, house wines, basic spirits, and even tap cocktails of Aperol Spritz and Pimms until 9pm. Tickets are $155 per person and with its incredible riverside location, you’ll be treated to the best views of the fireworks come midnight.
Dust off your finest white frock for a bubbly cocktail party at Victoria Park this New Year’s Eve! The Victoria Park Marquee will play host to NYE en Blanc from 7.30pm that’s set to be a night to remember for all the right reasons. Settle in with a cocktail on arrival, before digging into delicious canapes like truffle and mozzarella arancini or panko crumbed prawns. A chef’s station will also be firing up, alongside the five-hour beverage package with sparkling, wine, and beer. Capture memories at the photobooth and groove to the live DJ, before wrapping up the year with private fireworks. Tickets are $165 per person.
Spend your New Year’s Eve at Tinsel Town for a night of extravagance and elegance! The Regatta’s iconic digs will be swept up in old Hollywood glamour, bringing along its favourite characters, including a nine-piece band and DJs to keep the party going well into 2022. Indulge in a four-hour beverage package from 8pm, delicious food stations, roaming entertainment, and a secret underground den where you can rub shoulders with mobsters and musicians. Tickets are $150 per person and include a spectacular fireworks display on the river. Or, up the ante with the VIP experience at $270: a four-course dinner on the gorgeous Level 2 veranda with a premium beverage package.
Celebrate the year with the people who do it best! If wining and dining is your vibe, head to Signature Restaurant for an unforgettable four-course meal, paired with 90+ scored wines expertly chosen by the Head Sommelier. With canapes and live entertainment on the side, a seat at the table is $299 per person. Book here. Or, be perched exclusively amongst the stars at the Terrace, with a four-hour beverage package and a range of delectable nibbles – think canapes, fork dishes, desserts, and a live cooking station. Tickets are $280 per person and when fireworks light up the sky, you’ll have prime views. Book here.
Eagle Street Pier
Count down the year that was at Eagle Street Pier! City Winery is dishing out premium beverages, roving canapes, and a freshly shucked oyster station for $185. Indulge in a set menu of Japanese delights at Saké for $139, including wagyu nigri and toothfish katsu. Or, follow the red carpet to Mr & Mrs G’s for a glitzy night out at $275, filled with gourmet canapes and unlimited Moët & Chandon Champagne. Naga Thai is putting on a feast of six-courses for $160 at 5.30pm or eight-courses for $180 at 8pm, while COPPA has delicious Italian food and wine aplenty across three-courses for $120 from 5pm or four-courses for $180 from 8.30pm. And The Bavarian is heading to the roaring ‘20s with a live band and prizes for best dressed. Plus, no matter where you are, you’ll have unparalleled views of Eagle Street Pier’s fireworks as they launch in front of Mr & Mrs G’s as the clock strikes midnight.
The Boom Boom Room
Take your New Year celebrations underground with a lavish modern Japanese experience at The Boom Boom Room. From 5.30pm to 7.30pm, you can dig into a decadent omakase banquet designed by Head Chef Zac Sykes for $89 per person. Or, go all out with a four-hour, all-inclusive package from 8.30pm to 12.30am. With canapes on arrival before the omakase banquet, you’ll also be sipping on a premium beverage package, featuring sparking, cocktails, spirits, wine, and beer. At $189 per person, you’ll spend the rest of your lavish night boogieing to the live entertainment under the streets of Brisbane.
Donna knows how to throw a party, so there’s no better place to ring in the New Year! Fancy an early dinner? From 5.30pm, Head Chef Lyndon Tyres will be serving up a deluxe four-course banquet for $98 per person. If you like a tipple with your feast, head in from 8.30pm for a four-hour, all-inclusive package. At $218 per person, get your hands on a premium beverage package, including Veuve Clicquot, cocktails, spirits, wine, and beer alongside live entertainment. With Sichuan flavours and suave ambience, Donna Chang will make sure you enter 2022 feeling your best.
Take your New Year’s Eve celebrations sky high to Iris Rooftop! This stunning event will have you saying cheers with a five-hour premium package amongst the clouds. Quench your thirst with Veuve Clicquot, cocktails, spirits, wines, and beers, or munch your way through substantial food station, gourmet canapes, and fresh seafood. There’ll be plenty of entertainment to keep you busy and special guest DJs providing the tunes. With the $269 tickets also giving you front row seats to the fireworks, the party starts at 8pm and you won’t want to miss a second.