Haven’t decided what to do for New Years Eve? Want to be within view of the fireworks and close to the beautiful Yarra River? Boy, have we got some parties for you!
Akachochin: A modern twist on traditional Japanese NYE celebration. Six course Izakaya menu, a glass of matching wine or sake with each course (then on consumption), glass of Bollinger at midnight – $99 per person. Bookings – +61 3 9245 9900
Bangpop: Sawat dee Pee Mai (Happy New Year) dinner – five course modern Thai degustation, a matched glass of wine with each course (then on consumption), glass of Bollinger at midnight – $95 per person. Bookings – +61 3 9245 9800
The Boatbuilders Yard: Finger food and drinks package, surprise entertainment, indoor and outdoor bars and DJ. $160+booking fee, $150+booking fee for groups of 10 or more. Bookings: www.theboatbuildersyard.com.au
Bohemian: Five-course dinner from Chef Josep Espuga, with beer, wine and sangria. Two sessions – one for those who want to be in bed before the big bang! Early seating – 6pm-8pm dinner and a two hour beverage package – $95 per person. Main event ticket 8:15pm-12am – dinner and a four-hour beverage package – $165 per person (drinks after 12am available for purchase from the bar). Bookings – +61 3 9682 0566
The Bridge: Four hour beverage package including house basic tap beer, sparkling, wine and spirits along with canapes, DJs and VIP exclusive area on the Yarra to view the fireworks. $99 per person. Bookings: +61 3 9682 6007.
The Cargo Hall: SOLD OUT. Tropicana Party featuring a stellar line up of local and international DJs across two huge sheds and waterfront outdoor area. $55 per person plus booking fee. Bookings: Visit http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/tropicana-new-years-eve/69336
Chihuahua Bar: open ‘til late!
Gasolina: Finger food, sliders, desserts, funk and soul DJ, house drinks all night – $120.
Meat Market: Early family sitting from 6pm-7:45pm: two-course family feast including a drink on arrival – $65 per adult, $25 per child. Main event sitting from 8pm: three-course family feast plus four hour drinks package (available until 12:30pm) – $165 per person. DJ from 10pm. Bookings – +61 3 9008 8953
Melbourne Public: I love the 80s party – Brian Mannix, Scott Carne, Dale Ryder and more. Tickets from $125. Bookings: +61 3 9268 7600
Showtime Events: h2Oh! Riverside new year party with main room, dance floor and massive outdoor arena under the stars – right on the water’s edge. An array of Melbourne’s DJs will groove through the night. Price includes spirits, beer, wine, sparkling, frozen daiquiris, energy drinks and fork food. From $135 per person. Bookings – 0418 570 337 or http://www.nyeriverside.com.au/
Vessel: Enjoy a night of music, food and drinks presented by Vessel and Belvedere Vodka. Finger food, beer, basic spirits, wine and a glass of Veuve Cliquot at midnight. DJ line-up to be announced. $150 per person. Bookings – +61 3 9696 4283
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