If you’re planning to be in Melbourne to see in the New Year then take a look below at some of the city’s most exciting parties, brought to you by Red Rock Venues.

Southbank offers the best seats in town as far as Melbourne celebrations go, with fireworks along the Yarra scheduled for 9pm and again at midnight. If you’re partying in the heart of the city then you’ll witness much of this incredible action too.

Alternatively, Chapel Street South Yarra has an established reputation for its nightlife and glam with an abundance of dining and entertainment choices, no matter your style or flair.

Take advantage of these iconic Melbourne hotspots by organising your night out at one of the following venues:



~New Year’s Eve Ludlow White Party~

NYE options:

  • Dinner packages (three sittings available: 8pm, 8:45pm or midnight) starting from $70pp
  • Exclusive White Carpet Cocktail Party on the terrace $180pp
  • Or try your luck and come down on the night for a casual drink – free entry to our Main Bar before 9pm.

More info OR book online


HOPHAUS, Southbank
~Silvester Nacht New Year’s Eve Party~

NYE options:

  • Dinner packages (twilight or midnight sittings) starting from $70pp
  • Or again, try your luck and come down on the night for a casual drink in our Main Bar – $20 cover charge.

More info OR book online


BEARBRASS, Southbank
~English Summer New Year’s Eve Party~

NYE options:

  • Dining package; includes river cruise, drinks* and DJ. Prices start from $110pp + booking fee
  • Alternatively come down on the night to see if you can get a seat – entry is free before 9:30 pm ($20 cover charge after then), limited bar menu available and DJ starts at 10pm. We are open til 1am!

More info* OR book online


PJ.O’BRIEN’S, Southbank
~Yellow Brick Road New Year’s Eve Party~

NYE options:

  • Wizard of Oz Party! Doors open at 7pm, $35pp cover charge, includes cocktail on arrival and canapés throughout the night
  • Dining packages (two sittings available: 5:30pm and 8:30pm) starting from $65pp. Includes entry into Wizard of Oz party and cocktail on arrival.

More info OR email melbourne@pjobriens.com.au to book


TEMPERANCE HOTEL, Chapel Street South Yarra
~New Year’s Eve Party

  • Doors open at 8pm, with a free cocktail offered on arrival and roaming canapes throughout the night.
  • DJ’s live from 8pm – 3am

More info OR email enquiries@temperancehotel.com.au to book


TURF BAR, Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
~American Frat New Year’s Eve Party~

  • Free entry all night, drink specials, games, DJ’s and LOTS OF FUN!

More info