It’s a night to let loose, indulge and reflect on the year that was – and where better to celebrate New Year’s than Sydney, Australia’s most recognisable city!
Whether it’s light drinks and a three-course meal or an all-out party extravaganza, we’ve got you covered when it comes to making it an unforgettable evening…
Welcome in 2020 at this beach side playground where salt air and the deep blue sea set the scene for an epic tropical celebration!
Dance up a storm right in front of the speakers, enjoy panoramic harbour views from the Top Deck or kick the night off with a classy three-course feast. General Admission entry starts from $89 and offers guests the chance to enjoy the firework spectacular as well as access to the Beach Club Bar and an hour of unlimited wine and Heinekins.
With an impressive lineup of local musicians and DJs, this beachside rager is ready to rock you and your friends into the wee hours of the morning.
Cost: From $89
Time: 5pm – late
Where: 1 Military Rd, Watsons Bay 2030
Set against the backdrop of the Sydney Harbour, this glittering canopy of colour, electric sounds and magnificent surprises awaits. Hosted by KIIS FM and Cruise Bar, ‘Carnivale’ is set to be Sydney’s hottest exclusive rooftop party!
VIP guests can enjoy a three-hour beverage package, to-die-for culinary canapes, live performances and an all-access pass to three levels of entertainment.
For those after something a little less extravagant, general admission tickets are still available and promise an equally lively evening! Offering access to levels one and two as well as a glass of sparkling on arrival, take in the waterfront views from the dance floor amidst the bangin’ beats of headline act, Ron Carroll.
Cost: From $155.10
Time: 6pm – 2am
Where: Circular Quay West, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Sydney 2000
As Australia’s most recognisable international nightclub, you can be sure that NYE is one hell of a bash at Marquee Sydney. Counterpart to the esteemed New York and Las Vegas locations, this venue builds on the chain’s undisputed reputation as the place to be for music-lovers and celebrities alike.
With luxe surroundings, a huge dance floor and a stream of neon disco lights, Marquee is the one-and-only hangout for seasoned clubbers seeking a truly hardcore party experience. Bringing the unique glamour and all-night revelry of the Las Vegas super-clubs, you can’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate NYE alongside Melbourne’s sons, Will Sparks and Joel Fletcher!
Cost: From $69.95
Time: 10:30pm – late
Where: Piramma Rd, Pyrmont 2009
Celebrating all things queer, get set to drink, dance, drag and dine to your heart’s content alongside queens strutting their stuff on stage! Featuring several unique and vibrantly decorated spaces, The Imperial is a haven for diversity and a festival of all things fresh, fun and fancyyy.
Kick it off on the ground floor with live music performances, embrace the boogie vibes with GiRLTHING / BOYTHiNG’s Basement Bash or smash a stunning three-course feed with the VIP Drag N Dine package.
Whatever your flavour, this Erskineville haunt invites you to step into the New Year with this truly one-of-a-kind event of the decade!
Cost: From $25
Time: 7pm – 4am
Where: 35 Erskineville Rd, Erskineville 2043
This breezy oceanfront bar is set to play host to ‘Live Love Bondi’ – an event as iconic as the celebrated beach!
Kicking off at 7pm, take in the natural splendour of the deep blue sea amidst the playful décor of this vibrant seaside hangout. Start slow with a sumptuous and sustainably sourced dish before graduating to classic cocktails. Share a pitcher of Pimms, Sangria or even Passionfruit Mojitos amidst twinkling fairy lights and the bangin’ beats of international DJ, Late Nite Tuff Guy.
If you’re seeking to ease your way into a long night of partying, The Bucket List promises a no-frills, fun-filled countdown to 2020!
Cost: From $72.40
Time: 7pm – 2am
Where: Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach 2026
By Kaylah Chesson