New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, and if you’re sticking around the city to say goodbye to 2022, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are 15 fantastic New Year’s Eve parties in Brisbane, most of which are serving up front-row seats to the fireworks, or are close to the displays at least. Most parties include food and drinks as well, to take away the hassle of pretty much everything on the night. So gather the gang and step into 2023 in style at one of these awesome events that you can book right now.
1. NYC-Themed Party at Sixteen Antlers
Hanging out on a rooftop is one of our favourite things to do in Brisbane, so why not ring in the new year doing what we love? One of Brisbane’s best rooftop bars, Sixteen Antlers, is throwing a massive NYC-inspired party to celebrate, complete with themed drinks and canapes, neon décor, as well as live music from local talent @jarrodcostellomusic , DJs and surprise entertainment.
Located sky high on the 16th floor above King George Square, Sixteen Antlers boasts a fantastic view of the city.
Each ticket includes a five-hour beverage package too, so you definitely won’t be going thirsty.
📍 Sixteen Antlers, Brisbane City, 8pm – 2am
💲199 per person
New Year’s Eve Party at Sixteen Antlers
2. New Year’s Eve Feast at Za Za Ta
Middle Eastern restaurant, Za Za Ta, was one of our favourite spots to eat in 2022. So if you’re after a delicious vegetarian feast this NYE, this is the place. To send off 2022, you can expect a specially curated menu, gin pairing, as well as a DJ and belly dancing to get you in the groove.
Za Za Ta also offers an alcohol-free cocktail pairing for the dinner, in case you wanted to start off the new year on the sober side of life.
As for the food, you can expect everything from their iconic halloumi doughnuts to felafel, kofta, cauliflower shawarma, and more.
Once you’re done at dinner, head next door to Bar Kazba, where the party continues.
📍 Za Za Ta, Fortitude Valley, 5pm – late
💲99 per person
New Year’s Eve Feast at Za Za Ta
3. Portside Wharf
Pop champagne on the waterfront at Portside Wharf this New Year’s, with an awesome party at Byblos Bar and Restaurant. Dance until late with a DJ and live entertainment, all the while enjoying a 5-hour package of cocktails, Mediterranean canapes, as well as other premium beverages.
📍 Byblos Bar and Restaurant, Portside Wharf, 8pm – 1am
💲189 per person
4. Will & Flow
Being one of Brissy’s best overwater venues, you can bet that NYE will go off at Will & Flow. Especially with it being a choice vantage point for the fireworks. Their New Year’s Eve party will serve up bottomless food and drinks, with bookings available at 6pm for 8.30pm fireworks. In the food department, you can expect delicious woodfired eats, a grazing station, and seafood. There will also be cocktails, house spirits, local and international wine and beers, and all the champagne you could possibly desire.
📍 Will & Flow, Brisbane City, 6pm
💲199 per person
New Year’s Eve 2022 at Will & Flow
6. SuperFly Disco
Fortitude Valley’s newest night club, SuperFly Disco, has been a popular weekend party spot since it opened this year. And the theme for their NYE party is 70s disco of course. Get ready for a night of bangers on the retro light up dance floor, alongside a four-hour drinks and food package.
📍 SuperFly Disco, 9pm – 1am
💲204 per person
Saturday Night Fever NYE @ SuperFly Disco
7. Colour Party at Mary Mae’s
If vibrant colours at each glance is your idea of good time, then you can’t go past the Colour Party at Mary Mae’s this New Year’s Eve. The dress code encourages you to wear your brightest attire, so don’t hold back with this one.
Alongside a DJ pumping tunes all night long, you’ll also get five hours of drinks, canapes, live food station eats, and a cocktail on arrival.
📍 Mary Mae’s Bar + Kitchen, New Farm, 7.30pm – late
💲135 per person
8. NYE Gala at Victoria Park
Slip into your favourite outfit and head down to Victoria Park for NYE this year. The NYE Gala offers Roku Gin cocktails, a five-hour bottomless beverage package, canapés, interactive live oyster shucking, live DJ, and more. There will also be a photo booth, so you can capture all the happy snaps over the night.
📍 Victoria Park, Spring Hill, 7pm – 12.30am
💲135 per person
9. Brisvegas Cruises
Party into 2022 onboard this 18+ midnight fireworks cruise from Brisvegas Cruises. Welcome in the new year with your best mates on the water, with a licensed bar on board serving up everything from Double Blacks to craft beer and alcoholic slushies. Tickets are for entry only, and drinks can be purchased on board and there will be a DJ on both of the party boats.
📍 New Farm Park River Hub, 10.30pm – 1am
💲120 per person
10. Felons Brewing Co.
Count down to 2023 with a beer in hand and a full belly at Felons’ New Year’s Eve feast. Enjoy a set menu, filled with an array of Felons favourites for you to snack on. Then get your boogie on with a live DJ on the brew deck as you wait for the midnight fireworks.
Be sure to try their limited release Champagne Sour.
📍 Felons Brewing Co
💲90 per person
11. Riverland’s NYE Fiesta
If you’re a massive fan of Mexican food, then this New Year’s Eve Party at Riverland is your go-to. Not only will you get prime views of the fireworks but there will also be face painters, a nacho station, live mariachi band, DJs, food trucks and more.
Say adios to 2022 with a 3-hour or 4-hour all inclusive packages comprising of bottomless booze, nachos and canapes.
💲169 – 199 per person
12. WET Deck New Year’s Eve Fiesta
W Brisbane is doing New Year’s Eve in style with a New Year’s Eve party on WET Deck. Your night will start off with a signature margarita on arrival followed by plenty of music from the live DJs as well as a live taco station, three hours of bottomless booze, and epic views of the midnight fireworks. Sip on Moet & Chandon Ice as you welcome in the new year.
📍 W Brisbane, WET Deck, 9pm – midnight
💲295 per person
WET Deck – New Year’s Eve Party
13. Friday’s Riverside
It’s all about the jungle summer vibes at Friday’s riverside NYE party. Enjoy a huge 4 hour, all-inclusive food and drink package, with comes complete with a build your own taco station. Get all the riverside sunset snaps as you dance the year away. The venue also serves up unrivalled views of the fireworks, so round up the crew and organise your New Year’s Eve at Friday’s.
📍 Friday’s, Brisbane City
💲175 – 195
14. NYE 2022 at Persone
Get your Italian foodie fix at Persone for New Year’s Eve this year. They’re throwing an awesome cocktail party with views over the river and of the fireworks. The five hour all-inclusive offering will have you digging into a delicious selection of Italian food and bevvies as you welcome 2023 to the stage.
📍 Persone, Brisbane City
💲195 per person
15. NYE Kayaking Experience
Why not do something a bit different for New Year’s Eve this year? And by that, we mean paddle down the Brisbane River on a kayak and catch the fireworks. With sessions at 8 pm and 11 pm for both fireworks displays, this is a must-do experience if you want to have your own private party. It doesn’t end with the paddle though. When you return to Riverlife, you’ll get to enjoy a delicious grazing board too.
📍 Riverlife, Brisbane City
💲125 per person
16. New Year’s Eve with Maggie May
One of the most exciting openings of 2022 has been Maggie May, the new 70s inspired supper club in Newstead. Ring in the new year with funky tunes till two in the morning and a decadent four-hour food and drinks package, complete with a selection of Maggie May favourites.
📍 Maggie May, Newstead, package from 8.30pm – 12.30am
💲130 per person
17. NYE Caribbean Carnival at Hey Chica!
Get a taste of the Caribbean at Hey Chica!’s NYE Caribbean Carnival party. From 8pm, enjoy a smorgasbord of live performances, roaming acrobats, as well as plenty of delicious food and drinks.
Each ticket includes four hours of beer, wine, spirits, cocktails and canapes.
📍 Hey Chica!, from 8pm
💲$157.95 per person
NYE Caribbean Carnival at Hey Chica!
18. 90’s New Year’s Eve Party at Retros
Take a trip back to the 90s this New Year’s Eve with an unforgettable party at Retros. Count down to 2023 with some of the greatest hits, including but not limited to Backstreet Boys, Missy Elliot, Destiny’s Child and Britney Spears.
This is one of the parties that doesn’t offer food and drinks included, but it also comes with a much lower ticket entry.
📍 Retros, Fortitude Valley, from 6pm
💲from $33.45 per person
90’s New Year’s Eve Party at Retros
19. Finn McCool’s Fairies & Leprechauns NYE Event
Unleash your inner Irish at this fairy and leprechaun-themed party at Finn McCool’s. Not only will there be a live band and DJ to see you through till the new year, but also Guinness on tap aplenty.
A three-hour food and beverage package is included in the ticket price, so all you need to do is get on your best green attire and head down to Brisbane’s favourite Irish pub for all the fun.
📍 Finn McCool’s, Fortitude Valley, from 8.30pm
💲105.95 per person
Finn McCool’s Fairies and Leprechauns NYE Event
20. Lefty’s Music Hall Wild West NYE Party
Enter the Lefty’s Music Hall saloon for a cracking good time this New Year’s Eve. This Wild West-themed party includes everything from boot stomping live country music to four hours of American-style canapes, whiskey apples, house spirits, and beers.
📍 Lefty’s Music Hall, Petrie Terrace, from 7pm
💲147.75 per person
Lefty’s Music Hall Wild West NYE Party
21. Redcliffe Markets NYE Party
Redcliffe Markets is throwing a huge northside pop up for NYE this year, two massive firework displays included. Enjoy live music, roving performers and a selection of local market stalls while the 7pm and 9pm fireworks light up the sky.
Entry is free, however, if you register for a ticket, you’ll go into the draw to win the experience of launching the 7pm fireworks as well as score a $300 voucher for the Jetty Lounge.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of NYE parties in Brisbane!