NYE 2015. It’s almost here. Let’s take a look at some of the Gold Coast’s best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve and see in 2016.
Fireworks & Public Events
Surfers Paradise: New Year’s Eve Carnival with firework displays on the beach at 8pm, riverside at 10pm and back at the beach for midnight. This is a free, all ages and alcohol free event.
Broadbeach: firework displays on Kurrawa Beach at 8pm and again at Midnight. There will be live music in Broadbeach Mall from 8pm until 12.30am.
Broadwater Parklands: fireworks, entertainers and Food Truck Feast at the Great Lawn and Pier, Marine Parade, Southport from 5pm until 9pm.
Coolangatta: Firework displays from Coolangatta Groyne at 9pm and midnight.
Coomera: live entertainment, amusement rides, food vendors and fireworks between 5pm and 9pm at Viney Park.
North Kirra: BBQ, jumping castle, raffles and firework display at Pacific Parade, with proceeds going towards North Kirra Surf Life Saving Club.
Paradise Point: a high-tech firework display synchronised to music at 9pm. Entertainment between 5pm and 9pm includes music from Lisa Hunt & the Soul Train Band, the three tenors ‘Tenori’ and a ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ showcase of young talent. There will also be stilt walkers, fire twirlers, dragon dancers and more: location Paradise Point Parklands.
Bars, Nightclubs and Other Venues
Alto Cucina & Bar – beer, wine, basic spirits, platters, antipasto, cheese & dessert buffet for $165 (tickets must be purchased before December 26th).
Atrium Bar – live music from Chris Hutchison, Wasabi and the Trace Duo, plus tunes from DJ Brent.
Bread N Butter – DJs Freddy Flyfingaz + Fisher Price + 4 turntables = a good night out. $20 includes drink on arrival.
Broadbeach Tavern – live music from Venus Envy, tunes from DJ Five-8 and the 500th person through the door wins a $500 travel voucher. Free Entry
Burleigh Heads Hotel – Beats in Burleigh: The Archie Rye Duo + DJ Jules. Free Entry
Burleigh Sports Club – live music from Kulaz. Food & drink specials. Courtesy bus. Free Entry
Cafe Catalina – dress code: white. Live music from Scott Dalton plus a DJ if you like to dance. 7pm until midnight, entry $50 adults & $25 children (includes canapés).
Club Boutique – Magic City Hollywood Party with DJs Otto, Stevie Z, Stacks and Ulahz. Party with all night drink packages and VIP Booths starting at $55.
Coolangatta Hotel – Shipwrecked: live bands, DJs, pop-up bars and more. Tickets $23.50 via Oztix.
Coolangatta Sands Hotel – Live music from Dave Murray + Nitestar, plus drink specials, door prizes and more. Free Entry
Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club – DJ from 8pm. Two courtesy buses to get you there and home again safely.
Currumbin Creek Tavern – live music from Off The Grid. $50 prize for best hat. $10 entry includes drink on arrival and finger food.
Currumbin RSL – live music from Old Skool. Free Entry
East – Electric Zoo featuring aerial artists, light shows, music from Stradivarius Punk and more. Private booths available. Tickets from $30.
Elsewhere Bar – Elsewhere is always a quality night out, so where better to see in 2016? Music from DJs Stretch, Six Shooter, Droll + Willy2silly. No pre-sale, $20 on the door.
The Envy Hotel – The Fairlanes live downstairs from 6pm & DJs upstairs from 9pm. Free Entry
The Grand Hotel – Live music from DVS and a DJ until 5am. Free Entry
Helm Bar Surfers – Nautical White Party: live music from The Accidents and food & drink packages from $109.
J Bar at Jupiters – live music from Chris Hutchison and Blake Miles.
Kingscliff Beach Hotel – live music from The Matty Rogers Band. Courtesy bus available. Free Entry
Kleins Coffee Bar and Grill – Rock & Roll Party. $10 entry includes finger food and entertainment including live music.
Komune – Saints and Sinners Party. Doors open 5pm, $25 before 7pm and $40 after. Saints and Sinners dress code: best dressed wins a week at Komune Bali.
The Loft – a three course set menu for $65 per person from 7pm, with live music from Smooth Groove from 8pm.
Love Nightlife – Lifestyles of the Rich: party at the Love Mansion with private booths and drink packages available. Tickets from $30
Melbas On The Park – Welcome to Disney. Tickets $30, food & drink packages $99.
Nineteen Orchid Avenue – Speakeasy Soirée: Jazz, Blues & Booze. Free Entry from 6pm
Nobbys Arc – Masquerade Party: dress to impress. $35 per head includes tapas, platters, pizza and a drink on arrival. Plus live music, DJs, prizes and giveaways.
Nobbys Beach Surf Club – Seafood Platter & Bubbly special plus live music from Eureka Funk + Brett Gannon.
One50 Public House – 007 Party: Roulette and Blackjack tables. Sugar skull face & body painting. Tunes from DJs CLBR, Boy London and Lowbitt Love with live sax & percussion. Drink and canapé package $95 between 9pm – 11pm.
Parkwood Tavern – with Culture Kings DJs, Sir Likwish, DJ Rory and DJ Villan. Free Entry
Platinum – DJs Zac Waters, Who Killed Mickey, Flash, J-Muz, Kaitlyn Paige + guests. $20 general admission.
The Pottsville Tavern – live music from The Healy McTeare Experience 8pm until midnight.
Rainbow Bay Surf Club – food, drink and live music from Eureka Funk.
Rattlesnake Motel – Wonderland NYE Party. Djs include Fletcher, Harry Russell, Kinloch, Mattia Musella, Little Fritter and Brett Sellwood. Tickets $20 via dashtickets.
Saltbar Kingscliffe – kid’s disco 4pm – 6pm and Angelo Pash live from 8.30pm (NSW times). Free Entry
Shooters – Fifty Shades of White NYE Party.
SkyPoint – Casino Royale: get the best views of the firework displays all along the Gold Coast. $195 entry includes beverage package, canapes, petit fours and live music from Vertigo. ***sold out***
Southport RSL – Magic of Motown Dinner & Show featuring Black Magic. Tickets from $35 to $65.
Southport RSL Palm Lounge – see in the new year with live music from Wally & The Gators from 8.30pm until 1am.
Southport Sharks – 80s Retro Revival Dance Party (from $54.90). Cabana Bar – All That Glitters Party (from $110).
Spaghetti and Jazz – Mambo Italiano Party with Jo Miguel. Food & drink package $99.
Stingray Lounge – Ocean’s 15 Party: show girls, live music, food stations and a pop up wedding chapel. Drink & canapé packages from $99.
Surfers Paradise Beergarden – Gangsta Party with DMC Champion DJ i-DEE. $2000 cash & prizes giveaway. Free Entry (before midnight)
Talle Surf Club – live music from Pink Zinc.
Vintage Velvet – live music 7pm – 10pm, DJ from 10pm – 2am. Canapés & à la carte menu available. Dress code: smart. Free Entry
Wallaby Hotel – live music from Painkiller.
Important: all event details are subject to change, so to avoid disappointment please check with venues to confirm bookings/tickets/prices/availability and event details.