NYE at Melbourne's Pubs & Bars

NYE at Melbourne’s Pubs & Bars – from a bottomless BBQ to intimate cocktail bar package, Italian feast to Drag Brunch, there is something for everyone!

Melburnians can have their pick of New Year’s Eve celebrations this year with choices located in the CBD, St Kilda, Richmond and more. From family-friendly beer gardens, walk-in bars, and rooftops offering views of the fireworks.

NYE in Melbourne CBD

Yarra Botanica

Southbank Promenade, Southbank


  • Yarra Botanica has it all for Melburnians to bring in the new year – floating on the Yarra River with the city skyline and firework display views
  • Drinking and dining with a four-hour, all Victorian beverage package including spritz, spirits, wine, sparkling & tap beer as well as roaming canapés and a local produce charcuterie board for ultimate grazing.
  • Entertainment is covered with DJs, roaming sax player and surprise entertainment across both levels
  • First release tickets available now at $250pp

The Duke of Wellington

146 Flinders Street, Melbourne


  • A three-story pub and rooftop bar in the heart of the CBD, The Duke has everything covered this New Year’s Eve
  • The party will kick off at 8pm with roaming canapés and a four-hour drinks package including house wines, tap beers, basic spirits and soft drinks
  • DJs will be spinning tunes through to the early hours of 2024
  • Early bird tickets available now at $150pp

Garden State Hotel – Garden Part

101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


  • For those wanting something epic without the commitment, Garden State Hotel’s Garden Party is the answer…
  • Drink specials will be available all night
  • Guests will be entertained with DJs and a saxophonist
  • VIP re-entry for free after the fireworks to celebrate until 3am
  • Free entry – walk in only

Garden State Hotel – Rose Garden

101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


  • A retro themed party to celebrate New Year’s Eve
  • Live music will create a night of nostalgia and endless dancing
  • Roaming 90s inspired canapes will accompany the four-hour beverage package
  • VIP re-entry for free after the fireworks
  • First release tickets available now at $115pp

Garden State Hotel – Tippy Tay

101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


  • For those wanting to say good-bye to 2023 with a feast to remember…
  • Tippy Tay is hosting a delicious four course Italian banquet accompanied by a three hour beverage package including premium Italian wines and beers
  • Live music entertainment
  • From 8pm until midnight
  • Priced $185pp ($125pp for non-drinkers), $20 per child aged 11 and under (children permitted until 10pm)

Imperial Hotel Bourke St

2-8 Bourke Street, Melbourne CBD


  • Imperial Bourke Street’s stunning rooftop will give guests front row seats to the midnight fireworks display
  • Guests will enjoy a four hour drinks package of wine, beer and spirits with roaming canapés
  • Live music from 7-10pm and a DJ from 10pm-1am
  • From 8pm until midnight
  • First release tickets $179pp, second release tickets $199pp

State of Grace

27 King Street, Melbourne CBD


  • State of Grace’s rooftop will be thriving this year with prime views of the midnight fireworks display
  • Guests will enjoy a four-hour beverage package which includes an hour of roaming spritzes and a canapé package
  • Entertainment is covered with DJs, fire twirling performances, magicians and more
  • Doors open from 7.30pm, package starts from 8pm
  • First release tickets available now $170pp, second release priced $200pp

The Wharf Hotel

18-38 Siddeley Street, Melbourne CBD


  • An epic riverside party to celebrate New Year’s Eve
  • Three-hour beverage package with bottomless house wines, selected tap beers and house spirits accompanied by roaming canapés
  • DJs will spin tunes and get the dancing going
  • Doors open at 8pm – 12.30am
  • Early bird tickets available now for $135pp


87 Flinders Lane, Melbourne


  • A night to shine with an All That Glitters Partyat Trinket
  • Guests will enjoy a four-hour beverage package including beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks
  • Roaming canapés
  • DJs spinning tunes from 8pm until close and roaming drag queens from 9pm until midnight
  • A magnum of Champagne is up for grabs for the best dressed guest
  • Doors open at 7pm until 1am
  • First release tickets available now at $150pp, second release $180pp

NYE in Melbourne’s Inner East

Auburn Hotel

85 Auburn Road, Hawthorn


  • Auburn Hotel, with its brand-new spaces is the ideal inner east destination for NYE
  • The Pavilion is the new atrium-style dining and drinking space with retractable roof and deck leading onto the new, extended beer garden, perfect for gatherings
  • Families looking to enjoy the afternoon can make the most of the new play area
  • The new menu suits all tastes with pub classics such as parmas, burgers, steaks and roasts alongside woodfired pizzas, charcuterie plate and more

The Hawthorn Hotel

481 Burwood Road, Hawthorn


  • The ‘Hawka’ is the ideal family-friendly destination for Melburnians wanting to make the most of their last afternoon of the year
  • A sizzling BBQ in the beer garden including rosemary lamb chops, chargrilled corn, veg skewers, bratwurst sausage sizzle and kid’s hamburgers – from 12pm
  • Kids will be entertained with face painting, a balloon artist and a fairy visit – from 12-4pm
  • There’s also a chance to win a tasty meat tray with raffle tickets available all day

Prince Alfred Hotel

619 Church Street, Richmond


  • A crowd favourite in Richmond, Prince Alfred Hotel will be hosting the perfect casual NYE party
  • Live entertainment from 4-7pm and acoustic duo from 9pm-midnight
  • $13 Spritz Happy Hour

Richmond Club Hotel

100 Swan Street, Richmond


  • The ultimate rooftop NYE party in Richmond
  • Guests will enjoy a three-hour beverage package and roaming canapés
  • Entertainment is covered with a DJ spinning tunes on level one
  • First release tickets available now for $99pp (casual bookings/walk-ins also available)

NYE in St Kilda and Bayside

The Esplanade Hotel – Main Bar

11 The Esplanade, St Kilda


  • The Espy is hosting a night to remember…
  • 3.5 hour drinks package includes tap beer, cider, house sparkling, wine and soft drinks accompanied by roaming canapés and grazing bites
  • Entertainment and DJs in every room
  • 8.30pm until midnight
  • Early bird tickets (100 available) $150pp, general tickets $175pp

The Esplanade Hotel – Ghost

11 The Esplanade, St Kilda


  • Those looking for an intimate NYE celebration will find Ghost Bar inside The Espy the perfect spot
  • Guests will enjoy an array of mouth-watering canapés, grazing table and oyster station
  • A three-hour drinks package will include a selection of wines, beers, spirits, cocktails and a complimentary Champagne at midnight
  • Plus, there is access to all other rooms at The Espy
  • 9pm until midnight
  • Priced $210pp

NYE in Melbourne’s Inner South

The Smith

213 High Street, Prahran


  • Sashay into 2024 with a New Year’s Eve Drag Brunch!
  • The sassiest of arvos will see performances by Jawbreakers and friends
  • Cocktail on arrival, bottomless sips and tasty tapas
  • Two sessions (2 hours each) available – 2pm and 5pm
  • Priced $85pp

College Lawn Hotel

36 Greville Street, Prahran


  • A lawn party to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the leafy streets of Prahran – the perfect way to kick off celebrations
  • A bottomless BBQ in the beer garden will ensure tummies are filled
  • Guests will enjoy a four-hour beverage package and live music – from 4pm
  • Early bird tickets available now for $110pp (casual bookings also available)

NYE in Melbourne’s Inner North

The Provincial

299 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy


A multi-level party featuring two amazing New Year’s Eve packages to choose from.

  • Rooftop
    • Guests will enjoy a four-hour beverage package with select cocktails, spirits, beer, wine and cider accompanied by roaming canapés – from 7-11pm
    • A dessert station will keep those with a sweet tooth satisfied
    • DJ spinning tunes until 1am
    • A midnight toast, confetti cannons and more will ring in the new year
    • Early bird tickets starting from $149pp
  • Ground Floor
    • A DIY taco station with two-hour beverage package including sparkling, beer, wine and cider will keep guests refreshed from 8-10pm
    • DJs will keep the dancing going until 3am
    • A midnight countdown with confetti cannons and more to ring in 2024
    • Tickets $49pp

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