What's on this NYE?

It's almost time to ring in the new year. If you haven't booked your party yet, don't worry! We have found some of the best events on offer so you can welcome 2018 in style.

by @joleneogle on Friday, 01 Dec, 2017

Noosa is home to a host of high-end, stylish bars and restaurants so there is no excuse for spending New Year’s Eve (NYE) anywhere less than glamorous! We’ve found some of the best parties on offer and have included the venue’s contact details so you can get right onto booking your NYE party.

Noosa Boathouse (pictured)

194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville

Ph 5440 5070


The Noosa Boathouse will get the party started on New Year’s Eve with a whopping four parties to choose from.

There’s the Early Bird Feast in the restaurant from 5pm followed by a four-course dinner from 7.15pm. Upstairs, the NYE Nauti Party will kick off the celebrations with a nautical themed cocktail party in the River Room from 6pm. Guests can enjoy three hours of canapes and live music.

In the Sunset Bar, indulge on fresh seafood, nibble on canapes and take in the best views of a famous Noosa sunset over the river. The Sunset, Seafoodand Tapas party kicks off from 6pm. All event goers will be treated to a fireworks display at 9pm.

Early Bird Feast dinner prices start from $20 for children under 12 with adults $49 each. The four-course dinner is $99 per person. The cocktail party prices are $49 per person for the NYW Nauti Party and $79 for the Sunset, Seafood and Tapas party.

Rickys River Bar and Restaurant

2 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads

Ph 5447 2455


Celebrate the new year in style this year with dinner at Rickys. Rickys offers two sittings on NYE, but the late sitting has already sold out. Never fear, a 5pm dinner is still available.

First Sitting

Details: 4 courses with welcome drink on arrival

Time: 5-7.30pm

Price: $120 per person / $40 per child (snack, main meal, dessert and soft drink)


62 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads

Ph 5447 5111


Locale will kick off the celebrations early with a three-course lunch starting from 12noon and the party will continue with two dinner sittings.

Details: 3 courses, glass of champagne on arrival

Time: 12-2pm

Price: $95 per person / children $45 (3 courses and drinks)

First Sitting

Details: 3 courses, a glass of champagne, live music
Time: 5-7.30pm

Price: $105 per adult / $45 per child (3 courses and drinks)

Second Sitting

Details: 4 courses, a glass of champagne, live music

Time: 8.30pm onwards

Price: $195 per adult / no children’s prices available

Wood Fire Grill

2 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads

Ph 5473 5904


Join the Wood Fire Grill team for a night of relaxed revelry at their NYE party on the river. Bring the family together for an evening of shared courses, live music and fireworks. Indulge in the full Noosa River experience and arrive by water taxi, dine, relax to live music and then watch the fireworks! There are two sittings available.

First Sitting
Details: 3 course sharing menu + welcome drink on arrival
Time: Bookings available from 5-7.30pm
Price: $95 per person / $ 40 kids menu (snack, main, dessert + soft drinks)

Second Sitting
Details: 4 course sharing menu + welcome drink on arrival + live music + 10pm fireworks
Time: Bookings available from 8.30pm onwards

Price: $160 per person

Embassy XO

Cnr Duke and Bryan Streets, Sunshine Beach

Ph 5455 4460


Bring in the new year while munching on some of Noosa’s best Asian cuisine. Embassy XO will hold a special NYE banquet treating guests to a glass of French champagne on arrival. There are two sittings available.

First and Second Sitting

Details: Banquet dinner

Time: 5.30pm or 8pm

Price $125 per person

Miss Moneypenny’s

6 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads

Ph 5474 9999


One of Noosa’s best venues for a party has to be Miss Moneypenny’s. This year, you can celebrate with a Gala Dinner and then throw on your dancing shoes for the Glitterball Discotheque.

Gala Dinner

Details: 4 courses, glass of champagne on arrival, entry to the Glitterball

Time: From 6pm

Price: $145 per person

Glitterball Discotheque

Details: Matt Caseli Sound System performing a night of house classics with spectacular live instumentals, complimentary pizza between 8-9pm

Time: from 8pm

Price: $25 (limited first release)

Noosa Reef Hotel

19 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads

Ph 5430 7500


Looking for something more family-friendly? The Noosa Reef Hotel is throwing an NYE bash perfect for the whole family. The adults can relax with all-day dining and live music from 11am, while the kids are kept busy with face painting, a mini cinema and adventure climbing wall.

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