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.
Details: 4 courses with welcome drink on arrival
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
Price: $95 per person / children $45 (3 courses and drinks)
Details: 3 courses, a glass of champagne, live music
Price: $105 per adult / $45 per child (3 courses and drinks)
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.
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)
Details: 4 course sharing menu + welcome drink on arrival + live music + 10pm fireworks
Time: Bookings available from 8.30pm onwards
Price: $160 per person
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
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.
Details: 4 courses, glass of champagne on arrival, entry to the Glitterball
Time: From 6pm
Price: $145 per person
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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