New Year’s Eve

sydney new year fireworksNew Year's Eve 2020 is coming this December. How will you celebrate seeing in 2021? That's right, the last evening of the year is approaching fast. The 31st December is such a special day and night. Here at NewYearEve.com.au we have that date as one of the very Big Days of the year. On NYE, all around Australia, events and parties are held to celebrate the seeing out of the old year.  Some of the best NYE fireworks events and parties from around the world are held right here in Australia. Planning is underway for the lead up to midnight on 31st December 2020 as we all get ready to welcome in 2021.

For those that might be coming to Australia from the northern hemisphere, it's important to note that Australia's New Year's Eve celebrations occur in Summer time. So, for the most part, the outdoor NYE fireworks are held on evenings with great weather.  Add to that the spectacular Australian city backdrops for the NYE Fireworks displays and the 31st December is something special.  These city events attract large crowds with fabulous party atmosphere and many international travelers come to Australia for that excitement.

Latest NYE News Items

  • August 25, 2020 - To see in 2021 in Melbourne, NYE Drones may replace Fireworks. Melbourne Council is reviewing NYE 2020 celebration plans and drones and laser light shows are on the agenda to look at all options to celebrate seeing in 2021.
  • August 15, 2020 - NYE Sydney 2020 to Go Ahead. The NSW Tourism Minister has given his approval for the Sydney New Years Eve 2020 celebrations to go ahead.  Sydney Council has the final say and is working on plans. It is understood there will be changes including some tinkering with the fireworks. Could there be more light shows? Let's hope so!
  • March 12, 2020 - NYE Adelaide 2020 to Add Drones. Reports are that Adelaide's Elder Park NYE fireworks will incorporate drones and laser displays for see out NYE 2020 and welcome in 2021.  The ABC reports that the Council say fireworks will still be used. But the inclusion of lasers and drones in a light show is certain to excite the publics imagination.
  • December 27, 2019 - The NYE Weather forecasts are out and it's looking good for Tuesday 31st December! Melbourne - Mostly Sunny 22, Sydney - Hot & Mostly Sunny 35, Brisbane - Mostly Sunny 31, Gold Coast - Mostly Sunny 28, Canberra - Hot & Partly Cloudy 37, Hobart - Partly Cloudy 23, Darwin - Partly Cloudy 35, Adelaide - Mostly Sunny 26 Perth - Sunny 33!
  • December 20, 2019 - Things to do for families on New Years Eve just got better. We've updated the what's on for a Family Friendly New Years Eve Ideas around Australia.

Latest NYE News Articles

Family NYE IdeasIf you are looking for some great family New Years Eve dining ideas then there are some fabulous restaurants, hotels and venues that will cater for kids and adults this NYE. And in most cases the Child meals or packages will be cheaper than an Adult seat. Hence they are family friendly! Continue reading Great Family NYE Dining Ideas

Adelaide New Year's Eve Fireworks Views from the Adelaide Convention CentreWhere are you going to do NYE Australia?  Adelaide in South Australia is spectacular for New Years Eve.  The Adelaide NYE fireworks over the Torrens River can deliver a sight like no other.  Add to that some spectacular party package options and you have the ingredients for a great new year’s eve. It just needs you.

Continue reading See in the Adelaide NYE 2019

Sydney NYE view from Circular QuayThere are many things to do in Sydney on New Years Eve. For those wanting to have a restaurant seat and table, it does makes sense to  book a dining and entertainment restaurant package with great views to the Sydney NYE Fireworks. City Extra in Circular Quay ticks all the boxes for fun and great value. This Sydney restaurant NYE ticket package also caters for families.

Continue reading Sydney New Years Dining and Fireworks Show

New Year's Eve Sydney

sydney new years eveSydney is one of the New Year's Eve wonders of the world. The spectacular Sydney Harbour is an amazing amphitheatre with most of the NYE fireworks displays starting on barges on the Harbour or the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The views are spectacular from all around the Harbour edge and the taller buildings within the city. With so many thing to do in Sydney for New Years Eve, the party, cruise and event choices are a natural to celebrate the welcome of the New Year. The NYE fireworks shimmer over the Harbour and on reflection, Sydney New Year's Eve has to be on the bucket list! See all the great ideas for NYE in Sydney.

New Year's Eve Melbourne

melbourne nyeMelbourne is Australia's second largest city.  Melbourne is vibrant and alive, and New Year's Eve celebrations are done so well in Melbourne. Being summer the parks and gardens look marvelous and with NYE fireworks over the Yarra River and the city buildings, it's just made for one big spectacular party.  We have two essential information guides. The first is the Melbourne NYE Fireworks and Celebrations Guide. The second is the Guide to Melbourne NYE Ideas and Events.

New Year's Eve Brisbane

brisbane new year partyBrisbane is one of Australia's northern most major capital cities and being part of Queensland in summer time it just adds up that New Year's Eve will be celebrated outside with lots of sensational NYE Fireworks over the Southbank and Brisbane River areas. Fabulous comfortable weather should be the order of the night on the 31st December if all goes to plan. Then there are lots of great venues and events in Brisbane to see out 2020 and bring in 2021 in Queensland.  What's on in Brisbane for NYE?

New Year's Eve Perth

perth nye fireworksPerth lights up for the New Year's Eve celebrations on the 31st December and great options for being outdoors or al fresco with events in the city and burbs and down by the Swan River.  We think of Perth as being one of Australia's younger cities and hence the fun and enthusiasm is alive!  New Year's Eve parties are well attended in Perth and some of the best parties we've seen sell out early so very important to get in early!   What's on in Perth this NYE?

New Year's Eve Hobart

Hobart New Year's Eve Hobart is one of the bigger growth cities for NYE. With the Sydney to Hobart yacht crew all in the harbour after their race the beautiful Sullivan's Cove and Derwent River are alive with activity. Taste what Hobart has to offer this NYE. Hobart NYE ideas.

New Year's Eve Adelaide

Adelaide years end partyAdelaide is one of those quiet achievers for New Years. The parklands and Torrens river serve as a centre backdrop to spectacular fireworks. What's on in Adelaide this NYE?

New Year's Eve Gold Coast

Gold Coast NYE partyingIt's golden sunshine on the Gold Coast of Australia for NYE. The Gold Coast is portrayed as fresh and energetic and this is represented in the fabulous New Year's Eve party options.Details of Gold Coast New Year's events.

New Year's Eve Canberra

Canberra NYE partyCanberra is the national capital of Australia and the canvas of Lake Burley Griffin is awesome for the midnight NYE fireworks. Enjoy what Canberra has to offer this 31st December. Ideas for Canberra this NYE.

New Year's Eve Darwin

Darwin NYE partyDon't forget Darwin for NYE this year peoples. The venues and council in the top end Harbour area of Darwin are planning super fireworks displays over the water, and let's face it, the temperature and Northern Territory people are awesome. Details of Darwin NYE.

NYE Australia

NYE NewsAustralia is a Tourist destination for the world event that is New Years Eve. With Australia's Summer climate in December and January it's the perfect setting for a fabulous party. And Australia celebrates parties like NYE better than anyone!

Big Days

Girls NYE Dancing PartyCertainly YES, it is time to plan your New Year's Eve to make sure you see in the new year in style. NYE is probably the biggest of all the Big Days party events. We have been covering New Year's Eve in Australia since 1998. That's right, yes we saw in the millennium for year 2000 and over the years we've watched fabulous New Years events and parties grow with great people running them. And NewYearsEve is a trusted source of what is out and about this NYE. Whether it is themed parties like Masquerade, 80's or 90's or Naughties, Beach parties, Glitter, MadMen and other fun ideas. Or it could be a type of NYE party like Cocktail or Dinner setting or inclusive packaged drinks.

So you can see along the way we've seen a fair bit. We also decided to use that NYE experience to help cover some of the other Big Days through the year. So now NYE and NewYearsEve are more, they are a part of the Big Days. This is where we put to use all the experience we have of nearly 20 years to more days and nights thru the year. Make sure you checkout About Us for all details on NYE and other Big Days through the year.