Family Friendly

Happy New Year KidsIt’s time to plan your family New Year’s Eve celebrations. YES! Share the NYE experience this December 31st with your family. You would like to be inclusive of the fireworks display and all the NYE pomp and ceremony with your family. You may have younger children under 18, under 15 or even under 12 etc. It might be NYE dining or it might be a NYE party. To celebrate this fabulous occasion you would like to go out and find a venue that helps out with New Year’s Eve family ideas and options!

We hear you. That’s why we’ve summarised the NYE ideas and events around Australia that are New Year’s Eve family friendly.

New Year’s Eve family ideas

Here are some family friendly ideas and associated parties that we think are worth considering for the family oriented NYE.   Please make sure to check all details with restaurants, pubs, clubs, hotels, cruises and venues.

Hobart New Year’s Eve family ideas

Hobart Function and Conference Centre


03 6234 0600

Hobart Function & Conference Centre Fireworks

Discounted NYE Under 18 Dinner Party Tickets

Hobart will be celebrating on NYE at the HFCC and so will families with teenagers under 18 years of age. This is a family friendly function for New Years in Hobart with this venue providing discounted tickets for children and teenagers.  A 7 course degustation meal for the family in a great location to see the Hobart NYE fireworks. Hurry as this event sells out each year.

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Melbourne NYE Family Friendly

Ludlow Bar & Dining Room


03 9699 1676

Twilight NYE Dinner at Ludlow and Melbourne fireworks

Twilight NYE Dining for Families

Head into Southbank Early this New Year’s Eve and enjoy the spectacular Yarra River views from Ludlow with superb options for a NYE Twilight dinner. Please make sure you book early to secure your place as this is sure to fill up fast.



03 96823799

Bearbrass New Years Fireworks

Early New Year’s Eve Family Dining

Have a fabulous family early dining experience near the Yarra River at Southbank in Melbourne. Great food with a 2 course option. Early and Late Dining options that are family friendly.



03 9682 5900

Family NYE get together

NYE Dining at Southbank for Families

Enjoy an early NYE twilight dinner in Melbourne at the famous Hophaus on Southbank overlooking the Yarra River with great options. Make sure you book in for all the family to enjoy as this is sure to sell out.

Amora Riverwalk


03 92461211

NYE dining at Amora

NYE 3 Course Dinner for Families

Fun awaits families for the Amora Riverwalk NYE dining and entertainment this 31st December. On the Richmond end of the Yarra River with views from outside of the Melbourne fireworks this dining and accommodation option is great for families. Great family pricing with packages. Check out their availability of NYE accommodation too.

PJ Obriens


03 9686 5011

PJ Obriens NYE Family Friendly Dining

New Year’s Eve Early Family Dining

Melbourne Southbank NYE dining at PJ Obriens right on Southbank in Melbourne. Families are catered for with menus for adults and children this New Year’s Eve. Great location but hurry to check this out yourself.

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Sydney NYE Family Friendly events

The Sydney Boulevard Hotel


02 9383 7222

Sydney Boulevard Hotel new years eve Family Ideas

Under 18 discounted and Kids under 5 years free

This New Year’s Eve the Sydney Boulevard Hotel is offering to assist if you have really young children. They normally offer children under 5 years of age free, discounted under 18 years of age and very family friendly. This represents a great saving for the family still wanting spectacular views and live entertainment. Note also that, the Sydney Boulevard Hotel has accommodation options which could be a great option for the Family NYE experience.

City Extra

Circular Quay

02 9633 1188

City Extra New Year's Eve Family Fireworks

Under 18 discounted Family NYE Dining

A family with children under 18 years of age can get their kids into the fab dining of City Extra discounted off the adults NYE package pricing. City Extra is a terrific New Year’s Eve location to view the Sydney Harbour fireworks, with City Extra windowing Circular Quay in Sydney Harbour. Great for the family.

Campbell’s Stores

The Rocks

1300 117 118

Sydney Family Friendly NYE Dining

NYE Banquet Dining

An iconic Sydney building at The Rocks on Sydney Harbour. Exceptions views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the NYE fireworks. Treat your family to a fun and special New Year’s Eve on the shore of Sydney Harbour.

6Head Restaurant

The Rocks

02 8629 8866

Sydney Rocks Harbour view

New Year’s Eve Sydney Restaurant Family Dining

If you want a family friendly NYE Sydney restaurant dining option then contact the great folk at 6Head restaurant. They will be able to assist with fabulous dining package for your family in an awesome location at The Rocks with views to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Brisbane New Year’s Eve family ideas

Family NYE Cruise

Brisbane River

1800 606 111

Family fireworks

Early Family Fireworks Cruise

Brisbane families can celebrate the end of the year with a NYE party on the Brisbane River. Great way to welcome in the New Year and reflect on the water from the prime position aboard your cruise. Bye bye old year! Hello new year! Packages for this do sell out early so be quick!

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Perth New Year’s Eve family ideas

Vines Resort

The Vines

08 9297 3000

NYE Champagne ready to flow

NYE Family Countdown

A fabulous option for families to head to this resort for NYE. The Vine resort even have accommodation! It’s held at the Vine Resort Cafe and includes a package of finger food (pizza buffet). But be quick as this always sells out.

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Darwin New Year’s Eve family ideas

Wharf One Terrace NYE Festival Party


08 8941 0033

Family NYE

NYE Terrace Dining for the Family

In Darwin one of the newest venues in the Port precinct will have New Year’s dinner options for families on the terrace. This is a great location for families to watch the magnificent 31st December celebrations. And of course enjoy marvelous meals with a great discount for children 3 years to 12 years of age!

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