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Enjoy and celebrate New Year's Eve
Melbourne is known as one of the best event cities in the world, and New Year's Eve in Melbourne is one that is going to be memorable...
Below are the top New Year's Eve events around Melbourne and surrounding suburbs that are both free and ticketed:
1. New Year's Eve Melbourne
When: 31 December 2014 – 1 January 2015: 6pm-1am Where: Around Melbourne CBD and surroundings. Many vantage points, click here for website Cost: Free Details: There are two events happening on this magical night, there is the early evening for families and young children and the midnight show. Live entertainment, activities and of course watch the city light up with the spectacular fireworks display shows...
2. Countdown to 2015: NYE Party! When: 31 December 2014 – 1 January 2015: 8pm-1am Where: Post Office Bar Pizza, 90-92 Swan St, Richmond
Cost: Members: $39 & non-members: $49 Details: Celebrate NYE with a countdown party filled with music changing to a different decade on the hour, cocktail specials and more. Tickets include champagne on arrival, cocktail of other drinks and woodfire pizza platters, DJ playing music through the decades. Click here for more details and ticket purchasing.
3. New Years Eve Steam Yacht Party When: 31 December 2014- 1 January 2015: 8:30pm-1:30am
Where: Departs Docklands – see website for more information
Cost: $400 per person
Details: Tickets include 5 hour cruise, all alcohol, all night finger food, music and fireworks at Bolte Bridge. The cruise departs from Docklands
4. Night with the Stars
When: 31 December 2014: 7pm-late
Where: The Exchange Hotel, 39 Bay St, Port Melbourne
Cost: $120 per person.
Details: Celebrate New Year's at The Exchange Hotel and enjoy their 'Night with the Stars'. Tickets include four hour VIP cocktail party, canapés, cocktails, beer, wine and spirits, DJ and live percussion and there is also a $100 voucher up for grabs to the best dressed celebrity! For more information click here.
5. Melbourne's New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise
When: 31 December 2014 – 1 January 2015: 8pm-12:30am
Where: Yarra river
Cost: Tickets start from: $285.00
Details: Tickets include 4.5 hour cruise on the Yarra River, buffet dinner, canapés on arrival, premium red, white and sparkling wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks and juice, DJ and views of the fireworks. Do dress to impress and it is a shared seating of table of ten. There is 3- course dinner option available.
See website for more information.
6. New Years Eve in the Jungle
When: 31 December 2014 – 1 January 2015: 7pm-3am
Where: Precinct Hotel, 60 Swan St, Richmond
Cost: Tickets start from $118 per person, there are also group deals – see website for more info.
Details: Celebrate NYE Jungle style! Tickets include 6 hour drinks package (7pm-1am), cocktail on arrival, non-alcoholic drinks, beer, sparking wine, red & white wines, food package, and live music. Click here for ticket purchases and more info.
When: 31 December 2014 – 1 January 2015: 9pm-1am
Where: West of the CBD, behind Eithad Stadium, surrounding Victoria Harbour.
Details: Live entertainment including DJ and fireworks display.