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Published November 28th 2021
Family fireworks & NYE parties in the city
New Year's Eve is on its way - so what's happening in Newcastle this year? Plenty! The highlight will be a firework spectacular at 9pm and family fun along the river foreshore and Wharf Road. There will be music from 3 DJ booths, local performers, roving entertainers, amusement rides (eg. bungee trampoline, jumping castle and an inflatable obstacle course), a kids creative zone, Indigenous Cultural Art and Craft, market stalls and a range of food vendors along the harbourside precinct (see here for full details). This family-friendly event is enjoyed by all ages, so take along a picnic blanket and prepare to be entertained!
If you would like to do something different for New Year's Eve this year, why not hop on a kayak and experience the fireworks from the water with Out & About Adventures or check out the events below. Book in early to avoid disappointment!
* All events are subject to COVID restrictions - please check with each organiser before the event for full details and the latest updates.
The Exchange Hotel at Hamilton will be having a Moulin Rouge party with a 3-course meal, a 4-hour beverage package, live music from 6pm and DJs until late. Tickets cost $149 plus booking fee. See here for details.
Argyle House nightclub on Wharf Road will be having a New Year's Eve party with DJ's in all rooms, $6 drinks before 10pm. Entry costs $30 plus booking fee. See here for details.
Wallsend Diggers and Mezz Bar will be having a Kiss tribute show, with $5 entry! If you're not a member of the club, it is easy to join for $5.50 for one year. See here for details.
New Year's Eve Circus Spectacular will be held at Babylon on King Street and feature a Three Rings Aerial & Circus Arts show. Tickets cost $220 per person and includes entry, a 5-hour drinks package, a food & drink package, a cocktail of your choice, canapes and the spectacular circus performance! See here for details.
Customs House on the Hunter River will be having a Black & Gold Party with a 3-course meal, cocktail on arrival and live music from 6:30pm to late. Tickets from $130 per person. See here for details.
Crystalbrook Kingsley 5 Star Hotel in Newcastle will be having a full hotel takeover this New Year's Eve! There will be performances by Le Spectacle and roaming entertainment all night long. Tickets cost $149 per person and includes entry to the event as well as roaming canapés and a 4-hour beverage package. See here for details.
Honeysuckle Hotel will be having a NYE Vegas Party with a cocktail on arrival for $50 per person. If you would like to upgrade, book a ticket to the Bellagio VIP Room for $180 per person, which includes a 3-hour beverage and canapes package. See here for details.
These events are just a small taste of what's on this New Year's Eve in Newcastle. Check out what's happening at your local club, restaurant or nightclub and see what's on near you! HAPPY NEW YEAR NEWCASTLE!
Enjoy a performance by Le Spectacle at Crystalbrook Kingsley! Image: Original images from Crystalbrook Kingsley Facebook