New Year's Eve is on its way and although Newcastle won't be having its usual firework display, it doesn't mean that the city won't be rocking! See below for just a small taste of what's on around Newey to celebrate the end of 2020!
Honeysuckle SOCIAL will be bringing the magic of FIRE & ICE to life - by putting 2020 on ice and get ready for a flaming 2021! If you choose the FIRE Dinner package, this will include entree and main for $58 per person. If you choose the ICE dinner package it will include a 4-hour beverage package and canape platters for $145 per person. The FIRE & ICE package includes a combination of both, for $195 per person. See here for details.
Honeysuckle Hotel on Newcastle Harbour will be hosting a NYE dinner with a 5-course menu, designed by their Head Chef Suman Marharjan! Tickets include a 3-hour drinks package and live entertainment by Croq. Tickets cost $180 per person. See here for details.
Great Gatsby New Year's Eve at The Exchange is a throwback to the 1920s, so dressing up is encouraged! There are two options for the night - the VIP package includes a 7- course menu, a 3-hour drinks package, VIP seating on their first floor all night, Mark Wells duo Live at the X and DJs until 3am. The VIP package costs $149. Alternatively, enjoy NYE at the Public Bar with General Admission tickets for $30 including a drink on arrival. See here for details.
The Stag and Hunter in Mayfield will be finishing 2020 rocking out with The Witching Hour, Victorian rock band Empirical Prey and Trashed Again. Tickets start from $85.20 for a table for two. See here for details.
Belmont 16's Club at Lake Macquarie will be having free entertainment, Pop duo 2 Good Reasons, starting from 8:30pm until late. See here for details.
Toronto Hotel at Lake Macquarie will be having a Never Ending '80's Party, featuring the cover band Never Ending '80's! Prices start from $48.50 for tickets in the Beer Garden. Please note that due to current social distancing regulations, general admission ticket holders must be seated. See here for details.
New Year's Eve Celebration – Paddle & Pizza is a fun event on Newcastle Harbour! Go on a Paddle & Pizza tour and see Newcastle from the water as participants paddle in double sea kayaks, departing from Carrington Boat Ramp. They will provide all the equipment and you choose the pizza from the Crust menu. Minimum age of participants is 8 years old (must be accompanied by parent or guardian) and their kayaks are fitted with lighting as per NSW Maritime regulations. Tickets cost $100. See here for details.
HogWatts New Year's Eve Banquet is a Harry Potter dining event, which will be held at the historic 48 Watt Street. Join them for a 2-course dinner and drinks package (beer, wine, soft drink) set within the amazing Great Hall at Hog Watts. There will be Butter Beer on tap and a range of spellbinding potions from the bar. As this is an official School of HogWatts event, all students are expected to dress in full school uniform! All ages are welcome. See here for family passes and prices for tables of 6.
If you feel like driving further afield and spending New Year's Eve in the Port Stephens region, then check out what's happening at Shoal Bay Country Club, Cheeky Dog Bar and other popular venues here.