2016 NYE Gold Coast Party Guide

The countdown for 2016 is near. Whether you're after a party for the family or a night full of shenanigans with friends, the Gold Coast has on offer a plethora of New Years parties that are sure to send of 2016 with a bang.

Still undecided? Check out our list of New Year's festivities (in no particular order)
 

ADULTS ONLY

 

THE COLLECTIVE PALM BEACH

Bring in 2017 at The Collective Palm Beach, the southern Gold Coast’s newest dining and lifestyle playground. Enjoy a NYE party with substantial canapés from all five kitchens and a four-hour beverage package (beer, wine, sparkling from 8pm until midnight). With access to all areas including The Rooftop, live entertainment, DJ’s, acoustic artists and percussionists, this is a night not to be missed!Dress to impress. 18+ event.
Time: 8pm
Cost: $120.00
For tickets click here.
1128 Gold Coast Hwy, Palm Beach

 

BAZAAR 

Bazaar boogie nights New Years eve. It’s time to sit back, relax and sip away on champagne as the New Year rolls in. This NYE, Bazaar’s interactive marketplace will be heaped with gloriously fresh seafood, meat dishes that will melt in your mouth, Asian indulgences and vibrant salads. Finish the night off with a visit to the legendary dessert spread before heading in to Stingray to continue the festivities. You will be invited to the Stingray Lounge party free of charge after your dinner should you wish to continue the celebrations.
5.30pm and 8.00 pm seating times. 
Adults: $159.00
For tickets click here. 
QT Gold Coast,7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise 

 

STINGRAY

Boogie Nights New Years Eve. The Stingray Lounge is stepping back in time to 1977 to host a Boogie Nights New Year's Eve extravaganza. It's time to dust off your safari suits and tightest hot pants and get ready for a night of disco fever. Whether you're a Dirk Diggler or a Brandi Rollergirl or simply have a love for big hair, make the Stingray Lounge your crib this New Year's Eve and feel the funk that is Boogie Nights. 2 hours of canapes, a 4 hour beverage package, DJ and live entertainment. 
Adults: $149.00
$500 Booth Package includes a reserved area within the Stingray Lounge, private beverage service, and confetti cannons! 
For tickets click here.
QT Gold Coast, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise 

 

 

BIN 89 – BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL IN BROADBEACH GALA COCKTAIL PARTY 

Join the stylish, sophisticated, sassy and bold at our NYE Gala Cocktail Party with a twist! Are you a Brooke, Ridge, Steffi, Ivy, Liam or Rick from the award-winning drama? Be sure to look glamorous and red carpet ready for the Bold & The Beautiful NYE Gala Cocktail Party at BiN 89. Enjoy some of BiN 89’s most popular dishes served cocktail style, a three hour beverage package and live entertainment. Celebrate the New Year in style with the Bold & The Beautiful in Broadbeach 
7pm – late 
General Admission: $125.00
For tickets click here. 
89 - 91 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

 

ONE50 PUBLIC HOUSE

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and this year, we're all about the glitz and the glamour! Get your friends together, put on your best dazzling dress or most dapper suit and celebrate the New Year in style! We have a canape & beverage package from 8pm right through till 2017! A champagne pop up bar, DJ's from 7:30pm and glam gifts for the best dress male, female and couple! Have a booking of 10 or more? Be one of the first 5 to book, pay in full and receive a private VIP area for you and your guests plus a free bottle of Magnum Mumm Champagne!
General Admission: $95.00
Includes entry, four hour drinks package, canapés and entertainment.
Premium Admission: $125.00
Entry, four hours drinks package including spirits and craft beer, canapés and entertainment.
For tickets click here.
150 Bundall Rd, Bundall

 

ROOM81

80’s New Year’s Eve Party. Celebrate the New Year with a flashback to the 80's!New Year's at room81 will be totally rad! Dance the night away to 80's classics like Madonna, A-Ha and Duran Duran performed by Paris Texas 'the 80's tour'. Indulge with a sumptuous 5-course degustation and five hour beverage package (concluding at 12.30am) featuring selected fine wines and premium beer.
From 7.30pm
General Admission $249.00 (prepayment essential) 
For tickets click here.
Sofitel Gold Coast, 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

  

MELBA’S ARABIAN NIGHTS

Celebrate New Years Eve at Melba's in exotic style as we welcome in 2017! Entice your senses with the rich jewel colours of the Arabian nights in our Melba's Bazaar and enjoy delicious drinks and canapés inspired by the enchanting Arabian Nights. Two party packages available.
Package one: $79.00 per person for a three hour beverage package.
Package two: $89 for a three-hour beverage and canapés package.
For tickets click here. 
46 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise

 

MEXICALI  

Ft Downtown Secret Society + Guest DJs. Drink on arrival (Margarita, Sangria, Beer or Wine). A selection of our most popular food items served cocktail style from 8-11pm. Free flow sparkling and tequila @ Midnight. 18+ Event only
8pm-2am
General Admission: $65.00
For tickets click here. 
1/2223 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

 

MANO'S TEDDER AVE

Mano’s Tedder Avenue is throwing a Summer Lovin’ New Year’s Eve Party! Join them under the Blue Moo as Mano’s presents an electrifying NYE cocktail party inspired by summer time on the Gold Coast and of course the movie GREASE! Cost includes a drink (beer, wine or sparkling) on arrival and canapes. Dress in your summer best of in the theme of GREASE. 
7pm - 10pm
Cost: $45
Buy your tickets here.
1/19-21 Tedder Ave, Main Beach

 

RAMADA HOTEL- REWIND NEW YEAR EVE PARTY

Rewind the clock this New Year's eve with a party to get excited about! It's time to dress up and dust off those dancing shoes, Ramada has your celebrations covered. A welcome drink, progressive dinner and 60s, 70s & 80s live music all night long. Complimentary overnight undercover parking (first come, first served basis). 
7pm – late
General Admission: $89
For tickets click here. 
Ramada Hotel, 11 John Lund Dr, Hope Island 


'Motown 'till now nye, chapter & verse

Get ready to turn up the funk this New Year’s Eve at Chapter & Verse! Celebrate in style as C&V host an incredible Motown inspired NYE Party featuring a special guest DJ and talented saxophonist, bringing you the best of Motown through to today’s hits. An event not to be missed, join C&V for a night to remember as they dance the night away to your favourite tunes!
8pm – 1am
General Admission 8pm-11pm: $125
General Admission 8pm-1am: $195
For tickets click here.
Chapter & Verse Bar and Lounge, Surfers Paradise Marriott, Surfers Paradise

 

fire cue

Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Dinner at the hottest new venue to open at Nobby Beach, Fire Cue. Enjoy a delicious 5 course dinner for $75 per person including a sparkling wine or craft beer on arrival (min 2 people). Dinner reservations from 7.30pm however bar open for drinks and tapas as well.
Adults: $75
1/2243 Gold Coast Highway, Nobby Beach

 

LITTLE TRUFFLE

Celebrate the last night of 2016 with a decadent dinner at Little Truffle Dining Room & Bar at Mermaid Beach.
Enjoy a 4-course dinner for only $80 per person. The 4-course menu features the most popular dishes which guests have enjoyed through-out the year. Bookings essential. 
5.30pm – 8.00pm
Adults: $80.00 
2444 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

 

JUPITERS HOTEL & CASINO 

Garden Kitchen & Bar
Whether you want to relax on the lawn with a picnic package and refreshing cocktail in hand, book a special dinner in the restaurant or dance the night away on the deck, Garden Kitchen & Bar is the only place to ring in 2017. Glass of Chandon sparkling of tap beer on arrival, set menu, DJ James Canning from 8pm – 1am and a spectacular fireworks display over the lawn at midnight.
First seating 5pm – 7pm
Second seating 7.30pm – late
Cost $99.00 
Casino Dr, Broadbeach

Kiyomi
Say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 in style and class with a beautiful 5 course degustation menu at Kiyomi. Grab your friends or book a romantic table for two and delight in some of Kiyomi's finest signature dishes. 
First Seating: 5.30pm - 8.45pm - $120
Second Seating: 8.30pm – late - $180
Casino Dr, Broadbeach

Cucina Vivo
Celebrate the New Year with friends and family at Cucina Vivo and indulge in the best Italian food on the Gold Coast. 
Our talented team of chef's have created a delicious New Year's Eve set-menu that will ensure a memorable night for everyone.
First seating: 5.30pm - 8.00pm - $140
Second seating: 8.15pm – late - $160
Casino Dr, Broadbeach

Zen
Treat yourself to something extra special this New Year's Eve and celebrate with friends and family by indulging in a specially prepared menu at Zen. Zen serves culinary masterpieces of authentic Chinese cuisine using only the finest Cantonese, Szechuan and Peking flavours, making it a dining experience to be savoured.
First Seating: 6pm - 8.15pm
Second Seating: 8.15pm - late 
Cost: $129.00 
Casino Dr, Broadbeach


DRACULA'S CABARET RESTAURANT

With an extended show that leads in to a memorable countdown and extended opening hours Dracula's promise an evening of sheer delight with the occasional fright! Ticket price includes a three course dinner, all entertainment and a glass of champagne for the countdown and all the party paraphernalia you will need for an evening of fun.Other drinks may be purchased at bar prices.
From 7pm
Cost: $150.00 
1 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach

 

HARD ROCK CAFÉ SURFERS PARADISE

Rock in the New Year at Hard Rock Cafe! Dress like the Glam Rock Star that you are! Their dancee package beginning at 10pm offers DJ entertainment, unlimited drinks package and bar snacks. This drink package includes drinks from their premium beverage options (house wine, house beer, house sparkling, house spirit and a selection of cocktails or fountain soft drink), to add to your New Year cheer. This package is perfect for those wanting to party their way into the New Year. 18+ event only. 
From 10pm
Cost: $100.00
Dinner and Dance package 8pm – 3am: $200.00 
Cnr Cavill Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

 

SOUTHPORT YACHT CLUB

Join the Yacht Club in welcoming in the New Year with a bang at the Main Beach Club house. Seafood buffet and beverage on arrival is included. Live entertainment by Captain Wow downstairs in their Waterfront Restaurant and Gemini performing upstairs in the Compass Room. Bookings essential. 
From 7pm 
Cost: $99.00 
1 MacArthur Pde, Main Beach

 

WHITE PARTY

On the hunt for the most awesome New Years Eve party to ring in the New Year? Look no further than WHITE PARTY NYE, the place to be on the Gold Coast to get 2017 going on a high note! WHITE PARTY NYE will have you saying goodbye to 2016 in style by partying from sunset to sunrise. Destination? A top secret island location! Ticket includes boat trip to and from the island and entry. Food and drinks available for purchase on the island.
Three departure times: 3.30pm, 6.00pm and 8.30pm 
Second release: $149.00 + booking fee
Third release: $219.00 + booking fee

NIGHTQUARTER  

Midnight Trip Music & Food Festival
Countdown to the New Year with a huge lineup of live music at our ‘Midnight Trip’ festival in The Paddock. Party until 1am with The Delta Riggs, The VANNS, Sahara Beck, Yes Sir Noceur, AQUILA YOUNG, Keelan Mak and more!
Cost: $40.00
NightQuarter, 1 Town Centre Dr, Helensvale

Backyard Bash Casual NYE Bash
Want to party into the early hours, with cold beer, barbecue and party bands? Our Backyard Bar is hosting a casual NYE bash. Just the usual $3 entry and entertainment until 1am! 
Cost: $3.00 
NightQuarter, 1 Town Centre Dr, Helensvale

 

MAMASAN KITCHEN & BAR 

Come celebrate 'New Years Eve' Mamasan style! A melting pot of South East Asian flavour + live entertainment from 7pm - 1am by Downtown Secret Society + Damo Cox and Arnaldo!
5.30pm and 6pm bookings
$55.00pp Includes: 4 Course Banquet Style Share Menu. These early reservation times are for a 2 hour duration.
8pm and 8.30pm bookings
$110.00pp Includes: 6 Course Banquet Style Share Menu Glass of Veuve Clicquot on arrival
If you would like to spend the entire evening with Mama please choose a later booking time.
3 Oracle Blvd, Broadbeach

 

 

FAMILY FRIENDLY

 

Coolangatta New Years Eve Fireworks 

The Southern Gold Coast will welcome the new year with two fireworks displays at Coolangatta Beach this New Year’s Eve. 
With displays taking place at 9pm and midnight, both families and revelers can enjoy the displays by Queensland’s largest fireworks company. The early display will be for children and families to enjoy, while the midnight display will officially ring in the New Year in 2017.
Marine Parade, Coolangatta

 

NightQuarter Carnivale

Looking for family fun this NYE? The ‘Carnivale’ event is just the usual $3 entry. Experience mystique and magic with magicians, jugglers, street performers, live music and kids entertainment!
Cost: $3.00
NightQuarter, 1 Town Centre Dr, Helensvale

 

Hard Rock Café Surfers Paradise

Rock in the New Year at Hard Rock Cafe! Dress like the Glam Rock Star that you are! Their dinner package starting at 5pm is comprised of their gourmet selections of starters, main course meals and desserts. This package also includes unlimited drinks from Hard Rock's premium beverage options (house wine, house beer, house sparkling, a selection of cocktails or fountain soft drink). This is a New Years Dining Experience that is sure to please.
Seating’s at 5pm & 6pm
Cost: $95.00
Children: $50 
Cnr Cavill Ave & Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise

 

Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Food Fantasy
Celebrate the start of a new year with an indulgent seafood buffet at Food Fantasy. Guests will enjoy a tantalizing mix of local seafood, live stations, hot and cold dishes and inspired desserts. Make sure you save room to sample Food Fantasy's famous dark and white chocolate fountain, served with fresh fruit, marshmallows and all the trimmings.
5pm – 10pm
Adult: $95.00
Children (5-12): $30.00
Jupiters Casino, Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach

 

Miama Maketta New Years Eve

FREE ENTRY! Bring in the New Year at your favourite local hang on the Gold Coast, Miami Marketta.
Live music line up
4.00pm-8.00pm: Zambabem Samba Rock
8.30pm-1.00am: The Lyrical & Flyfingaz
Celebrate 2016 with some epic LIVE local music and the Street Food vendors will be cooking until 10pm, as well as cocktail specialty bars. Get in early as there will be a cap on the night! 
23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami


Food Truck Feast and Fireworks
It's back with a bang! Food Truck Feast is on again at Broadwater Parklands and what better way to bring in the New Year than with food, fun and fireworks. Come along, grab a bite and enjoy some local entertainers while you sit back, relax and take in their beautiful Broadwater, then finish it all off with our New Year's Eve fireworks spectacular.
Marine Parade, Southport 

 

Brooklyn Depot 

Brooklyn Depot Gold Coast is throwing an epic New Year’s Eve Pre-Party.Before you see in the New Year, enjoy their authentic Southern BBQ menu which was just released at their Cookout Sundays! Kicking off at 7pm, be treated to two delicious BBQ meats and three sides best enjoyed with some South West American cocktails. Live Entertainment, lucky door prizes and much more!
7pm
Cost: $65.00
4217/10 Beach Rd, Surfers Paradise.

 

Bistro On3  

Early Dinner
A gourmet seafood and carvery buffet for those who like to begin their celebrations early in the evening. Pre-payment essential. 
5.30pm – 8.00pm
Adults: $95.00
Children 6 – 11: $45.00
Children 5 years and under $25.00
For tickets click here.
Sofitel Gold Coast, 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach
A Magnifique Celebration
Bistro On3 celebrates the New Year with a gourmet seafood & carvery buffet, 4.5 hour beverage package including selected wines, Australian beers & soft drinks accompanied by live entertainment and a dance floor for everyone to dance the evening away and count down in to 2017. 
8pm till late - Terrace booking only available (no air conditioning)
Adult $165.00
Children 12-17: $95.00
Children 6 -11: $45.00
Children 5 and under: $25.00
For tickets click here. 
Sofitel Gold Coast, 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

 

Jasmine Room

See in the New Year at Jasmine Room Chinese Cuisine with a delicious banquet. With stunning Broadwater views, Jasmine Room is the perfect location to catch the 9pm and midnight fireworks!
Early seating5pm –& 6pm bookings (2 hours seating only)
$55.00 – 7 course shared banquet
Dinner seating 9pm (see the midnight fireworks)
$95.00 - 8 course shared banquet and a glass of sparkling on arrival
Childrens pricing available.
1/2 Como Cres, Southport


By Amy Merridan