It’s hard to believe it but 2022 is nearly upon us so it’s time to make plans to ensure you celebrate New Year’s Eve in style. Not sure what to do? We’ve rounded up the best parties, dinners and ticketed events on the Gold Coast so you can ring in 2022 the best way possible.
This year The Island is throwing a series of awesome parties to bid farewell to 2021. There’s Laneway Lights where you’ll be wowed by live entertainment, roaming performers and dazzling pop-up displays while enjoying a 4.5 hour food and drinks package for $149 per person. Or check out Rooftop Breeze and party under the stars at the Coast’s largest open-air rooftop. At $189 per person you’ll score live tunes from crooners 42 Band plus a 4.5 hour food and drinks package. Think: premium spirits, French bubbles and delicious food stations that will transport you around the world. Head here to book tickets.
The Star has a load of epic events on offer so whatever your NYE party vibe, they’ve got something special for you and your mates. Foodies will want to head to award-winning Kiyomi, where you can indulge in an incredible nine-course dinner curated by executive head chef Chase Kojima. For $150 per person you’ll feast on Kingfish miso ceviche, Wagyu steak and tuna sashimi. For something a bit more casual check out The Lawn at Garden Kitchen & Bar where you’ll dance under the night sky to live DJ sets while enjoying a three hour beverage package plus gourmet charcuterie boards, crispy Mooloolaba prawn sliders, mini hot dogs and cheese platters. Picnic tables (for up to eight people) can be booked for $990 here.
NINETEEN AT THE STAR
If you want to go glam, head to Nineteen for luxe rooftop vibes and a five-course meal consisting of mouth-watering delights like fresh oysters, caviar and steak tartare. There’s a sunset and moonlight sitting, so stunning views of the Gold Coast’s glittering skyline are guaranteed. Tickets start at $160 per person. Head here to book.
If you really want to go all out for NYE, The Tropic at Burleigh Pavilion is throwing the ultimate party to see out 2021. For $500 per person you’ll enjoy a truly special seafood spread boasting lobster ravioli, Goldband snapper with caviar and Wagyu with truffle, plus a three-hour deluxe beverage package including free-flowing Veuve Clicquot, AIX Rosé and cocktails. You’ll enjoy all of this while blissing out to beats from Curtis Young, Tyler Green, Luke G and Lionette. Head here to book.
CALI BEACH CLUB
If you want to start your New Year’s Eve celebrations early then head to Cali Beach Club for the ultimate day party. Kicking off at 10am, you can recline poolside and sip cocktails, while tucking into tasty sliders and tacos. There will be DJs spinning tunes all day long as well as roving entertainment to keep the vibes high. This is a free entry event but you can reserve a private cabana too. Head here for details.
QT GOLD COAST
The QT is taking you on a trip to the bustling streets of Cuba this New Year’s Eve—no passport required—with their Havana Nights party. For $139 per person, you’ll enjoy a truly colourful celebration at the Stingray Lounge featuring roaming performers, live entertainment and DJ’s playing your fav Summer anthems all night long. You’ll stay hydrated with free-flowing cocktails, beer, wine and bubbles, plus mouth-watering canapes and tasty food stations. If you’re looking for one of the best New Year’s Eve parties on the Gold Coast, this is it. Head here to get a ticket.
Celebrate by the sea this New Year’s Eve at Hyde Paradiso. You’ll score a front row seat to Surfers Paradise stunning fireworks show, while dancing the night away to tunes from DJ Mollie Rose. At $199 per person, your ticket includes a four-hour premium beverage package including beer, wine and bubbles, plus roaming gourmet finger food and grazing stations to keep you fuelled for the dance. Head here to book.
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