Celebrate New Year's Eve 2022 on the Gold Coast

Celebrate New Year's Eve 2022 on the Gold Coast

24 Nov 2022

Say goodbye to the year that was and bring in 2023 in ultimate Gold Coast style, with an epic array of New Year’s events to choose from. From glamorous rooftop soirées to bespoke beachfront gatherings and long table feasts, there’s something to tempt everybody’s taste and budget. Put on your party shoes and get ready to celebrate Gold Coast style with a sprinkle of New Year glam.

Dance in Paradiso

Hyde Paradiso is renowned for sunset cocktails and DJ beats with ocean views and sea breezes. Book New Year’s Eve for a four-hour drink package and tasty share plates, with VIP views of the midnight fireworks. Located in the stunning Peppers Soul building beachfront Surfers Paradise, Hyde Paradiso oozes coastal chic. Dress to impress for a sunset cocktail on arrival and expect to shimmy the night away into the new year.

Hyde Paradiso

High Island Vibes

Head sky high to The Island Rooftop to celebrate a new year, with a drink package that literally lasts for hours, trays for days of canapés, live music, DJ’s beats and quirky performers. Dance the night away in the heart of Surfers Paradise and bring in 2023 from the open-air rooftop of one of the swishest venues in town. With impressive views across the city, you’ll be sure to catch the fireworks beyond. 

All Aboard YOT Club

All aboard for a fabulous New Year’s night out at YOT Club - the world’s first superyacht event venue. With a capacity of 400 party people, this floating extravaganza will be an extraordinary night of colour, dance and celebration, With a backdrop of Broadwater and Surfers Paradise views. The theme for the evening is Rio Carnivale, so the wow factor will be through the roof! Indulge your senses as you dance your way into the New Year, enjoying premium roaming canapes, a free-flowing beverage package and dazzling entertainment. Reserve a VIP Booth on the Upper Deck for a full VIP experience. This ship sails from Mariners Cove, Main Beach from 7.30pm - 12.30am. 18+ only.

YOT Club Superyacht Cruise

It's New Year’s Darling

For all the glitter and glamour of the Gold Coast head to Nineteen at the Star, book a stay-cay at the impressive Darling Hotel and catch the Abba tribute show. An elegant location perched high above the city with views across the ocean to the horizon, Nineteen offers a multi-course dining experience. Choose from sunset or moonlit seating. Either way you’ll get to experience the decadent cocktail bar and banging DJ sets before or after dinner. 

Palms and Margaritas

It’s all about fresh, chilled Margaritas and global street eats at The Collective Palm Beach, with three separate dinner seatings and an array of pop-up street food options to choose from. Live music and DJ beats will pump throughout the evening. Book the main dining hall or raise the party bar on the rooftop with views across the beach to the fireworks beyond.

The Collective, Palm Beach

Cali Beach Club Dreaming

Not just one but two parties are planned for NYE at the dreamy Cali Beach Club. The main event kicks off New Year’s Eve with poolside cocktails, DJ tracks and roving performers as the fireworks illuminate the city skyline. Pool party the night away, grab an early morning disco nap and swing back for kick ons at Cali Beach Club as the recovery party gets into full swing throughout New Year’s Day.

Sneaky Sounds By the Sea

The fine folk at Burleigh Pavilion and The Tropic have teamed up for a New Year’s Eve to remember, with a live performance from Sneaky Sound System and a rotating DJ mix to dance in the new year. Complimented by a 2-hour drink package, fresh oyster and sashimi station and canapés served all night long, it’s the place to be by the sea.

A Surfers Soirée

The popular New Year’s Eves soirée at Surfers Pavilion was a sell-out event last year and here’s why. A multi hour drinks package that includes French bubbles, premium spirits, wine and beer-served with an array of delicious canapes. DJ’s on rotation with the river as the backdrop, playing the latest tracks to keep the party pumping way past midnight.

Surfers Pavilion

New Year, Siblings Style

Siblings Kirra has been one of the standout openings of the year.  Celebrate the year that was at this absolute beachfront venue, guaranteed to be a night of glamour. Formerly the classic Pizza Hut building, Siblings has raised the southern end food bar. Every occasion is a special occasion at Siblings. Try the French Martini cocktails with a side of the freshest oysters - you know what they say if you can see the sea…

Pretty in Pink

The ultimate in luxe hotels, the newly appointed Langham Hotel is in a class of its own, with direct beach access, the freshest and most generous seafood banquet and one of the finest afternoon tea settings we ever did see. Kick off New Year’s early and book an afternoon tea with French Champagne in the stunning Palm Court, or a fresh seafood lunch in Akoya. Or maybe a tasty Cantonese feast for dinner at the newly opened T’Ang Court is more your style?

Here’s cheers to rounding off another year! If you're looking for more festive events on the Gold Coast check out Where To Get Your Santa Photos on the Gold Coast.

Kylie Mitchell-Smith
Kylie Mitchell-Smith

After more than two-decades in the media game, Kylie Mitchell-Smith digs deeper and goes underground to find the story. Frequenting far and wide to unique destinations all over the world, Kylie recounts her travels in her weekly Travelling Senorita blog and podcast-adventures which are always laden with plenty of local food and wine bars.


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