Where to celebrate New Year's Eve 2021/22 in Brisbane
New Year's Eve: Friday, December 31, 2021
Running rings around the city looking for where to farewell another *spicy* year?
Save yourself the exercise, foodies—we have you covered! With all the champagne, cocktails, and canapés you could ever need, we’ve rounded up all the best venues where you can yell, “new year, new me!” with a snack in hand this December 31.
Cloudland | Fortitude Valley
The Valley’s shining hotspot is serving up a handful of huge NYE events this year, all offering beverage packages between 8 pm and 12:30 am! Options start with the Crystal Garden Soirée, at which you’ll be munching wood-fired pizzas and premium canapés while enjoying spirits, French sparkling, wine and beers alongside live entertainment. Plus, you can upgrade to a booth with free-flowing G.H. Mumm from $1000 for a group of 10. Learn more about the Crystal Garden options, from $159pp, here!
On level three’s Rose Room, Moon Room and Terrace, the VIP Play Among the Stars Soirée will be all about the glamorous life, with gourmet food stations serving up paella and dumplings, access to the exclusive Seafood & Champagne Lounge, plus roving canapés, top-shelf drinks including G.H. Mumm, premium spirits, wine and beers, and DJs and live entertainment! Tickets are $219pp and available here.
Regatta Hotel | Toowong
Start 2022 as the main character at the Regatta’s Hollywood Glam NYE party! The four-hour food beverage package from 8 pm is sure to get you red-carpet-ready, with multiple live music acts, roving entertainment, midnight fireworks on the river and access to three levels of the hotel. There’ll be food stations serving up movie-themed snacks like cheeseburgers (Pulp Fiction), Cubanos (Chef) and double-stacked pizza (Saturday Night fever), as well as roving canapés including roast beef rolls with bearnaise and chives. Browse the menus and grab your tickets for $150pp here!
Mary Mae’s | New Farm
All white, all white, all white… set yourself up for a bright 2022 with Mary Mae’s New Year’s Eve White Party, running from 7:30 pm to 12:30 am! Tickets are $135pp and get you a deluxe five-hour beverage package including wines and beers, a cocktail on arrival, delicious food stations and roving canapés, and there’ll be live DJ tunes and river views rolling all night long. Check out the full package and book in for you and the crew here.
Covent Garden | West End
Victoria Park | Herston
Jade Buddha | CBD
Count down to 2022 with river views at Jade Buddha’s Better Luck Next Year party! The three-hour package in the Shadow Lounge is offering delicious east-meets-west-style canapés, and drinks including tap cocktails (Aperol Spritzes and Pimm’s, baby!), basic spirits, house wines and tap beers from 6 pm to 9 pm, so you’ll be set to party the night away as you wait for midnight! Learn more and book your tickets here.
ONE FISH TWO FISH | KANGAROO POINT
Farewell 2021 at this Seafood Disco, where you’ll be treated to a Disco Spritz on arrival, before a four-course menu with loads of seafood and land-based options (there’s oysters, lobster, and tempura zucchini flowers in the mix)! There’ll even be a DJ from 10 pm to provide some fin-tastic vibes… Tickets are available for $99pp; head here to see the menus and learn more!
HIBISCUS ROOM | CBD
Glam up the end of 2021 with the refreshing new restaurant and bar at Hyatt Regency Brisbane. Take yourself back in time to the best of the ’70s with poolside cocktails and Queensland-inspired fare, while enjoying live music from an eight-piece band! The NYE celebrations include a three-course premium dinner and four-hour beverage package for $229, or a two-hour drinks and bites package from 10 pm for $79. Get ready to tipple, nibble, and wiggle your way into the new year! You can learn more and book your tickets for New Year’s Eve at Hibiscus Room here.
2022 is looking bright already. Bring it on!
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