It’s almost time to dust off those dancing shoes and party like it’s 1999, because New Year’s Eve is just around the corner!
We know how hard it is to get all your mates organised, so we’ve rounded up the best parties on the coast for you and your squad to dance the night away at.
If you actually want to be somewhere with decent music and drinks this NYE on the Coast, we’ve got a hot tip: choose a party from the below list and send a really big group Facebook message out so that all your friends get annoyed by the incessant notifications and say they’ll go with you. NYE sorted!
Welcome 2016 Glitterball Party
Have you always felt like you grew up in the wrong era? Do people stare when you walk down the street in flares and an afro? Then you’ll love what Miss Moneypenny’s has planned! Think: disco balls, laser machines and glitter, lots and lots of glitter. Party the night away Studio 54-style, and be so disco it hurts. Included is complimentary pizza, and there are prizes for best dressed.
Where: 6 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Contact: 07 5474 9999
Embassy XO NYE Party
If you’re the type who could eat yum cha for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, then you’ll probably want to book a seat at Embassy XO. Asian-inspired cocktails, great food, and a glass of champagne on arrival. What more could you possibly need for a classy New Years?
Price: Between $70-$90
Where: Corner of Duke Street and Bryan Street, Sunshine Beach
Contact: 07 5455 4460
Sequins and Bow Ties
Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Noosa and on Hastings Street, Bistro C is where you need to be on NYE if you feel like splashing out on a 3-course meal. This is your chance to dress up, mingle, and treat yourself to the hilariously entertaining sounds of Gee’d Up.
Price: $205 including a glass of bubbles on arrival
Where: 49 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Contact: 07 5447 2855
NYE at Sol Bar
Not many coast venues come close to Sol Bar when it comes to the best live beats and vibes, and this New Year’s is no exception. Bliss out to the Andrea Kirwan band and then get down to New York City’s DJ Total Eclipse. We take no responsibility for any embarrassing dance moves.
Price: Totally free, no need to book.
Where: 10/12-20 Ocean Street, Mooloolaba
Contact: 07 5443 9550
NYE Rockabilly Party
One of the only free events on the coast that you can even take your kids to, is at the Kawana Waters Hotel. They’ll have hot rods and photo booths to get you into the rockabilly swing of things. Enjoy Phoenix Duo from 7pm, then kick on in the front bar to the sound of Zephyr Project bringing in the new year! Price: The cost of your drinks.
Where: Nicklin Way, Kawana Waters
Contact: 07 5444 6699
Want to be in the heart of Mooloolaba among all the action? Take the grown-up option and book a table at Gainsbourg. This newbie to the esplanade scene will be whipping out their incredible dishes and they ask that you come dressed in your finest. You’ll still be able hear the live music from down near the beach, but you’ll have a comfortable table to sit at and a carefully concocted cocktail in your hand. First in, best dressed!
Price: The cost of your meal and drinks.
Where: Shop 109, 59-75 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
Contact: 07 5478 1498
NYE at Cafe Le Monde
The self-proclaimed biggest party of the year, Cafe Le Monde will host Caravana Sun, DJ Roland West and more! The party will actually overflow into the uber new El Capitano Pizzeria upstairs, and the ticket price includes the roaming pizza, and a margarita or beer on arrival. If past NYE parties at Le Monde are anything to go by, you’ll be lucky to get home before you see the first sunrise of 2016. Just how we like it!
Where: 52 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Contact: 07 5449 2366
NLV at The Helm Bar
If you hadn’t even thought to check out what was happening at Friday’s (aka The Helm)on NYE, we’ve got a more than pleasant surprise for you! Ex-Triple J DJ and presenter Nina Las Vegas will be joining Baytek and Turquoise Prince for a night to remember (if you’re lucky). Get in quick!
Price: Just $15! Book online.
Where: Cnr River Esplanade and Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba
Contact: 07 5444 8383