When it comes to ringing in a whole new decade, you don’t want to be stuck just anywhere.
With celebratory nights spanning right across the Sunshine Coast, you’ve got a tough job choosing where to farewell the year that’s been and say a big hello to 2020.
Whether you’re after swanky dinners, outdoor soirees or epic parties, we’ve got you sorted with all the best New Year’s Eve events on the Sunshine Coast.
British India 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 Eve on the Sunshine Coast is no exception. Bust out to Aussie legends British India, as they blast us into 2020 with their cool rock indie tunes. Tickets will set you back less than $40, which means you’ll have a heap of dosh left over for beers, chews and bubbles.
When: From 8pm
Where: Sol Bar, Ocean Street, Maroochydore
The Jungle Discotheque
Two of our favourite Sunshine Coast DJs are joining forces for a night of power at Miss Moneypenny’s New Year’s Eve event, The Jungle Discotheque. Tim Fuchs and Niki Dé Saint will take to the decks to bring you a night full of house classics, funk and disco, and live percussion, so let’s just say you won’t be sitting down for this one. With several ticket packages available, opt between The Grand Luxxe, The Jungle Gala Dinner and The Jungle Experience for inclusions like a four-course meal, free-flowing beverages and access to a street style pop-up kitchen as the night ticks on.
When: 8pm to 2am
Where: Miss Moneypenny’s, Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Cost: From $25
New Year’s Eve Dinner At Spicers Clovelly Estate
Ring in 2020 in style and class at Spicers Clovelly Estate’s NYE dinner. The ticket will get you a glass of Champagne on arrival, canapés under the stars, a six-course tasting menu (with matched wines, if you choose) and live entertainment all night. The dress code is your finest black and white get-up, so leave the beach dress at home for this one.
When: 6pm to 11pm
Where: 38-68 Balmoral Road, Montville
Cost: $150 per person or $250 with matched wines
NYE At Woodford Folk Festival
There’s no better reason to party like it’s 2019 than a new decade just around the corner, and Woodford Folk Festival is bringing out the big guns. Do yourself a favour and get there early, so you can squeeze the most out of all the NYE day events, before dancing the night away under the stars.
When: All day
Where: Woodfordia, Woodford
Cost: Prices vary
Mooloolaba NYE Festival
The biggest and most loved (and also free) New Year’s Eve event on the Sunshine Coast is back again and it’s going to be a big one. With roving entertainment, DJ sets on the beach, fireworks at 8.30pm and midnight, street food and an incredible view of 2019’s last sunset, NYE in Mooloolaba is the ultimate family-friendly fiesta.
When: 4.30pm to 12.15am
Where: Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba
Roaring Twenties NYE Party At Locale
Step back in time and into your best sparkly dress, for Locale’s roaring twenties New Year’s Eve party. One of the best ways to celebrate in Noosa, expect plenty of flowing champagne, live music, delectable Italian cuisine and lip-smacking cocktails. With three seatings over the day, celebrate at lunch, over an early dinner, or all night long.
When: 12pm to 2pm, 5pm to 7.30pm, 8.30pm onwards
Where: Locale, Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Cost: $110, $125 and $215 respectively
Brew Year’s Eve At Malt Shovel Taphouse
One of the Sunshine Coast’s newest taphouses, Malt Shovel is hosting one of the only non-ticketed NYE events on the Sunshine Coast, and for that we’re grateful. So, round up your crew and settle in to feast on the full menu and beer range. Or, if you do want to do something a little special, try out their tasting passport, where you’ll sip on 10 different beers and munch on a chef’s selection of snacks. Sounds cool? You’ll need to grab your passport in advance, here.
When: 5pm to 1am
Where: Malt Shovel Taphouse, Birtinya
Cost: Free entry, tasting passport is $40
Noosa NYE At Cafe Le Monde
This sell-out event brings together to Noosa stalwarts, El Capitano and Cafe Le Monde for a night of cool tunes and boozy good times. Grab your ticket to one of the hottest NYE parties on the Sunshine Coast and you’ll open the gate to a three-hour food and drinks package. Graze on canapes before lining the stomach at the pizza bar, while sparkling, red and white wine, and Stone & Wood beers flow all night long. With cocktails served on the hour and a closing time of 2am, if past NYE events here are anything to go by, you’ll be lucky to get home before the first sunrise of 2020.
When: 9.30pm to 12.3pm (2am close)
Where: Cafe Le Monde, Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Cost: Prices start at $125 + BF
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