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The Hottest 2022 New Year’s Eve Events On The Sunshine Coast

By Isabel Croker
21st Dec 2022

Pop the champas, fill the flutes and woo those arms—we’re totally ready to say goodbye to yet another raging dumpster fire of a year that was 2022 and usher in a hopefully better 2023. 

So dust off your dancing shoes and check out these themed festivities,  fireworks cruises and swanky seaside sippers. Here are the Sunshine Coast's best New Year’s Eve event you need to check out in 2022. 

NYE Cocktail Party At The Surf Club Mooloolaba


Dress to impress at The Surf Club Mooloolaba’s glitzy New Year’s Eve cocktail party. Enjoy champagne on arrival, three-hour canape service, live music and unbeatable views of the fireworks displays at 8:30pm and midnight. Be sure to dress to the theme: all that glitters. Yes, it’s fancy. This event is set to sell out, so we recommend grabbing your tickets early.

When: Saturday 31 December, from 7pm to 12:30am

Cost: $85 per person

For more information, click here.

NYE Five-Course Dinner At The Long Apron


If you want to celebrate NYE in refined style, bring in 2023 in an atmosphere that effortlessly blends elegance and sophistication. Of course we’re talking about Spicers Clovelly Estate’s award-winning fine dining restaurant, The Long Apron. Beginning with French sparkling on the lawn followed by a five-course French degustation dinner, the night will be a sophisticated soiree to remember. 

When: Saturday 31 December, from 7pm to 10:30pm

Cost: $220 per person

For more information, click here.

Sunshine Coast Afloat NYE Fireworks Cruise


Ring in 2023 aboard this family-focused fireworks cruise and you’ll even be in bed early enough to seize the first day of the New Year without a hangover. This fireworks is specifically designed with young families in mind, so that the little ones can still enjoy the 8:30pm fireworks display and you can celebrate the ushering in of another year than from a spacious, uncrowded boat. Bonus points: you won’t have to fight your way through the crowds to get a view of the iconic fireworks display and can soak up the views from your premium vantage point, with a cocktail in hand.

When: Saturday 31 December, from 7:15pm to 9:15pm

Cost: $49 per adult and $35 per child (under 14 years)

For more information, click here.

Ride Into The New Year At Aussie World


Perhaps one of the most exhilarating ways to end 2022, you can ride into the New Year—literally—at Aussie World. The park will open during the evening and will be jam-packed with night rides, music, food, entertainers and an impressive fireworks display to top it off. Pro tip: make sure you don’t indulge into too many NYE drinks before embarking on the rides.

When: Saturday 31 December, from 5pm onwards

Cost: Tickets on sale soon

For more information, click here.

Image Credit: NightQuarter

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