We believe that New Year’s Eve is a night to unwind and celebrate surrounded by your tribe. Whether your preference is for live music, a casual atmosphere, a shared meal, plenty of cocktails or a late night dancefloor, here are some of Perth’s best events on offer to send off 2018 in style – your way.
“Keep it low key”
The Favourite is Yorgos Lanthimos’ (The Lobster; Killing of a Sacred Deer) bawdy, acerbic tale of royal intrigue, passion, envy and betrayal in the court of Queen Anne in early 18th century England. Enjoy a pre-screening celebratory event with a selection of complimentary antipasti from European Foods on entry plus pop-up bar and celebratory New Year treats (while stocks last).
Luna Outdoor, Leederville
Peasants Paradice have been partnering with the likes of Bivouac, Dainty Dowager and Soul Provider, with part proceeds supporting Homeless Healthcare. Aperol Spritz on arrival, 2 drink tokens, and 3 hours of Peasants style street food canapés.
Clarences Bar and Courtyard, Mount Lawley
Price: $50 +bf
Relax on the spacious lawn at Mandoon Estate for an afternoon of jazz and blues from the Libby Hammer Quartet. Picnic-style charcuterie and cheese platters, salads, pizzas, homemade ice cream and of course drinks are available for purchase, and the famous spit roast will be turning too. Strictly NO BYO. Concert ends at 8.30pm with a family-friendly countdown.
Mandoon Estate, Swan Valley
Price: $25 adult, $10 child
Watch the sun set over the ocean and enjoy drink specials and $15 pizzas till 10pm. Free booth bookings are available. R&B and House DJs will be spinning tunes until late.
The Peach Pit, Scarborough
“Keep it easy breezy…”
Party with the locals at this low key get together featuring DJs, classic cocktails, punch and favourites from the Who’s Your Mumma menu.
Who’s Your Mumma, North Fremantle
Party at Perth’s favourite Mid Eastern themed rooftop bar with a free glass of champagne, drink specials, DJs and a midnight surprise.
Hadiqa, Hibernian Place, Perth CBD
Extended beer garden, pop-up bars, outdoor kitchen, $10 cocktails and DJs.
Market Grounds, Perth CBD
Keep it simple this NYE with a free glass of Veuve Cliquot and live entertainment.
The Reveley Rooftop, Elizabeth Quay, Perth CBD
Take a step back into the era of swing as you dance along to the tunes of greats such as Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday. DJ Irish on the decks will kick off the night with his personal collection of Swing & Rockabilly and The Vibrolators feat Peta Lee will take over from 8.30pm and count you into 2019. Includes a complimentary glass of bubbles to toast the new year.
Five Bar, Mount Lawley
“Keep the cocktails flowing…”
This epic block party includes three hours of free-flowing cocktails, craft beers and wine. Rove from Long Chim to Petition Beer Corner for a range of DJ vibes. Food available for purchase from pop-up food stalls.
State Buildings, Perth CBD
A relaxed rooftop party with bottomless Spritzes and pizza. Djs will delight lovers of house and R&B.
Bob’s Bar, Brookfield Place, Perth CBD
Gin sling bar, hawkers dumpling station and noodle bar, plus roaming Asian delights. Ticket includes three cocktails, two hawkers tokens, three hours of canapes and DJ.
Sweetwater Rooftop Bar, East Fremantle
“Keep the fireworks in view…”
This mega-venue has it all and this is their first NYE! Ticket includes drink token, live music from Felix and an unbeatable view of the fireworks over the Swan River.
The Camfield, Burswood
Free entertainment and family friendly activities from 4pm and fireworks over Thomson Bay at 9pm. Same-day return ferry specials and late departure options available.
“Keep me well fed…”
Start with a five-course shared feast and Billecart Champagne as the sun sets over the ocean before being transferred to Hadiqa in the CBD to join the rooftop party.
Island Market, Trigg & Hadiqa, Hibernian Place, Perth CBD
Indulge in a 5-course banquet menu, Champagne or house beer on arrival, live music and DJs with perfect views of the Yagan Square festivities.
Shy John, Yagan Square, Perth CBD
Say adios to 2018 with a Day of the Dead Silent Disco, Tommy’s Margarita Bar, Cactus Garden Nacho Hut and a Churro Station! Ticket includes four hour food and drink packages.
Guildford Hotel, Guildford
A refreshing Pretty Punch upon arrival plus three courses. Our picks? Shredded duck salad, turmeric pancake, shaved galangal, soft herbs, tamarind & peanut sauce followed by Slow cooked beef shin, rendang glaze, peanuts, coconut & cauliflower rice and finished off with Whipped blue cheese, burnt rosemary honey, oat wafer, eggplant chutney.
The Standard, Northbridge
If your resolutions look like this: eat more oysters, drink more Champagne, spend more time beachside eating pizza – this is the event for you! Jerry Fraser will be shucking oysters and DJs will be on the decks, plus there are great wine specials and two menu options (pizza or seafood).
Canteen Pizza, Cottesloe
4 Courses with French Champagne on arrival plus entertainment from Vocalist Holli Scott and Pianist Harry Mitchell. Countdown with $10 Absinthe specials!
Wine Rooms By Harvey Leigh’s
“Keep the dance floor going…”
Welcome the new year in the grand Postal Hall with pop-up bars, Champagne specials, live music and DJs. Ticket includes two drinks on arrival.
State Buildings, Perth CBD
This event sold out last year! Features outdoor tower stage, warehouse stage, silent disco, rides, games and pop-ups. VIP tickets also available.
Ice Cream Factory, Northbridge
This Northbridge block party promises electronic beats from the likes of Donna Leake, DJ JNETT, Andras, Andy Garvey and Tourist Kid.
Roe St Carpark, Northbridge
“Keep the theme alive..!”
A live jazz trio straight out of the roaring 20s plus prizes for best dressed. Drink packages and accommodation available.
National Hotel, Fremantle
Are you ready for the space disco? Live music from Odette Mercy and her Soul Atomics, The Titans of Saturn and Circadian Rhythm, followed by DJs Blind Tiger, Nathan J and Tino Turna and guests. Featuring free canapés, free cocktail on arrival, dance off and midnight balloon drop.
Rodney’s Bait and Tackle, Mosman Park
This toga party is sure to go off, with drag shows, balcony bubbles bar and three zones playing R&B, pop and dance music.
The Court, Northbridge
Live Greek band, DJ, dancers, plate smashing, and most importantly, good food. The theme for the night is blue and white.
DJs, performances and more. Theme: Y3K / Turn of the millennium / Futurism / Fifth Element remade out of cardboard / Y2K bug / End of the world hysteria / Cyberpunk / Synthetics / Robot sex / Alien beings / Lava lamps / Half Life 3 still in development / Madonna looking very ripe at 1042 years old but couldn’t be more excited to release her 800th album in the New Year!
The Bird, Northbridge
“Keep the music live and loud…”
Line-up includes The Southern River Band, Abbe May, The Tommyhawks, Rockin’ Hendy and more.
Rosemount Hotel, Mount Hawthorn
This party will kick off with the Zydecats featuring Lucky Oceans and close with Adam Hall and the Velvet Playboys, with music inspired by New Orleans.
The Sewing Room, Perth CBD
Price: From $64
Explore six stages spread across six venues including Bill’s Bar and Bites, The Blue Flamingo, The Garden, Babushka and The Tiny Club.
City of Vincent Car Park, Leederville
“Keep it classy and go all out…”
Bring in the New Year on one of Perth’s most exclusive inner city rooftops with DJ entertainment from Beryl Streep (AKA Scarlett Stevens From San Cisco) + Jay Watson & James Ireland (POND). Free-flowing G.H. Mumm champagne, to-die-for roving canapes, a West Winds pop-up bar and Gusto Gelato! Dress code: QT Black Tie (come as your quirky self!).
QT Hotel, Perth CBD
Cocktails, fireworks, dinner and dancing. And don’t forget the uninterrupted beach views! Dress code: seaside glamour.
Odyssea, City Beach