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Where to party on New Year's Day in Melbourne

The festivities don't have to end at midnight. This year, Melbourne is hosting some top-notch dance music festivals that will see you partying your way into 2019
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By Time Out editors |

Shake off 2018 at one of these dance music festivals on New Year's Day. Each boasts a killer line-up, great food options and a beautiful location. What better way to kick off 2019? Make sure you get some pre-party sustenance at one of the cafés open on January 1 and stay hydrated; it'll probably be a hot one out there.

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