The best New Year's events in Melbourne

After what has been an undeniably massive year, it seems more important than ever that we say sayonara to 2017 in style.

Photography: Nico Keenan

Don’t let memories of past anticlimactic New Year’s Eve parties stop you from giving it your all this year. From club nights to watching fireworks from Melbourne's parks, there's plenty happening around the city to help you ring in the new year in style.

Kick off your New Year's Eve festivities at Melbourne's best rooftop bars and the best beer gardens for summer drinking.

New Year's Day events


Welcome To Thornbury

On New Year's Day, Welcome to Thornbury will be pulling out all the stops for Animals Dancing, an alfresco party in sunny Northcote. Keep your head nodding along to Beautiful Summers, Telephones, Bladimir Ivkovic and more. 


See the fireworks from these rooftop bars