New Year's Day parties in Sydney

Start the year strong with the first soirées and ragers of 2019
Crowd at a music festival
Photograph: Tim Da Rin
By Time Out editors |

Everyone knows the biggest, messiest parties take place on January 1. Whether you are kicking on from New Year's Eve or you've given yourself an early night so you feel fresh and ready to dance, these Sydney venues are up for a good time to welcome in the new year. 

Before you kick on, here's where to get coffee on New Year's Day.

New Year's Day parties

The band members stand on a deck in front of the beach.
Photograph: Supplied
Music, Dance and electronic

Client Liaison Presents NYD at Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

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Even if you’re feeling a little dusty, it’ll be worth heading to Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel on the 1st of Jan for ’80s nostalgia and eclectic music curated by Client Liaison. The joyful pop duo will be running the DJ booth and organising a retro menu – we’re crossing our fingers for a cob loaf and Tequila Sunrise.

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