Celebrate New Year's Eve on the Sunshine Coast

16 Nov 2020

The best places to play and party...

Enjoy fantastic New Year's Eve celebrations right across the Sunshine Coast. The usual fireworks displays might not be happening but that doesn't mean you can't have a good time!


Whale One
9.30pm to Midnight

Ring in the New Year with a live DJ and food catered by The Dock Mooloolaba on board Whale One. House beer, wine, sparkling, or soft drinks for the duration of the trip.

Sunshine Coast Afloat
9.30pm to 12.45am

Set off on a 3-hour cruise to ring in 2020 with Sunshine Coast Afloat. It's set to be a night of fun with drinks food and music as you count down to the stroke of midnight!

Mooloolaba Seafood Cruise
9.15pm to 12.15am

Take a New Year's Even Cruise along the Mooloolaba Canals with Mooloolaba Cruises. Enjoy canapes and access to the bar for a night of fun on the water. $60pp.

Psari Bar and Grill

Ring in the new year at Psari in Mooloolaba with a black and white party for New Years Eve. There will be a four-course menu on offer for $85 per person.


Masquerade Party
6pm to 1am

Welcome 2021 in style at the Whispers Cocktail Bar & Lounge Masquerade Party! Enjoy loads of live music, entertainment and food as Caloundra's farewell to 2020.


Celebrate New Years Eve in style at The Long Apron in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Enjoy an exclusive six course dinner with matched wines and live music from 6pm to 11pm.

Twin Waters

Wave goodbye to 2020 with dinner and a 9pm fireworks show at Novotel Sunshine Coast Twin Waters. There are several seatings to choose from. Enjoy a late lunch from 2pm or relax with dinner at 6pm. Each seating includes your choice of a seafood, roast or cheese boards for two and live entertainment. 


Dust off your dance shoes, frock up and rock in the New Year at Stalwart Alehouse and Brewery in Nambour. Rock'n'roll/rockabilly bands, Bamboo Rockets and Rocknrollabillys will provide the entertainment as you enjoy the food and drink. There is no cover charge but you will need to make a booking!


It's time for a classic New Year's camp festival! Thrive is a two day event - although you can buy a day ticket - outside Eumundi and it will be an epic gathering of community with heartfelt sharing of live music, dance, yoga, spoken word poetry, comedy, art, and kids entertainment. The exact location will be revealed after you buy your ticket!

Imperial Eumundi
Head to the famous Eumundi pub and dance away 2020 and welcome 2021 with flamenco-fusion heavyweights, KALLIDAD and local Rockabilly groovers, PALOMINO III. Pre-sale tickets are available here for $25 (no door sales) In light of unfolding border restrictions, this NYE event has been postponed (new date in early 2021 - will be announced soon).

Instead, the Imperial Hotel will now screen two kids movies in The Brewery (FREE entry) on New Year’s Eve, and will have DJs playing in The Green Room + live music in the Imperial Beer Garden from 2pm til late.

Bookings for tables will be essential - on 5442 8811.


Noosa Waterfront Restaurant
Settle in for a decadent six-course meal prepared by chef  Andrea Ravezzani at Noosa Waterfront Restaurant. Be welcomed with a glass of Veuve Cliquot on arrival, then dinne starts at 7 pm.

Catalina Noosa
Technically on New Year's Day but still celebrating 2021 is Catalina Noosa's annual NYD boat party. From 3pm to 7pm on January 1, enjoy live DJs, canapes and a welcome cocktail!

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