Byron Bay is a colourful community that celebrates New Years Eve in a wide variety of ways. From festivals, to family events, fine dining and wild parties Byron Bay has something for everyone. We’ve put together a New Years guide for anyone celebrating in this beautiful part of the world as one year comes to a close and another year is born.
Go Byron is committed to keeping you and your loved ones safe this New Years. Book your Byron Bay taxis, private transfers and shuttles now so you don’t miss out. Our dedicated, professional drivers will get you to the party of your choice on time and home safely this holiday season. Book now.
Groove into 2019 with the best view in town on the balcony. This 18+ event starts at 9pm with a cocktail on arrival, seafood platters, charcuterie boards, fish tacos and burger sliders all included in the $110 ticket price. The party will kick on until 2am with a live DJ and happy dance floor vibes.
The Italian Byron Bay
For less of a party atmosphere and more of a fine dining experience, head to The Italian for a 6-course degustation with sparkling on arrival. Tickets are $155 per person and the first seatings are from 8pm. The menu features Kingfish, crispy Bangalow pork belly, lamb, snapper and ravioli. Yum!
Beach Byron Bay
Set your New Years Resolutions overlooking the beautiful main beach at Beach Byron Bay. Enjoy a combination of fine dining and festive feels from 7pm-1am. Tickets are $120 each and include french champagne on arrival, oysters, caviar, Moreton Bay bug ravioli, honey glazed duck breast, gold band snapper and lamb shoulder porchetta. WOW!
Celebrate the end of 2018 with a WILD NYE party at Harvest Newrybar. From 7pm-1am the Harvest will help you create an unforgettable experience with your fellow wild ones. There will be a utopian fire performance and legends DJ Beaver & Justin Time to keep the party going. Plus each area will have a different food or drink experiences going throughout the night. The restaurant will play host to a bubble bar and NYE feast, the bakery will become a jungle themed bar and Spanish paella station and the gardens and fire pit areas will be transformed into a wild spritz bar featuring a whole beast cooked over an Argentinian fire-pit. Tickets are $225.
Soul Street Byron Bay
Soul Street is a free, all ages street festival organised by the Byron Community Center and the Byron Shire Council as part of their ‘Safe Summer in the Bay’ initiative. In its 5th, this family friendly event features market stalls, live music, food vendors, circus performers and plenty of activities for the kids. There will also be a silent disco running from 4pm-midnight on the mains street with three different channels playing music from three different live DJs.
Every year our drivers love driving party-goers to the Tropical Fruits New Years Festival in Lismore. This year’s event is the 30th year running and is titled SHINE. Tropical Fruits is a not-for-profit LGBTIQ community group that hosts inclusive and empowering events in the Northern Rivers. Hosted at the Lismore Showgrounds there are three different parties you can attend.
New Years Eve: December 31st, 1:00 pm -11:30 pm (party ends 6am)
Pool Party: January 1st, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Recovery: January 1st, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm (party ends 1:30am)
Whatever way you decide to celebrate New Years Eve this year, keep yourself and your mates safe by booking your designated driver ahead of time. Contact Go Byron now to book a cab or private car.