New Year’s Eve in Byron Bay 2021/2022 | What’s happening on NYE?

The ins and outs of partying into the new year in Byron Bay.

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Byron Bay comes to life over New Year's with parties, restaurant packages and fireworks.

Curious? You'll want in on this guide to what's on in Byron Bay this New Year's Eve.

Are there Byron Bay New Year’s Eve fireworks?

This year there are no fireworks or beach parties in Byron Bay to ring in the new year. Instead, you can expect a cool selection of local parties and events to celebrate the Byron Bay way.


Best New Year's Eve dinner specials in Byron Bay

  • The Italian New Year's Eve Dinner. You can't go wrong with a 3-course dinner at The Italian on 31 December with favourites including burrata, ravioli and brûlée on the menu with champagne on arrival. Tickets from 165pp.
  • NYE at Beach Byron Bay. It doesn't get much better than a 9-course degustation meal with waterfront views, live music and entertainment as you count down to 2022. Tickets from $290pp. (SOLD OUT)
  • New Year's Eve at Crystalbrook Byron. Surrounded by lush greenery, head to Forest on New Year's Eve for a fresh and delicious dinner with matching wines. Tasting menu from $220. (SOLD OUT)
  • NYE 2021 at Balcony Bar and Oyster Co. With a cocktail in hand, celebrate the last night of the year with a 2-course dinner from the A La Carte menu and dance the night away as tunes play into the early hours of the morning. Tickets from $50pp. (SOLD OUT)
  • Loft Byron Bay 2021 NYE. Bring the kids for an early dinner with the sunset snacks menu available from 4pm - 7pm or opt for the 5-course dinner starting from 7:30pm. Plus, enjoy a guava Bellini on arrival. Tickets from $50pp for the sunset sitting or $250pp for the countdown sitting. (SOLD OUT)

Best Byron Bay New Year's Eve events and parties

Events and parties for the upcoming 2021/2022 New Year's Eve are starting to be announced. We'll update this guide with more events and parties as we find them.

  • Byron Bay Soul Street. Each year Johnson Street finds its soul, transforming into a hub of family-friendly entertainment. Expect artisan stalls, buskers and circus performances on the roam. Head to Dening Park for live and local entertainment.
  • Tropical Fruits NYE Party. 1 night, 2 dance spaces and a whole lot of fun awaits as revellers come together to celebrate the LGBTQI+ and ring in the New Year.
  • Funky freaks fiesta NYE. Move between indoor and outdoor dance zones as you celebrate the New Year. There are food stalls and drinks are BYO. Tickets from $85.49pp
  • New Year's Eve at the SUFFO. Live music and delicious cocktails at the Suffolk Park Hotel, what more could you want on NYE? Tickets from $25pp.
  • Club Raiders NYE. Hang out with your friends at the Aquarius beer garden listening to music played by live DJs. Tickets from $54.99pp or $89.99 (VIP). (CANCELLED)

Take a look at events from previous years:

  • First Sun New Year's Day. Only in Byron Bay will you find a hangover party on New Year's Day, and only in Byron Bay will they make you get up at the crack of dawn to attend it. You'll find it at the Cape Byron Lighthouse where punters will greet the first sun of the new year with peace and good intentions.
  • Falls Festival. A festival that needs no introduction, Falls Fest is Byron Bay's indie music arts event. Every year it runs over New Year's in Byron and this year it calls in big names like Halsey, Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, Peking Duk, Of Monsters and Men, John Farnham, G Flip and more.
  • Beach Hotel Byron Bay. This pumping venue is bringing funk and soul to the close of the year as DJ Shimmy Disco and Madison Kat spin those decks.
  • Harvest Newrybar. The theme of Harvest Newrybar's NYE party this year is COSMIC DISCO so go ahead and reach for the stars. It's a night of food, drinks, disco and eco-glitter.

At-home dining options in Byron Bay

Things to do on New Year's Eve in Byron Bay

Finish off 2021 with a bang with these epic experiences that are available on 31 December.

Best places to camp on New Year's Eve in Byron Bay

Byron Bay offers numerous camping and holiday parks for an outdoor adventure. Some popular parks include Byron Holiday Park and Discovery Parks.

Best New Year’s Eve accommodation in Byron Bay

These hotels in and around Byron Bay have rooms available, but if they're sold out, you might like to try looking on sites like Stayz.

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