What to do on New Year’s in Sydney in 2022
Your guide to the best parties and events taking place in the Harbour City on 31 December.
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2021, what a year it has been. For better or for worse it's time to dust yourself off and get ready to greet 2022.
Sydney comes to life on New Year's Eve with stacks of events, harbour cruises and special dinners.
We've listed all of the venues still available to book ahead of this year's New Year's Eve celebrations.
New Year's Eve parties, events and dining experiences in Sydney
|Event||Description||Price||Where to book|
|Indulgent Seafood Meal by the Harbour||Start the celebrations early with a late lunch at Nick's Seafood Restaurant. Opt to sit on the harbour front alfresco deck to enjoy the buzzing surroundings before the crowds start rolling in.||$199 for 2 people||Book via RedBalloon|
|New Year's Eve at Sir Stamford||Celebrate the end of 2021 in style with an exquisite night at Sir Stamford. You'll start the evening off by enjoying champagne and a charcuterie selection before sitting down to a 3-course meal paired with wine. The highlight of the night will be a toss up between the dessert bar and views of the midnight fireworks from the rooftop.||$549 per person||Book exclusively via Sir Stamford|
|Sails at Lavender Bay||The restaurant with a view is hosting an interactive 6-course tasting menu featuring a seafood course, meat course, cheese and dessert. Champagne is given on arrival, premium wines are served all night with DJ entertainment spinning well beyond midnight. Starts at 7pm.||$945 per person||Book via Sails at Lavender Bay|
|New Year's Eve at Luna Park||Luna Park's annual New Year's Eve event is always a hit and we expect nothing less this year. After receiving a makeover earlier this year, the iconic theme park is ready to put on a show for NYE with unlimited rides, an food and beverage voucher, performances throughout the night and for you to enjoy.||$149 per person||Book via Luna Park|
|View Soiree at View Sydney||Head to View Sydney to start 2022 with cracking views of the Harbour Bridge as it lights up at midnight. On the menu is a Brazilian barbeque, sashimi station, Mexican feast and a selection of desserts paired with signature cocktails, beer, wine and soft drink.||$475.84 per person||Book via View Sydney|
|O Bar and Dining New Year's Eve||If fine food and wine is something you appreciate, it's only right that you farewell 2021 with an 8-course tasting menu paired with wine.||$695 per person||Book via O Bar and Dining|
|New Year's Eve at Zephyr Rooftop Bar||The atmosphere and celebrations will be sky high with gourmet canapés, live food stations, desserts and beverages at Zephyr to ring in the new year.||$450||Book via Zephyr|
|MV Vagabond Princess New Year's Eve Dinner||If ending 2021 in style is what's on your agenda, you can't do much better than booking a Vagabond Cruise. These luxurious cruises are serving up a night of seafood and carvery dishes complete with open bar, all night DJ and light show.||$625 per person||Book via Vagabond Cruises|
|Glass Island||While not exactly an island, this is a floating cruise ship that sails and docks at various spots in Sydney Harbour. On New Year's Eve, it's taking out the best seat in the house on the water. Naturally, there will be drinks, canapés and food stations, seats for everyone on board and a glass of Moet to toast the midnight fireworks.||$565.95 per person||Book via Glass Island|
|The House of Funk New Year's Eve Edition||Celebrate New Year's partying to tunes from past decades including the 80s and 90s and enjoy a bottle of champagne by making a group booth booking at Rocks Hotel.||$35.74 per person||Book via Rocks Hotel|
|Sailmaker Restaurant||Before heading to see the fireworks, make your way to Sailmaker Restaurant for a delicious dinner featuring fresh seafood, a charcuterie board and salads. You'll enjoy a premium drinks package with your dinner too.||$89 per person||Book via Sailmaker Restaurant|
|The Point – Royal Botanic Gardens||Positioned just below Mrs Macquarie's Chair with a view of Farm Cove. Enjoy comfy seating (including bean bags), dinner and a dancefloor to boogie the night away. Adults only.||$385 per person||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|Lawn with a View – Royal Botanic Gardens||The ultimate NYE picnic spot between the Opera House and Government House. Enjoy a gourmet hamper and access to licensed bars.||$250 per person||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|Bridgeview – Royal Botanic Gardens||Located on the Tarpeian Lawn overlooking the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Look forward to pop-up bars, live entertainment and a gourmet hamper.||$260 per person plus booking fee||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|Harbourview Gold – Royal Botanic Gardens||Take in the view from the most north-easterly point of Farm Cove and enjoy access to food trucks and a wine bar.||$150 per person plus booking fee||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|Harbourview Silver – Royal Botanic Gardens||Located at Mrs Macquarie's Point and features pop up bars and food trucks.||$40 per person plus booking fee||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|Foundation and Friends Member Picnic – Royal Botanic Gardens||Just for Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens members, enjoy unobstructed views of the harbour and BYO.||$130 per person plus booking fee||Book via Royal Botanic Gardens|
|NYE at Slims Rooftop||This "Zoo Years Eve" themed party takes off at the largest rooftop in the centre of Darlinghurst. Bookings include 3-hour drinks packages and canapés.||$175 per person||Book via Slims Rooftop|
|NYE On Top||Ring in the new year with 2 floors of partying at the Burdekin including its new glam Rooftop. Feast on roaming canapés and sip on bottomless beverages.||$156.71 per person||Book via Burdekin|
|The Sporting Globe x 4 Pines||The Sporting Globe x 4 Pines has NYE sorted with a cocktail on arrival, 4-hour drinks package and canapés to munch on throughout the evening.||$179 per person||Book via The Sporting Globe|
|The Watershed Hotel||Catch 6 DJs through the night with all the best party anthems across 2 levels. It's guaranteed to be an all-night affair.||$66.97 per person||Book via The Watershed Hotel|
|The Doss House||This Prohibition themed NYE party transports you back in time to the roaring 20s. Includes sharing platters and 3-hour drinks package.||$154.06 per person||Book via The Doss House|
|Will Sparks and Havana Brown at Marquee Sydney||If you're in a party mood, Marquee is where you'll want to be to close out 2021.||$79.95 per person||Book via Moshtix|
|NYE at Tap Rooms||Enjoy a New Year's Eve dinner in a prime location on 31 December. Tap Rooms' NYE package includes a drink on arrival, banquet feast and dessert. Upgrade your ticket to add on a 2-hour beverage package.||$60 per person||Book is Tap Rooms|
|WAO Superclub @ Ivy||Head to the Ivy this NYE to party until the morning with the Sunset Bros headlining the event.||$126.63 per person||Book via Ivy|
|NYE at Pontoon||Spend New Year's Eve at one of Sydney's favourite nightlife spots right near all of the action. You'll get a cocktail on arrival and their will be a DJ playing tunes throughout the night.||$70 per person||Book via Pontoon Bar|
|Bradleys Head – Sydney Harbour National Park||The north side of the harbour offers direct views of the Harbour Bridge fireworks and has 3 family-friendly vantage points.||$43.33 per person (Amphitheatre)|
$28.04 per person (Mast Precinct)
$19.88 per person (Athol Lawn Precinct)
|Book via Sydney Harbour National Park|
|Strickland House – Sydney Harbour National Park||The Strickland Park lawns offer spectacular views of the harbour and the NYE fireworks. A maximum of 1,000 patrons means there will be plenty of space for families. It's a BYO affair so bring a picnic and something to sip on (non-alcoholic drinks only)||$19.88 per person||Book via Sydney Harbour National Park|
|New Year's Eve 2021 at Taronga Zoo||Spend the evening overlooking Harbour views with the animals at this annual experience. Your ticket also includes free zoo entry on the day, secure parking, live entertainment and more.||$100 per person (kids)|
$200 per person (adults)
|View Soiree at View Sydney||Head to View Sydney to start 2022 with cracking views of the Harbour Bridge as it lights up at midnight. On the menu is a Brazilian barbeque, sashimi station, Mexican feast and a selection of desserts paired with signature cocktails, beer, wine and soft drink.||$475.84 per person||Cancelled. Contact View Sydney for more information|
|New Year's Eve at Splash||Party your way into the new year at Splash with unlimited cocktails, entertainment and the option to hire out the super booth for a party with 30 of your closest pals.||$38 per person||Sold out|
|Hinchcliff House||This all-inclusive NYE Gala provides 3 floors of entertainment in a historic building. It brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "house party"||$460.44 per person||Cancelled. Contact Hinchcliff House for more information|
|WAO Superclub @ Ivy||Head to the Ivy this NYE to party until the morning with the Sunset Bros headlining the event.||$126.63 per person||Sold out|
|Cafe Sydney||Cafe Sydney is in a prime spot to see all of the action on New Year's Eve. Enjoy a 6-course dinner paired with premium Australian wine.||$980 per person||Cancelled. Contact Cafe Sydney for more information|
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