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Fun & Fireworks Places to Enjoy New Year’s Eve in Adelaide

Fun & Fireworks: Places to Enjoy New Year’s Eve in Adelaide

Looking to wrap up the year in Adelaide with a bang that’ll make fireworks look dull? Well, be ready to turn up the heat this New Year’s Eve at Adelaide’s best party spots!

From The Grand Bar’s Old Vegas-style party to the sky-high chic Hennessy Rooftop Bar, New Year’s Eve in the CBD is unlike any other. This article has all the juicy details to kick off 2024 in style!

HENNESSY Rooftop Bar

Address: 45 King William St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 8210 8888

Pricing: $149


A youthful party at HENNESSY Rooftop Bar is a banging way to start the year. Perched atop the 5-star Mayfair Hotel, this spot drips with elegance while giving you top-tier views of the CBD during New Year’s Eve.

Party-goers need to cough up $149 for entry to this event, which kicks off around 6 pm. We suggest bringing more; the craft cocktails here are irresistible.

The night will burst with indulgence; you’ll savor oysters, dessert, and a glass of bubbly on arrival to set the mood. A live DJ will also spin tunes, so prepare to dance the night away against the backdrop of Adelaide’s iconic cityscape.

The Banksia Tree Cafe and Restaurant

Address: 147 St Vincent St, Port Adelaide, SA 5015

Contact Details: (08) 7006 2624

Pricing: $45


Starting 2024 with a taste of opulence is what The Banksia Tree Cafe and Restaurant brings to the New Year’s Eve table.

This beloved Port Adelaide cafe will serve a proper year-end feast: delectable lobster rolls, truffle fries, and a delightful glass of Alpha Box and Dice Prosecco.

The price for this party is cool $45 per person. This is a steal, as Banksia Tree also offers a laid-back setting perfect for families to gather, unwind, and savor every bite of delicious lobster rolls while toasting to the year’s triumphs.

Glenelg Beach

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Pricing: Free

Looking to ring in the New Year with a beachy vibe? Well, folks, if sandy shores and salty air are your scene, head over to Glenelg Beach for an outdoor New Year’s Eve bash!

The party will kick off at around 7 pm with live musicians set to rock the stage, getting the crowds hyped for the big countdown to 2024. This event is organized by the City of Holdfast Bay, so entry is free!

You better bring your phone, too, because spectacular fireworks displays will light up the night sky when the clock strikes midnight!

InterContinental Adelaide

Address: North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 8238 2400

Pricing: $250 and $400


The New Year’s Eve Countdown Festival of InterContinental Adelaide is a front-row ticket to a mesmerizing fireworks display against the backdrop of the picturesque River Torrens. 

The admission fee, inclusive of the buffet, is set at $250 per individual. Opting for the buffet along with unlimited drinks comes at $400 per attendee.

As the party rages on, you can savor global flavors, ranging from an exquisite sushi and sashimi bar to the tantalizing smoky offerings and Aussie Outback-inspired treats at the Meat Lover’s Corner.

Beverages also await at the hotel’s wine bar, beer station, and cocktail bar (featuring Prohibition Gin’s finest). You better bring your dancing shoes too, as DJs will set the rhythm for an electric atmosphere.

Stamford Plaza Adelaide

Address: 150 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 8461 1111

Pricing: $199


You better glam up for a night of sparkle and pizzazz this New Year’s Eve with Stamford Plaza Adelaide’s disco party, an invigorating event that’ll cost you $199.

The party has a top-notch drinks package that’s guaranteed to set the vibe just right. You’ll also groove to the beats of a live band or belt out ABBA’s chart-toppers and other timeless classics.

As per the bites, there will be stations for seafood, salad, cold cuts, roasted meat, and desserts!

Oh, and if you’re rolling with a group, be sure to message them to secure your spot for this epic soirée!


Address: 60 Marryatt St, Port Adelaide, SA 5015

Contact Details: 1300 089 349

Pricing: $15


Your New Year’s Eve party sins are safe at Confession, an all-inclusive pop-up bar home to the first wheelchair dancefloor in the world.

At this party, you’ll sip on fantastic drink specials from 7 pm to 9 pm, featuring $15 Margaritas, $15 Espresso Martinis, $8 Pirate Life South Coast Pale Ale, $8 house wines, and $15 Pornstar Martinis.

The celebration gets even better with half-price base spirits from 10 pm to 11 pm!

You can score your tickets for free in advance or grab ’em at the door for $15, but hurry; they’re subject to availability. And remember that the event is strictly for the 18+ crowd, so get your IDs ready for a night of pure fun!

La Boca Bar and Grill Adelaide

Address: 150 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 8461 0860

Pricing: $139, $149, and $79


La Boca Bar and Grill is going to dish out an Argentinian feast fit for a fiesta for this upcoming New Year’s Eve!

The menu boasts an irresistible mix of seared bluefin tuna, Wagyu carpaccio, homemade corncake paired with Wagyu, bluefin chu-toro pastrami, and an array of Argentinian dishes across five delectable courses.

Diners can snag their spot for either the first seating from 6 pm to 8 pm or the second seating (strictly for adults only) from 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm. 

Prices range from $139 (first seating) to $149 (second seating) per person, while children under five can eat for free on the first seating. Kids ages 5 to 12 years old must pay $79 each.

La Louisiane

Address: 89 King William St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Pricing: $155


La Louisiane is a sophisticated French-inspired joint where the countdown to New Year’s Eve is about to get lit! For starters, the restaurant’s Chef Alexis Besseau will prepare a gourmet treat surprise for all the revelers for $155 a pop.

In addition, DJ El Fuentes’ will light up the venue with his sick beats and tunes. You’ll be given options too, as there’s an early bird special from 5 pm to 8 pm and a midnight bash kicking off at 9 pm until the clock strikes 12.

The best part is the party starts upon arrival, as you’ll immediately be given a glass of champagne. Just remember to pace yourself; getting too buzzed early might cause you to miss out on the rest of the fun!


Address: In ANZ Business Center, Tenancy 4/11 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: (08) 7008 0222

Pricing: $140


Eleven is a refined Aussie resto that will whip up an all-out feast this New Year’s Eve for around $140 per guest.

Their five-course menu will feature milk buns served with roasted chook butter, flavorful Smoky Bay oysters, salmon carpaccio with ponzu and pickled grape, and ricotta gnocchi paired with asparagus and salsa verde.

You’ll get fancy and hearty mains like the pork belly featuring zesty ginger salsa and zucchini kimchi and a 180 g Mayura Station MS9 sirloin served alongside eleven mustard and pickled onion.

After indulging in this gastronomic adventure, head to the open-air piazza for some drinks and welcome 2024 with a bang and a satisfied tummy!

House of George

Address: 30 Vardon Ave, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: 0434 812 023

Pricing: $99.9


The House of George’s New Year’s Eve event offers two pre-party dinner sittings at 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm for $99.9 per head.

Here, you’ll indulge in the resto’s finest creations, like roasted lamb shoulders and whole baby snappers, before joining the house party crowd or stake your claim on a beach spot to catch those dazzling fireworks.

Don’t forget your dancing shoes as the restaurant will also host a disco party!

Republic Norwood

Address: 120 Magill Rd, Norwood, SA 5067

Contact Details: (08) 8268 2900

Pricing: $35


Republic Norwood is gearing up to host an epic New Year’s Eve bash that’s all about banging beats, delicious eats, and vibrant vibes. This party is not bank-breaking too, costing just $35 per guest!

Dave Collins and Jason Lee will provide a night filled with funky, soulful, and disco tunes. Additionally, you’ll receive a complimentary cocktail, beer, or wine to kickstart the evening’s festivities!

Cabana Club

Address: Cnr Esplanade &, Saltfleet St, Port Noarlunga, SA 5167

Contact Details: (08) 8326 1777

Pricing: $25


If you want to have a New Year’s Eve party Miami-style, the beachside cocktail bar Cabana Club should be on top of your list.

For $25 entry, you’ll spend the night dancing to tunes and beats by DJ Tommy Tequila and DJ Pablito. You can also up the ante by trying their best-selling cocktails, like the watermelon mojito and mango daiquiri!


Address: 28 Vardon Ave, Adelaide, SA 5000

Pricing: $60 (solo) and $220 (group of 4)


NOLA is throwing the kind of shindig with a slice of the South, where the whiskey is flowing and the good times are rolling. The price is $60 per person, but you can save moolah by opting for the $220 for four people promo.

From 8 pm onwards, this party will transform the laneway with hay bales and a symphony of Southern rhythms straight out of the bayou.

The drinks will also feature flavors of the American South with a Southern ice tea on tap and buffalo trace cocktail, an old-fashioned classic that’ll keep the vibes high and mighty.

The Grand Bar

Address: Stamford Grand Adelaide, 2 Jetty Rd, Glenelg, SA 5045

Contact Details: (08) 8376 1222

Pricing: $10 (NYE Retro Beach Party) and $119 (Old Vegas Cocktail Party)


Grand Bar’s NYE Retro Beach Party is an 18+ bash fuelled by party-rocking anthems from the 90s, 2000s, and 2010s! The entry fee is a steal at just $10.

During the event, there will be an Old Vegas Cocktail Party hosted by Horizons here. For $119, you’ll be treated to an extravaganza that includes a spread of canapés from 9 pm to 11 pm, paired perfectly with a 3.5-hour beverage bonanza! 

The cherry on top is the live band taking center stage from 9 pm to 12:30 am, and there will also be a fireworks display that you can see through the glass walls and windows!

Rhino Room

Address: 1/131 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000

Contact Details: 0419 824 912

Pricing: $10 to $30


For those who want to turn their New Year’s Eve into something as pumped as a My Chemical Romance comeback concert, Emo Night’s Heaven and Hell at Rhino Room is where it’s at.

This party is themed, so you have to make a devilish choice in your attire: are you going for celestial goodness or unleash your inner dark side? And do note that if your outfit goes harder than a Fallout Boy riff, you’ll win prizes, like cash and plushies!

The libations are going to be cocktails that follow the theme too—Angels & Demons Drop, Gives You Hell Hooch, and Saint & Sinner Sipper, to name a few. 

And for the entry fee, it’s around $10 to $30. Early birds will get lower prices!

Kay Brothers Winery & Cellar Door

Address: 57 Kays Rd, McLaren Vale, SA 5171

Contact Details: (08) 8323 8211

Pricing: $50


At Kay Brothers Winery & Cellar Door’s New Year’s Eve party, you’ll raise a glass and bid adieu to 2023 with a dash of flair! The icing on the cake is that the event will just cost you 50 bucks!

In this McLaren Vale venue, you’ll welcome 2024 while chilling under the stars and dancing the night away to the vibrant tunes of Summerfield, a six-piece band that’s sure to get those feet moving.

Hunger pangs won’t be an issue, too, as Chief Catering will serve burgers, while Pass the Dutchie Pancakes will dish fluffy goodness all night long. Guests will also enjoy delightful wines, beers, and cider!

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