2019 is almost finally over (Can I get an Amen!?) Here are Sydney Social 101’s top ways to celebrate the end of the year and the start of 2020!
Manly Wharf Hotel
Bring in 2020 with a two-day New Year celebration at Manly Wharf Hotel. There’s no better spot to be than waterside at the jetty bar with a cocktail in hand, listening to tunes by an epic line up of DJs.
New Year’s Eve is headlined by Friendly Fires for an exclusive DJ set that will have you dancing until all the midnight shenanigans and fireworks light up the skyline. With a song sheet of disco, pop, yacht rock and vintage rave-up – they’re hell bent on making this, one to remember.
Back it up for New Years with a few hair of the dog drinks – we’re serving flowing Chandon and Heineken between 3-5pm. Did we mention that free canapes are circulating then too? You’ll be fed and watered and ready to get the party started.
Homegrown heroes Nick Drabble and Stu Turner of Set Mo take to the decks for DJ set filled with all the sun-soaked bangers. The duos signature balearic house beats will have partygoers boogieing all day long, before turning it up a notch for an all-night set of pounding four to the floor. First release tickets start from $35 (day pass) or $60 for both days. Gather your mates for all the summer party vibes.
Experience New Year’s Eve 2019 in ultimate style at Cruise Bar – the place to be this NYE. With exclusive front-row seats to all the action on Sydney Harbour, it’s the hottest place to be this New Year’s.
Carnivàle takes over for one night only this New Year’s Eve, from 6pm until 2am, with Cruise Bar hosting their annual NYE party in partnership with KIIS FM. Perfectly matching the glittering canopy of colour and lights, electric sounds and magnificent surprises, there’s plenty to celebrate at Cruise Bar’s New Year’s bash, with two exciting packages on offer to ring in the New Year!
For those looking to end the year with an indulgent experience, VIP tickets will grant guests access to Sydney’s hottest party in the sky on Cruise Bar’s coveted Rooftop on Level 3. Guests are treated to three hours of free-flowing champagne from 6pm-9pm accompanied by an array of mouth-
watering canapes, and some of the most sought-after panoramic views of the Harbour and surrounds. There won’t be a dull moment as the Rooftop comes to life with Carnivàle-themed entertainment including live, show-stopping performances.
Alternatively, partygoers can dance the night away with General Admission tickets, granting guests access to party by the water’s edge on Level 1 and Level 2. Cruise Bar and KIIS FM are excited to play host to the most epic party of the year with renowned house, funk, pop and R&B DJs, including headline act Ron Carroll (USA), Random Soul, DJ Nino Brown and many more.
Tickets are available for purchase here: www.cruisebar.com.au/nye
Coogee Bay Hotel
The Argyle – The Rocks
The Argyle signs off the decade that was and welcomes in the decade that will be, as it prepares to own the night in partnership with Club MTV. New Year’s Eve celebrations include an all-out visual extravaganza with dancers and performers roaming through the outdoor courtyard and across The Argyle’s five bars. Attendees will ring in the new year to an epic line-up of some of Australia’s biggest dance and house DJs over the two levels of The Argyle.
Known for bringing the party and their enigmatic sets, Bondi locals, Andy Stanley and Matt Handley from Yolanda Be Cool are headlining the festivities. The power-house duo are renowned for their house track “We No Speak Americano,” topping the charts in over a dozen countries, including most of Europe.
Guests will also hear DJ Rojdar, known for his high-energy live performances, which consist of commercial music mixed with classic club anthems. Also on the roster is Argyle favourite, Some Blonde who is inspired by the sounds of Steve Aoki, Nervo, Sven Vath & Fatboy Slim. Partygoers can expect some big room electro house, cross-genre, club-thumping collaborations tunes.
Four ticket options include: The Early Bird ($39pp) before 10am entry; Standard Ticket (starting from $73.19 pp) with general access; VIP ($154.79pp) with a three-hour food and beverage package from 6pm to 9pm.
Coogee Bay Hotel
On Tuesday, 31 December from 8pm until 3am, SELINA’s at Coogee Bay Hotel is hosting the hottest beachside party featuring headliners The Aston Shuffle and Cut Snake. Bring in 2020 at this epic night of music, neon lights, incredible live entertainment and loads of fun. Tickets are available for purchase from $30 – there are only a limited number available for purchase here.
For those after a more indulgent experience, Coogee Bay Hotel are transforming their upstairs balcony and function centre into an exclusive VIP pre-party! From 7pm until 10pm, guests will be granted exclusive access to the balcony overlooking Coogee Beach, boasting prime views of Coogee Bay’s 9pm fireworks. Kicking off NYE in style, guests will be treated to 3 hours of bottomless canapes and beverages. This exclusive package is available from $149pp (or $169pp with access to SELINA’s countdown party) and tickets are available for purchase here.
Regatta Rose Bay
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with sensational food, a carefully curated wine menu and stunning water view’s.
This New Year’s we will be offering two seating times;
Our 6pm seating is designed for those looking to enjoy an early dinner before heading off to a party or to watch the 9pm fireworks.
Our 8:30pm seating is perfect for those looking to settle in for the night. With a 5-course menu and glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne, it is the optimal setting to ring in 2020. With limited seats available, Regatta, is the place to celebrate with your family and friends.
Bel & Brio, Barangaroo