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Top 10 NYE Party Venues in Melbourne

Say goodbye to 2022 with a party your guests will always remember. Melbourne has some of the best nightlife in the country, so gather your nearest and dearest and celebrate NYE in one of these great venues. 

1. Riverside Terrace, Byblos Bar & Restaurant

Located in Docklands, Byblos Bar & Restaurant offers a sophisticated space, ideal for anyone looking to host a unique experience with delicious food and incredible river views. Byblos Bar & Restaurant combines imaginative Lebanese and Mediterranean cuisine with lavish hospitality, luxurious surroundings, and a world-class drinks selection. With a standing capacity of 150, Riverside Terrace is a fabulous spot to celebrate the new year.

  • Venue: Byblos Bar & Restaurant
  • Address: 18-38 Siddeley St, Docklands VIC 3008
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Weddings, Networking

2. Exclusive Hire, The George Lounge

The George Lounge sits exclusively in the basement of the heritage-listed George Hotel. Located in St Kilda, this groovy lounge is inspired by New York’s 1970s laid-back luxe vibe and provides a warm and inviting ambience. With comfortable lounges and a side room to dance, you’ll want to spend all of New Year’s Eve in this venue.

  • Venue: The George Lounge
  • Address: Basement/127 Fitzroy St, St Kilda VIC 3182
  • Capacity: 120
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues

3. Exclusive Venue Hire, Fortress Melbourne

Gather your closest friends and experience an unforgettable night at Fortress Melbourne. Whether you’re hitting the dance floor or playing games all night, this is THE place to be when you welcome in 2023. As Australia’s largest video game entertainment venue, Fortress has multiple unique spaces developed to appeal to all crowds, including an arena equipped with a premium broadcast production centre.

  • Venue: Fortress Melbourne
  • Address: Shop 25/23 Caledonian Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 1000
  • Event Type: Parties, Team Activities, Presentations, Networking, Conference, Meetings & Workshops

4. Crown Aviary, Crown Melbourne

If you are looking to host a classy and extravagant NYE celebration, look no further than Crown Melbourne. The Aviary is located on level 3 and is a bright and elegant space where you can create a truly remarkable event. With sweeping city skyline views, your guests will certainly be impressed.

  • Venue: Crown Melbourne
  • Address: Level 3 Crown Towers Hotel, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006
  • Capacity: 550
  • Event Type: Parties, Private Dining, Wedding, Networking, Presentations, Conference

5. Whole Venue, Khokolat

Khokolat is a fun, atmospheric event space with contemporary décor, ample lounge seating, a large bar, a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system and a prime CBD location. Offering high-quality customer service, Khokolat will ensure your New Year’s Eve event is a memorable one!

  • Venue: Khokolat Bar
  • Address: 43 Hardware Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 350
  • Event Type: Private parties, Networking venues

6. Trinket Bar

Escape the modern world as you step into the eclectic cocktail lounge that is Trinket Bar. Located in Melbourne’s CBD, Trinket Bar is stylish, glamorous and filled with lots of vintage charm. With plenty of hidden spaces within the venue, your guests can settle in and appreciate a wonderful drink on NYE night.

  • Venue: Trinket Bar
  • Address: 87 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Team away days, Networking venues

7. The Dining Hall, The Duke

The charismatic Duke pub is located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD and offers a variety of private spaces. The Dining Hall is a light-filled space with large dining tables and warm mood lighting. Watch the menu come alive as you enjoy hearty pub classics and a tasty selection of share platters.

  • Venue: The Duke
  • Address: 146 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 150
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Team away days, Networking venues

8. Top of the mountain, Magic Mountain Saloon

Magic Mountain Saloon is a magical wonderland, a contemporary Thai restaurant and a cocktail bar. Their beautiful top floor space, Top of the mountain, is bathed with natural sunlight and features high chair tables and a well-stocked marble bar conveniently located in the centre of the room.

  • Venue: Magic Mountain Saloon
  • Address: 62 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private parties, Wedding, Networking venues

9. Bar Moubray, The Commons Collective

The Commons Collective is a complimentary contradiction; historic and chic, frivolous and formal – full of distinctive character and able to transform into whatever event you desire. Dark and oh-so-sexy, Bar Moubray is alluring, mystical and filled with character, a space your guests can come alive and celebrate.

  • Venue: The Commons Collective
  • Address: 17 Moubray St, Melbourne VIC 3004
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Wedding, Networking venues

10. The Incubator, Fixation Brewing

Fixation Brewing Co offers a vast selection of fresh and thirst-quenching beers – ideal for any party! A light-filled and spacious venue, The Incubator is a modern brewing space with high tables, a large bar and exposed brewing tanks.

  • Venue: Fixation Brewing – The incubator
  • Address: 414 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private parties, Private dining, Networking venues

When it comes to finding the perfect NYE party venue, Melbourne bookers can trust HeadBox to help find the perfect space for a memorable event. So let’s get started – contact the HeadBox team today!


1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

2. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.