Amazing places to spend New Year’s in Adelaide


New Year’s always goes off in Adelaide, and 2015 will be no exception. Whatever your party style may be – chill, glamour, family-friendly – Adelaide’s got something for you!


New Year’s Eve at the Bay

Glenelg Beach this year is where it’s at for New Years. Head to Moseley Square early with the fam, get yourself a sweet spot, enjoy a picnic spread of your fave treats and chill. Get into the vibe of the evening by wearing or bringing your best and brightest glow gear, and light up the night. There’s some entertainment for all ages, free kids’ activities and the family fireworks go off at 9:30pm so you can tuck the kiddies in bed early and enjoy a glass of bubbly.

Elder Park

Good food, good music and good company are all you really need to make New Year’s a cracker. On the banks of the River Torrens, Elder Park will play host to an eclectic mix of some incredible music from blues, folk rock, funk, and soul artists. Rock up at 6:00pm, nosh on some tasty grub with some of Adelaide’s finest represented in food stall-form, and get down until 2015 is just a distant blur.

MadHatter Party

While an Alice in Wonderland theme doesn’t exactly scream Irish, P.J. O’Brien’s in the old east end market precinct is still gonna rock the bejeezus out of New Year’s Eve this year. You’ll get a free Mad cocktail on arrival, plus canapés, $7 drinks, live music, party DJ and a full on party vibe to get you celebrating the new year the right way. Dress up as your favourite Alice in Wonderland character and go a little bit bonkers this New Year’s Eve at P.J. O’Brien’s. Find out more

Windy Point Lookout

Sometimes getting your crazy mad party on isn’t what you want. Sometimes a chill spot to watch the fireworks with your mates or your better half is all you need to make it a memorable night. Avoid the noise and the buffoons and the garish, over-the-top decorations and over-priced entry fees and fancy drinks at fancy drink prices and watch the fireworks as Mother Nature intended. Snap up your spot at Windy Point Lookout early and watch the fantastic fireworks over Adelaide from this outstanding vantage point.


Five-star hotel? Check. Luxurious venue? Check. Glamorous party atmosphere? Check. Yep, the Intercontinental officially has it all. Treat that special someone who puts up with you all year round by giving them a New Year’s Eve to remember. The entry fee is surprisingly affordable given the lavish digs, or you can splurge on a VIP pass that includes a glass of champas and some fancy nibblies. A truly elegant night to be had in the heart of Adelaide. Find out more

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