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Samuel Medley3 years ago

Start 2016 with a bang! The Gold Coast is set to go off this New Years Eve, with hundreds of venues offering as many ways to celebrate.

Whether you are looking to party hard with your mates, enjoy a delicious meal, or simply watch the fireworks with your family, we have prepared a list of the best places on the Gold Coast to ring in 2016. All the events below are held on Thursday 31/12/2015


Paradise Point Foreshore Park Fireworks & Family Entertainment

Where: Paradise Point Foreshore, along the esplanade

When: Entertainment from 5:00pm to 10:30pm. Fireworks from 9:00pm.

Fantastic evening of fun for the whole family to enjoy. Live music and a parade can be enjoyed at the event.

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Coomera New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Family Entertainment

Where: Viney Park, Beattie Road.

When: Entertainment from 5:00pm to 9:30pm. Fireworks from 9:00pm.

A variety of games, kids rides, live entertainment and delicious food can be enjoyed at this New Years Eve celebration.

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Southport New Year’s Eve Fireworks   

Where: Broadwater Parklands, Southport on the Green Lawn (opposite Australia Fair).

When: 7:00am to 9:00pm entertainment. Fireworks from 9.00pm.

Important Information: Alcohol free event.

Excellent family fun. Aquasplash aquatic obstacle course from 7:00am to 9:00pm (payment required per use). Visitors can also enjoy delicious food and great music live on stage on the day.

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Sheraton Mirage Resort Fireworks Event

Where: Sheraton Mirage Resort- Main Beach

When: 9:00pm (first set of fireworks) & 12:00am (second set of fireworks)

Family friendly fireworks event. Great views of fireworks in the night sky.

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Fireworks at Surfers Paradise Beach

Where: Surfers Paradise – along the esplanade, beach in front of Cavill Ave.

When: 8:00pm – 9:00pm First Fireworks. 12:00am Fireworks after New Year’s countdown

One of the largest and most dazzling fireworks displays on the Gold Coast. Themed event. There is a second round at midnight, though this event is more for the adults.

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Broadbeach Fireworks Display

 Where: Broadbeach- Kurrawa Park and Pratten Park, near Surf Club

When: 8:00 pm – 9:00pm (fireworks start at 8:30, entertainment on Broadbeach mall from 8:00pm onwards). 12:00am second round of fireworks (more for adults)

Free entertainment and awesome fireworks display. There is a second round at midnight.

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North Kirra Surf Club Fireworks Spectacular

Where: North Kirra Surf Life Saving Club – Pacific Parade, end of Lang Street

When: 5:00pm to just after 7:30pm (7:30pm fireworks start)

Fantastic family-friendly event and a great spot to celebrate New Years Eve. Sausage sizzle held at the event, along with refreshing drinks. Kids can enjoy a jumping castle and glow sticks. Raffle competitions are also held at this event

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Robina Town Centre Fireworks Display

Where: Robina Town Centre

When: Entertainment throughout the day, fireworks start at 9:00pm, event finishes around 10:00 pm.

Enjoy a fantastic festive evening at the Robina Town Centre promenade. Families can treat themselves to a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants that line the promenade, enjoy unforgettable entertainment, and finish off the night with an awesome fireworks display (starts at 9:00pm).

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Coolangatta New Year’s Fireworks

Where: Coolangatta Beach, in front of Marine Parade

When: Late afternoon (9:00pm fireworks start). Second fireworks round at 12:00am

Great local event with plenty of entertainment for the whole family and an amazing fireworks display at 9:00pm and 12:00am.

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Tweed Heads Fireworks Display

Where: Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed Heads

When: 12:00am NSW time (11:00pm QLD time)

Midnight fireworks spectacular at a gorgeous waterfront location.

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New Year’s Eve Events For The Whole Family

White Christmas

Where: Warner Bros Movie World, Oxenford

When: 5:45pm to 8:30pm

What could be better than enjoying a second Christmas celebration on New Year’s Eve? At this event, you and the kids can walk through the snow-covered streets, enjoy all the rides, take in some amazing live shows and much more. The White Christmas celebrations are not to be missed. This event is bound to be very popular, so click on the link below to buy your ticket before they sell out.

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Sofitel Gold Coast Bistro On3 New Years Eve Buffet

Where: Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach- Surfers Parade

When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy a delicious buffet meal with the family at Bistro On3 at the Sofitel, the perfect place to grab dinner before heading down to Kurrawa beach for the fireworks. The buffet caters to virtually all tastes and appetites, with seafood, salads, roast meats and delicious desserts available.

An adult’s only New Year’s Eve event will be held at the Sofitel Bistro On3 from 8:30pm to 12:30pm. The adults-only Magnifique Celebration will also take place at the Sofitel on New Year’s Eve.

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Surfers Paradise New Years Eve Carnival

Where: Surfers Paradise Beach

When: 3:00pm to 9:00pm

The kids are sure to love this New Year’s Eve carnival. There are plenty of carnival rides to enjoy and the event is conveniently located near a great array of restaurants. The event is finished off with a fireworks display at 8:00pm.

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Twin Towns Juniors New Year’s Eve

Where: Twin Town Juniors Club, Fraser Drive, Banora Point

When: Throughout the afternoon and evening (live music from 5.30pm to 9.00pm)

An awesome spot to enjoy a relaxed New Years Eve celebration with the family, with delicious food, friendly atmosphere and great live entertainment. Heaps of room for the kids to play, as well as indoor and outdoor seating.

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Club Banora

Where: Leisure Drive, Banora Point

When: 4:00pm to 12:30am (live music from 8:15pm to 12:30am) (NSW Time)

For a guaranteed first rate New Years Eve experience the whole family is sure to love, head to Club Banora. You can enjoy a delicious meal, great live entertainment, two fireworks displays and even swim in a giant pool.

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Oskars On Burleigh (Family Friendly Event)

Where: Burleigh Beach House, Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

When: 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Awesome dinner and live music event at the acclaimed restaurant Oskars On Burleigh. Stunning views of the fireworks. Adult’s party begins at 8.30pm.

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Tropical New Year’s Eve Gala Feast at Bazaar

Where: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise

When: From 6:00pm onwards

Glamorous tropical-themed gala dinner that both adults and kids can enjoy. Adults can enjoy a free glass of Champagne on arrival, and kids under 5 have free admission. Bookings are essential, however, so be sure to book today.

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Adults-Only New Year’s Eve Parties

The White Party 2015

Where: Starts at Mariners Cove Marina, travels to “mystery island”

When: 5:00pm onwards (boat departure times 7:00pm and 9:30pm, return boats from midnight until 4:30am)

Definitely one of the hottest ways to celebrate New Year’s on the Gold Coast. The party begins at Mariners cove, continues on a plus cruise and kicks into overdrive on a top-secret island location. Revellers will experience the music of Australia’s top DJs. Tickets are selling fast, so follow the link below to book your place.

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Room 81 New Years Celebration at Sofitel Gold Coast

Where: Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach- Surfers Parade

When: Evening until 12:30am

A suave and distinguished way to celebrate the New Year. Indulge in a fine glass of bubbly and nosh on some delicious fare. However, places are limited, so follow the link below to secure your place at what is sure to be an amazing night.

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Casino Royale at Skypoint New Years Eve Celebration

Where: Skypoint Observation Deck, level 77 of Q1 building, Surfers Paradise

When: 7:30pm to 1:00am

Whether you like it shaken or stirred, you are certain to enjoy an unforgettable New Years Eve celebration at Skypoint. You can nosh on some delicious cuisine, clink wine glasses and enjoy live entertainment and absolutely breathtaking views of the coastline at this event.

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Oskars On Burleigh New Years Eve Celebration

Where: Burleigh Beach House, Goodwin Terrace, Burleigh Heads

When: 8.30pm onwards

Enjoy a delicious meal and great live entertainment at this famous Burleigh Heads restaurant. Enjoy great views of the fireworks.

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Southport Sharks Club New Years Celebrations  

Where: Corner of Musgrave and Olsen Avenues, Southport

When: “All That Glitters” event in the Cabana Bar starts from 7:30pm. “Celebrate New Years Eve With Class At Carmody’s” time according to bookings.

The various venues at the Southport Sharks Club are offering a number of exciting ways to ring in the New Year, with excellent live music, delicious food and satisfying beverages. To arrange your booking, follow the link below.

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One 50 Public House New Year’s Celebrations

Where: 150 Bundall Road, Bundall

When: 6:00pm onwards

This James Bond themed New Years party promises spectacular live entertainment and awesome food. Blackjack, roulette, awesome DJs, face painting and even prizes for the best dressed are held at this event. Special VIP options also available, but this event is likely to sell out soon, so book today.

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Jupiters Casino New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Where: Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach

When: Various times depending on the restaurant venue

  • NYE @ Kiyomi: First Sitting 5:30pm to 8:00pm, Second Sitting 8:30pm until late
  • NYE @ Cucina Vivo: First Sitting 5:30pm to 8:00pm, Second Sitting 8:30pm until late

For an absolutely unforgettable New Years celebration, Jupiter’s is the obvious choice. The acclaimed restaurants at this famous casino, including Japanese restaurant Kiyomi, Italian restaurant Cucina Vivo, chinese restaurant Zen and Food Fantasy, are offering a number of ways to ring in the new year with delicious fare and beverages. There is also awesome live entertainment on the night. Book today!

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Stingray Lounge Ocean’s 15 New Year’s Celebration

Where: 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise

When: 8:00pm until late

Suave New Years Celebration, with black tie ‘Oceans 15’ theme. Revellers can indulge in delicious canapés, enjoy great live music, or indulge in a VIP package. Book today!
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NYE Magic of Motown Club Southport RSL

Where: 36 Scarborough Street, near Southport Central

When: Evening (Show Times TBA)

Great evening of music and delicious cuisine. The show will feature the musical stylings of Black Magic, and dancing is encouraged. Both dinner-and-show and show only packages are available, but be sure to book ASAP.

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Pubs, Clubs & Taverns New Years Eve Celebrations

Electric Zoo New Year’s Eve Party

Where: EAST Night Market (EAST Restaurant Lounge, Bar & Nightclub), Level 1 Surf Parade, Broadbeach

When: 7:00 pm until late
At this truly unique NYE celebration, the EAST club is transformed into a bustling night market, with international cuisine to cater to all tastes and appetites. Event also features amazing performers and stunning acrobatics. There is a high intensity New Year’s countdown and VIP packages. Book today!

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New Year’s Eve 2015-Welcome to Disney

Where: Melbas on the Park, 46 Cavil Avenue, Surfers Paradise

When: TBA until late

Celebrate New Year’s Eve dressed as your favourite Disney character at Melbas on the Park. Enjoy delicious canapés, amazing cocktails and much more at this event. Beverage packages available. Book today.

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NYE Gangsta Party

Where: Surfers Paradise Beer Garden, Cnr Cavill and Orchid Ave

When: TBA until late (entry before midnight free. Guests who arrive before 10:00pm receive a free gift on arrival.)

At this blowout gangster themed New Years Eve party, you can enjoy a line-up of awesome entertainment, great beats, awesome food and fun times. There is also a massive $2000 worth of cash and prizes to be won.

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Surfers Paradise Surf Lifesaving Club

Where: Cnr Hanlan Street and the Esplanade, surfers paradise.

When: TBA

Come and enjoy a delicious food and a great atmosphere at Surfers Paradise Surf Lifesaving Club this NYE. More information about this event coming soon.

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New Year’s Eve Formals & Balls

Black & White Ball (Bianco E Nero) Palazzo Versace

Where: Palazzo Versace, Sea World Drive, Main Beach

When: (Various Times):

  • Lobby Party ($285 per adult) (10:00pm to 2:00am)
  • La Medusa Ballroom ($395 per adult) (7:00pm to 10:00pm)
  • Vanitas ($675 per adult) (7:00pm to 10:00pm)
  • Vie Bar + Restaurant (5:30pm to 7:00pm)

If you are looking to enjoy a suave and sophisticated New Year’s Eve celebration, Palazzo Versace is the obvious destination. There is delicious, first-rate cuisine as well as lavish live entertainment. To find out more, or make a booking, contact the Palazzo Versace today.

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Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast New Years Celebrations

Where: 71 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach

When: (Various Times):

  • Mirage Grand Ballroom ($199 for adults, $179 for teens aged 13-17, $159 children aged 4-12) (7:30pm to 12:30pm)
  • Terraces Restaurant ($135 for Adults and teenagers aged 13 and up, $75 for children aged 4-12) (6:00pm to 7:45pm, then 8:00pm to 10:00pm)

For a superb New Year’s celebration, be sure to book at the Sheraton. There are two events being held this year, one at the Mirage Grand Ballroom, the other at the Terraces restaurant. Revellers can enjoy awesome live music, sumptuous buffet dining, refreshing beverages, special prizes and more. Great views of the fireworks as well. However, be sure to book ASAP to avoid disappointment.

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New Years Eve Terraces Restaurant-Find out more.

New Year’s Eve At Four Winds 360°

Where: Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

When: (Various Times):

  • 1st Sitting ($119 for adults, $49 for children aged 5 to 12) 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • 2nd Sitting ($259 for adults, $99 for children aged 5 to 12) 9:00pm to 1:00am. Second seating includes beverage package. DJ from 10:30pm

For spectacular views and delicious cuisine this New Year’s Eve, be sure to book at Four Winds 360°. You can indulge in some delectable wines, satisfying main courses, as well as sumptuous desserts and cheese selections. Book today.

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