Wednesday, 26 December 2012

New Year's Eve Melbourne

New Year's Eve Melbourne

It's time to provide a fab preview of some of the best events for New Year's Eve in Melbourne, Australia.  New Year's Eve is on Monday 31st December and is one of the biggest parties of the year. Melbourne will be exception in terms of the NYE event opportunities, with the city putting on a superb fireworks display and around a million people coming to see it from far and wide and in restaurants and clubs and out in the parks.  It will be huge!

Melbourne New Year's Eve 7 Day weather forecast

The 7 day weather forecast for Melbourne is looking very good with a reasonable day and night expected somewhere in the mid 20 degrees during the day.   And with no rain forecast all people should be catered for whether with families in parks viewing the fireworks or traveling to to a party event at a venue, restaurant or club!  Rooftop venues will be seeing clearing skys and cruise events should have happy sailing!
Outdoor areas should be fine.     

New Year's Eve Events in Melbourne 2012

There quite a number of fab events happening in Melbourne.  Here we will try and provide a snapshot of some of them.   For details off all the best events please see

Rivers Edge along the North Bank of the Yarra River is having a new years eve event themed in the 1920's called Speakeasy NYE 2012.
This venue is renowned for great food and fab events.  Being right overlooking the Yarra it is a gorgeous setting.
Tickets sell fast so be quick.  Easy to get to.   They are providing an all inclusive package so spending is capped. 

Lifes a Ball is run by Mez Wood.  And Mez always puts on a fantastic party.  The Lifes a Ball NYE parties have been a staple for Melbourne for over 10 years with rave reviews.   The Red New Year's Eve Ball encourages people to wear a touch of Red and will look sensational.  Mez's party is very reasonably priced and includes some food. 
The venue at Amora Riverwalk is also on the Yarra with outdoor areas and has a fabulous atmosphere. Accommodation is also available.

Down at Victoria Harbour in Docklands close to the waters edge you will find Harbour Kitchen.  The Mysterious Masquerade Ball is the theme for this fabulous NYE event.  Great food and all inclusive packages keep the budget on track but balanced with a fantastic night. 
Perfect position to view the midnight fireworks.
NB: Miss New Year's Eve will attend this event.
Watermark Docklands has a fantastic view of the midnight fireworks. The theme at Watermark New Year's Eve is a Beach Party. And they even have a surfboard giveaway.  Great inclusive package pricing and fantastic location year in year out this NYE Party sells out so be fast. 

NB: Miss New Year's Eve will attend this event.

European Bier Cafe is 3 levels of New Year's Eve party party party.  This year at Euro there is the Uniform Party.  It has a all inclusive pricing and includes drinks and finger food.
Centrally located this venue has something for everyone and sells out so be quick.
NB: Miss New Year's Eve will attend this event.

Spice Market for new years eve is having The Party.  A fantastic stylish venue and all inclusive package pricing make this a great option for NYE. Again this centrally located. The Hyatt hotel is right there if requiring accommodation. Some giveaways of Moet and a sensational indoor fireworks action!
NB: Miss New Year's Eve will attend this event.

For details off all the best events please see

Sunday, 23 December 2012

Miss New Year's Eve most popular voting is underway

Miss New Year's Eve voting underway!

The Liking is underway for the Miss New Year's Eve most popular part of the process.  The most liked with earn a spot in the Final 6.  The other five are selected by the judges.
For all info on the facebook liking see 

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Lifes a Ball NYE kiss to be a Prince

Lifes a Ball New Year's Eve Party

Lifes a Ball is a staple of Melbourne New Year's Eve parties for over 10 years. The organisers are renowned for going that extra yard and for being great fun.

We caught up with the Life's a Ball NYE team at Amora Riverwalk where their Red Ball NYE spectacular will be this year.

It's a great location as we found out as you can also arrange accommodation at reasonable rates.  Read more of the preview of this fab event.  A touch of Red Party - NYE Red Ball  And See what else is happening for Melbourne's New Year's Eve Party

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Red Bennies Melbourne New Year's Eve preview

Red Bennies Melbourne New Year's Eve preview

The NYE team caught up with the Red Bennies experience to find out what will be happening on NYE and what the punters can expect.
The Red Bennies crew were fully amped for the anticipation of a huge night on Monday 31st December.  And we get all the details that the punters want to know.  Awesome!  
Read the full preview at The Red Bennies Apocalypse New Year's Eve Party and see what else is happening in Melbourne this New Year's Eve.

Sunday, 16 December 2012

New Year's Eve long range weather forecasts looking good

New Year's Eve Weather Forecasts

The long range weather forecasts for Australian cities on New Year's Eve is looking encouraging for all the outdoor activities that are being planned.  As of 16th December, so far most weather forecasters have not much rain in any of the cities on 31st December.
Here is a summary of what we have found:

31st December - Rain Gauge as of 16th December
  • Melbourne - No rain forecast
  • Sydney - Low chance of rain forecast
  • Brisbane - No rain forecast
  • Gold Coast - No rain forecast
  • Hobart - No rain forecast
  • Perth - Low chance of rain forecast  
  • Canberra - Low chance of rain forecast  
  • Darwin - Low chance of rain forecast  
  • Adelaide - No rain forecast  
So that reads well for heading out to see the fireworks and having a good time where ever you might be.
If you are looking for some great events ... Checkout the New Year's Eve website

Saturday, 15 December 2012

Mad Mad Mad with a NYE buzz at Campari

Campari House New Years Eve Party will be Mad

During the week the NYE crew caught up the organisers of Campari Houses Mad Men inspired 1960's Cocktail party down at Hardware Lane in central Melbourne.

The crew checked out the 4 levels including a rooftop and also previewed a few special drinks and food for the New Year's Eve night.

Aswell as fun stuff the preview also covers the ticketing and cost details. So please check the preview out and certainly the Campari crew are abuzz with excitement awaiting the 31st December. In fact they are simply Mad about it!    Campari House New Year's Eve

Thursday, 13 December 2012

New Year's Eve Sydney looking fun

Sydney New Year's Eve is all about Fun!

With only about 17 Days to go until the Sydney New Year's Eve spectacular we thought we'd look at some of the celebration option in this fab city.

If you want to party on the water then why not try some of the Cruise options like Sydney New Year's Eve Cruises, Prestige Harbour Cruises, Sail Australia NYE Cruises and Aquablue Charters NYE cruises. If you are not sure about getting on the water for Cruising why not try Cruise Bar in Circular Quay.
Other options on land include the Hard Rock Cafe, Rossini, City Extra, and Sydney Boulevard.
Checkout all details for New Year's Eve Sydney

Transit Rum Diary NYE Shaping up

Transit Cocktail Lounge NYE Melbourne

We had a great time in at Transit Cocktail Lounge yesterday finding out all about the super Rum Diary New Year's Eve.   We were getting in the mood of it and taking in the fabulous views and central location at Fed Square!
Hamming it up in Melbourne talking resolutions and also our favourite kisses. Check the preview of this Melbourne NYE event out yourself.   Transit Rum Diary New Year's Eve preview.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Previewing NYE Melbourne

Previewing NYE Melbourne

Great sunny day in Melbourne and this morning we are off for a few meetings to do some more New Years Eve Melbourne previews.  We've got some great venues lined up today.  So we'll be back with all the Hot NYE previews later.  Exciting!
In the mean time if you are looking to checkout Melbourne New Year's Eve events see this page. 

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Speakeasy NYE at Rivers Edge Melbourne looking good

Rivers Edge Melbourne New Years

We caught up with the good folk at Rivers Edge in Melbourne to see how the Speakeasy New Year's Eve was coming along.   And they are very excited by this event.
And that excitement is infectious. A real atmosphere about it and great location.  If you haven't checked out this great Melbourne venue then do a favour and have a look.  

For all info on this event checkout Speakeasy New Year's Eve at Rivers Edge in Melbourne