Ring in 2022 with these unmissable parties taking place across Australia

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Groove is in the heart. But swaying under the glittering light of a disco ball always helps. That's where you'll find us farewelling the trying year that was 2021; surrounded by our closest pals and sweating out those months in lockdown. But if you've yet to lay down any concrete plans for New Year's Eve 2021 here in Australia, then we're here to help. To avoid being in bed well before midnight, we've compiled a list of parties, festivals and firework vantage points to safely bid adieu to the dumpster fire of 2021.

What's on the cards for the last eve of 2021? See for yourself, below. Happy New Year!



New Year's Eve

For a decadent send off to 2021, including live entertainment from ARIA Award winner Genesis Owusu, head to newly opened Shell House, where mounds of caviar and Perrier Jouet champagne will keep you dancing until 2am.

Cafe Fredas turns 1! Book a slot now for dancing, snacks and drinks to wave goodbye to 2021.

Embrace 2022 with a six course dinner and wine pairing at Cafe Sydney.

NYE Party in the Park is back to cap off 2021. PNAU, The Presets, Yo! Mafia are just some of the names set to perform.

It's all lobster frites, all you can eat oysters and endless bubbles at Bistrot 916 this NYE.

For those with no other plans than to hit the dancefloor, head to The Factory Theatre in Marrickville where Andy Garvey, Ruby Savage will be on the decks joined by many others from 3pm to 3am.

Enjoy the fireworks from the vantage point of Taronga Zoo.

Channel your best midnight cowboy at Shady Pines Saloon's free-wheelin' party.


New Year's Day

If the events from the night before didn't leave you bedridden then make it over to Continental Deli in Newtown for a steadying meatball sub.

Field Day 2022 here we come.

There's nothing like a New Year's Day swim to rinse off the crusty feeling of 2021.



New Year's Eve

Farewell 2021 from the centre of a mosh pit at Beyond the City Melbourne and let Hayden James and Lime Cordiale usher you into the New Year.

Bar Margaux is ringing in the New Year in style with its set menu and free-flowing champagne.

Join our pals down at Hope St Radio for mechanical bull-riding and delicious snacks at its 'New Year New Shit Me' party.

Dusk New Year's Eve open air Festival is promising a jazz rave among decked out shipping containers. Curious? Read more about Dusk here.

The Black and White ball has made its way out of Truman Capote's circle and into The Everleigh. Strictly black tie only, head here for a masquerade party of a different kind.


New Year's Day

Melbourne's longest running festival is back in 2022. Head out to Let Them Eat Cake and listen to Young Franco and Confidence man play in the well-manicured gardens of Werribee Mansion.



New Year's Eve

A Kentucky Derby is calling your name this NYE at Lefty's Foodhall.

Shandy has teamed up with The Tivoli to bring all you dancing dancers a Y2Gay party.

Brooklyn Standard are hosting a rockabilly New Year's for you and yours.

Shimmy into NYE with another festival to add to your list, namely Good As.


New Year's Day

As residents of the sunshine state there really is only one place you should be on New Year's Day.



New Year's Eve

Watch the fireworks with a glass of bubbly and a cheese platter from Walt and Burley this NYE.

Ring in the New Year on the shores of lake Burley Griffin with a picnic arranged by the tastemakers at the QT.

Molly is hosting a NYE prohibition party with whisky abound.


New Year's Day

Soak up that hangover with a burger from Grease Monkey's.



New Year's Eve

Strap in for a pita party at Yiasou George this NYE.

Be one with the community at Rymill Park and enjoy the fireworks show at Light Up.

As 70s Rock party will be on the menu at Shifty Lizard Brewing Co.



New Year's Eve

Amy Shark and The Veronica's are headlining NYE at Darwin Waterfront.

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Uncle's where you know you'll be taken care of.

Get a good dose of 90s and noughties nostalgia while bidding farewell to 2021 at Smith St Social's NYE Party.



New Year's Eve

Origin Fields is back to guide you into the New Year, one mosh pit at a time.

Mojos are farewelling 2021 with a slew of music to keep you dancing from the likes of Noah Dillon and Ghost Care.

From 9pm to 4am you can surrounds yourself in Jazz on the Beach at Coast Port North Fremantle.

Old Synagogues have been reimagined for a buzzing block party this NYE.

Head over the Northbridge for the iconic Ice Cream Factory Summer Festival.



New Year's Eve

Dancing, food, drinks, and entertainment are up for grabs at Aura Hobarts NYE Party.

The Museum of Old and New Art are hosting NYE Party Annus Finis.

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