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Not sure how to spend New Years? Keep it Local with everything from VIP parties to free camping....

Updated: Dec 24, 2019

Not sure what to do this New Year's Eve? Keep it Local at one of our pubs or venues with a choice of everything from Roaring 20s and VIP champagne parties, to 80s dress-up celebrations, free camping, fireworks and local live music. Here is just some of what we have to choose from...

Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows, Caves Beach

Live music from 6pm with Maddie Stewart + 4 Ever Young + Removalist + Shooty Molly. Fireworks at 9pm.

Chelmsford Hotel, Kurri Kurri

Live music from 9pm.

Crown & Anchor Hotel, Newcastle

Great Gatsby Themed NYE Party. Tickets $119 per person and include a four-hour drinks package from 6pm-10pm + Canapés and live music from the Vanguard Players. All food is catered by the award-winning chefs at Sprout Catering & Kitchen.

Customs House, Newcastle

1920s style four-course dinner party with live music by Soda.

Grain Store, Newcastle

Get some funky New Orleans vibes without leaving Newcastle this New Year's Eve. Live Jazz with the local 6 piece The Rehab Brass Band. Bookings are only available with the 'Big Easy Deal' Inclusive of Reserved Private Booth Seating - New Orleans Cocktail on arrival - Southern Style Share Plate + Beer or Wine voucher $59 / person. (Booth Seating for groups of 6-9 people only)

Great Northern Hotel, Newcastle

Live music with The Audio Collective from 5pm, Soundabout from 9pm and special guest DJs from 12.40am. Book a VIP table for four and receive a complimentary cocktail package to share.

Harrigan's, Pokolbin

Hunter Valley VIP Party. Enjoy champagne and canapés on arrival + specially created two-course menu. Private bar facilities and live entertainment on the terrace, plus fireworks display at midnight.

Tickets $99 per person.

Honeysuckle Hotel, Newcastle

Roaring 20s NYE Party. General Admission tickets start from $35 per person and include a drink upon arrival. VIP tickets $99 and include a three-hour canape and house drinks package. VIP guests can add on a three-hour cocktail package for $30. Live music from Superband and CrocQ.

Jewells Tavern, Jewells

5 After 5 Party with Misbehave playing live from 8:30pm and $5 drink specials from 5pm