Perth Is OK’s Guide To New Year’s Eve 2019/2020

byTroy Mutton
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Ahh New Year’s Eve, the biggest party of the year and quite often…the most stressful? Trying to figure out what to do on New Year’s can be a nightmare, with so many options, different price ranges, friends and family going in all sorts of directions…

As always, we’re here to help, and have rounded up a big old selection of our picks on where to spend your New Year’s Eve, talk about how quickly this year has gone and start making those bound-to-be-broken resolutions. Prices vary across the board, from $100+ all inclusive packages to absolutely free, so wherever you end up when the clock strikes midnight we hope it’s with your nearest and dearest and a smile on your face.

Origin Fields @ Wellington Square

WA’s biggest New Year’s festival goes huge this year over New Year’s Eve and Day, with international and national acts like Tyler, The Creator, RÜFÜS DU SOL, The Veronicas and heaps more. Plus there’ll be a whole heap of new activations at their new home, so make sure you get plenty of rest in the lead-up!

Cost: Varies

Tickets: WEBSITE

Vegas HYDE-AWAY @ HYDE Perth Kitchen + Cocktails

Perth’s vibey new poolside bar brings a touch of the Sin City vibe this NYE, with champagne, grazing stations, roaming canapes and beats courtesy of Melbourne’s DJ Carly. And when the clock strikes 12, prepare yourself for confetti, fireworks and maybe even a sneaky New Year’s kiss.

Time: 8pm-12am

Tickets: WEBSITE

Freedom Time @ Ozone Reserve

Returning for its 5th year, Freedom Time remains one of the coolest NYE events on the calendar. Featuring an eclectic lineup of live electronic artists and DJs from around Australia, you can read up on it with one of the organisers, Ben Taaffe, right HERE.

Time: 6pm-2am

Cost: $89+

Tickets: WEBSITE

NYE House Party @ King Somm

Chef Ben Atkinson will be working the courtyard BBQ with tasty seafood and wood-grilled meats all the way into 2020. There’ll be DJs long into the night, house party games and tickets are fully redeemable on drinks and food on the night.

Time: 6pm-late

Cost: $100

Tickets: WEBSITE

New Year’s Eve On The Beach @ The Lookout

Bungalows by the beach, bowling, big beats and confetti cannons – the Lookout is throwing a free beach party for New Year’s and it’s set to be a ripper. All their fave DJs over the past 12 months will be on deck to party, get down early to avoid those lines.

Time: 11am-12am

Cost: Free

More info: FACEBOOK

Dancing In Space Disco Ball 2020 @ Henry Summer

The groovy cats at Dancing In Space are taking over Henry Summer for a Disco Ball dance to remember. The disco edit maestro Dr Packer is headlining, to be joined by a host of local legends in multiple rooms to keep you dancing well into the New Year.

Time: 8pm-2am

Cost: $30 pre-sale/$40 door

Tickets: FACEBOOK

All That Glitz & Glamour NYE @ Q Bar + Kitchen, Quay Perth Hotel

Gaze out of the Elizabeth Quay in your glamorous best while indulging in HQ’s famed grazing tables and roving canepes. House Of FADJ DJs provide the soundtrack, while the $195+BF tickets get you a 5-hour drinks package, grazing tables, sparklers and more.

Time: 7pm-1am

Cost: $195+BF

More info: FACEBOOK

New Year’s Eve @ The Dock

The Dock opens will open their seaside shanty from 3pm with live music as the sun goes down, before DJs keep the party going long into the night. Best of all entry is free to catch the final Indian Ocean sunset of 2019.

Time: 3pm-1am

Cost: Free

More info: FACEBOOK

The Pyro Party @ Metropolis Fremantle

Thongs allowed. That’s all you need to know for Metros Freo’s year-ending soiree! But if you must know more, get there before midnight for free entry and some pretty spectacular sky works.

Time: 10pm-2am

Cost: Free

More info: FACEBOOK

The Bar Pop New Year’s Eve Party @ Ice Cream Factory

Ice Cream Factory’s Summer Festival will be going super large for their penultimate party evening, with 6 stages, 11 bars, silent disco, rides and a freakin’ zipline. Best hurry though, as tickets are on final release and won’t be hanging around for much longer.

Time: 5:30pm-1am

Cost: $110+BF

More info: FACEBOOK

NYE @ Si Paradiso

Si Paradiso’s magical amphitheatre will once again provide the setting for a night of fizz, dancing, seafood and pizza under the stars. With live music from Your Girl Pho and Good Bike, plus DJ sets from Mishka, Highs & Lows and more, there’ll be plenty of grooving to do.

Time: 8pm-2am

Cost: $20

Tickets: FACEBOOK

The Avalanches (DJ Set) @ Freo.Social

Australian music legends The Avalanches will be popping in to Freo.Social for a very special headline DJ set which promises to be one for the ages. They’ll be joined by groove merchants Grievous Bodily Calm live, along with JCAL and TRST DJs on the decks to soundtrack their extended license.

Time: 7pm-2am

Cost: $70+BF (final release)

More info: FACEBOOK

Rock Royal Palace @ Newport Hotel

The Newport Hotel will have three of the biggest British artists ever taking to the stage (in tribute act styles, of course). Innuendo will rock you with Queen hits, The Rocket Men hold you closer with Elton John jams, and The Brothers With Arms take on the sultans of swing themselves, Dire Straits.

Time: 8pm-1am

Cost: $26

TICKETS: WEBSITE

Cold Chisel @ Fremantle Park (KID FRIENDLY)

How’s spending the 2019/2020 countdown with Jimmy bloody Barnes sound? They’re playing a huge show at Fremantle Park to ring in the New Year, joined by serious local talents Carla Geneve, Southern River Band, Gyroscope, Jebediah and Birds Of Tokyo.

Time: 3:30pm-12:30am

Cost: $129.90-$450 (VIP)

More info: WEBSITE

Zoochella @ Perth Zoo (KID FRIENDLY)

This is one specially for the kids as Perth Zoo puts their spin on Coachella with Zoochella. DJ Paul will be spinning all the hits, with multiple stages, an interactive dance troupe, face painting and more. The kids countdown will be going down at 8pm.

Time: 3:30pm-8pm

Cost: $35

More info: WEBSITE

NYE Family Fiesta @ Clancy’s Fremantle (KID FRIENDLY)

Another great catch for kid-friendly New Year’s Eve, Clancy’s are going all in with a huge inflatable obstacle course, face painting, tunes from Grace Barbé and DJ Linsday Slohand and an early 8pm countdown. Best of all, it’s free entry with no bookings, so just swim on down!

Time: 4pm- 8.30pm

Cost: Free

More info: FACEBOOK

Photo by Tashi Hall.

Plenty Plenty @ Mojos

Mojos knows music, and they’ve invited plenty of bands from plenty of genres to provide the sounds to year finale. Featuring the likes of Bass Lemon, Butter, Dan Howls and Ocean Cosmonaut, there’s a little something for everyone. There’ll be DJs too, so plenty plenty of reasons to head down.

Time: 6pm-2am

Cost: $20 / $30 door

More info: FACEBOOK

Madchester Mayhem @ Amplifier

If you love the legendary Manchester music scene (think Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays), then Amps will have you doing your best Ian Curtis dancing impression all night. With RTRFM’s General Justice and Mumma Trees on the decks, it’ll be a huge night of Brit-pop, indie and Madchester mayhem.

Time: 9pm-3:30am

Cost: $20

More info: FACEBOOK

A Great Gatsby New Years @ The Breakwater

A classic theme for a classic night – don your best 1920s garb and celebrate like the Great Gatsby. There’ll be free flowing beverages, 3 course meal/cocktail packages and entertainment courtesy of dancers, bands, DJs and more. Will you go old sport?

Time: 7pm-2am

Cost: $92-$160

Tickets/more info: WEBSITE

Old School / NYE @ Badlands Bar

Badlands host a double-whammy of good times, with the bandroom hosting a host of WA’s finest bands like Verge Collection, Noah Dillon, Big Orange and more. Meanwhile outside the beer garden is going old school and partying like its 1999 with DJ Jiminy Kickitt and DJ Noms.

Time: 6pm-2am

Cost: $29 / $10

Tickets: WEBSITE

NYE @ Rosemount Hotel

Rosemount Hotel bring some serious band vibes with special guests Slowly Slowly headlining, joined by a host of great local acts playing in the main room, Four5Nine and out in the beer garden.

Time: 6.30pm-2am

Cost: $50 / $19

Tickets: WEBSITE

Did we miss a gig you think should be on here? Let us know at hi@perthisok.com.