Best places to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Gold Coast 2014

IT can be overwhelming deciding where to celebrate New Year’s Eve, so we’ve done hard work and come up with a list of the best events happening on the Glitter Strip this year.

Whether you’re wanting to dance the night away, feast on a delicious meal with your partner or enjoy some family fun, we’ve got something to suit you.

Check out our top picks on the Coast for singles, couples and families:


[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Palazzo Versace – Carnival Street Party
Time: 10pm to 2 am
Cost: $275 per person
Be transported through the colourful and electric world of the Rio Carnival at the designer hotel ‘s extravagant NYE party. Enjoy free-flowing Moet & Chandon Champagn, house spirits, red & white wine, beer and soft drinks while enjoying entertainment from Ola Brazil, DJ’s and Samantha Jade.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Stingray Lounge
Time: From 8pm
Cost: $89 per person
Party like it’s 1959 as QT Gold Coast comes alive as the fictional Magic City’s famous Miramar Playa of South Beach. Combining beauty, seduction and erotica, this will be the night-of-nights not to miss. Indulge in an evening of 1959 classics including a live band, retro cocktail lounge and food stations.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Shooters Nightclub – White Party
Time: Doors open 6pm
Cost: Tickets start $40
On the 31st, Shooters will open its doors at 6pm for The White Party with access to all three rooms, each housing a different genre of DJ acts. Tickets start from $40 for general admission and $60 for express entry to Shooters Nightclub and backstage access all night, with a two hour fully catered function.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]East Nightclub – Down the Rabbit Hole
Time: From 9:30pm
Cost: From $35 per person
East will be transformed in to a place of eccentricity, drinks of distinction and countless amusing distractions for the maddest of tea parties. There will be Edwardian Steam punk characters, Giants of light and colour, Bronzed nymphs, aerial artists will and an incredible selection of DJs to keep the party going all night.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Wicked Party Cruise
Time: From 8:30pm
Cost: $125 per person
If you’re looking to party this New Year’s Eve, why not take to water for cruise party on with 300 people. Groove to pumping tunes from live Dj’s on the roof top dance floor and internal dance floor. Once the boat docks you can continue to party on at Melba’s Nightclub afterwards.

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Alto Cucina & Bar
Time: 8pm – 1pm
Cost: $160 or $135 for VIPs
Enjoy a feast like no other. There will be a delicious antipasto & Taste Buffest followed by platters of Alto’s signature dishes. Top it all off with a scrumptious Cheese and Dessert buffet. A resident DJ will also be pumping out the hottest tracks to take you into the new year in style.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Q1 Skypoint
Time: 7:30pm – 1am
Cost: $149
Celebrate the new year 230 meters above the glistening coastline of the Gold coast.  Enjoy spectacular uninterrupted views of the fireworks from the ultimate vantage point, all while enjoying delicious food, scrumptious drinks and amazing entertainment.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Arts Centre
Time: From 8pm
Cost:   $160 per person
This year The Arts Centre will be throwing one huge party to see in the new year.Enjoy live entertainment, canapés, a full beverage package and beautiful city views in the Paradise Showroom. Dance the night away to a mix of disco funk hits from Gold Coast band The Red Cherries , or chill out on one of our lounges on The Lakeside Terrace.
More: Call 55 884 000[/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Jupiters Hotel & Casino
Time: From 6pm
With so much to choose from, you could easily see the whole night in here. Start your night off with mouthwatering food at either Food Fantasy, Spinners, Zen, Kiyomi  and Cucina Vivo on offer. You can then slip in to The Prince Albert, The Atrium Bar, Quid Bar or J Bar to dance the night away.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Surfers Paradise Fireworks
Time: Fireworks at 8pm and midnight
Cost: FREE
Count down the New Year with your family beneath one of the largest fireworks displays in Queensland. Bring your sparklers, party hats and picnic blankets and soak up the family friendly atmosphere. Fireworks are set to explode at 8pm and again as the clock hits midnight.

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Robina Town Centre
Time: From 6pm
Reserve a table one of the centre’s lakeside restaurants and let the kids play in the park and enjoy the live entertainment  including balloon twisters, amazing fire twirlers and ‘Third Degree’  five piece band. Plus there’ll be a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm.

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]RACV Royal Pines
Time: From 7:30pm
Cost: Adults $95, 5-12yrs $65, Under 5yrs free
Cleebrate the Newy Year with the whole family at Kalinda Restaurant. Feast on a delicious seafood buffet and adults can enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival. There will be live entertainment throughout the night as well as lucky door prizes.
More: [/signoff]

[signoff icon=”icon-pin”]Sea World Nara Resort
Time: From 5:30pm
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at Sea World resort! If you’re after dinner, Shoreline Restaurant is offering a buffet seafood meal for adults and kids. You can also choose from Hatsuhana Japanese Restaurant and eat from their delicious Teppanyaki or A La Carte Menus. Cap the night off with a stunning fireworks display overlooking the broadwater.
More: [/signoff]