UPDATED 22 November 2020 (no change as of 2 Dec)
Things will be COVID different on New Years Eve in Byron Bay this year. Falls Festival has been cancelled, the Byron Community Centre is NOT hosting their Soul Street - street party, there haven't been any announcements from the pubs, and we haven't had any official news from Byron Council.
If you are a foodie, you are in luck as there are a number of New Years Eve dinner events in and around Byron Bay. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Limited accommodation is still available over New Years. I've compiled this list based on my own search Saturday afternoon 21 November, things may change with last minute cancellations &/or additional inventory being added to the online travel agents. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Unlike last year...
Turn the page on 2019 and ring in the new year Byron style. Grab a friend or two, a partner, new or old and hit the town to experience one or more of the special events. New Year Eve Byron Bay 2019 has something for everyone.
This byronbay.com NYE guide was last updated 24 Nov 2019.
Byron Shire Council's 'Soul Street 2019' New Year's Eve, 4pm - midnight
Byron Bay’s unique New Year’s Eve street party will be open from 4pm – midnight. The centre of town will be filled with market stalls, food vendors, face painter’s, four stages, numerous bands, buskers, circus performers, fire twirlers, drummers, and children’s activities. Soul Street New Year’s Eve in Byron Bay will be a fun, safe, community-driven, alcohol-free event! Soul Street is a Byron Council initiative.
Falls Festival, 31 Dec '19 - 2 Jan '20 at North Byron Parklands
Falls Music & Arts Festival is a multi-day music festival held annually over the New Year's Eve and January period. The festival hosts contemporary music performances, dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other art forms. The 2019/20 event features HALSEY (ONLY AUS SHOW), VAMPIRE WEEKENDDISCLOSURE, PLAYBOI CARTI, TASH SULTANA, PEKING DUK, OF MONSTERS AND MEN, PNAU, LEWIS CAPALDI, MILKY CHANCE, JOHN FARNHAMBANKS, and much more.. Full details and tickets available at their website fallsfestival.com.
NYE with Claptone, Rebūke plus more - Byron Bay Brewery
Bring in 2020 at Byron Bay Brewery with a huge lineup of electronic acts across two stages
First artist announcement.
Claptone (afternoon set) | Rebūke
2pm - 2am | Byron Bay Brewery | Dec 31 18+
NYE 2019 - Balcony Bar & Oyster Co
Groove into the New Year perched above the hustle and bustle of the streets in Byron Bay, with the perfect view to say goodbye to the year 2019
Party from dusk till dawn with our dance floor stomping until 2 am, the countdown will be on and whether it’s a New Year’s kiss, dance or hug, fun will be ensured at Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.
Tickets are $125 per person with seating’s at 8, 8.30 or 9 pm and available for 18+ only. If you’re in town with the family, kids are always welcome here on our Balcony. Join us for an early dinner from 4- 7pm.
Welcome in 2020 at Beach Byron Bay
Raise a glass and celebrate New Year’s Eve at Beach Byron Bay.
7pm – 1am
Bubbles on arrival
Live music by J-Tones
$130 per person
NYE at Fish Heads, Main Beach Byron Bay
Welcome in 2020 by the beach while enjoying a 3 course menu and a glass of Mumm champagne on arrival. Exclusive use of table until 1 AM
Chilled seafood platter: smoked ocean trout with dill cream, coffin bay oysters, bugs and prawns with housemade cocktail sauce.
YOUR CHOICE OF MAIN
Catch of the day, Lamb cutlets or Vegetarian option
CHOICE OF DESSERT
Chocolate cheescake, Passionfruit semifreddo or Seasonal fruit tart
Funk Soul Disco NYE Party - Beach Hotel Byron Bay
Live entertainment from DJ Shimmy Disco & Madison Kat.
Cosmo Ritmo x Locura NYE: Cut Copy DJs + Jono Ma (Jagwar Ma)
Few acts can conjure nostalgia, euphoria, elation and epiphany like Cut Copy. Joining the lineup for the evening is of course the head shaman of Locura, Jono -Jagwar- Ma + Cosmo Ritmo collective along side DJs Oli Wright and Benjamas.
New Years Eve at Loft!
Positioned high above Jonson Street, watch the festivities below as you spend the evening enjoying delicious food, drinks and the ultimate Byron vibe. Party with us until 2am with live DJs!
Fully-inclusive package starts at 7pm until midnight and will have you sipping the night away while grazing on share style snacking menu right through to the countdown.
A Casablanca New Years Eve 2020 - The Mez Club
Bring in 2020 with class, style and fun! Enjoy an open bar from 8pm through to midnight including beer, wine, Champagne, a Champagne Toast and canapés. Casablanca themed dress up is highly encouraged and DJ playing till late!
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