Explore Canberra on New Years Eve 2018

New Years Eve in Canberra

Canberra is capital city of Australia. It is one of best destinations in the world to receive New Year the earliest. Canberra celebrates New Years Eve 2018 grandly with parties, countdowns, dances, live music concerts, festivals, events and fireworks.

NYE Celebrations

Canberra celebrates the New Years Eve with a fantastic line-up of free entertainment including 2 live music concerts. Civic Square hosts an all ages concert line-up and Garema Place rings in New Year with bass beats and high-energy dances. Both Garema Place and Civic Square events are alcohol-free as well glass-free to encourage safe and friendly atmospheres.

NYE Fireworks

Canberra welcomes New Year with an explosion of spectacular fireworks display in the city center. Four vantage points for State-of-the-art fireworks are listed below:

  • Civic Square:The square will be in party mode, presenting all ages concert with fantastic live local and national bands performance.
  • Garema Place: There will be a dance party that shows the best local and national performers.
  • Lake Burley Griffin: Here you can see the fireworks along the shores of the iconic Lake Burley Griffin and a number of spots around the lake.
  • Commonwealth Park: This park is located in Lake Burley Griffin where the fireworks display is centered in this park

Partying Places

Recommended places for your NYE countdown parites:

  • Cube at 33 Petrie Plaza, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Academy Club at Bunda Street, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Treehouse Bar at 32 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Transit Bar at 7 Akuna Street, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Hippo Co at 1/17 Garema Plâz, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Benchmark Wine Bar at 65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2600
  • The Phoenix Pub at 21 E Row, Canberra ACT 2601
  • King O’Malley’s at 131 City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Lucky’s Speakeasy at Ground Floor, QT, 1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Molly at London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601
  • White Rabbit Cocktail Room at 65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Reload Bar & Games at 38 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601
  • Trinity Bar at 28 Challis Street, Dickson ACT 2602
  • Wanderlust Gentleman’s Club at 32 Grimwade Street, Mitchell ACT 2911
  • Little Brooklyn at 44 Jardine Street, Kingston ACT 2604
  • National Press Club of Australia at 16 National Circuit, Barton ACT 2600


Most booked hotels for Christmas and New Year holidays are listed below:

  •  Crowne Plaza Canberra
  • Peppers Gallery Hotel
  • Hotel Hotel
  • Mercure Canberra
  • Pacific Suites Canberra – Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Avenue Hotel Canberra
  • Hyatt Hotel Canberra
  • Hotel Kurrajong Canberra
  • Hotel Realm Canberra
  • Burbury Hotel Canberra
  • Little National Hotel

Do remember to book your hotels and tickets well in advance.