It’s almost time. 2023 will be wrapping up any day now, and with that, a brand spanking new year right around the corner. If you’re someone who missed jumping on the Field Day or Lost Paradise ticket train, or you simply prefer to stay in your backyard stomping ground, fire up that group chat because we have a few hot and local line-ups for all you Sydneysiders this NYE.




Barney Cools DJs @ The Newport.

When: From 6 pm NYE

Where: Newport Arms

We know that those who live on the Northern Beaches don’t actually leave the Northern Beaches, and the crew over at Merivale – Newport Arms have geared up a top-notch New Year’s, Newport style.

There will be DJs starting from 12 pm, and when the clock strikes 8 pm, beats put on by Barney Cools DJs will be taking over until the wee hours with an epic backdrop overlooking Pittwater Harbour. Two explosive fireworks shows are on the agenda – a family-friendly session at 9 pm*, and another at the stroke of midnight.

Quench your thirst with $7 schooners of Byron Bay Brewery Premium Lager and $10 schooners of Byron Bay Brewery. Admission is on the house all afternoon, but a cool $25 cover charge kicks in from 6 pm for the real deal. Check it all out here.


Sounds Like NYDANCE @ Bondi Public Bar

Where: Bondi Public Bar

When: From 5pm until late, NYD.

Feel like bending the elbow at one of Bondi’s best watering holes this NYD?

Sounds Like is back for the ultimate bash at Bondi Public Bar on January 1st. From 3 pm jam out to local Dj favourites like:

Bella Backe, Connor Hart, Jarred Baker, Matonii, Padre and

Role Models.

Save the date and bring in the New Year with some of the best vibes and tunes in Sydney.



Set Mo @ Harbord Hotel 

When: From 5 pm, NYE

Where: Harbord Hotel, Freshwater

Photo via IG @setmomusic


Set Mo is dropping in to help say see-you-later to 2023 at the Harbord Hotel in Freshwater! Spend your New Year’s Eve with local Dj sensations followed by legends over at Set Mo Music. It’s going to be sweaty and delicious. The perfect way to shimmy into the early hours of New Years Day!

$35 tickets. Check them out here.


Sundream NYE w/ Baxter 

Where: Prince Deck, St Kilda

When: From 7 pm NYE

Image via IG @sundreamevent

For all of you ripping in down in Melbourne, Victoria – don’t miss out on the spectacular sunset beach views, beats and perfect vibes at the iconic Prince Deck in St Kilda for Sundream NYE.

Sponsored by the legends over at Baxter, the doors will open at 6pm with the stage set for some of Australia’s finest DJs performing, including NYE Exclusive Market Memories, Andy Murphy (Exclusive NYE set), Minx, Sam Bennett & Ashley James on sax.⁠

Complimentary hour of Baxter cocktails from 7pm–8pm, basic spirits, beers, sparkling, soft drinks and selection of canapés (designed by The Prince’s signature restaurant, Prince Dining Room) to get the party started with some of the best views of St Kilda and Melbourne as we welcome 2024.⁠ Hit up the details here.




Sweethearts Rooftop @ Potts Point Hotel

Where: Potts Point Hotel

When: NYE

In the mood for something a little more rooftop style vibes accompanied with lush cocktails and promising views to hit off your NYE? Celebrate under the stars at one of Sydney’s favourite rooftop bars – Sweetheart Rooftop. 

Line the stomach before you overindulge in copious cocktails with delectable roaming canapes, while you bliss out to tunes all night by local Dj’s with an afterparty continuing to Boogie Mountain. Check it all out here.





Featured image via Instagram @setmomusic