With just a few weeks left of 2023, it’s time to plan your New Year’s Eve celebrations! Whether you’re looking for an easy dinner before an early night or keen to make it into the early hours of 2023 the city centre is full of unique places offering great ways to mark the occasion. From rooftop parties and bubbles on balconies to seafood feasts and degustation dinners, there’s something for everyone. 

Sky Tower fireworks & Vector Lights on the Harbour Bridge 

Sky Tower NYE fireworks

As the first major international city to welcome in the New Year, the iconic landmarks of Tāmaki Makaurau will put on an epic show. Vector lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge will welcome us all to 2024 with a spectacular light show inspired by the ‘Auckland is Calling’ Tomokanga (entrance). Reflecting the 19 iwi of Tāmaki Makaurau and the weaving together of people, land and sea (from 9pm-12am). While the Sky Tower will bring in the new year with a stunning fireworks display - so, wherever you are in Tāmaki Makaurau, look to the Sky Tower as the clock strikes 12! 

New Year Affair with Nice'N'Urlich 

Celebrate the new year n the heart of the Viaduct with iconic Nice’n’Urlich. Enjoy an evening full of great music, dancing and atmosphere. This will be the place to be this year. Nice’n’Urlich are headlining with sensational support from Phoebe Falconer and General Lee. Make a booking here

NYE rooftop party at The Churchill 

The Churchill is bringing a luxe New Year's Eve experience to the city centre with the sounds of a DJ, bespoke cocktails, endless gin varieties and champagne, to name a few. Book in early to avoid missing out - book here

All-white NYE party at HI-SO Rooftop bar

Dress in your finest whites for unforgettable New Year's eve celebrations at this epic rooftop bar. Five sensational DJs will bring the tunes through the evening while you make the most of a lavish spread of canapés, a seafood bar, premium beers, fine spirits, Moët Chandon Champagne and more. Make a booking here

The Churchill gin
Hi-So Rooftop Bar

New Year's Eve at Dr Rudi's 

Celebrate till the wee hours and ring in the new year at Dr Rudi's where there'll be DJs on the decks, burlesque dancers, chilled bubbles, house brews, cocktails, epic views and more. Keen to make the most of the epic views across the balcony? Treat yourself to the VIP package! Make a booking here.

New Year's Eve at Onslow

Get ready for a night of celebration to ring in the new year at Onslow. With views of the Sky Tower and the New Year's Eve fireworks, Onslow has some of the best views in town to ring in the new year. Grab an early bite to eat with the 5pm four course menu dinner, or stay up late with the 8pm, five course dinner. Make a booking here.  

NYE at Rooftop at QT 

Rooftop at QT are counting down to their sky-high party where bubbles will be popping. Book a general admission pass and enjoy an hour of free champagne and canapès or reserve a more intimate escape with a booth for your group. Make a booking here

NYE at Rooftop at QT
Champagne at Dr Rudi's
Last updated: 01 January 2024