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2023 New Year's Eve Events In Airlie Beach

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Talia Jones
Updated Wed 27 Dec 2023

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Looking for ways to bring in 2024 in Airlie Beach? Look no further as we have all the party plans you could ever ask for!

Airlie Beach is arguably one of the leading towns in Australia to party, so why wouldn't you want to choose Airlie to bring in the new year?! Not only does Airlie Beach have some of the best venues for a great night out, it's also the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and the stunning Whitsunday Islands. You can choose to sing, dance or sail your way into 2024. From a wide array of enticing NYE events at different Airlie venues to a selection of private charters around the islands to choose from, your New Years in the Whitsundays is set to be a memorable one!

Here is what you can do this New Years in Airlie Beach

Foreshore Fireworks on the Esplanade

What better way to ring in a new year than with an epic firework show?! There will be two firework displays on the Airlie Beach foreshore. The first at 8:30pm and then the second at midnight! The event is free and fun for all ages. Watch the sky come to life with the dazzling and illuminating display. There's something special and reflective about being mesmerised by fireworks!

Northerlies New Years Eve 2023

Northerlies Beach Bar and Grill's New Years Eve Festival is back for another year to celebrate the end of 2023! There will be a silent disco, firework displays, an exciting musical line up, food trucks, plenty of bars and courtesy buses travelling to and from Airlie Beach! Grab your pals and get ready to see in 2024 with ocean views and a whole lot of fun!

New Years Eve on Sundowner

Dance and mingle 2023 away onboard Sundowner's New Year's Eve Hawaiian themed party! Depart the Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach at 9:30pm and enjoy three hours of excitement on the Whitsunday waters. Not only can you celebrate the new year in style, you'll also have the best view to watch the firework display! You'll be welcomed with a complimentary glass of bubbles upon arrival, and again at midnight! Enjoy music, a good crew, and a lively atmosphere to ring in 2024! Book your tickets now and dig out that Hawaiian shirt and we'll see you on the water!

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Carnival Party at Airlie Beach Hotel

Airlie Beach's loudest and most popular pub is set to have an exciting NYE party! With a wide array of artists playing throughout the day and into the night, you're set for a memorable time. Party 2023 away with a 'Jennifer Lopez' experience, a 'Kylie Minogue' experience, a 'Robbie Williams' experience and more! Dance and sing into the early hours of 2024 with all your favourite songs!

New Year's Eve Sunset Soiree

If you want a classy celebration where you can party in style then visit the divine Whisper Restaurant and Gin Bar. This is the perfect way to kick off your New Year's celebrations as the event is only on between 5 and 8pm. You can enjoy free canapes, bubbles on arrival, gin cocktail specials, courtesy shuttle buses and exclusive local DJ's. 

Tropical Party at KC's

A favourite amongst locals is KC's Bar and Grill. Embrace that summer feeling, dig out that Hawaiian shirt and get ready to party at KC's! With local artists performing from 8pm, the kitchen open from 11am, free entry before 9:30pm and FREE leis on arrival, you'd be silly not to see the new year in with your besties from KC's!

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Mama Africa NYE Party

If you want to party 'til the early hours of the morning, then Mama Africa Bar and Nightclub is where you can go to do exactly that! Open until 3am, you can ring in the new year on the dance floor. With popular resident DJ's this African themed club will have you dancing into 2024. Cheap drinks, epic beats, and fun and young crowds make for the perfect party!

New Years Eve Whitsunday Private Charters

If you're wanting a more private and intimate celebration, then a private charter might be how you want to spend your New Year's in the Whitsundays. We have a wide selection of private charters to choose from for you and your loved ones. Whether you want a luxurious superyacht, a cosy catamaran, a sunset sail or a large yacht for a bigger crowd, we have the perfect charters for your NYE 2023 celebrations!

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