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New Years Eve Guide 2017

New Years Eve Guide 2017

Kiss 2017 goodbye, and say hello to yet another brand new year with this selection of events across Adelaide. Whether you want to dance 2017 away, enjoy live entertainment and fireworks, or relax with the family, there’s plenty on this New Year’s Eve.


Basementality NYE

Basement bar and local haunt Biggies at Bertram has made a name for itself this year with its wax only listening parties, live music and cool DJ sets. Come dance into 2018 at Basementality with DJ Jacoby selecting techno, house, hip-hop and pop deep cuts from the 80s & 90s.

Biggies at Bertram
Basement 73 Grenfell Street Adelaide
$5 entry after 10
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NYE 2017 Adelaide Indie Pop Super league – Fiesta #3

Three of Adelaide’s legendary indie and alternative DJs are combining their eclectic skills to bring a huge New Years Eve party to the Crown & Sceptre Hotel. With a smorgasbord of styles, eras and top notch dancing tunes, DJs Chris Pike, Ian Bell and Craig Flanigan will be spinning classics from 60’s soul, Britpop, 70’s rockers, booty-shakers, mainstream pop, 90’s disco to new wave and alternative. Guilty pleasures and more, there will be something for everybody.

Crown and Sceptre Hotel
305 King William Street Adelaide SA 5000
$5 entry all night
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New Year’s Eve – Glow Party

Ring in the New Year at Grand Bar’s Glow Party! Glow sticks and white shirts are recommended; UV paint and face will be provided.  Receive a complimentary cocktail to get your night started and then party all night with DJ Kirk.

The Grand Bar – Stamford Grand
Jetty Road Glenelg SA
Advanced ticket price: $25 per person
At the door: $35 per person
18+ event
This offer must be booked direct with the Conference & Events Team on 08 8376 1222 or
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Transmission NYE Party

If you like your indie music trendy and want to feel young again, check out Transmission’s annual NYE Party.  Featuring DJs spinning tracks like Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala and The Wombats all night with drink specials and much more.

Rhino Room
1/131 Pirie Street
Doors at 10pm
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New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at Stamford Grand Adelaide

Choose your mask and wear it well, so your true identity no one can tell. Say goodbye to 2017 and ring in 2018 in style at Stamford Grand Adelaide’s Grand Masquerade Ball. With a stylish four-course dinner and five-hour premium beverage package this black tie event will feature live entertainment to have you dancing into the New Year.

Further enquiries: please contact the Conference & Events Team on 08 8376 1222 or

Stamford Grand Adelaide
North Terrace
Tickets $159
Bookings essential
Note: Bookings of 10 guests is required to secure a private table.


Latino NYE Carnival

Adelaide’s leading exotic dance company Latino Grooves brings you an evening of high energy night of live salsa music, dancing and much more at The Governor Hindmarsh this NYE.  Featuring live Latin band Macumbia, Latino Groove dancers and the best of Adelaide’s Latino DJs to get you into the spirit of the Americas.  Remember to dress for Carnival: tropical, Caribbean or masquerade.

The Gov
8pm til late
$25 from
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The Wheatsheaf Hotel New Year’s Eve Shindig

The Wheatsheaf Hotel will be putting on a NYE shindig to remember as alt-country heartthrobs Max Savage & The False Idols, Big Bad Barry and The Lofty Mountain Band perform their brand of foot stomping party time music. Limited tickets available.

Wheatsheaf Hotel
George Street Thebarton SA
Tickets available from Oztix $10
$15 on the door
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NYE at Mary’s Poppin with Jinkx Monsoon

It’s time to count down to the end of 2017 at Mary’s Poppin with your fave Vaudevillian and winner of Rupaul’s Drag Race, Jinkx Monsoon! Join us under the pink umbrella as we ring in the New Year, with a meet and greet and live show by Jinkx Monsoon & The Mary’s Divas.

Mary’s Poppin
5 Synagogue Place Adelaide
18+ only
Tickets $25 Online or $35 at the door (Ticket holders must enter prior to 11pm to avoid queues)
Everyone with an online ticket will get a free meet & Greet with Jinkx between 9:30 – 10:30pm
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New Year’s Eve Party at Elder Park

The City of Adelaide will hold its free New Year’s Eve party once again in Elder Park and the revitalised Adelaide Riverbank to welcome in 2018.  A jam-packed program features live music with Electric Fields, Wanderers and Tim Whitt Sound, aboriginal dance group Yellaka, roving performers and two mesmerising fireworks displays. Check out the Riverbank Kids Zone for some parental relaxation time.

Elder Park Adelaide
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NYE at the Bay

Join the City of Holdfast Bay this New Year’s Eve to celebrate 2017 and welcome in 2018.
The foreshore will come alive with free live entertainment including The Potbelleez, Jaki J, Jinx and Katie Wright, free children’s activities and fireworks.

Entertainment commences at 5.30pm with fireworks at 9:30pm (Glenelg and Brighton) and midnight (Glenelg only).
Jetty Road Glenelg
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Hello New Year’s Eve! You’re a Doll! at the Capri Theatre

The beautiful Capri Theatre will play host to an old school movie night on New Year’s Eve! Hello Dolly will be shown, featuring Bette Midler in her iconic role as Dolly Levy, and the screening comes complete with all the old school trimmings, such as a newsreel, cartoon, shorts and an intermission. Hosted by none other than Peter Goers and Anne Wills.

Capri Theatre
141 Goodwood Road Goodwood SA 5034
Foyer opens at 7pm
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New Year’s Eve on Semaphore Foreshore

This New Year’s Eve get down to Semaphore Foreshore to welcome 2018 with a bang!  There will be entertainment, fairground rides, early fireworks display at 9.30pm and another at midnight.

Semaphore Foreshore
From 7pm
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