Some of the best NYE and NYD events happening in and around Geelong to ring in 2023

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Some of the best NYE and NYD events happening in and around Geelong to ring in 2023

Say a big sayonara to 2022.

We’re just over a week away from the new year and it’s about time we started locking in our New Year’s Eve plans. From that fancy nightclub club, to that party your friend of a friend of a friend is throwing, to those dreaded family get-togethers, we know you’re slammed with a ton of tempting options.

If you’re feeling a little dazed and confused, overwhelmed, or your mates just won’t make a damn decision, we’ve compiled a list of NYE and NYD events in and around the Geelong region to help you narrow it down.

Happy New Years folks!

NYD 23 @ The Mills featuring Jolyon Petch, The Stafford Brothers, Groove Terminator + Dexter, Geelong

When: Sunday, January 1 2023 from 3pm.

Where: The Federal Mills precinct at 33 Mackey Street, Geelong

Tickets: GA tickets are on sale now for just $20, with a $50 entry fee on the door.

Start 2023 right with Geelong’s new affordable one-day festival NYD 23 @ The Mills

Grab your tickets here.

Elephant & Castle’s NYE Party featuring SOS: The Australian ABBA Tribute Show, Geelong

When: Saturday, December 31 from 7:30pm.

Where: Elephant & Castle Hotel at 158 McKillop Street, Geelong

Tickets: $70 and include a free martini cocktail on arrival and gourmet finger food and $14 martini cocktail specials between 7:30pm and 9:30pm.

Have the time of your life with SOS: The Australian ABBA Tribute Show at Elephant & Castle Hotel’s NYE party

Tickets here

Circus Wonderland at Wonderland Spiegeltent, Barwon Heads

When: Saturday, December 31 at 5pm.

Where: Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival Hub – Lahey Square Park next to Ocean Grove Bridge, Barwon Heads.

Tickets: Adults $34, Child $30, kids under 2 free.

Celebrate NYE with the family at Barwon Head’s spellbinding Circus Wonderland

Purchase tickets for the NYE show here

Piano Bar on The Pier for NYE, Geelong

When: Saturday, December 31 from 7:30pm

Where: The Pier Geelong at Cunningham Pier, 10 Western Foreshore Rd, Geelong.

Tickets: $89pp early bird pre-Christmas sale & $99pp post-Christmas

Celebrate NYE with Piano Bar for a night of guilty pleasures and friendships for life

Tickets (plus alternative Piano Bar events) here

Beyond The Valley Festival, Barunah Plains

When: Wednesday, December 28 2022 – Sunday, January 1 2023.

Where: Barunah Plains, Hesse

Tickets: Four day ticket + camping $481.13, three-day ticket + camping $461.67, two-day ticket + camping $383.85, NYE + camping $286.58

Beyond The Valley ft: Benee, Bicep, Charlotte De Witte, Denzel Curry, Diplo, Dom Dolla, Flight Facilities, Honey Dijon, Kaytranada, Nelly Furtardo and more.

Tickets to BTV here

Free NYE Fireworks at Geelong Waterfront

When: Saturday, December 31 at 9:30pm and midnight

Where: Geelong Waterfront, Geelong

Tickets: This event is free!

Ring in the New Year at Geelong’s Waterfront with the spectacular free NYE fireworks

Lambys NYE Party featuring Lee Harding & Bedrock, DJ Dozza, Lachy Jones + more, Geelong

When: Saturday, December 31 from 9pm

Where: Lambys Tavern, 66 Brougham Street, Geelong

Tickets: Entry fee on door

Send 2022 out with a bang with NYE at Lambys

NYE at Queenscliff Harbour featuring Taylor Henderson, J.R Reyne, Queenscliff

When: Saturday, December 31 from 6:30pm

Where: Queenscliff Harbour, 1 Harbour Street, Queenscliff.

Tickets: $55 for adults, and children under 12 are free

Celebrate NYE at Queenscliff Harbour with Taylor Henderson, J.R Reyne, food and fireworks

Purchase tickets here

Mobile Disco’s Hot Sauce featuring Dave Lee, Eric Powell, Coastal Sounds DJs and more, Lorne

When: Saturday, December 31 2022 with Joey Negro, Eric Powell, Coastal Sounds DJ’s; Sunday, January 1 2023 –  NYD – DJ Spen, Eric Powell, Coastal Sounds DJ’s

Where: Lorne Hotel, 176 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne

Tickets: $50 or $90 for a two party pass

Mobile Disco is bringing ‘Hot Sauce’ featuring Dave Lee, Eric Powell, Coastal Sounds DJs and more to Lorne Hotel for NYE and NYD

Secure your NYE/NYD plans with tickets here.

Let Them Eat Cake Festival featuring DJ ANNA, DJ Bonobo, DJ Koze + more, Werribee

When: Sunday, January 1 2023 from 12pm

Where: Werribee Mansion, Werribee South

Tickets: Final release tickets $190.99

Back up your NYE antics with NYD festival Let Them Eat Cake

Tickets here

Falls Festival – Downtown Melbourne Edition

When: Thursday, December 29 2022 – Sunday, January 1 2023

Where: Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne

Tickets: Three-day event tickets $399.67, single day tickets $203.37 (inclusive of booking fees)

Falls Festival ft: The Arctic Monkeys, Lil Nas X, Peggy Gou, CHVRCHES, Jamie XX, Amyl and the Sniffers, DMA’s and more

Get tickets here

Still keen for more events this NYE?? Try these ones out for size.

NYE Party

Lucky Day Out is rocketing into Frankston this New Years Eve with a massive lineup

NYE At 4 Pines featuring Luke Biscan

NYE On The Hill featuring: Hockey Dad, Northeast Party House, Ruby Fields, Slowly Slowly, Sly Withers, Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers, Adam Newling, Steph Strings and more.

NYE Celebration with The Melbourne Ska Orchestra

NYE Party

Tabula Rasa is regional Victoria’s new three-day New Year’s Eve festival