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Hot spots for NYE

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Heading into the city for the biggest New Year's Eve party in town? We've scoped out the best spots for you to enjoy all the festivities.

In front of the Festival Centre

The ground directly in front of the Festival Centre, adjacent the River Torrens is slightly raised. This offers a great vantage point for the on-stage entertainment as well as prime viewing for the 9 pm and midnight HomeStart fireworks. There will also be a licenced area, toilets, a water station and a wheelchair accessible viewing platform nearby.

Front and centre stage

See all the action on-stage, up close and personal. With such a great live music line-up, this is the place to park your picnic rug and soak up all the energy of the performances, dance the night away and not to mention enjoy the spectacular HomeStart fireworks with the stunning reflections off the river.

band on Rotunda bathed in blue light

Cruising on the river

 Pinky Flat, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

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 From $499 for 8 people

For a unique experience, why not get your friends together and enjoy the festivities from the water. BBQ Buoys are offering Firework Cruises on New Year’s Eve for 8-10 passengers. The package includes a 2-hour self-driven cruise on the River Torrens, drinks, a Bluetooth speaker so you can enjoy your own music, and an esky filled with ice. You can either bring your own food, cook on the BBQ grill or pre-order a lovely grazing platter.

*BBQ Buoys are a supply partner for Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve

BBQ buoys floating on River Torrens with sparkly lights in background
Image: BBQ Buoys via Facebook

Adelaide Oval

 War Memorial Dr, North Adelaide

 Entry ticket

If you happen to be going to the Big Bash cricket match on New Year’s Eve we have a hot tip on a great place to enjoy the 9 pm fireworks. Head over to the Riverbank or Southern stand and take it all in from one of the best vantage points in town!

The Intercontinental

 North Terrace, Adelaide

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 From $95 per adult/$49 per child

If you’d rather get dressed up and enjoy a glamorous a sit-down dinner, then New Year's Eve at the Riverside Restaurant could be just the ticket. Here you can celebrate with a festive 3-course dinner, a decadent dessert buffet and of course, take in the spectacular views of the HomeStart fireworks display along the Riverbank.

*Intercontinental Adelaide are a supply partner for Adelaide’s New Year’s Eve

green and pink Fireworks

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