New Year’s Eve Parties
Looking for somewhere fun to ring in 2019? We've chosen some of the hottest spots in town where you can party all night long and welcome the new year in style.
1001 Arabian Nights Countdown Party at Vibes
Rub Aladdin’s lamp, hop on the flying carpet and enter 2019 in Arabesque style at Vibes’ mesmerizing countdown party under the stars. Dance away the last night of the year on a dynamic LED dance floor to Middle-Eastern beats by two live DJs and countdown to midnight with a live band and Arabic dance performer, Rochelle.
Where: Vibes, 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Shat Shui
Book: From $598, Facebook Event
New Year’s Eve at Grappa’s Cellar with Last Orders
Back by popular demand, Last Orders are ready to get the dance floors heaving and rock us into 2019. Expect the Rolling Stones, Queen, Bowie, the Beatles, Prince, Coldplay, Thin Lizzy, Stereophonics and plenty more. Tickets include a four-course dinner, with free flow bubbles for 2 hours and a free glass at midnight.
Where: Grappa’s Cellar, Central
Book: From $868, Ticketflap
Dr. Fern’s Med School New Year’s Eve Shenanigans
Throw on a lab coat and stethoscope and join Dr. Fern and his team of doctors and med school peers as they provide free-flow “prescriptions” for each patient. Exclusive New Year’s Eve drink offerings will be available.
Where: Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Book: From $750, Ticketflap
Tales of the Jazz Age NYE at Foxglove
Relive the roaring 20’s and the jazz age, if only for just one night! Dine in style with Chef Tony Hung’s special New Year’s Eve dinner including free-flow drinks, or just stop by to toe tap and swing to Bloodest Saxophone for the countdown.
Where: Foxglove, 2/F Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central
Book: From $688, Ticketflap
Cirque De Soleil New Year’s Eve @ Mrs. Pound
Bid adieu to 2018 and start the 2018 year with freely fun and four hours of free-flow. Dress in your most colorful carnival-inspired garb for this entertaining night of colour, magic and untamed frolic.
Where: 6 Pound Lane, Sheung Wan
Book: $500 (includes 4 hours of free flow), Ticketflap
Cocktails and Confetti New Year’s Eve Party at The Envoy
Ring in 2019 at The Envoy for a night of toasting, clinking and dancing with their party DJ. Partygoers will enjoy free-flowing wines, beer, premium spirits and selected cocktails.
Where: 74 Queen’s Road Central, Central
Book: From $440, Event Website
Savage Beauty: Ophelia’s Fashion Overdoes New Year’s Eve Party
Fashionistas, take note! Ophelia will be presenting its first immersive fashion exhibition celebrating iconic designers and artisans in a theatrical New Year’s Eve party where guests will be charmed with dramatic designs and unique performances.
Where: 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, Queen Road 200, Wan Chai
Book: $250, Ticketflap
Bond and the Beautiful New Years Eve Ball @ Tamarind
Dress in your most flamboyant and flashy outfits to welcome 2019 with a night full of good food, bubbly, fabulous vibes and a stunning Victoria Harbour view. The night ends with a delectable “Hangover Breakfast” at 2 am for your first meal of 2019!
Where: Tamarind, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Book: From $598, Ticketflap
Bond and the Beautiful New Years Eve Ball @ Namo
Party with friends at pre-dinner cocktails and canapés, savour a sumptuous dinner and an all-night open bar with wine, beer, spirits & free-flowing Bubbly and then toast 2019 with countdown fireworks and top it all off with their “Hangover Breakfast.”
Where: Shop G18, Empire Centre, 68 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East
Book: From $898, Ticketflap
Duddell’s NYE Presents The Silk Road
Duddell’s annual New Year’s Eve Party is usually sold out and this year is likely to be no different. This year, an exploration of The Silk Road awaits, an ancient cultural interaction of both east and west.
Where: Level 3, Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell Street, Central
Book: From $650 for early bird, Ticketflap
The Pawn La Dolce Vita NYE Party
Ring in the New Year and enjoy The Good Life with free-flow bubbles, cocktails, canapés, live performances including the band Avenew and a rooftop countdown.
Where: 1/F Botanicals Bar, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai
Book: $688, Ticketflap
Chaiwala NYE Tasting Menu and Afterparty
Enjoy all of your favourite Indian dishes served family-style so you can taste a bit of everything. After you’ve thoroughly enjoyed your chaats, curries and naan, you’ll get free entry to their New Year’s Eve Party.
Where: Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central
Book: Tasting menu $580 per person from 6-7pm and $850 per person from 8:30 onwards, free flow drinks from 9-12 for 288 per person, 2362 8988
Blue is going to welcome the New ear with all-you-can-eat buffet, and delicious, handcrafted roasts. Dinner will include your choice of main, all you can eat buffet and dessert as well as an optional free-flow beverage package.
Where: G/F, 108 Hollywood Road
Book: $495 +10% with an additional free-flow package for $350, 2613 9266 or Online
Family friendly restaurant Limewood is presenting the New Year’s Eve menu in semi-buffet style. A main course will fallow the buffet and to mark the end of the year you can finish off with signature Limewood churros, and of course, a complimentary glass of champagne will be served to toast.
Where: Shop 103 & 104, 28 Beach Road, Repulse Bay
Book: $450 + 10% with additional free-flow package for $350, 2866 8668 or online
Tiki-Disco New Year Eve Party
Slide on those eight-inch platform shoes, slip into a polyester glitter top with psychedelic purple bell bottoms and party like it’s 1970 at Honi Hoki’s Tiki Disco Party.
Where: Honi Honi Tiki Lounge, 3/F Somptueux Central, 52 Wellington Street, Central
Book: $550 early bird, $770 on the door both include one bottle of champagne, 2353 0885 or [email protected]
Two Parties, Two Ways at Potato Head Hong Kong
Ring in 2019 in true tropical style with a memorable year-end blowout at the Potato Head bar featuring eclectic disco and house sounds and free-flow drinks. Over in the music room, audio purists can enjoy disco, good times and a high-end sonic experience as well as free-flow Perrier Jouet and more from 10pm-1am.
Where: 100 Third Street, Sai Ying Pun
Book: $500 per person at the bar, $648 in the music room, 2858 6066 or [email protected]
This Tai Kwun hotspot housed in a former prison cell will transform into a ghetto penthouse. Book out an entire cell for you and your crew and live out your rapper fantasies – popping magnum bottles of Perrier-Jouet and dabbing to the DJ’s beats.
Where: Shop 15-G/F, Tai Kwun, 100 Hollywood Road
Book: 3559 2600 or [email protected]
In a cool, ‘hidden’ location in the vibrant area of Wan Chai, moody, buzzy Back Bar is an intimate New Year’s Eve spot for those in the know… and those looking for a free flow package outside of LKF’s mayhem!
Where: 7 Ship Street, Wan Chai
Book: $488, 2555 0628 or Ticketflap
Ring in the New Year in Colonial Splendour at Tai Kwun
Step back in time as you enter the old Central Police Station and relish in the grandeur of Aqua Restaurant Group’s trip of venues reminiscent of the old days at Hong Kong. Statement will be serving a celebratory 5-course menu and The Chinese Library will present a feast of Hong Kong’s favourite dishes showcasing different regional Chinese favourites. The Dispensary bar, nestled between the two will offer a free-flow package and you can finish off the evening with celebratory drinks on the verandahs overlooking Tai Kwun Parade Ground or Hollywood Road.
Where: Block 1, Tai Kwun, Police Headquarters, 10 Hollywood Road, Central
Book: Early dinner $688, bookings at 9:30 onwards $1888 per person, free-flow package $988, Statement: 2848 3000, The Chinese Library: 2848 3088, The Dispensary: 2848 3088
Zuma NYE Countdown Party
Feature performances by Zuma Hong Kong resident DJ Daniel Heller and special guest DJ appearances will be accompanied by cocktails and free-flow drinks and snacks. Over 18s only.
Where: Zuma Lounge Bar, 6/F Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central
Book: From $890, Ticketflap
A Night at the Bazaar New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Blue Bar
Enter the funhouse this New Year’s Eve at Blue Bar for a night of circus magic gone wild. Dress up fabulously with your best interpretation of circus attire.
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Central
Book: $1190 at the door or $990 in advance on Ticketflap
Old Bailey NYE Countdown
Enjoy a set menu dinner, countdown and live band with Perrier-Jouet upon arrival.
Where: Old Bailey, Tai Kwun, Central
Book: $1087, Ticketflap
Crazy Rich Asians at Ovolo Southside
Start with an indulgent wine pairing dinner at KOMUNE before partying it up on the rooftop bar, ABOVE, with free-flow canapes, bubbly, cocktails, and more!
Where: Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road
Book: From $600 for earlybird, Facebook
Countdown to the New Year at Popinjays
Popinjays, the perfect destination for sophisticated celebrations will host a New Year’s Eve Countdown Party. Offering guests an elegant and theatrical experience with immersive performance of Clockwork doll and electrifying tunes by DJ Indigo, the party will create excitement and anticipation for the brand-new year.
Where: Popinjays, The Murray Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central
Book: From $500, 3141 8810
Melanie Grosjean is a full-time mommy and part-time writer who left the U.S. for Asia several years ago and never looked back. Nowadays, she spends as much time traveling with her husband and toddler as possible. When she isn’t on the road or squeezed into economy class, you can find her sipping an iced latte or blogging at www.adventurefamilylife.com.