Your guide to New Year’s Eve 2023 events in Elsternwick Village

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New Year's Eve events

Many of us are looking for ways to let our hair down and have a bit of fun as we say goodbye to the year that was.

New Year’s Eve is always a fun night in Elsternwick Village, and offers the ideal setting for a fun and memorable night during party season.

The precinct’s bars and venues are going all out to farewell 2023 and ring in 2024, with parties and banquets galore.

Here’s your guide to all the exciting New Year’s Eve events taking place in Elsternwick Village.

Enjoy live music and a special happy hour at Antique Bar

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a special happy hour and an open trad session (traditional Irish music) at Antique Bar. Festivities kick off at 4pm. Bookings highly recommended.


Time: from 4pm

Bookings: Book online.

Bring in the New Year with a Bang Bang

Bring in 2024 with a bang at Bang Bang. Celebrate with a New Year’s Eve dinner, complete with a 5-course banquet featuring dishes like scallop ceviche and lamb massaman. Or opt for dinner and drinks and celebrate with bottomless wine, beer and selected cocktails, plus the 5-course dinner. Alternatively, drop by for drinks, bites and a DJ-led New Year’s bash in their front bar. Also available is a boozy brunch from 12pm – enjoy two hours of bottomless mimosas, spritz, boozy marys, wine, bubbles and beer, paired with a delicious shared menu.


Time: Boozy brunch from 12pm; dinner from 6pm; dinner and drinks from 8.30pm – 12.30am

Cost: $59 – $159 (varies depending on event chosen)

Bookings: Book online.

New Year’s Eve at Classic Cinemas

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Classic Cinemas with a special screening of Ferrari, with a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival. Or go for a sing-along, dance-along screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with a glass of bubbles on arrival, hosted by the fabulous Jinkies. Alternatively, head the cinema’s rooftop for a preview screening of Sofia Coppola’s ravishing biopic Priscilla.


Time: Ferrari at 7.30pm; The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 8pm; Priscilla at 9pm.

Bookings: Book online.

Enjoy a relaxing evening at Upstairs Cellar

Enjoy local wine and Victorian spirits accompanied by a uniquely Australian cheese board at Upstairs Cellar. The venue offers an intimate setting for a perfectly relaxing New Year’s Eve. There’s also an open-air garden out the back for you to while the night away.

Time: 2pm – late

No bookings required.

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