Adelaide is the place to be on New Year’s Eve as throngs of people make their way to the city to usher in the New Year with a bang. For visitors here, the choices are endless. Adelaide comes to life at this time of year, and tourists and residents alike are spoiled for choice on what to do on New Year’s Eve. To make your decision a little easier, below are some of the things that you can do in Adelaide as you usher in the New Year.

  1. The City’s New Year’s Eve Bash

Few good things in life are free, and the New Year’s Eve bash courtesy of the Adelaide City Council is a great way to spend the night. This is a mostly safe, family friendly and more importantly, free event held by the city. Tourists and residents alike make their way to the Elder Park every year for a party like no other. To top it all off, there are two fireworks displays. There is also great live music from local and international bands that makes the night that much better. There is something for everyone at the Elder Park on New Year’s Eve, and the perfect opportunity to see the city in all its pomp and color.

  1. The Gov Annual Latino New Years Eve Party

Few people in the world know how to party like the Latinos do. The Adelaide Latino community is no different. The Gov hosts an annual Latino fiesta that is a must attend. If you are a fan of the bachata and Brazilian samba, you will be right at home at the Gov on NYE. The Salcedo band, a premier Cuban and Colombian group never disappoints. Dance to some of the best party music you can expect to find anywhere in the world and immerse yourself in the Latino party scene. This is bound to be a party you will never forget.

  1. Musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein

The musical South Pacific may just be the way to see in the New Year. The multiple Tony-Award winning musical will be a real event for the theatre lovers. There are great packages too that include drinks, food a post-show party and of course fireworks. The five-star rated show is definitely worth looking out for, and an unforgettable way to usher in the New Year.

  1. Host Your Own NYE Party

If you want to have something more personal with just a handful of family and friends, hosting your own party on New Year’s Eve in Adelaide may just be the way to go. The night will be filled with fireworks; with the City Council hosting two free fireworks displays one at 9pm and the other at midnight. All you then need is to look through a few function venues in Adelaide to find one that will suit the kind of party you want to hold.

A themed party is always fun, and where the guests have to dress up earns extra bonus points. The great thing about hosting your own party is that you can see in the New Year just the way you want to. Your options here really are limited to your imagination. One of the best parties you can host is a rooftop venue. You will get to enjoy the free fireworks and have a stunning backdrop of the city.