Being the capital city of South Australia state, Adelaide has many attractions and New Years Eve celebrations waiting for you to experience. If if you’re planning to spend next coming NYE 2018 in Adelaide, you will have countless options to choose from. From theater performances to magic shows, to family friendly events and hot nightclub experiences, you can rest assured that New Years Eve in Adelaide will be magnificent. To make things even more convenient, during the evening hours Adelaide Metro will more than likely be providing free transport again from midnight until dawn
NYE in South Australia
There are cultural events, pulsating outdoor celebrations, exciting sporting contests and stunning midnight firework displays to herald the coming of New Year. It seems to be a carnival atmosphere all around Adelaide as the city dazzles to welcome New Years Eve .
The Adelaide City Council hosts a free New Year’s Eve event every year, promising a fun filled evening of entertainment and fantastic fireworks. Elder Park will also come alive with the sounds of great music including blues, folk rock, funk, soul and more. The iconic park’s festivities begin at 6:00 pm and besides the musical entertainment will present an impressive line up of diverse food stalls. NYE firework displays will be presented at 9:00 pm and at midnight. A lot of the outdoor events also provide an incredible variety of international food choices and can enjoy beverages from licensed beer gardens. There are also a number of rooftop venues that are ideal for watching the NYE fireworks.
All the nightclubs organise extravagant and grand musical events for the locals as well as the tourists alike. Nightclubs such as Zhivago, Cuckoo, The Sea cliffs, The Ramsgate organize fireworks along with the musical tunes to herald the New Year. DJs grace the events to give a techno feel. The Adelaide Sky city casino is also a great place to celebrate and if you’re lucky, maybe even win big on New Years Eve. Glo Glenelg is a wildly exciting place to party on Christmas and New Years Eve, with a fantastic UV lighting system that lights up guest’s who are wearing fluorescent bangles or hold glow sticks.
Get to Adelaide
You can get to Adelaide by air plane via Adelaide International Airport (IATA code: ADL). The airport is around 7 km to the west of downtown. West Beach, an excellent swimming beach with plenty of accommodation is located just 4 km away. Adelaide’s airport has scheduled international services. Air New Zealand via Auckland is particularly useful for flights to and from the Americas and the Pacific Islands. Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong is generally useful for flights to and from both East Asia and Europe and both Malaysia Airlines and Singapore airlines via Kuala Lumpur and Singapore are useful for flights to and from South East Asia, India, the Middle East and Europe.
In addition, domestic flights to Sydney and Melbourne are useful for connections to the Americas, while domestic flights to Perth are useful for connections to Africa. Remember to book your flight ticket well in advance to avoid any last-moment problems.
Accommodations on NYE
Adelaide has full range of accommodations with great facilities and services. Popular hotels are Hilton Adelaide, Inter Continental Adelaide, Crowne Plaza Adelaide, Rendezvous Grand Hotel, Clarion Hotel Soho, Hotel Wright Street, the Franklin Hotel, etc. If you have decided to spend your upcoming New Years Eve in South Australia, early hotel booking is highly recommended.