Rooftop New Year's Eve in Melbourne - 2023/24

Welcome 2024 on a high note, with firework displays and elevated cocktails at the best Melbourne rooftop bars.

October 25, 2023
Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24

To make the last evening of 2023 a New Year's Eve Melbourne to remember, we would urge everyone to look upwards, to the great selection of Melbourne rooftop bars.

A place where the festive season and prime rooftop season collide, it's no wonder that NYE and Melbourne rooftops is a match made in heaven. Enjoy breezy drinks, sky-high vibes, and watch the 2023 fireworks over Melbourne, as you say cheers and welcome to 2024 under the stars.

1. Rooftop at QT

Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24 - Rooftop at QT
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The hip rooftop lounge on top of the designer hotel QT Melbourne comes surrounded with uninterrupted views of Melbourne’s city skyline.

Located right in the heart of the city, the indoor/outdoor Rooftop at QT mixes the sophisticated with the relaxed, creating a perfect setting for both after work cocktails and more vibrant and stylish rooftop party nights.

The most vibrant night of the year is set top be New Year's Eve, when the Rooftop at QT invites you to ring in 2024 with one epic rooftop party, high above the city’s sparkling skyline.

Packed with a great party atmosphere, Melbourne’s most-loved DJs on rotation, and one of best views over the Melbourne fireworks, the evening will also include a tasty selection of food and drinks. From free-flowing Champagne, wines and tap beers all night long, to an abundance of luxurious canapés, oysters freshly shucked to order, a smoldering live rotisserie, and a sinful late-night dessert station.

Tickets are available as General Admission and VIP Group Packages, and you can get yours right here.


  • 133 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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2. Blossom Rooftop Bar

Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24 - Blossom Rooftop Bar
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Located on level 14 of Pullman Melbourne on Swanston, Blossom Rooftop Bar is a modern and elevated rooftop for good food, great vibes, amazing drinks and skyline views.

High above the CDB, here you can enjoy wood-fired pizza, bar snacks, signature cocktails, local wines and beers, all served in an urban, vibrant and sophisticated atmosphere.

While something is on every day at Blossom, Sunday December 31 will be something special, when the rooftop invites to a brand new New Years Eve experience.

The all inclusive NYE tickets features premium sparkling, wines, beer and soft drinks, Espresso Martinis & Mojitos, oyster shucking station, endless woodfired pizzas, delicious canapes, and music from DJ’s to help you groove into the New Year.

Add uninterrupted views of all the fireworks from the alfresco wrap around terrace, and you sense that all ingredients are there for a spectacular end to the year. To make it even more special, celebrate with friends and book one of the VIP booths right here.


  • Pullman Melbourne on Swanston, Level 14/195 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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3. The Q

Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24 - The Q
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Elevated high, high above Melbourne CBD, The Q is a place of small plates and big experiences, perched on top of the modern and fabulous Quincy Hotel.

Through the panoramic windows at the stylish indoor lounge, or out on the open-air terrace, you can enjoy amazing views over the Melbourne skyline, in an atmosphere that is exclusive, yet inclusive.

This New Year's Eve, The Q will take your festivities to new heights, where the elevated views over the city and the Melbourne fireworks are complemented with a great atmosphere.

The evening starts with a signature cocktail on arrival, and continues with free-flowing wine and beer, as well as Southeast Asian food throughout the night. When the clock strikes 2024, all guests can cheer with a glass of Piper-Heidsieck.

Starting at 8pm, the $160 tickets include food and beverages, and can be found here.


  • 509 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
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4. Transit Rooftop Bar

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Futuristic, stylish and industrial in setting, the Transit Rooftop Bar might only be two levels up but still offers magical views of the Melbourne skyline, the botanical gardens and the River Yarra below.

Located on top of the Transport Hotel, which is actually not a hotel but a bar / restaurant complex with Transport Public Bar on the ground floor, Taxi Kitchen one floor above and then Transit Rooftop Bar up top.

As we all know, nothing says New Year's Eve like a party on the rooftop, and luckily Transit Rooftop Bar will help out with hosting an exclusive New Year's Eve party, transforming into a dazzling New York Times Square experience.

Starting with a complimentary cocktail on arrival, along with roaming canapes throughout the night, the evening will be filled with music by rotating DJs, as well as one of the best views of the Melbourne fireworks display.

Get ready to feel like a VIP, and secure your tickets right here.


  • Transport Hotel Federation Square, Melbourne VIC 3000
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5. Imperial Hotel

Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24 - Imperial Hotel
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Located in the heart of the CBD, Imperial Hotel is Melbourne's 3rd oldest pub and a classic venue, equipped with a big wooden deck terrace and rooftop bar, with a fantastic view over the Parliament House and the city skyline.

In a great and relaxed atmosphere, here you can enjoy open and airy summer day and nights, but with cover and heaters, also warm and comfy winter sessions.

December 31st will hopefully bring a warm evening, but more certain is that there will be a grand New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party at the Imperial Hotel, where you can really party the last night of the year away.

The NYE evening on the rooftop includes a 4 hour drinks package of beer, wine and spirits with roaming canapes, from 8pm to midnight, along with live music and DJs keeping the atmosphere buzzing into 2024.

General Admission is $179 during the first release, and tickets can be found here.


  • 2/8 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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6. Good Heavens

Rooftop New Year's Eve Melbourne - 2023/24 - Good Heavens
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Taking you to Miami, Palm Springs and the pastell colors and pink signs of the '80s, Good Heavens is a vibrant and creative rooftop oasis in the heart of Melbourne.

From sunny afternoon drinks to happening nights, Good Heavens pretty much always mixes the relaxed with the buzzing, sprinkled with cool views over the city skyscrapers.

To ring in 2024 with a real bang, Good Heavens will host a NYE party with delicious canapés and flowing drinks all night, a line-up of fabulous DJs and rooftop city views of the Melbourne fireworks.

Tickets are available as Classic Package and Fancy Package, and can be found here.


Rikard Fredricson
Rikard Fredricson

Rikard has spent the last 10 years exploring, enjoying, researching and working with rooftop venues. During these years he has visited more than 700 rooftops across the globe. The experience he has gained is used to create helpful, in-depth and accessible content, and to share his knowledge and rooftop expertise with fellow rooftop-lovers.