1. New Year's Eve Celebration
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with free children’s rides, roving entertainment, food stalls, live music with the Radio Club Band and a brilliant fireworks finale at North Ipswich Reserve. Join in the fun as the main stage erupts into a fantastic, larger-than-life, action-packed evening featuring the Smurfette’s Journey stage show, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Larrikin Puppets and Stuntman Jim.
WHEN: 5pm-9.30pm, 31 December
WHERE: North Ipswich Reserve, 43 The Terrace, North Ipswich
2. Brothers Leagues Club
New Year at Brothers will be huge with a full day of promotions, entertainment and giveaways lined up. Kicking off from noon, activities on offer include UFC 219 Cyborg vs Holm, a NYE Tower Challenge, trivia and raffles. Dirty Dice will keep you rocking well into 2018. The day has an “under construction” theme. Check in on Facebook with a photo of you at the club dressed in line with theme and you could win prizes.
WHEN: From noon, 31 December, 2017
WHERE: Brothers Leagues Club, Wildey Street, Ipswich
3. Robelle Domain Parklands
Bring your family and friends along to Robelle Domain Parklands, Springfield Central and celebrate with the community. Festivities kick off at 5pm with live music, carnival rides, food stalls and close a with fireworks finale at 9pm. Lock it in, join with us and pledge to “Live Louder” in 2018. Entry is free. No drugs or alcohol are permitted.
WHEN: From 5pm, 31 December, 2017
WHERE: Robelle Domain Parklands, Springfield Central
4. Raceview Hotel
The Raceview will welcome 2018 with a Havana nights white party. Dress in white for special treatment on arrival and your chance to win a bottle of Havana Rum and mixers.
WHEN: Live music from 6pm
WHERE: Raceview Hotel, 99 Raceview Street, Raceview
5. Buck You at Johnny Ringo's
If you’re after a country rockin’ NYE party give Johnny Ringo’s Ipswich a go. The event will include a live band, free mechanical bull rides and a DJ. The theme for the night is “boots and bling”. Dress to impress.
WHEN: Doors open 6pm, 31 December, 2017
WHERE: 253 Brisbane Street, Ipswich
COST: Buy tickets here
6. Orion Hotel
Join the jungle fun for a savage party. No new year’s resolutions here, kick back and release the Krakin.
WHEN: 8pm to 3am
WHERE: Orion Hotel, 1 Main Street, Springfield Central
7. 90s party with P!NK Tribute
Racehorse Hotel is hosting a 90s party with P!NK Tribute. Featuring Mirror Ball Express – the first live act to create a concept show featuring mashups of the best 80s and 90s hits in one epic show. Get ready for a night of fun in this spectacular event. All your favourite tunes live, party games and prizes.
WHEN: From 8pm, 31 December, 2017
WHERE: Racehorse Hotel, 215 Brisbane Road, Booval
8. Club Services Ipswich
Dance the night away to Elephant Rock playing all your favourite hits from the 50s to now.
WHEN: 8pm to 1am
WHERE: Club Services Ipswich, 5A Lowry Street, North Ipswich
9. Goodna Services Club
Live music from Simply Three and traditional Island dancing lead this bumper NYE party. Every ticket goes into the draw to win hourly cash draws from 8pm.
WHEN: All day and night
WHERE: Goodna Services Club, 32 Woogaroo Street, Goodna
COST: Members $55, non-members $60, kids under 11 $25
10. Springlake Hotel
Join a jam-packed night with live music by Cajje Project, bar snacks and giveaways. The courtesy bus will be operating throughout the night to get you to and from the venue safely.
WHEN: 8pm to 4am
WHERE: Springlake Hotel, 1/1 Springfield Lakes Boulevard
11. Yamanto Tavern
Catch the final UFC pay per view of 2017 on the big screen and get your New Year’s Eve celebration off to an early start.
WHEN: PPV on the big screen from 1pm
WHERE: Yamanto Tavern, 502-510 Warwick Road, Yamanto