It’s official: 2019 is just around the corner, so get ready to ring in the New Year with a bang at these NYE countdown parties & events in Bali
Seriously, where did 2018 go? We know that a lot of it was spent sipping on gin & juice at Bali’s best beach clubs, and hopping from the beach to Seminyak’s boutiques and back again. But the rest of it? The jury’s out.
But as the saying goes, the past is behind us, and since it’s (almost) time to bid farewell to 2018, we’re getting ready to welcome 2019 with a bang at Bali’s most glamorous, Champagne-popping NYE events. From live DJ performances to beachfront blowouts and dazzling fireworks displays, here’s where it’s at for New Year’s Eve 2019 in Bali.
NEW YEAR’S EVE IN BALI 2018 – 2019
What: An unforgettable New Year’s bash under Potato Head Beach Club’s tropical skies, with Disclosure and other special guests taking to the beachfront decks to ignite the night through to 2019. Expect big crowds and an even bigger fireworks display.
When: 31st December, 4.30pm – late.
Where: Potato Head Beach Club – Jl Petitenget No 51B, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 1,200,000 for pre-sale tickets.
What: Another spectacular and iconic KU DE TA party beneath the stars. The evening will begin with a very special pre-party Supper Club dinner, featuring a complimentary cocktail and canapés, and an amazing three-course dinner. A star-studded lineup of live music will then take you through to midnight, including HanLei (the soulful powerhouse duo who backed Grace Jones), as well as international DJs Stu Mac, Glynn Tandy, and KU DE TA’s very own Loco Hero.
When: 31st December, 6pm – 2am.
Where: KU DE TA – Jl Kayu Aya No.9, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 2,100,000 for the Supper Club & party entrance. For party tickets only, it’s IDR 750,000 for pre-sale and IDR 900,000 on the door.
What: A star-studded two-day music festival with performances from some of the biggest names in music today, like Khalid, Martin Solveig, Roger Sanchez, BROODS, Clean Bandit, The Rubens and The Wombats.
When: 31st December & 1st January, 3Pm – 3am.
Where: Finns Beach Club – Jl Pantai Berawa, Canggu.
Price: From IDR 1,400,000 for general admission for a single day pass.
What: A sparkling evening of live jazz music accompanied by a four-course set menu crafted by the incredible Seasalt chefs – all this on the dazzling Seminyak beachfront.
When: 31st December, 7PM – midnight
Where: Seasalt – Jl Taman Ganesha No.9, Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 1,100,000++ per person (half price for kids under 12 years old).
What: A 3-in-1 mega-party beneath the stars, with a hopping soundtrack from superstar music selectors DJ Doorly, Olivia Dawn & Internet Slang, raising the roof and electrifying the night alongside a signature fireworks show and an after party til dawn.
When: 31st December, 6pm – late.
Where: W Bali – Seminyak – Jl Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: From IDR 1,000,000++ per person for presale tickets, or IDR 1,200,000++ per person at the door.
What: A 70s carnival-themed party reminiscent of the famous Copacabana, with hints of Latin, tropical and Afro beats by DJ Natty Rico. Turntables will meet saxophones, vibrant visuals will meet a beachfront backdrop, and the whitest sand will meet barefooted dancing feet.
When: 31st December, 6pm – late.
Where: Manarai Beach House – Lot N5 Kawasan Pariwisata, ITDC Nusa Dua.
Price: IDR. 700.000 & IDR 800,000 for pre-sale, or IDR 950,000 on the door.
What: An exceptional 5-course dinner curated by Sundays Beach Club’s celeb chef James Viles. To up the evening’s treats, the dinner will come with a choice of optional wine pairing, as well as a beautiful live jazz performance from Eva Scolaro. Come midnight, a show-stopping, sky-popping fireworks display will welcome in 2019.
When: 31st December, from 7pm.
Where: Sundays Beach Club – Jl Pantai Selatan Gau, Banjar Wijaya Kusuma, Ungasan.
Price: IDR 1,200,000++ for dinner only, or 2,000,000++ with wine pairing.
What: An exquisite five-course dinner in the jungle, entertained by live music and epicurean delights. Whilst awaiting the countdown, tuck into a spread of desserts and bubbles in the Cabana Lounge with the sound of cool DJs, before a colourful spark of fireworks in the night sky at midnight.
When: 31st December, 7pm – late.
Where: Plantation Restaurant at Alila Ubud – Desa Melinggih Kelod, Payangan, Gianyar.
Price: IDR 990,000++ for the set dinner & Cabana toast, or IDR 250,000 for the toast only.
What: A daytime party through to sunset dinner and a late night dance-off on the cliffs, celebrating the last sundown of 2018. Raise a glass to the new year with international DJs, VIP daybeds and clifftop dining with one of the most spectacular views of the fireworks along Bali’s southern coastline.
When: 31st December, 11am – late.
Where: Ulu Cliffhouse – Jl Labuan Sait No. 315, Padang-Padang.
Price: Free entry to the party, or IDR 4,000,000 minimum spend for daybed bookings.
What: A very special high energy NYE performance from award winning star, Macy Kate, all the way from Los Angeles, California. She’ll be joined by DJ, Kaidot and a spectacular, world-class professional acrobatic show to welcome in 2019 Mulia-style.
When: 31st December, from 10pm onwards.
Where: The Grand Ballroom at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas – Jl Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua.
Price: IDR 3,500,000 per person. Dinner packages also available.
What: A spectacular four-course Mediterranean gala dinner on the cliffs, serenaded by live music from Truedy. After dinner, the party ramps up with a twilight party beneath the stars, graced by El Kabron’s resident DJs and of course, a traditional fireworks display at midnight.
When: 31st December, 7pm – 2am.
Where: El Kabron Cliff Club – Jl Pantai Cemongkak, Pecatu.
Price: IDR 1,200,000++ for the gala dinner and IDR 200,000 for the afterparty.
What: A supercharged dinner party with free-flow drinks – choose from either a 6-course sit-down dinner or come for canapés only, with international guest DJ Bas Ibellini and the DM 528HZ crew supplying the sounds.
When: 31st December, 7pm or 9pm – late.
Where: Da Maria – Jl Petitenget No.170, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 1,500,000 for dinner & 5 hours free-flow, or IDR 1,000,000 for canapés & 3 hours free-flow.
What: An all-inclusive two-day extravaganza starting with a New Year’s Eve fiesta at Motel Mexicola, followed by a New Year’s Day pool party at Tropicola. For NYE, the party kicks off with a 6-hour free flow of food, booze and margaritas, accompanied by the festive beats from live DJs. Get ready to send 2018 off in a blaze of glory at this legendary antojeria and tequileria.
When: 31st December, 7pm – 1am.
Where: Motel Mexicola – Jl Kayu Jati No.9X, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 1,500,000 for a one-day ticket, or IDR 2,500,000 to also include the NYD party at Tropicola.
What: A day-to-night New Year’s Eve extravaganza like no other. Dance on the clifftops under the sun, moon and stars, with awesome panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and the sounds of OMNIA’s superstar resident DJs.
When: 31st December, 4pm – 2am.
Where: OMNIA Dayclub – Jl Belimbing Sari, Banjar Tambiyak Desa, Uluwatu.
Price: IDR 850,000 per person.
What: A party under the stars with street food grazings at a pop-up food market, a groovy live performance from Lydia Rose and DJ Sammy Sax, then a beachside countdown with sparks in the sky and much, much more.
When: 31st December, 9pm – midnight.
Where: Beach Bar at Alila Seminyak – Jl Taman Ganesha No.9, Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: Free entry
What: An oh-so-sparkly 6-course dinner with a live jazz performance and complimentary welcome drink, before an outdoor countdown party with a live DJ and fireworks display on the terrace.
When: 31st December, 7pm – late.
Where: Ju-Ma-Na at Banyan Tree Ungasan – Jl Melasti, Banjar Kelod, Ungasan.
Price: IDR 2,500,000++ per person for dinner, free entry to the countdown party.
What: A massive Tropical party to help ring in the new year, complete with special party packages (think bubbles & party packs!) and Tropical Deep House tunes from a roster of live DJs and saxophone sessions. As one of Seminyak’s highest vantage points, the Rooftop Sunset Bar offers sweeping views along Bali’s southern coastline, with front-row seats to the fireworks!
When: 31st December, 4pm – 2am.
Where: Rooftop Sunset Bar at Double-Six Luxury Hotel – Jl Double Six Beach – Seminyak.
Price: IDR 150,000Nett after 8pm including welcome drink. From IDR 1,000,000Nett for a sunset package, and from IDR 3,000,000Nett for a party package.
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What: A foam party and picnic combo, with plenty of bubbles, DJs spinning their breeziest island tunes, poolside face-and-body painting, tarot reading and magic balloons.
When: December 31st, 2pm – 10pm.
Where: Folk Pool & Gardens – Jl Monkey Forest, Ubud.
Price: Free entry – first in first served.
NEW YEAR’S DAY IN BALI 2019
What: A sun-soaked pool party with the Don of British dance DJs on the decks – the one and only Pete Tong. Start 2019 by sipping on Margaritas poolside and jamming to his world-class beats in the warm Bali heat, from daytime ’til late.
When: 1st January, 10am – 11pm.
Where: Mrs Sippy – Jl Taman Ganesha, Gang Gagak 8, Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 500,000 for early bird tickets on sale now.
What: Enjoy your ﬁrst brunch of the New Year chilling out with the seaside breeze, the sound of the waves, and a fresh taste of the sea. Satisfy your taste buds with unlimited-to-order a la carte seafood dishes, a free ﬂow of Bloody Marys as well as tastings from our fresh seafood bar, where you can pick fresh oysters and fresh chilled prawns!
When: 1st January, 12pm – 4pm.
Where: Seasalt – Jl. Taman Ganesha No.9, Petitenget, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 550,000++ per person, half price for kids under 12 years old.
What: The second part of the all-inclusive two-day extravaganza that starts with a New Year’s Eve fiesta at Motel Mexicola. Day 2 is a New Year’s Day pool party at Tropicola with free flow food, spirits and amazing cocktails as fireworks light up the evening sky and the sounds of international DJ Late Nite Tuff Guy ensures the party pumps hard.
When: 1st January, 2pm – 8pm.
Where: Tropicola, Jl Pantai Batu Belig No.5, Seminyak.
Price: IDR 1,500,000 for a one-day ticket, or IDR 2,500,000 to also include the NYE party at Motel Mexicola.
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