Family Friendly New Years Events in Perth

 New Years Events for Families 2023/2024


It’s been a long year, but 2024 is almost here! If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities to see in the New Year, then Buggybuddys has you covered with a list of celebratory events for the whole family, from little kids to teens to nights out for Mums and Dads. There’s even events to enjoy as you relax on New Year’s Day. And, of course, best wishes for a happy, safe new year from the Buggybuddys team!

New Year’s Eve Family Party Day at Outback Splash

New Year’s Eve Family Party Day at Outback Splash – Sunday, December 31 🎆🎉
Get ready for a day filled with fun, music, and excitement!
🎶 DIY DJ – We’re taking song requests! Send in your favorite tunes and let’s create the ultimate party playlist together.
🍺 Croc Lager Launch – Try our new Croc Lager for just $8 and celebrate the new year with a splash!
🏀 “Damian Martin’s Poolside Slam” – Watch Perth Wildcats and Australian Olympic Basketball player, Damian Martin, take on the challenge of scoring in an inflatable pool basketball net. If he makes it, everyone present wins a FREE ticket to Outback Splash! 🏆

🕛 Plus, join our annual midday countdown! Celebrate the new year at 12… Midday! It’s the perfect way to ring in the New Year with your family.
Don’t miss this incredible day of family fun and festivities. See you there!
PLEASE NOTE, ticketing works the same as any other day, Season Pass holders welcome and all general admission Guests encouraged to book online in advance… Children under the age of 4 are free.

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Mindarie Marina

The Marina Mindarie present the Burns Beach Estate NYE Fireworks! Proudly supported by Burns Beach Estate & City of Wanneroo. This is a FREE, family-friendly event held at The Marina, Mindarie. For those who wish to see in the New Year, there will be a fantastic range of entertainment at the onsite venues – The Indi, The Boat, Life Boat and the ticketed Copacabana event at the Cabana. Fireworks commence at approximately 8.30pm
Please note, the Marina is a licensed venue. No BYO alcohol, food or seating of any kind can be brought into The Marina. 



Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair

Perth City’s favourite summer Fun Fair is back for five action-packed weeks, from Friday 1st December to Saturday 6th January*. Delight in the beauty of Elizabeth Quay whilst enjoying a huge lineup filled with the ultimate holiday cheer and attractions. FREE ENTRY – Discover this magical experience with access to Fireworks, Entertainment, Snowfalls and pay per use attractions. NOVA 93.7 Fireworks – Nova 97.3 will ignite the city sky with breathtaking displays of colour and awe on selected nights. Carnival Rides – Fly High on the Dream Swinger, Drift on the Dodgem Cars or bounce the night away on the Camelot Castle, there’s never a dull moment at Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair. Elizabeth Quay Carousel – Experience the charm of the classic carousel, an iconic must-do loved by all generations.  Ride on Train – Jump aboard and take a scenic ride around the Quay from the comfort of the carriages. Sideshow Games – WIN exciting prizes on the Laughing Clowns, Shooting Gallery and more family favourites when Sideshow alley comes to LIFE at Elizabeth Quay. Holiday Attractions & Entertainment – Enjoy the Snowfalls and welcome the festive cheer with our snow tipped christmas trees, sing-along carols and The City of Perth’s Christmas Lights Trail. Luna Glow Shop & Showbags – Light up the night with all the latest glow accessories and toys; or discover the exciting world of Showbags, home to family favourites and must have novelties. Food Trucks & Sweet Delights – Indulge in a range of delicious offerings from the nightly food trucks or visit the wonderful restaurants and bars around Elizabeth Quay. Celebrate the most magical time of the year at Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair supported by the City of Perth.
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New Year’s Eve Celebrations presented by Roy Hill

Elizabeth Quay comes alive with festivities, roving performances and entertainment, plus fireworks at the family-friendly time of 8pm. You will also find plenty of on land activities to enjoy such as food trucks and roving entertainment. The kids can join in on the hula hoop workshop or take a ride on the Storm and Teacup before cooling off in the BHP Water Park. There will also be a sideshow alley where you can purchase tickets and test your skills at laughing clowns or the rabbit shooting gallery.  

Entertainment 31 December 2023:

5pm to 9pm   Amusement rides and sideshow alley 
5pm to 9pm  Light themed roving entertainment
5pm to 8pm  LED Hula-hoop workshop
8pm  Fireworks Light Show


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New Year’s Eve at Westfield Carousel

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at Westfield Carousel, with their family-friendly Glitter & Glow Party! This entirely FREE event includes roaming entertainment, glitter face-painting, colourful stage shows, a light-up hula hoop workshop and FREE goodie bags for Westfield Members! Visit to find out more!


NYE Fireworks on Rottnest Island

There’s no better place to spend the last day of 2023, and ring in a joyful new year with friends and family.  
Indulge in a leisurely day discovering the island, leading into an afternoon of entertainment tailored to the whole family. As the sun gracefully dips below the horizon of the Indian Ocean, join in commemorating this moment with a free family fireworks display over Thomson Bay at 8 pm. 
This event is free, but registration is required.  
Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.  
Registrations opening soon. Sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to know when they do.    Subject to change.


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New Year’s Eve at The Basso


Embrace the spirit of the New Year early with a NYE celebration that the little legends will love at The Basso!
Bring the whole family for an exciting early countdown happening at 8 pm, plus revel in the festivities with kids’ entertainment, goody bags, confetti, glow sticks, and more 🎉
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to secure your spot for a memorable start to the New Year 🥂


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Family Friendly Fiesta (New Year’s Eve)

HERE COMES THE FUN! Freo’s favourite early Fish Pub New Years party with free entry for the whole fam! Amazing new nature playground. DJ KL from 4pm. Extended lic area (Princess May Park) from 4pm. Otherside Brewing Tap Bar & Fever Tree Gin Station. Warrior Inflatable Obstacle course from 4pm. Farmer Damian’s Moobile Farm from 4pm. Face Painting Fairies from 4pm. And our famous EARLY Countdown at 8pm.

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New Year’s Eve at Kings Park

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is traditionally popular with families on New Year’s Eve who come to admire the views while celebrating the turning of the year at midnight.

No specific public events are held on this day. The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority promotes a smoke-free, alcohol-free and glass-free venue. Sparklers and portable barbecues are strictly prohibited and no shade tents or marquees are to be erected. Kings Park will be very busy on this date so please be patient and courteous to other patrons, and adhere to parking guidelines.

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New Year’s Eve at Sistas Mindarie

Ring in the New Year with a bang! 🍽️🎆 We’re thrilled to announce that dinner bookings are now available for New Year’s Eve🍾 🥂 Join us for an evening filled with live music, spectacular fireworks, and delicious food at the stunning Marina. 🌟
And guess what? The most awaited moment has arrived! Our mouthwatering Tomahawk Steak is back 🥩💯 Make sure to place your order when booking online. Don’t miss out !!

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Family New Years Eve at Mandoon Estate 2023

Reviving the Classics: A Nostalgic New Year’s Eve with Abba and Robbie Williams Tributes 

Join us for an unforgettable family event featuring the irresistible sounds of an Abba and the electrifying performance of  Robbie Williams. Get ready to groove to the iconic hits of the ’70s , followed by a journey into the 2000s with the charisma and energy of Robbie Williams. It’s a night that promises music, nostalgia, and excitement for all ages, ensuring an event you won’t want to miss. Gather your family and friends to dance, sing along, and create lasting memories as we celebrate the timeless tunes of both legendary artists in one fantastic evening. Celebrate New Years Eve at Mandoon Estate. A Family Friendly event with plenty of activities for the kids including ;

  • Bubologist – giant bubble making
  • Face Painter
  • Early New Years countdown for kids that need to leave early – countdown at 8pm.
  • Plenty of food options and a fully licensed bar – see website for details.


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Family Hawaiian New Year’s Eve Party

Family Hawaiian New Year’s Eve from 6pm – 8.30pm
Spend the last day of 2023 with the whole family at our Hawaiian NYE party!
International buffet dinner, food stations including pizza, pasta, paella, sausage sizzle, fresh salads and ice creams.
Kids entertainment, activities, and FREE mini golf for kids all night. Our DJ playing the best tunes + Countdown to the children’s time of 8.30pm
Dress in your favourite Hawaiian outfit for your chance to win some great prizes!
Adults $79 pp + BF | Children (3-12 yrs) $55 pp + BF (includes mini golf) | Free for 2 years and under
Full pre-payment required & non-refundable. Please note allocated share table seating. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Event finishes at 8.30pm with food service from 6pm – 7.30pm. No further discounts apply

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NYE at the Park

Countdown Early with the little tuckers and welcome in 2024 with our family friendly NYE at the Park!

The Kids Countdown party is FREE for the family to enjoy in the beer garden with a mini kid’s countdown at 8pm and bookings available in the beer garden. We’ll entertain the kids while you can have dinner at the local, with kids entertainment including face painting, activities, party poppers, glow sticks and a lolly station. And for big kids there will be live music in the beer garden, from 8:30pm-12:30am and we’ll stay open till 2am! T&Cs Apply. As we are a licensed venue all children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times. 

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New Year’s Eve Party – Carnival

Presented by Afro-Disiac & WAZouk
Date: 31 December 2023 (Sunday) – Door Open from 7:30pm till Late Venue: Scarborough Sports and Community Club – 75 Deanmore Road Scarborough (Upstairs Function Room)
Online Sale (Limited Tickets)- $35.00 – Including a Welcome Drink **** Update Soon *** Door Sale – $40.00 – Including a welcome drink Kids (Under 18 years old ) – Free Entry with Parent
Dress Code: Carnival
Room 1 – Salsa/Bachata by DJ Tia & Guest DJ (TBA) Room 2 – Kizomba DJ Careca & Guest DJ (TBA) Room 3 – Brazilian Music and Kids Activity Area
Please Share with Friends and Family *Group Table Booking Available *Full Licensed Bar – Strictly NO BYO – Upstairs Bar Open *You can bring food or snacks

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City of Canning’s New Years Day Concert & Fireworks

Celebrate the start of 2024 at the City’s annual New Years Day Concert & Fireworks! After the huge success of last year’s event, this free, family friendly gem on the City’s major event calendar is back, taking place on the banks of the Canning River at Shelley Beach Foreshore.  Bring your own picnic and seatingfill up with delicious food from a wide range of food trucks and entertain the kids with some great watery fun and games. There will be roving entertainment and some fantastic live music and performances.  The evening wouldn’t be complete without a dazzling display of fireworks brought to you by Cardile Fireworks at 8.00pm after which, the event will conclude.

Stage Entertainment

Slim JIm and the Phatts Daren Reid & the Soul City Groove Band

Food Trucks

Watch this space!

Event Running Order

⏱ 3.30pm  Event Opens ⏱ 3.45pm  Stage Entertainment  – Slim Jim & The Phatts and Daren Reid ⏱ 8.00pm  Fireworks Display ⏱ 8.15pm/8.30pm  Event Concludes

What is provided at the event?

✔️ Free water so bring along your reusable water bottle (and coffee cup!) ✔️ Toilets (including accessible toilets) ✔️ Some shade and seating ✔️ Over 20 food trucks  ✔️ Kids activities from 3:30pm until 7pm ✔️ Stage entertainment from 3:30pm – 8:00pm ✔️ Fireworks from 8.00pm – 8.15pm


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