How Will You Celebrate New Year's Eve 2013?

Whether you're a party animal or not, New Year's Eve is a great opportunity to spend time with your loved ones, indulge in a drink or two and make some resolutions you may or may not keep.

If you're still undecided how you'll ring in the new year, take a look at these tips for inspiration.


If you're single and ready to mingle, New Year's Eve is a great time to put on your party planning hat and prepare to throw a bash your friends will be talking about for months. You'll need to consider your menu, creative interior decorating ideas and your guest list, so start planning now!

A great way to get social at your event is by asking guests to invite other friends, so there'll be plenty of new people to meet, and perhaps form romantic ties with!

As the host, don't be afraid to reach out and ask for help. Music-minded pals could make the official party playlist, whereas a culinary goddess may help you prepare your canapes and cocktails.


Celebrate the special night with your loved one by renting out a secluded cabin or beach house just for the two of you. Whether you stay for the night or a week, it'll be a great opportunity to spend time just with each other, and means you can take the night at your own pace - even if that means going to bed before the count down!

Make sure to pack your towels if you're near the water, some good books, candles, fine wine and plenty of decadent treats.


If you've got kids who will be joining your New Year celebrations, consider attending a local community event. There are plenty of them hosted around Australia, and they are usually free, complete with fireworks and music.

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