Celebrating the end of year in style at The District

Jack Hayes

When it comes to truly unique experiences it’s hard to argue any better place in postcode 3008, or Melbourne, than The District Docklands.

From the cool reprieve of O’Brien Icehouse or the thrill and excitement of Archie Brothers, to the newly opened Soul Garden Korean BBQ Buffet, summer at The District presents a smorgasbord of fun, food, and frivolity.

Here’s our list of must-visit experiences to close out the year:


Archie Brothers Cirque Electric

At Archie Brothers, you’re spoiled for choice with endless thrills, plenty of games, delicious food, and incredible cocktails. Try your luck against Archie’s games and you could get your hands on the coveted collectables atop our jackpot.

Laser Tag starts at $16 per adult, bowling $33 per adult and arcades play $30 for 30 minutes.

O’Brien Icehouse

There is something for everyone at O’Brien’s with a choice of skating with a lesson, curling, ice hockey, Skating + Artvo and more.

Adult tickets start at just $31 and children $15.

Brush by the Vines

If you are looking for a fun end-of-year celebration activity for your workplace, friendship group or family, The District studio can host up to 60 people and for a limited time only, spend $1500 on your event and get $100 on the bar tab.

Tickets are $65 per person and include one complimentary drink on arrival.


Fans of the hugely popular online game AmongUs will revel in Saboteurs, an immersive, interactive space-themed game.

Each game of Saboteurs is designed so that one to 15 players of all ages can play.

Saboteurs is great for all ages and prices start from as little as prices start at $35 per person for 30 minutes of gameplay. 

The FRIENDS Experience

Explore set recreations like Monica and Rachel’s apartment, the iconic FRIENDS™ fountain, the famous “PIVOT!” scene, the legendary Central Perk and so much more.
Prices start at $36 for children and $45 for adults.




Urban Alley

You’ll have multiple areas where you can celebrate any event with Urban Alley Brewery Docklands.

Choose from their private function room, The Laneway, Deck area – outside, The Terrace – outside and undercover, inside the Brewpub or take over the whole Brewpub and have exclusive use.

Krabbys Crab Boil

Now taking bookings of up to eight people Krabbys Crab Boil is serving seafood with a twist. Get your bib and gloves on and indulge in delicious seafood and a variety of sides.



Located right above The District Docklands lives the 5-star Marriott Hotel. 

The Marriott offers a stunning infinity pool with beautiful city and water views on the 15th floor.

Hotel guests, residents and members of the public have access to enjoy the 280-degree view of the water and city over a drink or bite to eat at the Marriott pool lounge bar.
Rooms start from $290 and are available 7 days a week. •

For more: thedistrictdocklands.com.au/events/end-of-year-celebrations

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