Join us to celebrate New Year’s Eve festivities at Footscray Park on Sunday 31 December. Dazzling fireworks will illuminate the night sky at 9.30pm – the ideal family-friendly event away from the bustling city crowds.
Commence the evening with a Welcome to Country ceremony, followed by Cool Out Sun’s soulful blend of funk and jazz. The Merindas, a dynamic Indigenous duo, will captivate with their mesmerising vocals and disco-pop tunes. The stage will then be rocked as Regurgitator, fresh from their Crushing It 2023 Tour, delivers a genre-blending performance featuring chart-topping hits like Polyester Girl and Happiness.
Yacht Rock Revival will evoke nostalgia with smooth rock hits from the late ’70s and early ’80s after the fireworks. Guiding the festivities is the lively MC Lizzy Hoo, a celebrated Australian comedian known for her unique humour and energetic performances, ensuring a night of laughter and seamless ≈transitions.
The stage entertainment is perfectly complemented by roving acts Sway and Indirect Objects, carnival rides and games until the grand 9:30 pm fireworks display. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnics or indulge in delicious snacks from food trucks. To minimise environmental impact, use refillable bottles and reusable containers, as this is a single-use plastic-free event.
As an alcohol-free event, public transport is encouraged, with free shuttle buses between Footscray Train Station and Footscray Park (Eastern Lawn). Accessible parking is available on site via Maribyrnong Blvd. While furry friends are loved, it’s advised to leave them at home due to potential distress from fireworks.
Get ready for a memorable New Year’s Eve celebration filled with music, laughter, and spectacular fireworks!
SUNDAY 31 DECEMBER 6PM–10.30PM
Fireworks at 9.30PM
For more details, check out festivalcity.