New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Fireworks proudly brought to you by CQ University.

New Year's Eve at the Esplanade is a massive event that brings a diverse crowd together to celebrate the start of another year in our beautiful city. This year's activities will offer an alcohol-free event that is fun and festive with a family-friendly atmosphere!

Entertainment starts at 5:30pm with activities for families and children including free rides, on-stage entertainment and face painting. From 9pm the program focuses on music entertainment including a DJ for teenagers.

Two major firework displays, proudly brought to you by CQ University, at 9pm and 12 midnight will finish the year on a high note.

Following the celebrations there will be FREE bus services running from 12.30am to 2.30am, departing from Lake Street. For information on services visit the Sunbus website.

NEW YEAR’S FAMILY FUN: 5.30pm - 9.00pm, Fogarty Park
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with FREE family entertainment, rides and party vibes.
9:00pm fireworks with amazing soundtrack by Star 102.7FM.
Family-friendly, alcohol-free event!

DANCE THE 'NARD AWAY: 9.00pm - Midnight, Esplanade
Massive FREE dance party with club vibes from one of Cairns’ brightest DJs, followed by midnight fireworks.
Visit ‘Dance the 'Nard Away’ on Facebook.
Youth-friendly, alcohol-free event!

Last updated: 23 May 2018