Fogarty Park event cancelled due to weather -- Family party now at Cairns Convention Centre
Join us for face painting, kids' disco, balloon artist, wizard performance, hoola hoop workshop and roving performers on the veranda at the Cairns Convention Centre from 5pm until 6.45pm, prior to the Cairns Taipans' clash against the Perth Wildcats.
Plus free rides outside on Little Grafton Street.
Everyone is invited - you don't need to have a game day ticket to join in.
At this stage, fireworks at 9pm and midnight are planned to go ahead, providing conditions on the night render it safe to do so.
Further updates will be made available via Cairns Regional Council’s Facebook page.
2018 New Year’s Eve fireworks proudly brought to you by Crystalbrook Collection.
Crystalbrook Collection 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!
- 5.30 - 9pm – Fogarty Park children's entertainment
- 9pm and midnight fireworks
- NYE Resolution Fun Run – 7.30 Fogarty Park. Register for the NYE Resolution Fun Run.
- Cairns Regional Council fund a free bus service between 12.30am to 1.20am, departing from Lake Street on Monday 31st December 2018. For more information visit the Sunbus website.
NEW YEAR’S FAMILY FUN: 5.30pm - 9.00pm, Fogarty Park
Family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations on the Cairns Esplanade will include children’s entertainment and rides, a fun run and two fireworks displays. Celebrations will embrace the tropical climate with “wet weather-friendly” activities
|5:30pm||Hoola Hoop play with ‘Hoop There It is’ / Facepainting||Kids Area|
|5:35pm||Soul Song Choir||Main Stage|
|6:00pm||White Wizard Magic Show||Kids Area|
|6:10pm||Great Stanley||Main Stage|
|7:15pm||Fun Run briefing (all participants to attend)||Behind Main Stage|
|7:30pm||Fun Run starts||Behind Main Stage|
|7:30pm||Sister Liberty||Main Stage|
|8:00pm||Crazy Bron Kids Disco||Kids Area|
|8:15pm||Machine Machine||Main Stage|
|12 midnight||Fireworks||Along Esplanade|
Become a sponsor!
By getting behind New Year's Eve, you will be directly contributing to the well being of our community and the liveability of our city. Investing in this event will help you reach local target markets and showcase your products and service
Download a sponsorship prospectus ( PDF, 2.41 MB ) or contact Raine Davies, Coordinator Events Delivery on 07 4044 3261 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information please contact Raine Davies, Coordinator Events Delivery on 07 4044 3261 or email@example.com
Cairns Regional Council fund a free bus service between 12.30am to 1.20am, departing from Lake Street on Monday 31st December 2018. For more information visit the Sunbus website.
The road with be closed on the Esplanade between Spence and Minnie Street from 5:00am 31 December to 5:00am 1 January, with the possibility of the road opening earlier depending on the crowd numbers.
Busy events can be quite stressful for your animal. Please consider the wellbeing of your pet and other event attendees and please keep your pet at home during busy events.