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Sunday 31 December 2017, Belmore Basin

Celebrate the new year with us at this family-friendly, alcohol-free event.

Live music, roving performers, face painting, amusement rides, and food and novelty stalls provide a lively atmosphere in the lead-up to our fireworks spectacular at 9pm.

A huge thanks to our naming rights sponsor for this event, Acorn Lawyers!


We'd also like to thank our corporate sponsor for New Year's Eve, South Coast BMW

New Year's Eve 2017 is an accessible event

Our 2017 New Year’s Eve celebrations will include some features to assist people with disabilities to attend. For details visit our accessible event page.

Getting there

We recommend catching the train to Fairy Meadow, North Wollongong or Wollongong stations, and then jumping on the free Gong Shuttle Bus.

For more bus and train information phone 131 500 or visit

Road Closures:

Between 4pm - 10.15pm on New Year's Eve the following roads will be closed:

  • Cliff Road between Georges Place and Marine Drive
  • Harbour Street between Cliff Road and Smith Street, including Old Court House Lane
  • Harbour access ramp off Endeavour Drive.

Between 8.30pm - 9.30pm lower Endeavour Drive will also be closed.

Businesses within the road closure zone will be open as normal.

Stallholder and Vendor applications now open!

We're inviting food stallholders and novelty vendors to participate by selling a variety of foods and products to contribute to the fun of New Year's Eve. If you'd like to hold a stall at this event you can now apply online.

Before submitting an application, make sure you have the following information ready:

  • A copy of your Public Liability Insurance certificate of currency as an image or in PDF format
  • Credit card details to complete payment online and lodge your application
  • For food vendors:
    • NSW Food Authority Number
    • Wollongong City Council Food Business Number
    • Food Safety Supervisor Number.

When you're ready to apply, click the link below to go to our online form:

Vendor Application Form

Sites will be allocated on a first-in basis if there are duplications of stall type. Local vendors will be given priority, and applications will be confirmed via email from Council's event coordinator.

If you require more than one site, a separate application will be required for each site.

Wollongong City Council is committed to making our events as accessible as possible. Stallholders and vendors are encouraged to read our Stallholders and Vendors Accessibility Fact Sheet [14 KB]

Volunteer at New Year's EVEryone

Are you looking for a unique volunteering opportunity, and have three or more hours to spare on New Year's Eve? We're inviting people to volunteer at our community event and be part of this special night.

To find out more and apply, please see our online form.
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