Fireworks Melbourne 2017 | New Year's Eve

Fireworks Melbourne 2017 | New Year's Eve

Sunday 31st December 2017 from 6pm to 1am

The City of Melbourne presents an annual New Year's Eve fireworks spectacular and free entertainment in the city.

Come into the city and celebrate the dawning of the New Year at Melbourne’s largest free public celebration!

EARLY EVENING AT YARRA PARK


Presented by City of Melbourne

Located right next to the MCG, Yarra Park is bound by Punt Road Oval, Brunton Ave and Wellington Parade.

Early Eve at Yarra Park brings together all the exciting parts of celebrating the new year without the late night out.

Families can enjoy free stage entertainment, films and a spectacular fireworks display at 9.30pm.

All entertainment is duplicated in two distinct zones across the site to assist with large crowds.

Time: 6pm – 10pm

Getting there:
Train: Richmond and Jolimont stations
Tram: 48, 70 and 75
Bus: 246

STAGE PROGRAM


Time | Zone One | Zone Two
Melbourne 6pm - 6.30pm The Mad Hatters Michael Paynter
Melbourne 6.45pm - 7.30pm Emily Williams ft. J. Williams BigCityBeat
Melbourne 7.45pm - 8.30pm Michael Paynter The Mad Hatters
Melbourne 8.45pm - 9.30pm Emily Williams ft. J. Williams BigCityBeat

SCREEN PROGRAM


Time | Zone One and Two
Melbourne 6pm - 7.30pm Pre-feature entertainment
Melbourne 7.30pm - 9.28pm Feature film: Sing (with English subtitles)
Melbourne 9.28pm - 9.30pm Multimedia countdown
Melbourne 9.30pm - 9.38pm Fireworks display
Melbourne 9.38pm - 10pm Feature film: Sing (continued; with English subtitles)

FIREWORKS


9.30pm - Fireworks can be viewed from anywhere within the Yarra Park precinct.

Melbourne Map

MIDNIGHT LIVE SITES


Official midnight live sites 9pm – 1am


Live sites are great locations to view the midnight fireworks. Map

Expect free music from local DJs, special effects and a multimedia countdown, food outlets and toilet facilities.

Federation Square - Best seen from KINGS DOMAIN across the river.

KINGS DOMAIN


Flinders Street Station
Time: 9pm – 1am

Entertainment:
9pm – 11pm: 2017 music video retrospective
11pm – 1am: DJ MzRizk

Getting there:
Train: Flinders Street Station
Tram: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 55, 64, 67 and 72

After the fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Flinders Street Station.

TREASURY GARDENS


Parliament Station
Time: 9pm – 1am

Entertainment:
9pm – 11pm: 2017 music video retrospective
11pm – 1am: DJ Nussy

Getting there:
Train: Flinders Street and Parliament stations
Tram: 11, 12, 48, 70, 75, 86, 96 and 109

Parliament station will close at 11.45pm. After the fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Flinders Street Station.

FLAGSTAFF GARDENS


Flagstaff Station
Time: 9pm – 1am

Entertainment:
9pm – 11pm: 2017 music video retrospective
11pm – 1am: DJ Jade Zoe

Getting there:
Train: Flagstaff Station (inbound services) and Flinders Street Station (outbound services)
Tram: 19, 55, 57, 59, 86 and 96

Flagstaff station will close at 11.45pm. After the fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Southern Cross Station or Flinders Street Station.

DOCKLANDS


Southern Cross Station
Time: 9pm – 1am

Entertainment:
9pm – 11pm: 2017 music video retrospective
11pm – 1am: DJ ELLE

Getting there:
Train: Southern Cross Station
Tram: 11, 31, 48, 86 and 96

After the fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Southern Cross Station.

FIREWORKS


12 Midnight - Fireworks can be viewed from each of the live site locations.

After the fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Southern Cross Station or Flinders Street Station.

Melbourne Source

NEW YEAR'S EVE IS A MAJOR EVENT - EXPECT DELAYS


Due to large crowds, long delays should be anticipated, especially in the central CBD area. If choosing to travel into the city the best way to travel is by public transport, however, patrons are advised to avoid Flinders Street Station, utilising City Loop stations to access live sites.

To plan your journey, visit the PTV website or call 1800 800 007.

TRANSPORT CHANGES


People attending the celebrations are strongly encouraged to use public transport services, which run all night. All services will run to a normal Sunday timetable with special services.

TRAINS
All services will run to a normal Sunday timetable with additional special services. See the PTV website for details.

Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations will be open all night.

All City Loop stations including Flagstaff and Parliament stations will close at 11.45pm. After the midnight fireworks, patrons are advised to walk to Southern Cross Station or Flinders Street Station.

TRAMS
Trams will run to a standard Sunday timetable with additional services.

Exceptions include the City Circle Tram, which will cease at 5.30pm, and routes 78 and 82, which operate as per a normal Sunday timetable.

Services operating along St Kilda Road, Swanston Street and Flinders Street will be disrupted between 5.30pm and 2am.

The Art Centre Tram stop will be closed between 6pm and 2am.

There are multiple changes to tram services on NYE. Check the PTV website for more information.

V/LINE
V/Line train and road coach services will run to a special timetable on New Year’s Eve. Call 1800 800 007 or check the PTV website for more information.

BUSES
Metropolitan bus services will run to a normal weekend timetable. After 6pm, changes will apply to some central city bus routes. Check the PTV website for more information.

TAXIS
On New Year’s Eve, people attending the celebrations are strongly encouraged to use the public transport services, which run all night. If you are planning to catch a taxi, please note that it is very difficult for vehicles to get in and out of the city due to road closures.

Taxi ranks are recommended as a safer option as they are staffed by a security officer in a distinct uniform and monitored by security cameras.

A Safe City taxi rank will be located at 131 Queen Street, with another in Bourke Street, between Swanston and Russell streets.

ROAD CLOSURES
Please take note of changes to parking restrictions and traffic access at city locations on Sunday 31 December. Click here to see details of road closures during NYE.

Melbourne Source

City of Melbourne's New Year's Eve is an alcohol-free event. Fines apply.


When & Where


Date: Sunday 31st of December 2017
Time: 9.30pm & Midnight



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