Events Outdoors

One Spectacular Fireworks Display on New Years Eve


Want to celebrate the close of 2016 in a big way? Or just ring in the New Year in a beautiful location? This New Year’s Eve, head over to Lakes Entrance and celebrate in style! Starting from 1.00pm with market stalls and foreshore activities including the petting farm, this will be an alcohol-free event. The carnival features rides, amusements, showbags and fantastic food from local vendors. The Lakes Entrance Talent Search will be fantastic as always and showcases amateur talent, performers and future stars from all over Gippsland. Other entertainment will include popular local professional performers, street artists and more. A family orientated evening, events will be concluding with an amazing fireworks display at approximately 9.30pm for the younger attendees and again at midnight for those wanting a later night to see the new year tick over. An extremely popular event, Lakes Entrance New Year’s Eve celebrations draw in excess of 50,000 people to the region to celebrate. Come on down and join in the fun!

Timetable of Events:

From 1.00pm: Market Stalls and Petting Farm on the foreshore

2.00pm – 4.00pm: Lakes Entrance Talent Search – Main stage

4.00pm – 6.00pm: DJ & live music – Main stage

6.00pm – 7.00pm: Welcome To Country

6.30pm – 8.30pm: Roaming Entertainment along Esplanade:Jugglers, Fire eaters, Belly Dancers

7.00pm – 8.30pm: DJ & live music – Main stage

8.30pm – 9.30pm: Eccentrix Entertainment – Fire Eaters, Jugglers, Clowns, Belly Dancers – Main stage

9.30pm: Fireworks

9.30pm – 10.30pm: Roaming Entertainment along Esplanade – Fire eaters, Jugglers, Clowns, Belly Dancers

9.45pm – 12 midnight: DJ & Live music 12 midnight: Fireworks

12.15pm – 12.30pm: DJ & Live music

For further information or for updates to the New Year’s Eve program, please visit

Where: Lakes Entrance Memorial Park, Sails Stage and Foreshore

When: New Year’s Eve, 31 December 2016