Are you ready to welcome in the New Year with a BANG?
Around the Hunter Valley and Newcastle there are a few events taking place that you and the kids won’t want to miss!
Celebrations, fun and fireworks
New Year’s celebrations are not just about partying and staying up late; for many it is an opportunity to catch up with friends, relax a bit and let the kids enjoy themselves. And of course, fireworks!
If you want free entertainment to welcome in the New Year, then check out the events taking place below!
As you would expect, Honeysuckle in Newcastle puts on a great show.
With entertainment for everyone from Worth Place Park to Harbour Square:
Harbour – Splashdown Water Show. 6.30pm – 7.30pm.
Newcastle Museum lawn – Kids play zone. 5pm to 8:30pm.
Fireworks over the harbour – 9pm
Entertainment starting at time: 6pm – 9pm with food and drinks available from food vans.
Expecting to be even better than last year, Maitland has a family friendly event organised that will keep you and your kids entertained right through to the evening when the fireworks display commences.
If you want good food and free activities, than Maitland is your ‘go to’ for Hunter Valley New Year’s Eve Celebrations.
Taking place along the bank of Maitland River, you will find the following activities:
• Live music
• FREE amusement rides
• Kids craft
• Face painting
• Rock climbing
• Bungee trampoline
• And so much more
Get down there early as the event kicks off at 5.00pm.
Don’t forget to stay for the huge fireworks display at 9pm!
Hunter valley gardens
If you haven’t been to see the Hunter Valley Gardens Christmas Lights Spectacular yet, tonight is the perfect night to do so because at 9pm they have the most amazing display fireworks!
Make a night of it and a memory your kids won’t forget.
For families local to Paterson, make sure you check out the New Year’s Eve celebrations being held at Tucker Park, Paterson.
With gates opening at 4.00pm, families will enjoy live music, singing, dancing, amusement rides, face painting and much more.
Worried you might get hungry? Don’t be, there are food and drinks available to purchase.
To ensure everyone is catered to, Paterson have two fireworks displays – the main fireworks at 9.00pm and another to welcome 2017 at midnight!
Regardless how you plan to welcome in the New Year, ensure it is a safe one!