Countdown is on for New Years Eve Light Up Sky


Get ready to usher in 2024 with a bang as Rockhampton prepares to bid farewell to 2023 with Triple M’s NYE Light Up the Sky this Sunday.

The community is in for a treat with two spectacular fireworks displays set against the stunning riverside precinct. The festivities kick off with a ten-minute fireworks display at 7:30pm, catering to those with early bedtimes. For those ready to ring in the New Year with a bang, another show is scheduled for midnight.

Attendees are encouraged to make the most of the occasion by enjoying a riverside dinner at one of the many food establishments in the CBD or from a selection of pop-up food vendors along Quay St 5.30pm – 8.15pm.

Road closures

For the safety of event organisers and the community, the below temporary road closures will be in place from 3:00pm Sunday 31 December 2023 until 12:30am Monday 1 January 2024.

  • Quay Street between William and Denham Streets (reopening at 9:00pm)
  • Reaney Street between Goodsall St and Callaghan Park

Motorists and pedestrians are asked to exercise caution and observe all signs and traffic directions.

Keep pets safe during fireworks

Safeguard your furry friends during fireworks by bringing them indoors or to a secure area within your property where they feel at ease. Take the time now to inspect your fence, gates, doors, and windows to prevent any chance of your pet escaping.

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