Sky Show Fireworks

Every year, Wellington's Sky Show illuminates the sky over Wellington harbour in a beautiful fireworks display.


For on the day weather and postponement updates, check Facebook

Sky Show fireworks 2013.

2017 Sky Show

When: 9pm – 9.10pm, Saturday 4 November 2017 
Postponement: 9pm – 9.10pm, Sunday 5 November 2017. For on the day updates, check our Facebook
Where: Wellington Harbour

See the sky above the harbour light up with a spectacular fireworks display.

This wonderful fireworks show is synchronised with soundtracks on local radio stations The Breeze (94.1 and 98.5FM) and MORE FM (99.7 and 95.3FM). 

This is a popular event, so walk, bike or catch public transport into town early to grab a good spot and check out the food trucks for a tasty pre-show dinner along the Wellington waterfront.



Road Closure Map - Sky Show 2016 (1.1MB PDF)

Traffic management 

A number of measures will be in place to keep congestion to a minimum and make sure emergency services are able to get through if necessary.

Traffic management company EM Services will oversee traffic and parking restrictions around Mount Victoria and Oriental Parade. Many streets on Mount Victoria and Roseneath will be restricted to residents only, including those up the hill from the intersection of Hawker Street and Roxburgh Street. A one-way system will be put in place on Lookout Road between Thane Street and Alexandra Road from 6pm to 10pm. 

Vehicle access to Clyde Quay Wharf (formerly the Overseas Passenger Terminal) will be restricted to residents only from 6pm to 10pm.