New Year's Eve

Welcome 2018 with a night of family-friendly toe-tapping music and fireworks.

A blue trumpet with pink illustrations on top.

Start the evening with a dance to the city’s finest New Orleans swing septet, the Wellington Shake-Em-On-Downers down at Whairepo lagoon (Frank Kitts Park lagoon). 

The Rodger Fox Big Band takes the stage at 10pm, with a set-list of essential New Year’s Eve party hits from the 1980s onwards. 

There'll be fireworks and a special kid's countdown at 9pm for little ones who can't make it to 12 midnight.

New Year's Eve programme

8pm–12 midnight, Saturday 31 December
Whairepo Lagoon by Frank Kitts

Time Event
8pm to 12 midnight Enjoy a night of music, dancing and fireworks including:
    the Wellington Shake-Em-On-Downers
    the Roger Fox Big Band
    9pm and midnight fireworks
    and much more!