New Year's Eve countdown begins


NYE Sky Show launch 2019 

More than 15,000 people are expected to once again flock to Kiama Harbour on Tuesday 31 December to watch the largest fireworks display between Sydney and Melbourne.

The WAVE FM 965 Kiama New Year’s Eve Sky Show will feature fireworks and laser show, synchronised with music broadcast by WAVE FM 965.

The action starts at 4pm, with an array of delicious food via Eat Street, as well as live music in Hindmarsh Park.

The traditional carnival rides will be in full swing at Black Beach, and roving entertainers will keep everyone amused in the lead-up to the Sky Show at 9pm.

This is a family-friendly event is FREE and open to everyone.

You can view more information and download the program and maps at:

Motorists are reminded there will be road closures from 2pm as part of the evening.

Those planning on attending are being encouraged to consider public transport, with Sydney Trains providing additional train and bus services for event:

Sydney Water is also providing water stations, so please bring your own bottle to refill and keep hydrated all night long.

Our stallholders are also using environmentally friendly recyclable containers or wraps where possible.

We'll also be celebrating the service to the community of the Gerringong, Foxground and Jamberoo Rural Fire Service Brigades, who will be at this year's event.

The Kiama & District Business Chamber is also hosting New Year’s Day activities from 11am in Hindmarsh Park.

There will be live music, jumping castle, face painting, Thomas the Tank Engine train rides and bungy jumping:

Thanks to our sponsors: 

  • Eat Street presented by APP
  • Fireworks presented by Richard Crookes Construction
  • Lasers presented by Kiama Coast Holiday Parks
  • Hindmarsh Park presented by Kiama & District Business Chamber

Image: Getting their spot nice and early are Karri Ryan (APP), Lydia Crates (WAVE FM), Karen Ronning (Destination Kiama), Clr. Matt Brown (Destination Kiama), Cameron McDonald (Kiama & District Business Chamber), Mayor Mark Honey and Rod Burger (Richard Crookes Construction)