THE Illawarra’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations kick-off from 6pm on Thursday December 31 along the Wollongong foreshore area.
The family-friendly, alcohol free New Year’s Eve event is held around Belmore Basin from 6-10pm and includes live music from the City of Wollongong Brass Band, amusement rides and a wide selection of food and novelty stalls.
The highlight of the night is a spectacular fireworks display at 9pm.
The amusement rides set up for New Year’s Eve in Lang Park will also be open on New Year’s Day.
Between 5pm-10.15pm on New Year’s Eve the following roads will be closed:
Cliff Road between Georges Place and Marine Drive
- Harbour Street between Cliff Road and Smith Street including Old Court House Lane
- Harbour access ramp off Endeavour Drive.
Businesses within the road closure zone will be open as normal.