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Say hello to 2022 and celebrate New Year’s Eve in the city or North Adelaide.

Whether you’re looking for family friendly fun or a delicious meal with friends, there’s something for everyone this New Year’s Eve. Plan ahead and book early so you don’t miss out!

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Our family friendly New Year’s Eve event has been reimagined for 2021, making its debut in Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka.

Running from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am, live music will be presented across multiple stages, performers will rove through the crowd and there will be plenty of food options to suit all taste buds. Two lighting and pyrotechnic shows will take place at 9:30 pm and midnight.

Light Up is presented by Gluttony. Tickets range from free for children under 2 years old to $35 for family passes.

Find out more and book your tickets below.

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There will be various exciting 'Midnight Moments' spread across the city and North Adelaide, with live music and on-street dining:

  • The Stag - Rundle Street
  • NOLA - Rundle Street
  • The Lion Hotel - Jerningham Street, North Adelaide
  • Eleven - Waymouth Street
  • Sparkke at the Whitmore - Whitmore Square / Iparrityi
  • Peel Street

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FAQ

At this stage, there will be 4 fireworks shows across 3 locations. 

The 'Light Up' family event at Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka will have two hybrid fireworks/lighting shows at 9:30 pm and midnight. Most of the Midnight Moment events will have a view of fireworks shows to be launched from nearby vantage points. 

The cancellation of 2020 festivities has meant Council needed to re-think its NYE strategy. This new event format spreads the large crowd across a number of areas in the city and North Adelaide, providing an option that meets the needs of community and business.

NYE has been held at Elder Park for 10 years and in 2019 attracted approximately 80,000 people. We needed to create a smaller, bespoke event which spreads the crowd but still feels lively. With Gluttony’s help we feel Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka is the best space for this.

We are working closely with SA Health to adapt to restrictions but this model allows us to be flexible and is the best possible chance for the show to go on. We are spreading the crowds across multiple areas to reduce density.

We are working closely with SA Health to understand the requirements. At this stage, there has been no direction for people to be vaccinated to attend NYE in the City.