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DEC
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New Year's Eve in the Square

New Year's Eve in the Square

The City of Greater Dandenong is proud to present the 6th annual New Year’s Eve In The Square on Tuesday 31 December.  This free event is filled with exciting live multicultural entertainment, intriguing roving performers, fun arts and craft activities, thrilling rides ($2-6), lots of food and market stalls and a spectacular firework finale at 9.25pm. It’s the perfect way for your family to see in the coming year!

The event will be held in Harmony Square, Dandenong from 6pm to 9.30pm on Tuesday 31 December, 2019. 

This event is proudly supported by our event partner, Bank of Melbourne.

Highlights

  • The amazing Dreaming Space Magic Show!

  • The astounding Circus Show!

  • Fun dance workshops by Aus Dance Hall and Bollydazzlers

  • 2 stages with live cross overs between stages

  • 2 thrilling fire performances!

  • Exciting Rides – The Music Trip, Kite Rider and Big Slide

  • Rides for smaller children – The Cup and Saucer and Jumping Castle

  • 13 food stalls with food from all over the world 

Main Stage Program

MC                                Sami Obama

6pm                               Pre show entertainment – DJ Reef

6.15pm                          Mayoral Welcome

6.23pm                          Hustle Dance Crew

6.43pm                         Spiderman and The Hero Passion Dancers                     

7.03pm                          Bollydazzlers

7.30pm                          Taqi Khan

8.10pm                          Island Roots performing group and fire show

8.50pm                          Daniel Elia (Triple J Unearthed) & DJ

9.25pm                          Fireworks Finale


Halpin Way Stage Program

MC                               Chris James

6.05pm                         Bollydazzlers Workshop 

6.25pm                         In The Mix – Acoustic Covers

6.45pm                         Hey Dee Ho

7.05pm                         Circus Show                             

7.25pm                         Dreaming Space Magic Show                                                   

7.50pm                          Fireshow Duo Performance 1

8.10pm                          Aus Dance Hall (Jamaican Dancehall) Workshop

8.30pm                         Hustle Dance Crew

8.50pm                         Fireshow Duo Performance 2

9.05pm:                         Spiderman and The Hero Passion Dancers

9.25pm                          Fireworks Finale


Roving Performers

6.30pm-9.30pm             The Funky Disco Stiltwalkers 


Free Activities

Arts and craft in the Flexidome, Dance workshops on the chill out stage: Aus Dance Hall (Jamaican Dancehall style) and Bollydazzlers Bollywood dancing.


Fireworks

Grand fireworks finale will begin at 9.25pm (no midnight fireworks) for approximately 7 minutes.

Fireworks can be frightening for pets and many injure themselves trying to escape the noise.  Please do not bring pets to this event.  If you live within 1.5km of Harmony Square and have any animals that may be affected by this noise, it is advised that you secure them during this time.    

NO MIDNIGHT FIREWORKS.


Parking and road closures

Parking is free all day and will be available on-street and at the Walker and Thomas streets multi-deck car parks, although may fill up. 

The following streets will be temporarily closed to ensure the safety of the event attendees and the general public from 1.30pm to 12am.

  • Thomas Street, between Ewart Lane and Gilbert Lane

  • Halpin Way, between Mason Street and Thomas Street

  • Walker Street, between Walker Street Multi-deck car park and Lonsdale Street

This is a smoke and alcohol-free event.

For more information: 8571 1000 

 

Getting here

Public transport is highly recommended to avoid getting stuck in traffic. All public transport in Melbourne is free on New Year’s Eve from 6pm until 6am New Year’s Day.  Dandenong Station is a 3-minute walk from Harmony Square and is on the Pakenham and Cranbourne Train lines. Trains are running frequently both towards and away from the City.  The following bus lines also pass near Harmony Square: Bus 811828850862901

If coming by car, free parking will be available in the Walker Street and Thomas Street multi-deck car parks in Dandenong from 6pm but may fill up. There is also street parking in the surrounding streets. 


Toilets, baby changing and quiet place

Toilets and baby changing areas are available at Harmony Square.


ATMs

A fee free Bank of Melbourne ATM will be available on site for your convenience. 


Water

There will be a hydration station at the event.


Sustainability

The City of Greater Dandenong has a vision to be one of the most sustainable cities in Australia by 2030. We encourage attendees to bring items like water bottles, reusable cutlery and containers, and reusable shopping bags, and to avoid single-use plastic. Please email any feedback on how our events can be more sustainable to our events inbox: events@cgd.vic.gov.au.

Date and time: 6pm-9.30pm Tuesday 31 December 2019

If you would like to enquire about this event, please email the Festivals and Events team on events@cgd.vic.gov.au or telephone 8571 1000.


Location:
Harmony Square, 225 Lonsdale Street (Cnr Walker and Lonsdale Streets), Dandenong

 The City of Greater Dandenong is proud to be a City of Celebration.

Event Summary
Celebrate New Year's Eve with family and friends at Harmony Square in Dandenong and enjoy live entertainment, roving performances, family activities, rides, food and market stalls and a spectacular firework finale...

Free entry
Cost of rides and carnival games ($2-$6)
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
6pm - 9:30pm


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