Location

Shelley Beach Foreshore Park

Riverton Drive, Shelley


Event Date

Monday 01 January 2024
3:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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Cost

Free


New Year's Day Concert & Fireworks 2024

Celebrate the start of 2024 at the City’s annual New Year's Day Concert & Fireworks!

After the huge success of last year's event, this free, family friendly gem on the City's major event calendar is back, taking place on the banks of the Canning River at Shelley Beach Foreshore.

Bring your own picnic and seatingfill up with delicious food from a wide range of food trucks and entertain the kids with some great watery fun and games. There will be roving entertainment and some fantastic live music and performances.

The evening wouldn’t be complete without a dazzling display of fireworks brought to you by Cardile Fireworks at 8.00pm after which, the event will conclude.

NEW INFO - IMPORTANT - Road Closures & Visitor Permits

The City will implement a Traffic Management Plan which will involve the closure of selected roads between 1.30pm - 9.00pm for this event.

Road closures are necessary to better care for the residents of Shelley, So the City has implemented a Traffic Management Road Closure Plan which will involve the closure of selected roads from 1.30pm – 9.00pm.

Residents who live on the closed roads will need to show proof of residence to our Traffic Marshalls. Their visitors will need to show a numbered visitor permit and then display this on their dashboard.

This year there is no online resident’s visitor permit application. All residents in the road closures have been sent their visitor permits by mail. If they require more then must email events@canning.wa.gov.au and their details will be verified and passes will be emailed out digitally but must be printed.

⚠️ It is important that attendees avoid parking on residential verges, across driveways and on footpaths ⚠️

See below map for more information.

Roads affected by the Road Closure are as follows:

⚠️Barbican Street West - between Riverton Drive North & Modillian Avenue
⚠️Holmes Street - between Tribute Street West & Modillion Avenue
⚠️Beryl Avenue - between Barbican Street West & Corbel Street
⚠️Shelley Street- between Barbican Street West & Corbel Street
⚠️Throsby Street
⚠️Monota Avenue - between Barbican Street West & Tribute Street
⚠️Beatrice Avenue to Tribute Street West
⚠️Riverton Drive North between Doric Street and just before Corbel Street
⚠️Pleasant Place

NEW INFO - Parking & Shuttle Bus

There will be free onsite parking and free bike racks  - plus additional parking at Centenary Park with a two shuttle buses running between this park and the event site at Shelley every 10-15 minutes. However, availability is still limited so we encourage people to carpool, take public transport or walk or bike ride where feasible. Please note due to large masses of pedestrian traffic this car park will not be opened until at least 20 minutes after the end of the fireworks.

⚠️ It is important that attendees avoid parking on residential verges, across driveways and on footpaths ⚠️

Stage Entertainment & Schedule

Slim Jim and the Phatts

Darren Reid & the Soul City Groove Band

Time

Activity

3.30pm

Event Opens - Welcome!

3.45pm

Welcome to Country

3.55pm

Official Welcome from Mayor Patrick Hall

4.00pm

Slim Jim and the Phatts

6.00pm

Daren Reid and the Soul City Groove

8.00pm

Fireworks Display

8.15pm

Event Concludes - Safe journey home and see you all next year!

Food Trucks

🔸 Nidev's Food Factory
🔸 The Food Bazaar
🔸 Chubby Dumpling
🔸 Baolicious
🔸 Maneki Neo
🔸 T Sister's Fresh Foods
🔸 Halal Bros
🔸 Lions Club of Canning City
🔸 Macs American Diner
🔸 Just Chillin
🔸 El Aleman Loco
🔸 Go2FoodTruck
🔸 Dal Pizzaiolo
🔸 Pizza Joe's Woodfired Pizza
🔸 Our Ruby Girl
🔸 Juice Station
🔸 Honey Crème
🔸 An's Big Fairy Floss
🔸 The Sweetbox Cart
🔸 The Milky Monster
🔸 Unicone Softserve

What is Provided At The Event?

The New Year’s Day Concert and Fireworks is the City’s largest community event. As with all large events there are some guidelines and recommendations on what you should and shouldn't bring to the event. This will ensure we make the event experience as comfortable as possible for everyone.

We have also put zoned areas in place to help with the overall event flow around the site. These are not too different to what we have done in previous years, plus we have provided a handy site map to help prepare you for your visit below.

✔️ Free water so bring along your reusable water bottle (and coffee cup!)
✔️ Toilets (including accessible toilets)
✔️ Some shade and seating
✔️ Over 20 food trucks 
✔️ Kids activities from 3:30pm until 7pm
✔️ Stage entertainment from 3:30pm - 8:00pm
✔️ Fireworks from 8.00pm - 8.15pm

Accessibility

ACROD parking and accessible toilets are available in the Shelley and Centenary Park North Car Parks. The event site features are accessible by footpath which will be kept clear at all times. We also have Auslan Interpreters for speeches.

What to Bring?

Feel free to bring a picnic and picnic rugs, chairs and small (3x3m) to medium (6x3m) suitably weighted gazebos, marquees or shade structures. Please note that there will be zones to allow all to see the stage and fireworks show. Gazebos will be directed towards the sides of the site, with low chairs and picnic rugs towards the front, plus a designated dance area in front of the stage. Please adhere to these zones.

What Not To Bring

For safety reasons please do not bring large objects (greater than a 6x3m gazebo - weighted) into the event zone and avoid bringing glass. Drones are also not permitted to fly over populous areas so please don’t bring your drone to the New Year’s Day celebrations. Finally, we ask that you do not bring your pets to the event due to the excessive noise.

Want to Get Involved?

We have a Sponsorship Opportunity for this event!

Further Event Information

Please contact the City's Major Events Team via events@canning.wa.gov.au or phone 1300 442 664.

 

 

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