New Year’s Eve is often the biggest celebration of the year and enjoying the evening in easy-going Capricorn style is an experience the whole family can enjoy.

There are plenty of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2018/19 and with holiday spots along the Tropic of Capricorn being a popular destination it’s no wonder many venues are already heavily booked.

Here’s a roundup of what is still available for New Year’s Eve. There’s sure to be a few options to you get prepped for the last night of 2018.

One Hot Night

A celebration of music and community hosted by Busby Marou at Rockhampton Showgrounds on 29 December.  This is an all family event with kids under 12 getting free admission.  The event also features Dean Lewis, Tia Gostelow, Silky Fuzz.  With special guest Ian Moss.


Rockin Rocky

With a quality line up of artists, Rockin Rocky is set to be an event not to be missed. Held at the Great Western Hotel from 29 – 31 December 2019.


Fireworks Fun

What’s New Years without the festive bang of fireworks! Bring your family along to Quay Street in Rockhampton to enjoy the first family friendly new year eve fireworks display at 7pm , then again at midnight  Enjoy Triple M Central Queensland‘s LIGHT UP THE SKY from the best location in Rockhampton!

Korte’s Resort

Hats and Heals family friendly event from 7:30pm to 2am.  With live band, Innocent Eve, kicking off from 8pm through to midnight.  Nibbles provided at 9pm.  $25 pre purchase (or $35 at the door). Ticket numbers are limited.  Phone: 49363153

Strand Hotel Yeppoon

The Cloud Nine event boasts a line up of Nathan Jennings, Grover, Likewise plus local support.  Tickets from $15 to $35.  www.yeppoonnye.eventbrite.com.au

Vue Wine Bar

Bring in the New Years in James Bond Style at Vue Wine Bar.  The theme is Gold and Black with live music by Dave from 7pm.  Bookings essential 4939 8034

Keppel Vibes – Great Keppel Island

While away the afternoon in a tropical island paradise.  Featuring Busby Marou, Brad Butcher, Silky Fuzz, Devah and more!  Held on Sunday 30th December 1pm-6pm.Tickets $50 including island transfers.  Tickets available at bsubymarou.com and oztix.com.au


Enjoy an evening of enchanted revel, at the Boathouse Rockhampton from 6pm.  Bookings essential 4927 1683.

$199 Ticket, All-Inclusive premium Food Beverages & Live Entertainment Package – 18+ event

$5 Cover charge to enter licensed public bar and entertainment area directly underneath the Boathouse – (cover charge at the door)

The morning after

If you wake early (or get no sleep at all), come morning, 2019’s first sunrise will be revealed at the Capricorn Coast’s iconic landmarks.

Be one of the few to welcome the first rays of sunshine for 2019 at the Centenary of ANZAC Memorial Walk. The walkway is intended as an emotional reflective experience and provides a timeline of WW1’s many major battles of war.

To watch the sunrise over the ocean, head up to the Wreck Point Lookout or Bluff Point Circuit and be rewarded with panoramic views of the Capricorn coastline and the Keppel Bay islands

Whether you’re a local, new in town, or just passing through, we’ve got you covered with something fun to help you say ‘sayonara’ to the year that was. Have a wonderful time!

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