Where to see Fireworks in Adelaide on New Year’s Eve

NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS ADELAIDE 2021: 2021 has been another full on year for families in South Australia and we all want to ring in the new year with our kids with a bang—and a hope and a prayer that 2022 brings with it some smoother times! Obviously when we think New Year's Eve in Adelaide, we naturally think FIREWORKS! So the all important question is where can you see fireworks in Adelaide on New Year's Eve in 2021/22? We'll we've found all the hot spots, you just have to get in the car and go!

Wondering where to see Fireworks in Adelaide on New Year’s Eve? 2021 has been another full on year for families in South Australia and we all want to ring in the new year with our kids with a bang—and a hope and a prayer that 2022 brings with it some smoother times! Obviously when we think New Year’s Eve in Adelaide, we naturally think FIREWORKS!

So the all important question is where can you see fireworks in Adelaide on New Year’s Eve in 2021? The traditional Brighton and Glenelg festivities won’t be proceeding this year due to ongoing COVID concerns, but we’ve found all the fireworks hot spots both metro and regional, you just have to get in the car and go!

New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Adelaide 2021

Rymill Park New Year’s Eve Fireworks 2021

The organisers of popular Fringe hub Gluttony are gearing up to present a new family friendly ticketed Adelaide New Year’s Eve event at Rymill Park featuring live performances, lighting shows and yes, fireworks! The “Light Up” event, run by Gluttony, will headline this year’s Adelaide City Council New Year’s Eve program, running from 6pm until 1am and featuring two hybrid lighting and pyrotechnic shows at 9.30pm and midnight, as well as live performances from two stages, roving performers, interactive displays, food vendors and bars.

Unlike the council’s previous free fireworks show at Elder Park, Light Up will be a ticketed event capped at 5000 people, with prices ranging from $10 for children aged over two, $15 for adults and $35 for family passes.

For more information or tickets: 


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Midnight Moments City of Adelaide Fireworks

At this stage, there will be 5 fireworks shows across 4 locations hosted by The City of Adelaide.

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 hosted by The City of Adelaide will have a view of fireworks shows to be launched from nearby vantage points.

For best views of fireworks, book at ticket to ‘Light Up’ or one the five Midnight Moment locations.

For more information about New Year’s Eve in the City of Adelaide 2021:


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Victor Harbor New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Head along to Warland Reserve, Victor Harbor, for the biggest night of the year! Starting from 7:30pm, join in the fun family entertainment. There’s something for everybody, with Mr Oopy providing laughs for the kids (and kids at heart), carnival rides for the thrill seekers, mini golf fun and party band Everybody Talks grooving the night away.

Kids early show fireworks starts from 9:45 followed by a midnight firework spectacular to wrap up 2021 and bring in 2022. This is a night not to miss!


7:30pm: Mr Oopy Kids Show
8:30pm: Party Band ‘Everybody Talks’
9:45pm: Kid’s Fireworks
10.00pm: Party Band ‘Everybody Talks’
12.00am: Midnight Fireworks


  • Amusement Rides
  • Mini Golf
  • Free Bubble Fun

For more information:


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Goolwa ‘Off The Bridge’ New Year’s Eve Fireworks

After a cancelled event in 2020, this NYE will see fireworks bring the Goolwa wharf precinct to life, with the Hindmarsh Island Bridge playing host to the display at midnight on December 31.

Businesses close to the bridge and on the wharf are planning COVID-safe events as great vantage points for the display.

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murray bridge new years eve


Murray Bridge New Year’s Eve event is an event that caters for a family audience to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

The event is conducted from 5pm to 10pm with the culmination being the fireworks display that is launched from the iconic Bridge at 9.45pm. The event will also feature the illumination of the Railway Bridge from dusk until midnight.

During the evening the children can enjoy activities including giant hamster balls, games theatre, Eco Maze, rock climbing wall, roaming entertainers and live music.

Food trucks will also be onsite offering both savoury and sweet options. Please note that Sturt Reserve and the Wharf Precinct is a dry zone so no alcohol is allowed.

Because of COVID restrictions this event will be fenced and check in required via QR code or manual sign in sheet. Please note tickets are not required, however the event does have limited capacity so please arrive early as once capacity is reached you will not be able to enter.

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Robe Community New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Starting at approximately 9:30 pm the Robe community will ring in the New Year’s with a fireworks display around Guichen Bay!

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Point Turton Fireworks

Point Turton Fireworks Display

Point Turton Caravan Park are super excited to be hosting a New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Turton, with fireworks displays between 9pm and 10pm (weather dependant). The fireworks committee have requested that social distancing is adhered to and if gathering can be avoided at the boat ramp foreshore it would be greatly appreciated.

You can watch the fireworks from:

  • Flaherty’s Beach
  • Magazine Bay
  • Private home/shack
  • Hardwicke Bay

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Port Broughton Fireworks Display

Heading to the Top of the Yorke this New Year’s Eve? Watch the Port Broughton sky light up with a stunning free fireworks display at 9:30pm.

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whyalla new years eve fireworks


If you’re anywhere near the foreshore in Whyalla on New Year’s Eve (or are keen for a fairly hefty drive from Adelaide.. about four hours) you can join the locals and say farewell to 2021 with a bang.

Sideshow alley will be on throughout the day from 12pm, followed by a fireworks spectacular at the marina from 9pm.

Pick a vantage spot anywhere along the foreshore, or view them from up close at the stunning new jetty.

NOTE: Only 2000 people will be allowed in the jetty area ‘event space’ due to COVID restrictions.

No tickets required – enjoy the fireworks for free!

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Drakes Supermarkets Copper Coast Fireworks Display

You can get your fireworks fix on the Copper Coast, with the township of Wallaroo holding two fireworks displays across the evening, one at 9.30pm and midnight this year.

The Copper Coast New Year’s Eve Committee has listed ten different viewing locations to choose from and ask for COVID safety:

  • Stay in your car and find a nice viewing point
  • Avoid locations that appear to already have a number of spectators
  • Only stay at the public viewing location for the duration of the fireworks display

For more information and the viewing location map:


port lincoln jetty fireworks

Port Lincoln Jetty New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Join the locals in Port Lincoln to bring in the New Year with two sessions of FIREWORKS on the foreshore. 9:30pm & midnight.

No foreshore activities will be provided but there will be a spectacular fireworks display happening to celebrate the coming of a new year. BYO beach fun!

Please be mindful of COVID safe recommendations – social distancing, wear a mask and wash your hands!

For more information:


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In Lieu of New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Adelaide this year…

If all else fails and you can’t get yourself to a location to see some New Year’s Eve fireworks in Adelaide, load up on sparklers and let the kids run wild in the backyard! They’ll love it and all the dogs in the neighbourhood won’t be barking! Everybody wins!

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