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Rockhampton’s Spectacular Send-off to 2023: Triple M’s Light Up the Sky

Rockhampton's Spectacular Send-off to 2023: Triple M's Light Up the Sky
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Rockhampton is gearing up to bid adieu to 2023 in true style, with Triple M’s Light Up the Sky event promising an electrifying welcome to 2024. 

Mayor Tony Williams highlights the excitement, inviting locals to revel in the community spirit and welcome the New Year with a bang.

Glowing Festivities Along the Riverside

The event promises a dual treat of fireworks extravaganzas set against the picturesque riverside precinct.

The celebrations kick off at 7:30 p.m. with a dazzling ten-minute fireworks display catering to all ages. For night owls and fervent celebrators, a grander spectacle awaits at midnight.

Community Togetherness and Riverside Delights

Mayor Williams encourages attendees to make the most of the occasion by indulging in a riverside dinner at the CBD’s array of food establishments or exploring the tempting offerings from pop-up food vendors along Quay St.

Triple M’s Enthusiastic Partnership

Nikolas Stuart, Southern Cross Austereo General Manager, expresses the team’s elation at partnering with the Rockhampton Regional Council for the region’s most significant NYE display.

He invites everyone to embrace 2024 amidst family, friends, and the stunning fireworks at the Light Up the Sky event.

Celebrate Safely

While relishing the festivities, organisers advocate for the safety of all attendees. Temporary road closures will be in place from 3:00 p.m. on December 31, 2023, to 12:30 a.m. on January 1, 2024.

Additionally, pet owners are advised to safeguard their furry companions during the fireworks, ensuring they’re in secure, comforting environments to prevent any chance of escape.

An Event for the Community

Brought to the community by the Rockhampton Regional Council, Advance Rockhampton, and 101.5 Triple M Central Queensland, Light Up the Sky promises an unforgettable celebration for Rockhampton, uniting residents in a joyous welcome to 2024.

As Rockhampton prepares to illuminate the sky and hearts, let’s embrace the year-end festivity while ensuring safety and merriment for all.