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New Years Eve In the Square


Sat 31 Dec 2016, 6:00pm–12:15am

Where: The Square, The Square, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Tony Mclaughlin

Bring in the New year with an amazing light show and spectacular fireworks! This year, Palmerston North will host the most spectacular event ever to be held in the city and that is saying something if you were lucky enough to attend last year. Mark your calendar for the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Manawatu region - family style! Mark Hazlewood is again our MC for the night.

The fabulous "Funky Monkeys" and Captain "Festus McBoyle" are headlining our children's segment and New Zealand's premier Pyro act, "Highly Flammable" usher in the children's new year countdown at 9:30pm. The region's premier bands "Twisted", "Truly Made" and "Libby Offord and the Session Band" are our featured acts in the second half of the show.

Our headline act is the spectacular "Lost Icon's" featuring music from Joe Cocker, David Bowie, Glenn Frey and Prince. This thirteen piece band supported by a spectacular light show will rock you through into our leadup for the New Year countdown, Featuring DJ SK-1 and the Dean McKerris Hip Hop dance crew, and of course midnight fireworks.

Children's activities will be provided plus food and beverages will be available throughout the event. Bring some money for glow sticks and join us in lighting up The Square. Picnic blankets and low chairs welcome. Please note that there will be both laser and stroboscopic lighting effects plus fireworks used during the event. The Square is both an alcohol and smoke-free zone and we ask you to respect this.

Proudly supported by The Palmerston North City Council,Central Energy Trust and Mediaworks Manawatu.

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