top of page

Port Albert New Year's Eve Fireworks

Port Albert's New Year's Eve Fireworks is a signature event for region.  


This annual event attracts thousands of people to the town with a fun-filled event schedule that combines markets, food trucks, live music, free kids activities and the finale being the free fireworks display.


This spectacular event is co-ordinated by the Port Albert Progress Association.   


2023 Event Details

Event Location:  Rutters Park, Bay Street Port Albert.


Event Date/Time:  Twighlight markets opens at 6pm Dec 31st with the fireworks display at approximately 9.30pm (see full event schedule). 

Event Cost: Gold coin donation to help fund this free event is collected at the gate by volunteers.

Event Set-up: This is an open air event which is held at Rutters Park.  We encourage you to bring down your picnic rug and chairs and enjoy dusk on the foreshore (bring your bug spray).  This is a family friendly event so we encourage pets to be on a leash.

Payment Options: We recommend the use of cash as some EFTPOS machine struggle with low Internet coverage.

What's On: Music, Markets, Food & Drink Vendors, Children's Activities, Local Shops will be open (activities are weather dependant).

Fireworks: The spectacular fireworks display will start approximatley 9.30pm. Please ensure that any pets are secured.

Communications: Please follow our Facebook page for up to the minute event annoucements. Visit Facebook >>>

Join the online conversation by using the hashtag #NYEPortAlbert on your social media posts. 

View 2023 Fireworks Photos

Residents and Visitors have submitted their NEW Year's Eve Fireworks pics for us to load onto the website.


View Photo Gallery >>> 


Sue Joy_2023

Food Trucks

Market Stalls

Port Albert Fish and Chip Company_Port Albert Wharf Victoria

Local Food

Family Activities

Kids Activities


NYE Fireworks

Food & Drink

Lions Club: BBQ, Hot Dogs, Cold Drinks, Popcorn.

Oz Whip Gealato: Soft Serve, Gelati, Hot Jam Donuts, Hot Dogs.

UCFOOD2GO: Calamari, Prawns, Hot Chips, Lemonade.
Devilish Donuts: Hot Donuts.

Rosedale Pad Thai: Thai Cusine.

Dream Organic Coffee: Coffee, Tea, Raw Slices, Soft Drinks and Juices.

Pals Thai Kitchen: Thai Food.

Spud Stick: Twisted Spuds and Cold Drinks.

Lalulalang: Indonesian Food.

The Juicy Momo: Dumplings and Empanadas.

Big Bears Donuts: Donuts.

The Bean Pedlar: Locally Roasted Coffee, Hot Chocolate and Chai.

Port Albert Fresh Seafoods: Burgers, Coffee, Hot & Cold Drinks.

Port Albert Fish & Chip Co: Fish & Chips, Cold Drinks.

VerSicilia: Italian Restaurant.

Port Albert Coast Guard: Bar open 5pm to 10pm.

Family Activities

Make sure you come early and enjoy the FREE family activities for the kids. 

From 6.30pm, we have Face Painting, Giant Board Games, Mini Golf and the much requested Children's Petting Zoo.

Market Stalls African Jewellery Pieces, Artisans and Pre-loved Goods.

Stevetraceys Gifts: Licenced Sporting Goods, and Tin Signs.

MJ's Playhouse: Showbags and Toys.

Ona Melbourne: Candles, Diffusers and Room Sprays.

Di's Kids Fashions: Kids Clothing & Accessories.

Sugar Crush: Fairy Floss, Sour Straps and Flashing Toys.

Uni Gifttext: Hippie Style Clothing.

Lauren Jane Art: Henna Tattoos.

Slappas Thongs Gippsland: Arch Support Thongs.

Pure Natural Earth: Soaps, Bath & Beauty Products and Candles.

Saroma Natural Oils: Natural Oils and Insect Repellent.

Nourish Nutrition and Wellness: Handmade Castor Oil Packs, Tallow Balms, Body Soap.

DG and JJ Bullen: Camp Chairs and Outdoor Clothing.

Wattos World: Recycled Bags and Aprons.

The Quiet Ones Book: Memoirs of time travelling with AC/DC and Skyhooks.

The Rainbow Hippie: Rainbow hats, Clothing, Bags, Fairy dress, Sarongs, Incense, Hairclips etc.

R & H Fruit and Veg: Seasonal fruit, Berries and Cherries.


Be part of the region's signature New Year's Eve event on Port Albert's foreshore. 

The annual spectacular fireworks display will start approximatley 9.30pm so bring your camera to grab the BEST Fireworks pics in Gippsland.

Proudly brought to you by the Port Albert Progress Assocation (PAPA)

Event Schedule

6.00pm *Event Starts*

December 31st

Event Welcome

Childrens Activities


Local Shops Open


December 31st

Food Vendors

Local Restaurants & Cafes Open


December 31st

NYE Fireworks

Event Bookings

Have a business that might want to attend this event?  

We are always looking for new businesses to particpate.

Register your Business


  • Food Vans

  • Entertainment

  • Childrens Activities

  • Market Stalls

  • Exhibitions

Thanks for submitting!

View other Port Albert Events

Check out what events or fishing competitions are being held in the area.

Visit the Beautifull Port Albert Wharf_Gippsland Victoria
bottom of page