2019 starts with a bang
Thousands ushered in the new year at the annual fireworks displays at Rockingham foreshore. Families enjoyed the bright flashes at 9pm, while late- night revellers rang in 2019 with a repeat display at midnight.
Rockingham welcomed 2019 in style with a spectacular evening of entertainment and fireworks at Churchill Park on December 31.
As part of the City of Rockingham’s summer series of free, family- friendly, smokefree and alcohol- free events, thousands enjoyed live entertainment, free children’s activities and a selection of food vendors along Rockingham’s foreshore.
Hit Factory, Abbasalutely, LIVE WIRE and a range of local artists rocked on stage throughout the evening, which was capped off by fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight.
Mayor Barry Sammels thanked revellers for enjoying the evening responsibly.
“The City’s New Year’s Eve celebration has become a fantastic annual event that attracts thousands of visitors and I thank everyone who attended for enjoying the night in a responsible manner,” Mr Sammels said.
“The event is a huge spectacle for our City and it was a pleasure to see residents enjoying the waterfront during the Rockingham beach foreshore revitalisation’s summer break.”
Works on stage one of the foreshore revitalisation will resume on February 18, with people encouraged to continue visiting the wide range of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars at the foreshore.
“2019 is shaping up to be another exciting year,” Mr Sammels said.
Fireworks over Rockingham foreshore