The biggest Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Party in the South West


Looking for a fun New Years Eve party for kids and adults alike? With 20 years experience, Flagstaff Hill proudly presents the biggest Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Party in the South West; ‘New Years on the Hill’.

Families have been flocking to the village green for years to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on New Year’s Eve with live music, picnics and kids activities dotted around the historic buildings. The Festivities regularly attract more than 1,000 people.

This year’s event has all the regular favourites including local live music from Russ and the Bucks, picnics, craft activities, wishing lanterns in the lake, food stalls, and children’s disco, as well as the village’s boutique pub the Steam Packet Inn. But this year has few exciting new additions!

Paul Pinkerton Service Manager at Flagstaff Hill explains

‘For the first time, New Year’s Eve on the Hill will have a photobooth on site to remember the special night, as well the new ‘Mrs Cucks Confectionary Emporium’ for all of your sweet treats and flashing accessories to welcome in 2019’.

Visitor Economy Manager of the Warrnambool City Council David McMahon revealed that

‘This year Warrnambool will host one of Regional Victoria’s biggest firework display from the iconic Breakwater at 9.30am and midnight. This will be the longest and most spectacular firework display the city has ever seen.’

Families at New Year’s Eve on the Hill will be invited to climb to the top of the Hill at 9.30pm to watch the early Firework display from a rather special vantage point.

New Years on the Hill runs from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Family passes to New Year’s Eve on the Hill are available for $45, Adults $15 and Children $5. Become a Flagstaff Hill Member for the best deal, a Family VIP memberships are only $80 and gain you year round access to the village, to all advertised events and school holidays programs! Visit or call 1800 556 111 for full details.

Early Bird tickets are on sale for New Years Eve on the Hill. Purchase tickets before 21st December to received 20% off tickets.

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