Celebrate New Year’s Eve on the Cooloola Coast!

New Years Eve FireworksTin Can Bay New Year’s Eve Foreshore Carnival starts on December 29, there will be family fun and entertainment, amusement rides and pony rides, December 29 and 30 from 2.30pm until late on the beautiful Tin Can Bay Foreshore parklands.

Then on New Year’s Eve, from noon until midnight, enjoy free stage entertainment including a live band and support acts from 7.30pm.

Tin Can Bay Chamber of Commerce and Tourism President, Cameron Henderson said, “There were probably around 1,000 people there right before the fireworks last year and with the different lineup are expecting maybe 2-3,000 people to enjoy the night.”

“This year will make it the 8th year in Tin Can Bay – the first without fireworks. We are trying something new this year – a laser light show at 9pm and midnight, which will appease many of the pet owners in town.”

“We hope that people stay and enjoy the night after the first laser show. We have a brilliant band called “Stealing Lincoln”. They will play some great music, encompassing covers and some of their own music.”

At the Rainbow Beach Hotel celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Whiskey Mountain Boys, they’re playing upstairs from 8pm-Midnight. Enjoy dinner from the menu on the deck beforehand.

Latitude 25 Bar & Grill is bringing  in 2015 with live music on the deck with Joel Mac until midnight. Dinner from 5pm till 8pm, bookings are essential. Courtesy Bus available if booked in advance

If you plan to dance into the wee hours, on December 31 Rainbow Beach Sports Club has booked a DJ, Ty Skinner, for 10pm until 2am. Doors will close from 10pm. They are taking bookings for dinner.

A New Year’s Party will commence at 4pm at the Rainbow Beach Aquatic Centre and finish at 10pm. Cost is pool entry of $3 for 12 and under, $4 for over 12. Hot food and drinks are available from the kiosk on the night. Children 10 and over are able to be signed in (must be able to swim) under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Are you after free family fun? Be sure to check out the Scripture Union activities at the Rainbow Beach Community Hall, there is something for all ages.