FOR a family friendly way to celebrate the coming of the New Year, the Rotary Club of Mooroopna’s annual New Year’s Eve Festival has something for everyone.
Kicking off from 6pm on New Year’s Eve at the John Gray Oval, Mooroopna Recreation Reserve, the 39th annual festival will see the return of favourite entertainment events including stage performers, multicultural food stalls and other item stalls, carnival rides, the Hyundai i30 raffle and of course will culminate with a fireworks display at approximately 10:40pm.
This year will see the return of the street parade gathering at the east end of McLennan Street, Mooroopna from 6pm and will make its way down to Mooroopna Recreation Reserve from 6.30pm. The parade will include vintage cars, trucks and all the usual favourites.
Rotary Club of Mooroopna member, Ken Faulkner said, “There were thousands of people at the family friendly festival event last year and we’re hoping for a similarly successful outcome this year.
“This we have the band Smac performing along with Indonesian sings and singer from Mooroopna Secondary College as well as plenty of other entertainment.
“Of course the fireworks prove to be one of the most popular aspects of what the festival has to offer and we are looking forward to a fantastic display again this year.
“Overall the Rotary Club of Mooroopna is very pleased with how the event has run over the years and we are very pleased to provide the event to the community.
“This is a no BYO alcohol event and is a great event for the local community and allows families to come together and celebrate the new year. It also assists a number of community organisations to do some fundraising and support the charities that they do.”