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#1 glen

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Posted 20 October 2006 - 10:46 AM

Melbourne New Year's Eve - 6 free parties on Yarra
New year's eve in Melbourne is going to be a blast, with 2 free fireworks shows and 6 party sites along the Yarra River. The entertainment venues include:
  • Alexandra Gardens
  • Birrarung Marr
  • Federation Square
  • waterfront at Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct
  • NewQuay
  • Waterfront City, Docklands
Fireworks
There will be a special family fireworks display at 9.15pm, followed by the midnight fireworks spectacular which can be seen at any of the six entertainment venues mentioned above.

Alexandra Gardens
Alexandra Gardens will be the centre of family fun with a mix of children's entertainment and contemporary family music. There will also be a selection of family movies on offer.

Birrarung Marr
Birrarung Marr will be home to the young, with a great selection of up and coming battle of the bands talent and movies.

Federation Square
Federation Square will present great live bands on the main stage including headlining funk and reggae band Bomba. There will also be a mass audience Bollywood dance lesson.

Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct
The theme at Southgate is Masquerade: Be a Star! Roving performers from the humorous to the acrobatic will create a festive atmosphere of celebration.

NewQuay
Latin dancers and music will bring the promenade to life, along with a spectacular light show.

Waterfront City, Docklands
This year, Waterfront City at the Docklands will also present free family entertainment and rock bands.

Transport
Melbourne's public transport network will be free from 3pm on New Year's Eve.

Trams and trains will run for free until first services on Monday 1 January.

NightRider bus services will be running from Collins Street every half hour from 12.30am.

No Alcohol
All New Year's Eve precincts are alcohol free zones.

There will be a significantly increased police presence to ensure everyone can enjoy the celebrations safely.

More Information
For more information about New Year's Eve celebrations visit: http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 11:55 AM

Hi Glen,

Thanks for the info. i really like your site.

Happy new year's! :)

jess :)
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#3 glen

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 01:09 PM

thanks very much for the kind words jess

cheers, glen
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Posted 01 January 2007 - 02:29 PM

well new years eve has come and gone and sounds like there wasn't much fuss or fighting! i ended up going to see the fireworks and then went to icon bar afterwards. was a rocking night.

hope you had a great time and happy new year to all of you!

take it easy, glen :)
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Posted 15 January 2007 - 06:37 PM

ahhh i missed it! i was overseas for about 6 weeks. i spent new years in berlin. it was great fun. i am now addicted to german bier!
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#6 glen

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:40 PM

hey marco! the beer sounds good. did you develop any favourites (preferably tell us about the ones you can buy at Dan Murphy's).

got any photos of Berlin?

cheers, glen
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