SKYFIRE

Explosively magical and musically brilliant
17 March

Grab your picnic rug and radio, jump on a bus and join us with your friends and family around the shores of LBG and countdown to Canberra’s biggest night of fireworks as we celebrate 30 years of Hit 104.7 Skyfire!

Entertainment will start on the Regatta Point stage at 6pm hosted by Hit 104.7’s Ned & Josh, including The Potbelleez and plenty more before the massive fireworks display starting at around 8:30pm. There will be food trucks, displays by Australia’s Federation Guard at Gallipoli Reach, a RAAF fast jet handling display overhead and plenty of kids entertainment and attractions on the Patrick White Lawns in front of the National Library to keep you entertained throughout the evening.

Within excess of 40,000 individual pyrotechnic effects, 2,500 shells and 25,000 shooting comets it’s sure to be another memorable show all set to a soundtrack simulcast on Hit 104.7.

Main Stage Program

5:30pm – Max O’Sullivan
6:05pm – Potbelleez
7:30pm – Ned & Josh
7:45pm – Potbelleez
8:15pm – Ned & Josh

Entertainment

6:05pm – Federation Guard Display – Rond Terrace
6:12pm – RAAF Roulettes Aerial Display
6:35pm – Federation Guard Display – Rond Terrace
6:55pm – Jet Handling Display
8:29pm – Federation Guard Guns – Gallipoli Reach
8:30pm – Fireworks – Shores of Lake Burley Griffin

Details

17 March
5:30pm onwards (fireworks at 8:30pm)

Cost

Free

How to get here

Parking

Visitors can park at the Parliamentary Triangle, London Circuit, National Convention Centre and Canberra Institute of Technology car parks. All these car parks are just a short walk from Commonwealth Park. Accessible parking is available at Regatta Point car park. Please note that there is limited parking at Acton Park due to construction work.

Where parking fees do apply, they can be paid using the Parkmobile app, credit cards or coins. It is an offence under the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014 to park a vehicle on open space. Open space is any area that is not designed for the movement or parking of motor vehicles, such as grassed areas, footpaths and landscaped areas. The National Capital Authority will be enforcing parking regulations for the duration of this event, and attendees should ensure they park legally to avoid the risk of an infringement being issued to their vehicle.

Public Transport and Active Options

Why not catch a Transport Canberra bus to Skyfire? Buses will operate on a Saturday timetable with free return
services to major bus stations including City, Belconnen, Gungahlin, Woden and Tuggeranong from both the Regatta Point bus stops on Commonwealth Avenue and the bus stops on Commonwealth Avenue (Albert Hall). Transport Canberra will also be running additional services to get you to either the Albert Hall or Regatta Point bus stop on Commonwealth Avenue. Use our guide to getting here for a smooth trip to Regatta Point. For more information please visit transport.act.gov.au.

Located in the heart of Canberra visitors can also walk, cycle and ride share to this event.

Road Closures

To ensure public safety some road closures have been put in place. Find detailed information about these road closures here.

Location

Regatta Point, Commonwealth Park

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