Light Up – New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Adelaide | 31 Dec 2021

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Adelaide with Light Up in Rymill Park & Midnight Moments

The City of Adelaide will be hosting two different New Year’s Eve celebrations in 2021 – family friendly fun at Light Up in Rymill Park/Murlawirrapurka and Midnight Moments which will be spread across the city.

Light Up – New Year’s Eve 

The traditional family friendly New Year’s Eve event has been reimagined for 2021, making its debut in Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka. Gather from 6pm for a celebration that’s fun for all ages, brought to you by the team behind Gluttony.

Enjoy live music and a vibrant variety of entertainment in one of Adelaide’s favourite parks, transformed for this special event. Two lighting and pyrotechnic shows will take place at 9.30pm and midnight. SA’s favourite festival food vendors and pop-up bars are serving all night. In addition to acts on multiple stages, experience interactive activities for the whole family.

Presented by Gluttony with the City of Adelaide and HomeStart Finance. Operating under a COVID Management Plan.



Music Stage 

  • Elizabeth Ruyi
  • Rob Edwards 
  • Purple Monkey 
  • Germein 
  • DJ Ryley 

Variety Stage

  • Salsa Dance & Drums 
  • Party Pooper
  • Mudra Dance 
  • Katie Wright 
  • Elly Green

Around the Park

  • Funtime Kids Party Zone 
  • Kraken Fire Art 
  • Hoop Workshop
  • Salsa Dance & Drums 
  • CircoBats
  • Kate Lawrence 
  • Bamboozled Puppets


  • Full Price: $15.00
  • Concession: $12.00
  • Child (children aged 12 years and younger): $10.00
  • Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 Adult & 3 children). Children are aged 12 and under. Price listed as price per family member and must be bought in multiples of 4: $8.75
  • Under 2’s are FREE

This event allows free entry for children under 2 years old, capped at 2 tickets per transaction. If you require additional Under 2s tickets, please call 8100 2012 within business hours

Midnight Moments

There will be five exciting ‘Midnight Moments’ spread across the city and North Adelaide, with live music and on-street dining:

  • Rundle Street in the East End
  • Peel Street
  • Jerningham Street in North Adelaide
  • Eleven on Waymouth Street
  • Sparkke at the Whitmore


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Adelaide website

What:     New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Adelaide

When:    Friday 31 December 2021

Where:   City of Adelaide

Who:       Everyone

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: City of Adelaide Facebook page


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