Garrawang - New Year’s Eve in Yarra

Friday 31 December 2021

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Say goodbye to the challenges of 2021 and celebrate the bright year to come this New Year’s Eve. We’ll be hosting family-friendly outdoor events including outdoor movies at Edinburgh Gardens and Barkly Gardens all afternoon and into the evening. 

These events will operate in line with Victorian Government COVID-19 guidelines. For more visit: Events in Victoria | Coronavirus Victoria

Edinburgh Gardens 

In the afternoon the smooth sounds of soul-jazz Jake Mason Trio will flow through Edinburgh Gardens, with the band performing at the Rotunda from 2pm to 6pm.

From 12 midday to 6pm the Alfred Crescent courts will host a basketball tournament. 

Featuring men’s, women’s and kids’ competitions with prizes to be won.

What’s happening


  •   Space Jam (movie screening)


  • In The Heights (movie screening)

Barkly Gardens

Snag a spot in Barkly Gardens for a relaxing afternoon featuring a performance by BBQ punk band Burnt Sausages, outdoor movie screenings, a special lighting installation by Skunk Control on display all day, giant kids games and more.

What’s happening:


  • Giant kids games

  • The Burnt Sausages


  •  Space Jam (movie screening)


  •  In The Heights (movie screening)

Plus Bastions of Light installation by Skunk Control.

Please note that alcohol is not allowed in our public places over New Year’s Eve, from 9pm on 30 December to 9am 1 January.

About Garrawang

Garrawang is one of the seven seasons of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung, when the kangaroo apples flower, the wedge-tailed eagles breed and the days are long and the nights are short. This year, Garrawang covers both our Festive Program and New Year's Eve Program in Yarra.

Discover the Garrawang Festive Program

Location & Contacts

General Enquiries

City of Yarra

Date and time:
12 midday - 10pm
Friday 31 December 2021

Edinburgh Gardens and Barkly Gardens