SkyFest Australia Day Celebrations

The annual Sky Fest Australia Day Celebrations is held on 26 January.  It invites the Bunbury-Geographe community to share in a nation-wide celebration of pride. The event is held at Bicentennial Square and the Graham Bricknell Music Shell. Sky Fest hosts an entertaining day out for the whole community. It is fully inclusive with live music, free activities, rides, and more.


Event Map

The SkyFest Australia Day Celebrations map can be viewed here

The fireworks exclusion zone map can be viewed here. ​


Event Program

6.30-9.30am                       APEX BBQ Breakfast

7.30am start                       Bunbury Runners Club Fun Run

8.30-9.30am                       Mayor’s Citizenship Ceremony

4-9pm                                   Sideshow Alley

4-9pm                                   Food Vans

4-9PM                                   Market Stalls

4-8pm                                   Water Slide FREE

4-8.30pm                             Umbrella Painting FREE

4-8.30pm                             Double Decker Game Bus FREE

4-8.30pm                             Wildlife Petting Zoo FREE

4-8.30pm                             Circus Workshop FREE

4-8.30pm                             Rock Climbing Wall FREE

4-8.30pm                             Bungee Trampolines FREE

4-8.30pm                             Bouncy Castles FREE

4-8.30pm                             Toddler Zone FREE

8.30-9pm                             Fireworks Display FREE

Live Music Concert (on Graham Bricknell Music Shell)

3.55-4pm                             Welcome to Country

4-4.25pm                             Laine Wolfe

4.35-5pm                             Tracey Barnett

5.10-5.35pm                       2’s a Crowd

5.55-6.25pm                       Down Under

6.45-7.15pm                       The Hunting Birds

7.45-8.30pm                       Katy Steele

Kids Stage

4-4.30pm                             Super Hero Kids Show

4.45-5.45pm                       Mario the Almost Magnificent

6-6.30pm                             Konga Kids Show

6.45-7.15pm                       Kangaroo Creek Gang​


Road Closures

Blair Street will be closed between Haley Street to Clifton Street from 10am until 10pm.

Koombana Drive will be closed between Clifton Street and Austral Parade from 8.15pm until 9.15pm for the fireworks display.

 

Getting to and from the event

There are a number of parking bays and car parks throughout the CBD which can be found here and parking is free on public holidays, so no parking ticket is required on Australia Day.

However please be advised that the Blair Street/Foreshore Carpark and the Holman Street Carpark will both be closed for the event. 

TransBunbury will be offering FREE services home at 9.15pm and 9.30pm after the SkyFest fireworks display.  Please see further details and bus routes here.

 

Food and market stalls

Stallholder applications have now closed.  To be advised of upcoming events please email records@bunbury.wa.gov.au with the subject line “Stallholder Database” and details of your business including name, business name, phone number, email address, and brief description of your goods and services.​

 

Sponsors

Lotterywest 

Shire of Dardanup 

Shire of Harvey 

HitFM 

Lomax 

Totally Sound 

Bunbury Mail 

TransBunbury 

Lonsdale Party Hire ​

 

Feedback

We love hearing what the community thinks of our events.  Please feel free to email events@bunbury.wa.gov.au after the event to share your experience and any feedback you may have.