Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia

ABN 55 941 778 303 Family Fireworks Festival in Lakes Entrance

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Welcome to Lakes Entrance Events Inc. home of the New Year's Eve Family Fireworks Festival in Lakes Entrance. 

Upcoming Events & Competitions

Chants Carnival Wristband Day

Summer Carnival Wristband Day 2019

Chants Summer Carnival is again donating the proceeds from their Wristband Day on the 23rd December 2020 to the Lakes Entrance NYE Fireworks Festival. Show your support have some fun at the only Carnival in East Gippsland.

Lunar New Year Australia Day 2020 Family Event


Lakes Entrance Twilight Markets , Food Vans, Market Stalls, Music and fun for all the family

Chants Summer Carnival

Chants Summer Carnival Schedule 2019

 Chants Summer Carnival The Esplanade Lakes Entrance, on the beautiful Foreshore of Lakes Entrance. Fun for all the family and the only Rollercoaster in East Gippsland


Lakes Entrance Dry Regatta

Family Fun at Lakes Entrance Dry Regatta, fun on the foreshore did it again on the 21 April 2019, it was great fun and we hope you will join us again in 2020.

About Us

Why We Are Here

Lakes Entrance Family Fireworks 2019 Poster

Lakes Entrance Events Inc, is a Non Profit Association bringing together residents, businesses and other community members for the following purposes:
1. To ensure via fundraising that the New Year’s Eve Family Fireworks Festival in Lakes Entrance continues.
2. To organise Lakes Entrance New Year’s Eve Family Fireworks Festival.
3. To organise and encourage any other Family Events in Lakes Entrance to benefit residents, and businesses, and tourists.

Main Events


The Lakes Entrance NYE Family Fireworks Festival is the premium NYE Event in East Gippsland.  Targeted specially at families, it is a non alcohol event that has something for everyone. The setting is the Foreshore of stunningly beautiful Lakes Entrance. Featuring the exciting Chants Summer Carnival,  2 amazing fireworks shows and live music - our festival is the place to be on NYE, and we are pleased to be able to announce that Fitzpatricks Fireworks  - our Pyrotechnic company is a 100% Carbon Neutral Company and has been since 2011.


Join Us

Join our team

Lakes Entrance Events Inc. is a Non Profit Organisation.  Our membership is free and open to all residents, businesses, Clubs and anyone else who loves Lakes Entrance and wants to see our town thrive through hosting events which amuse and delight residents and visitors.   Join us now, no special skills required, all we ask is your active support and enthusiasm.

Join Us




Next  Meeting 

Monday 9th December 2019,  

Lakes Entrance Sports & Entertainment Centre 

 Old Smokers Room 

 6.30 pm

Application Forms

Applications are now  open for Stallholders to join us for the Lakes Entrance Twilight Market Series 2019/20. On the beautiful Lakes Entrance Foreshore, Food Vans and Quality General Stalls are most welcome to apply  a discount on site fees is applicable if you book and pay for the entire season.   


Winter Solstice Sat June 22nd 2pm -7pm
AFL Grand Final Eve Fri Sept 27th 3pm - 8pm
Melbourne Cup Eve Mon Nov 4th 3pm - 8pm
NYE Tues 31st Dec 12pm - 12am
Sat 11th Jan 3pm - 8pm
Lunar New Year Sat 25th Jan 3pm - 8pm
Australia Day Sun 26th Jan 3pm - 9:30pm
March Long Weekend Sun 8th Mar 12pm - 8pm
Good Friday 10th April 12pm - 8pm
There are two types of applications. To become a Season Stallholders (and receive a great discount) you need to commit to at least 6 events over the year. If you only wish to attend a few events, or decide as you go, the Casual Stallholders Application form is for you.

We would love to have you on board. Sites are limited though so we recommend you send in an application form as soon as you can.

Enquiries to:

  Contact: Michael Murphy    0433 422 591

2019 -2020 Twilight Market Season Application Form

2019-2020 Twilight Market Casual Application Form


Help Fund the Festival

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goal and provide a Festival which the whole town will enjoy and be proud of. Your generous donation of any amount will help us to accomplish this.

We again thank Les Chant our most generous and constant donor for his ongoing support.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Download a Pledge Form

If you lwould like to make a donation to the Festival but pay later in the year, please download a Pledge Form, complete it and send it to and we will invoice you on the date you nominate. Thanks again for your support.

Major Sponsors

Chant's Summer Carnival
East Gippsland Shire Council
Rotary Lakes Entrance
Lakes Sports and Community Club
Tambo Waste and Golden Terrace Caravan Park

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Our Generous Donors

Tambo Waste & Golden Terrace Caravan Park, Marshall Brewer, Sandpiper Holiday Apartments, Big 4 Whiters Holiday Village, Cunningham Arm Medical Centre,  Griffiths Sea Shell Museum,, Funkey Monkey,  Lakes Entrance Bowls Club, Happy Tatts & Happy Woofers, Lakes Squash & Movie Theatre, Lakes Betta Home Living, East Gippsland Shire Council,McDonald's Lakes Entrance, Lakes Entrance Dental Centre, Southern Cross Apartments, Brazzale Concreting, Mama Miriam's Kitchen, Saltwater Hotels & Resorts, Wyanga Park Winery


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Lakes Entrance Events Inc ABN 55941778303

PO Box 758 Lakes Entrance,3909, Victoria, Australia