Loch Sport fireworks

RESIDENTS and visitors to Loch Sport will be able see in the New Year on the Lake St foreshore with entertainment and a display of fireworks.

The Loch Sport New Years’ Eve celebration will include free music in the fireworks precinct.

A band will play from about 7pm to 12.30am.

There will be two fireworks displays, one about 9.30pm to cater for younger residents and visitors and another at midnight.

The event has been funded by Wellington Shire’s community assistance events grant scheme, the Loch Sport Community House and local businesses.

There will also be a carnival in town for the Christmas period.

Its opening hours will be from 4pm to 11pm except New Year’s Eve when it will close later.

It will have numerous rides, including dodgem cars, the cha cha, kiddy aeroplane, jumping castle, mini ferris wheel, ghost ride, clowns , lucky tickets and a hot food van.