Where to ring in 2019 across the Burnett
IT'S that time of year between Christmas and New Year when the days blur into each other, but you can bet that December 31 will be here in the blink of an eye.
If you're yet to nail down some NYE plans, don't stress, here's what's going on around the region:
THE Goomeri and District Show Society will be holding their annual New Year's Eve Family Rodeo at the Goomeri Showgrounds to help ring in the New Year. Gates will open and junior rodeo action will commence at 8am; pre-performance events will begin at 1pm; and the main rodeo will kick off around 5pm and continue into the evening.
Fireworks At Lake Boondooma
THERE will be a licensed bar open until late, food stalls, a band and a 9pm fireworks show plus a second fireworks show for adults at midnight.
THE Kingaroy Dance Supporters Group will be hosting The 90s - The Ultimate Nostalgia Game Show at Trades Hall inside the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman St from 7pm until late.
The evening will feature bingo, trivia, music, video games and prizes, and there'll be a jumping castle onsite to keep children amused, too. Hot food will be available for purchase and a licensed bar will be operating as well (no BYO). Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children.
Dance at Booie hall
A NEW Year's Eve Dance will be held at Booie Hall from 8pm until late. Admission is $10 for adults, or $5 for high school students
THE Palace Hotel in Drayton St, Nanango will be holding a party with a Hawaiian theme from 5pm through to 2am New Year's Day. The Cooyar Hotel on the New England Highway at Cooyar will be ringing in the New Year with a $30 per head all-you-can-eat rib and prawn night from 6.30pm.
Kingaroy RSL in Markwell St will be holding a New Years Eve Party with a glow in the dark theme and live music from Robert Early from 8pm until late.
Kingaroy's Commercial Hotel will be holding a party from 8pm until late, kicking off with Mr Q and followed by DJs from 10pm until late. Admission is $10.
The Carrollee Hotel will be seeing in the New Year with The Distraction Duo performing from 9.30pm until late. Admission is free.