Indian Ocean Skyshow 2013
The cities of Fremantle and Cockburn have teamed up again for what will be the largest Australia Day fireworks display ever launched off the Western Australian coastline.
Australia Day will officially kick off with the annual citizenship ceremony with Welcome to Country from 3.30 pm and live entertainment from 4.30 pm at the Esplanade Reserve. There will be markets and a free sausage sizzle. Entertainment will be provided by the Chemist, Grace Barbe, The Balck Penny Project, WASamba, The Windjammers and Kart Koort Wiern. The Indian Ocean Skyshow fireworks will light up the night sky from 8.00 pm at Bathers Bay.
Cicerello's is hosting free family-friendly entertainment leading up to the annual fireworks over Bathers Beach. Organised by Cicerello’s and the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour Committee, the Freo Grasshoppers and HypnoCats will help get people in the mood at Mews Park – the grassed area next to the restaurant.
HypnoCats kick things off at 5.30 pm with funk, rock, soul and pop grooves and three lead singers offering a unique harmony of sounds, providing a repertoire that ranges from 70s classics to the music of today.
The Freo Grasshoppers get into the swing of things at 6.30 pm, delivering a mix of rock, reggae, funk and blues, and performing again after the fireworks at 8.30 pm.The vibrant four-piece performs music from the past five decades and even throw in several of their own critically-acclaimed tunes.
Type of event
- Annual Fremantle events
- Family and community events
- City of Fremantle functions and events
26 January 2013
Time: Annual citizenship ceremony from 3.30 pm pm, entertainment from 4.30 pm. 8.00 pm Fireworks
Vantage points include Bathers Beach foreshore, the Roundhouse, Esplanade Park, North Mole, Monument Hill, South Beach and Fishing Boat Harbour itself.