10 September 2016

National Day 2016


The Self Determination for Gibraltar Group has announced the programme of events for this year’s Gibraltar National Day on Saturday 10th September 2016. The events are being organised by the SDGG, with the Gibraltar Cultural Services collaborating and assisting the SDGG to ensure the smooth running of all events.

The National Day Celebrations are once again at its original venue in Casemates Square. Celebrations begin at 9.30am with live music and performances. The Political Rally will start at 12.25pm.

A spectator stand of 50 seats for the elderly will be made available on a first come first served basis. There will also be a spectator stand of 50 seats for persons with a mobility disability and a viewing platform to accommodate wheelchair users. Persons wishing to avail themselves of this service must be blue badge holders.

Persons wanting a space at the wheelchair viewing platform or the stand for persons with a mobility disability will be able to obtain tickets on a first come served basis by contacting the Gibraltar Cultural Services directly on telephone 20067236 before the 26th August 2016, to register and pick up their ticket. Ticket holders may be accompanied by one other person. Blue badge to be presented on collection of tickets. No tickets will be available on the 10th September.

In addition, National Day will also see the return of a British Sign language interpreter who will be coming to Gibraltar, especially for the event.

Other events forming part of our National Day Celebrations on Saturday 10th September 2016 include:

10.30am   Children’s Fancy Dress


1.30pm to 3pm  DJ Music

Casemates Square

1.30pm to 7pm    Fun for Kids

John Mackintosh Square

1.30pm till late     Fun Activities and Entertainment

  King’s Bastion Leisure Centre

1.30pm till late   Live Music

Rock on the Rock Club, Town Range

2pm till 11pm    Live Music and DJ’s for Over 16’s

  Bayside Sports Complex

2pm till 8pm   DJ’s and Foam Party for 15 and Under

  Adventure Playground

2.30pm to 7pm     Jazz Friends

Governor’s Parade 

2.30pm   Aerial Twister Display  

Catalan Bay

6pm   Aerial Twister Display  

Rosia Bay

9pm to 12.30am   Rock Concert

Casemates Square

10.30pm   Fireworks Display

Detached Mole