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New Years Eve

There are only a few events that are celebrated worldwide, with New Year’s being celebrated in every corner of the earth.

Whether it’s the fireworks on the Sydney Harbour Bridge or the Ball Drop at Times Square, New Year’s Eve is always celebrated in extravagant style.

Sydney New Years Eve 2020, NYE Party Events, Harbour Fireworks & Tickets

In Sydney, the celebrations are some of the biggest in the world with hundreds of thousands of people coming together to celebrate the coming of the New Year; with live entertainment, great music and a massive city-wide fireworks display. New Year’s Eve in Sydney is one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year. As it is summertime in Sydney and most people are able to enjoy the public holiday the next day, many flock to the city for this massive celebration.

There are many live shows scheduled throughout the city, but the fireworks display on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House are by far the biggest draws card of the NYE event.

The best vantage points to enjoy New Year’s Eve in Sydney include the following:

  • Barangaroo Reserve – Ticketed and licenced, but no BYO
  • Birchgrove Park – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Blues Point Reserve – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Bradfield Park – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Bradleys Head – Ticketed, alcohol prohibited
  • Cahill Expressway – Ticketed, alcohol prohibited
  • Campbells Cove (The Rocks) – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Dawes Point (The Rocks) – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Darling Harbour – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Duff Reserve – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Dumaresq Reserve – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • East Circular Quay – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Mary Booth Reserve – Free entry, alcohol prohibited
  • Mrs Macquaries Point – Free entry and licenced, no BYO
  • Royal Botanic Garden: Lawn – Ticketed and licenced, no BYO
  • Shark Island – Ticketed and licenced, no BYO
  • Taronga Zoo – Ticketed and licenced, no BYO

Please see below a comprehensive list of vantage points around the city, along with their prices, opening times and if alcohol is allowed.

Pre-show entertainment typically starts from 6pm with an aerial display, welcome to Country at 8.30pm and family fireworks at 9pm. Sydney Harbour will light up with Light Parade at 9.15pm and then a massive fireworks display will cap off the evening at midnight.

Leave your car at home on New Year’s Eve and catch public transport. More than 1,000 extra trains and 3,500 extra buses will run throughout the day and into the early hours of the new year.

If you are coming to Sydney to celebrate NYE, click the link below to secure your accommodation early before it all books out!

Event Dates

31 December 2020 to 01 January 2021

Event Times

TBA

Venue

Multiple Venues

Address

Located All Around Sydney Harbour
Sydney, NSW

Prices

TBA

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