The Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks display is one of the world’s best New Year’s Eve celebrations, attracting visitors from all over the world. Preparations begin more than 12 months in advance making each year’s celebration bigger and better than ever.
Inaugurated in 1976, Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display is the highlight of Sydney’s events calendar. New Year’s Eve in Sydney is one of the world’s most popular end of year celebrations with over a million people watching live and over a billion watching broadcasts around the world. Set around Sydney’s world-famous harbour, each year’s display incorporates light, music and fireworks to create a one of a kind experience for visitors.
Each year’s fireworks display is primarily centred on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, as well as surrounding areas across Port Jackson. Sydney’s world famous attractions provide a stunning backdrop for each year’s elaborate fireworks displays. The schedule for each year’s celebration consists of two displays: the 9:00pm family fireworks, aimed at families with younger children, and the longer, midnight main event.
If attending the Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks display live there a numerous vantage points to choose from. A number of paid and unpaid areas are available allowing visitors to choose how they would like to spend their New Years in Sydney. The vantage point at Hickson Road Reserve is an excellent choice, situated directly below one of the Harbour Bridge’s four pylons, it offers fantastic views of the fireworks. This paid vantage point accommodates a small number of visitors with various food and drink options also available. Regardless of which option you choose, you’ll be sure to enjoy the event from wherever you are located due to the scale of the Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks.
The event’s official website is an excellent source of information, providing extensive information on each vantage point and detailing the best way to get to and from the event from wherever you are located. Be sure to check it out if you are thinking of attending the spectacular Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks as this year’s display is expected to be the biggest yet with more displays and events planned across Sydney.
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