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New Year's Eve

Celebrate at Sydney Opera House

The ultimate New Year's Eve destination 

Bring in 2019 at Sydney Opera House with an unforgettable night in the heart of Sydney Harbour beneath the Opera House sails. 

The Opera House is a popular vantage point for Sydneysiders and visitors enjoying the New Year’s Eve fireworks.

A number of ticketed New Year’s Eve events are held inside and outside the Opera House, but there is also free public access to reserved areas with excellent harbour, bridge and fireworks views.

You can follow all the latest news and updates about New Year’s Eve 2018 on social media via #SydNYE2018

“Excellent - An experience to remember.”

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Getting here

Public transport should be used wherever possible, and extra travel time allowed. More information on travelling to the Opera House is available here.

For the latest citywide transport information visit Closer to the date, you can also visit for the latest timetables and to download one of many real-time apps.

The best way to enter the site is on foot via East Circular Quay. Once the site closes access for ticketholders and guests is via Macquarie Street. Macquarie Street will be closed to traffic from 10am on Monday 31 December, after which there will be no vehicle access to the Opera House or Wilson Car Park.

Vehicles will not be able to leave the Sydney Opera House Wilson Car Park between 10am on New Year’s Eve and 4am on New Year’s Day.

Please note, patrons attending ticketed events at the Opera House on New Year’s Eve will be contacted directly with further details about access to the site as well as ticket collection.

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