From the fireworks and vantage points to getting there and accessibility, find everything you need to know here.


Scores of spectators wait during the day along the northern foreshore of Sydney Harbour with the Sydney Harbour bridge in the background.

Vantage points

Watch the fireworks from one of these viewing areas on the harbour. There’s a range of free and ticketed options.

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3 spectators look skyward during the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.

Plan your NYE

A little organisation can go a long way for a night to remember. Find out about public transport, road closures and ticketed events.

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Fireworks explode from the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


View the full list of set times in the event program. Highlights include Welcome to Country, Harbour of Light Parade and fireworks at 9pm and midnight.

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A live band plays to dancing partygoers at an indoor venue.

Ticketed events

Booking your spot on the harbour to watch the fireworks means you’ll have a stress-free night. Bring in 2018 at one of these parties.

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A woman with a guide dog uses a tactile street sign at a pedestrian crossing.


Find out about public transport and accommodation options, designated accessible viewing areas and other ways to enjoy the event.

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