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Aerial shot of Sydney Harbour as the fireworks go off on New Year's Eve
Photograph: Destination NSW

New Year's Eve in Sydney

Where to watch the Sydney fireworks, party and recover this NYE

Olivia Gee
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Olivia Gee
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Sydney's NYE celebrations are world famous, and for good reason. The harbourside city's official fireworks take place at 9pm and midnight. The opening of the 2019 Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations will include a Welcome to Country and a smoking ceremony. As well as the stunning midnight display, you can also expect a sunset tug boat water show, glowing projections on the Harbour Bridge pylons, and a cenermony honouring the Aboriginal Dreaming through live performance. The design of the display will aim to reflect Sydney's diverse cultural landscape, our social progress and the energetic and ever evolving pulse of the city.

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