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Sydney’s loves to show off its harbour by splashing it with gloriously multicoloured lights every now and then, from the spectacle of Vivid in winter to the internationally renowned NYE fireworks display. We've almost reached the end of the longest year on record (or at least, that's how it feels), we're allowed out of our houses – and it's time to par-tay.
It’s time to start planning your New Year’s Eve celebrations. Harbourside patches of grass are highly coveted on any usual year – they fill up fast for the count-down to midnight – but this year calls for more thorough planning. You'll need a permit to be in the CBD, read more about that here.
To help you plan, we've picked out the best ways to do New Year's Eve in Sydney – including fancy ticketed dos, and restaurants taking bookings for feasts to see out the year.
Need to wash off the bad vibes? Freshen up with a splash at Sydney’s best beaches on New Year's Day.
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