Visiting Sydney is always quite an experience. But have you been there for New Year’s Eve? End your year like never before when you explore the best of Sydney. Here’s a list of some of the great events you can catch. Whether you’re looking for the best view of the fireworks, great parties, or a relaxing cruise, there’s always something for you.
This free event opens at 11 am and you can come by early to enjoy the whole program. At 7 pm, everyone can feel the party mood as the light show begins. The sky goes much brighter at 9 pm when the fireworks are lit, with the final set coming off at midnight. This family-friendly event prohibits alcohol, so kids can safely enjoy the show. Food isn’t hard to find as there are many restaurants nearby and accessible toilets all around.
Kids will surely enjoy NYE performances over at Parramatta park starting at 6 pm. It will feature The Snors Family Circus with performances that are sure to make the kids laugh. Also, watch out for the perfect photo opportunity for kids as The Trolls make an appearance. Apart from those, you don’t need to worry about food as there are a lot of stalls nearby. Then, at 9pm you can have a great view of the fireworks absolutely free.
NYE in the Park
This event is happening for the first time at Victoria Park, Broadway. Many local and foreign acts are set to perform and tickets are at $89 and up. The tickets are going fast so you better hurry if you don’t want to miss this one of a kind night. Also featured are some gourmet food trucks, so partygoers won’t be dancing around hungry. Gates open at 3pm and the event is for 18 and up only.
New Years’ Cruise on Royale
One of the perfect ways to end 2017 is by enjoying the magical feeling you get on a cruise. With $400 per ticket, you can give yourself and loved ones an evening all of you won’t soon forget. The pick up will be at 7:15 pm over at Towns Place East and the cruise will end at 1:15 am returning to the pick up point. You have to bring your own food but beverages are available on deck. DJs also provide good music for everyone while they enjoy the view.
You can spend the last night of 2017 dancing to Trance and Hardstyle music. Project Zero features local and international artists at the Qudos Bank Arena. Tickets are at $110 – $178. The venue has a lot of restaurants all over, so you won’t go hungry. It all starts at 8 pm and caps at 3 am and is for 18 and up only.
Start the New Year with Good Memories
You have countless events happening all around Sydney, so driving home could be a challenge. Spending the night in the city is a great idea if you want to avoid the traffic, there are many affordable accommodation options like Comfort Inn and Suites at Burwood that are less than 15 km from the festivities. Book online and avoid the trouble of getting home on the busiest night of the year, also giving you the opportunity to explore Sydney a little the next day.