Celebrations in Sydney
Celebrating the end of 2020
To keep everyone in NSW safe, New Year’s Eve celebration arrangements will be different this year.
Whether you are planning a celebration at home or in your local community, remember to ensure the safety of your family and friends.
Dự đoán xổ sốFor residents of (and visitors to) the Greater Sydney area, a number of changes to the New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Sydney Harbour will be in place.
Green and Yellow Zones
Dự đoán xổ sốTo help keep New Year's Eve celebrations COVID safe, special zones will be established for Circular Quay, North Sydney and the city. There will be a Green Zone and a Yellow Zone.
The zones will be in effect from 5pm Thursday 31 December.
The Green ZoneDự đoán xổ số includes Circular Quay and key public vantage points in North Sydney.
Entry to this zone is restricted to residents who live inside the zone, their guests, and those with confirmed bookings at venues such as restaurants, hotels or bars within the area.
The Yellow ZoneDự đoán xổ số will be established around the Green Zone.
Entry to this zone is not restricted to residents or visitors, but people gathering in these areas in large numbers may be moved on by police.
Your questions answered
This New Year’s Eve will be different as we celebrate in a COVID safe way. There will be no 9pm fireworks, no activities around the Harbour, instead there will be one short midnight fireworks display from the Bridge.
Our message is for everyone to book ahead, celebrate locally or from home.
Up to 50 people can visit a residence, however NSW Health strongly recommends having no more than 30 visitors at a time if the residence has no outdoor area. The total number of visitors includes adults and children. A member of the household is not counted as a visitor.
Up to 100 people can participate in an outdoor public gathering.
There will be one 7-minute display at midnight which will be broadcast on the ABC.
Dự đoán xổ sốTo ensure public safety, designated zones around Circular Quay, North Sydney and the city will be implemented to reduce large numbers of people gathering in an unsafe way.
People attempting to enter the Green Zone around Circular Quay without a New Year’s Eve Pass will be refused entry and turned away. People entering the Yellow Zone who are gathering on the street may be moved on by Police.
If you plan on entering the Green Zone after 5pm on Thursday 31 December, you will need a New Year’s Eve pass. That includes those with confirmed bookings at venues such as restaurants, hotels or bars inside the area, as well as residents who live inside the zone and their guests. All staff and suppliers operating in the Green Zone will also need a pass.
Dự đoán xổ sốResidents, guests of residents, staff and people with confirmed bookings within the Green Zone will need to apply for their NYE Pass through this website. You will be able to apply for a pass from Monday 7 December.
The restriction zones will be implemented from 5pm on Thursday 31 December.
The Green Zone around Circular Quay will be physically fenced off. There will be multiple entry points that will be staffed by NSW Police and Security who will be checking and scanning New Year’s Eve Passes before allowing entry.
Please view the map of the designated Green and Yellow Zones.
Dự đoán xổ sốNorth Sydney’s usual vantage points including; Bradfield Park, Blues Point Reserve, Mary Booth Reserve, Quibaree Park, Kurraba Reserve and Cremorne Reserve will not be open to residents or the public.
The NSW Government will continue to work with the North Sydney Council should they wish to host their own ticketed events at any of these vantage point locations.
Dự đoán xổ sốCouncils around Sydney and the State are free to make their own arrangements, as long as they comply with the public health orders.
Police have a large presence around the city every New Year’s Eve, this year will be no different. Large numbers of police in uniform and plain clothes will be out in force this year patrolling the CBD and foreshore areas of Sydney providing a highly visible and mobile policing response.
As with every New Year’s Eve, recreational boats are welcome on the Harbour. Boat operators will need to ensure they follow all maritime laws and familiarise themselves with the New Year’s Eve restricted areas and exclusion zones.
- to help NSW Health contact you quickly and easily if necessary
- If there's no dot, there's no spot on public transport
- If travelling via taxi or ride share, scan the QR Code for contactless check-in or make a booking with the taxi company. Sit in the back seat and have the windows open to promote air flow, where possible.