With panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the iconic fireworks, Mrs Macquaries Point is a popular place to be on New Year’s Eve.
Mrs Macquaries Point in the Domain is available to the general public on New Year’s Eve for a donation on entry. For NYE 2020 these donations will go to the bush fire appeal.
On New Year’s Eve access to the public viewing area is managed to ensure a safe and enjoyable evening for everyone.
Visitors can set up picnic rugs alongside the western side of Mrs Macquaries Point with views across Farm Cove to the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney Harbour fireworks.
The site offers food and beverage outlets including bar services, water refill stations, an ATM, toilets, waste bins, and first aid. The food and beverage outlets can be found along the eastern side of the event site.
Gates open at the entry point on Art Gallery Road at 10 am and close when the site is full. Queuing for this site starts from 7:00 am on Tuesday 31 December 2019.
Security bag checks will be in operation at the entry gate on Mrs Macquaries Rd and restricted items will not be permitted.
Please note that there are no pass outs on New Year’s Eve.
If planning to join us at Mrs Macquaries Point be prepared for all weather conditions. Hot weather is currently forecast for 31st December so be sun safe earlier in the day and bring a jumper, poncho or rain coat too. Umbrella use is discouraged and umbrellas over 50cm in length are not permitted.
Please note only sealed water bottles or empty refillable bottles will be permitted; see our FAQs below for further information and conditions of entry.
For further information and the official program please visit sydneynewyearseve.com
For the latest weather forecast, please check the Bureau of Meteorology.
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