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4 Coolest Ways to Ring in 2023 in Sydney

Looking for ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style? Here are a few suggestions..

By Madonna WelshPublished 2 years ago 3 min read

Sydneysiders can’t deny it! New Year’s Eve in Sydney is always something to look forward to. The fireworks displays from different vantage points are always a sight to see. As December approaches, everyone’s searching for different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Here are a few ideas to drop the curtain on 2022 in Sydney.

Go Onboard the Sydney New Year’s Eve Cruises

Want a night of entertainment, lavish dinner menus topped with premium beverages and mesmerising views of the fascinating fireworks? Then hop on board one of the popular New Year cruises this year. Make your choice from a luxury catamaran, tall ship or glass boat that offer you spectacular ringside views of all the harbour events. They prove to be the ideal vantage point for uninterrupted fireworks views. You get to view famous icons like the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge beautifully adorned in the festive mood. Some of these cruises even offer a DJ, live band and much more. Book a ticket for an all-inclusive NYE fireworks cruise. Food, drinks, views and entertainment on the harbour waters, set the perfect ambience to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Enjoy musical shows at the The Opera House

Sydney Opera House offers not one, but two, NYE musical shows - the Opera Gala & La Boheme.

Indulge in an evening of opera classics performed by local and international artists at the Opera Gala. It is held in the Joan Sutherland Theatre of the Opera house. The interval then coincides with the evening fireworks. Right after the 9pm fireworks display, get yourself into an exclusive midnight party at the Northern Foyers of the Opera House, to make your evening more special. Ensure to book your tickets without delay. With a blend of drinks, canapes and entertainment, this turns out to be a great party to be a part of.

La Boheme is a Bohemian show that showcases a beautiful love story with amazing music, gripping storyline and glamorous sets . Theatre lovers can watch the magic of talented performers in a legendary venue. Performed at the Joan Sutherland Theatre with a duration of 2hrs-15mins with an interval, it is sung in Italian with English subtitles. Experience the touching tale set among the fishnets and fairy lights of Berlin in the 1930s. Entry and admission to the Opera House is included in the ticket, excluding food and drinks.

Rock the party at Opera Bar

For a pre-show drink and splendid views, this harbourside bar is the place to be. This conveniently located bar spells glamour from head to toe. Drink in hand, enjoy the scenic view of the Harbour Bridge and the city skyline. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with non-stop entertainment and live music.Feast on a stream of canapes all night long. What's better? They have dedicated food stalls as well. The party rolls at 6pm where you can dance and hum to the tunes of Soulphonics, Dark House and more. To top it all, take in the views of the fireworks display at 9pm and midnight. Note that this all-inclusive ticketed event excludes the price of drinks.

Get wild at The Taronga Zoo

Fan of the wild? Want to add some zing to your New Year’s Eve Celebration? Then head to the Taronga Zoo. It is strategically located with picturesque views of the fireworks show and the harbour. Experience an overnight wildlife retreat at Taronga or an epicurean delight at a luminescent rooftop ballroom. With sumptuous food and wine, hop on to view the New Year’s Eve Celebrations in the front row. Listen to the chirping and hooting of night-time animals as you celebrate New Year’s Eve with your loved ones. The Zoo offers three outdoor picnic style ticketed areas - Diamond Reserved Ticket, Gold Reserve Ticket and Silver Reserve Ticket. There is a Taronga Food Market located near the Diamond & Gold Sections that is open to all NYE patrons offering snacks, salads, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. You can BYO food and even non-alcoholic sealed beverages are allowed.

So, have a blast this New Year’s Eve and ring in 2023 with open arms by being part of these thrilling events. Do comment if you have liked my blog.

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