Have an unbelievable start to 2020 with an opera followed by the midnight fireworks.
Sydney is famous for being one of the greatest places in the world to ring in the new year.
Pair that with a seat in the city's iconic Sydney Opera House for its New Year's Eve show and you've got a night that will be hard to forget.
Getting tickets to this event offers you a premier position to view both the 9pm and midnight fireworks.
Note: The 2019/2020 Sydney Opera House New Year's Eve events haven't been announced yet, but you can find information below about what was happening at the venue last year. We'll update the page once the event information is available.
The Sydney Opera Houses' New Year's shows:
Both La Bohème and The Opera Gala's intervals were perfectly timed with the 9pm fireworks display where you could step out and see the pyrotechnics display.
Guests were welcome to stay at the Opera House until the midnight fireworks. For unparalleled views, canapes, drinks and live entertainment, you could also book a spot at the Midnight Party. This could be added alongside your opera tickets when you booked.
How much were Opera Gala New Year's Eve tickets?
|E-Reserve (no stage view), wheelchair and standing||$199|
How much were La Bohème Year’s Eve tickets?
|Standing and wheelchair||$199|
Other events at Sydney Opera House on New Year's Eve:
Host to multiple dining and drinking venues, the Opera House puts on an event in more than just its concert halls. The 2018/2019 details are as follows:
- New Year's Eve at Portside. French Champagne shall flow and canapes shall be eaten as you sit underneath the sails with unobstructed views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as you ready yourself for a night of splendour. Entertainment includes three of Sydney's hottest DJs: Chloe, Rachel May and Bannie. Price: From $695 per person
- Opera Kitchen: Guarantee yourself a front row seat to the New Year's Eve action on Opera Kitchen. Choose between the Gold Package and its selection of canapes and glass of Champagne on arrival on the lower tier of Opera Kitchen or luxe it up with the Platinum Package on the upper level where canapes rove throughout the night and premium beverages including top-shelf spirits and French Champagne flow. Finish off the night with the fireworks seen from a private viewing area. Price: From $750 per person gold) and $1,300 per person (platinum).
- Bennelong: Executive chef Peter Gilmore has created a five-course degustation menu, paired with premium wines, all served at Bennelong within the sails of Sydney Opera House. Price: $1,590 per person.
- Opera Bar: Each year Opera Bar hosts a thenmed outdoor party. Details and tickets are released in October. We'll keep you posted when we know more. This is an 18+ event and tickets generally include food through the night. Price: TBA
What you should know about a New Year's Eve at Sydney Opera House:
Is there a dress code?
For New Year's Eve events at Sydney Opera House, a dress code is in place.
Where can I buy Sydney Opera House New Year's Eve tickets?
Tickets for Platinum, Premium, A-, B-, C- and D-Reserve seats for both La Bohème can be booked here and tickets for Opera Gala can be purchased here. Just click on the seats you'd like to purchase above and you'll be able to complete your order.
Can I watch the New Year's Eve fireworks from Sydney Opera House?
If you've purchased tickets to an event or dinner listed on this page, then you'll be able to view the fireworks from the venue. Check the terms and conditions on the specific event you're attending for more details about where you can access on the big night.