Sydney Opera House on New Year’s Eve 2021/2022

Have an unbelievable start to the year with an opera followed by the unrivalled views of the midnight fireworks.

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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's pretty hard to forget – including panoramic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge fireworks.

The attached venues Bennelong, Opera Kitchen and Opera Bar are hosting New Year's Eve dinners and parties.

Sydney Opera House New Year's Eve Soirée

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Experience New Year's eve at Sydney Opera House and enjoy the prime views of fireworks.

  • Exclusive event
  • Access to ABC NYE Concert from the Yallamundi Rooms
  • Unlimited food and drinks
  • From $798 per person
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The Sydney Opera House's New Year's Eve shows

Each year La Bohème and The Opera Gala take place on New Year's Eve. Their intervals are perfectly timed with the 9pm fireworks display which you can step out and see from the harbour view.

Guests are welcome to stay at the Opera House until the midnight fireworks. For unparalleled views, canapés, drinks and live entertainment, there's often a midnight party you can book a spot into alongside your opera tickets.

How much are tickets for The Opera Gala at Sydney Opera House on New Year's Eve?

The 2021 Opera Gala is taking place on Cockatoo Island. Celebrate the New Year from 8pm to 2am.

Take a chartered ferry from the mainland to the UNESCO World Heritage Site for a magical evening. Tickets are available from $399 per person via Opera Australia.

How much are tickets for La Bohème at Sydney Opera House on New Year's Eve?

Tickets for La Bohème for NYE 2021 are now on sale. There are options to book a ticket just to see the Gala or you can pay for a pre-performance dinner, a ticket to the Midnight party or the full package.

This is an excellent time to see the show as this summer will be its final Sydney season after 10 years.

SeatsPerformance onlyPerformance and pre-performance dinnerPerformance and Midnight PartyFull packageWhere to book
Wheelchair$299$798$648$1,047Book here
C-Reserve$299$798$648$1,047Book here
B-Reserve$379$778$728$1,127Book here
A-Reserve$439$838$788$1,187Book here
Premium$499$898$848$1,247Book here

How much are tickets for SIX at Sydney Opera House on New Year's Day?

SIX is a pop musical that has taken the world by storm with its unique take on the 6 wives of Henry VIII.

On New Year's Day there are 2 performances, one at 6pm and another at 8:45pm.

SeatsPriceWhere to book
C-Reserve$59Direct through Opera Australia
B-Reserve$69Direct through Opera Australia
A-Reserve$99Direct through Opera Australia
Premium$145Direct through Opera Australia

Dinners, drinks and parties at Sydney Opera House on New Year's Eve

Host to multiple dining and drinking venues year-on-year the Opera House puts on an event in more than just its concert halls:

  • Opera Bar: Each year Opera Bar hosts an outdoor party with food through the night. This year there will be live music and food all throughout the night. It's an 18 and above event. Tickets from $499.50 per person.
  • New Year's Eve at Portside. Portside is a hot ticket to a fun evening to ring in the New Year under the sails of the Sydney Opera House. Enjoy roving food trays and premium beverages all night while you watch DJs Yolanda Be Cool and Sneaky Sound System. Grab your Portside NYE Gold General Admission from $795 per person and booking fee. VIP tickets from $995 per person and booking fee.
  • Opera Kitchen: Will be closed this year.

What you should know about New Year's Eve at Sydney Opera House

Is there a dress code?

While there's no formal dress code for New Year's Eve events at Sydney Opera House, you're encouraged to dress up to the nines, it is a party after all.

Where can I buy Sydney Opera House New Year's Eve tickets?

You can purchase tickets directly via Opera Australia.

Can I watch the New Year's Eve fireworks from Sydney Opera House?

Yes. Anyone with tickets to an event or dinner on this page can view the fireworks from the venue. The foyer has excellent views but there may be limited space on the balcony. Check the terms and conditions of the specific event you're attending for more details about where you can access on the big night.

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    IgorNovember 12, 2018

    We live at Milsons Point and would like to watch NY fire works from Bradford Park.. Do we need to buy tickets?

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      JoshuaNovember 25, 2018Staff

      Hi Igor,

      Thanks for getting in touch with finder. I hope all is well with you. :)

      It’s nice to know that you’re preparing for the NY Fireworks. I would assume that you are referring to Bradfield Park. It is a popular site for families. It offers views of the eastern and western sides of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. As of this time, I’ve looked into their official website and there’s no fee to get inside. The place opens from 8 am until 1 am.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

      Have a wonderful day!


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