CNY 2016 Paint the Town Red

Sydney icons light up for Lunar New Year

Monday, January 16th, 2017 | Other

The City of Sydney and Westpac are Painting the Town Red – lighting some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks bright red to mark the beginning of the City’s Chinese New Year Festival. For three nights, 27-29 January, buildings across the … Continued

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Secure your home this summer

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 | Community

The City of Sydney is working with NSW Police over the summer to help Sydneysiders protect their homes from opportunistic crime. The Safe City team has created a number of tips for residents to consider before leaving their homes unattended. … Continued

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Two million reasons to roll out the red carpet

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Other

Tens of thousands of passengers will be welcomed by city ambassadors as more international cruise ships than ever before sail into Sydney this summer, including the largest cruise vessel to ever enter our harbour. With passengers from each arriving ship … Continued

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Sydney NYE a sweeping success

Sunday, January 1st, 2017 | Culture, Events

Sydney Harbour foreshore erupted into a kaleidoscope of colour last night as the City’s biggest-ever fireworks display welcomed in the New Year. More than one million people flocked to vantage points across the city to witness 20,000 fireworks launch from … Continued

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01:  Midnight fireworks display on New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour on January 1, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Zak KaczmarekCity of Sydney/Getty Images)

Sydney lights up to welcome in the New Year

Sunday, January 1st, 2017 | Events, Other

At the stroke of midnight, one of the largest, most technologically advanced fireworks displays burst over Sydney Harbour. For 12 mesmerising minutes, the City of Sydney put on a dazzling New Year’s Eve display. There were 120,000 fireworks set off … Continued

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