What better way to bring in the New Year than with a fantastic festival involving stellar performances of song and dance, capped off with the perfect display of midnight fireworks from a view like no other? Spend your New Year's Eve at the Sydney Opera House and witness the works of Verdi, Puccini and Rossini come to life in the Opera Gala Concert, or be entertained by the memorable tunes, elegant dance numbers and charming characters of The Merry Widow operetta. With either package comes access to an exclusive viewing area overlooking Sydney Harbor - the best place to see the 9:00pm and midnight fireworks. Get your countdown ready and watch as the night sky is illuminated by as many as 80,000 fireworks! The Sydney Opera House is the place to be to celebrate the New Year with people from all over the world.