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Spectacular views of the Harbour Fireworks Jumping castles, food stalls, face painting, laid back entertainment and a licensed bar.
Waverley Council invites families to celebrate the New Year at Dudley Page Reserve, Dover Heights. Relax with family-friendly entertainment while admiring the amazing views of the Sydney Harbour fireworks.
Bring a picnic and rug and enjoy this New Year's Eve Family event with a free jumping castle, face painting, playground, DJ, music & dancing. Licensed bar & food stalls.
For more information, visit http://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/recreation/calendar_of_events/events/new_years_eve_at_dudley_page_reserve
Adult ticket (admits 1 adult + children under 5yrs) $35
Concession ticket(for pensioners, registered carers, children 5-16yrs) $15
Ticket will be available online at Moshtix or call 1300 438 849 (booking fees apply) or in person at Waverley Council Customer Service Centre, 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction.
NO booking fees apply at Waverley Council Customer Service Centre.
You will need to bring your own picnic rug. Low chairs without legs are permitted on site. If you require the standard sized chair for mobility issues you will be asked to position yourself at the back of the crowd closest to the bar and food service area.
Food & Beverages
Food can be purchased from the food stalls and drinks from the bar set up on site.
Strictly no BYO alcohol or unsealed beverage containers.
You may bring your own food into the venue.
Bar has EFTPOS facilities
Food stalls are cash only
The venue gates open for at 6pm, you may queue before this time. Generally the crowd starts to line up from 4.30pm to be able to access the best vantage point at the front. If having the front line vantage point does not bother you, you may enter at anytime as there is loads of room for everyone!
The event concludes at 0030am. The venue will be cleared of patrons altogether by 1am. Please respect the neighbours as you leave and note that the neighbouring streets & parks are alcohol free zones.
No parking is available in the nearby area. Walk or catch Public Transport. Call 131 500 for more info.
Taxis and Buses are available to the event, after the event it is best to take a bus (that will pick you up from the venue) to Bondi Junction or Edgecliff station. Note, additional services will run on the evening hopefully making your journey home as easy as possible.
NYE Road Closures
Many of the roads around Dudley Page Reserve will be closed on New Year's Eve. Check live trafficwebsite
There is EFTPOS available at the bar. The food vendors are cash only.
We strongly recommend that everyone catches buses which generally exit the venue in approx 30 to 60mins. The neighbouring roads are closed from 3pm to 2am so even if you were able to find a car space it would be a long way from the event.
The venue is grass underfoot so it is advisable to wear comfortable flat shoes.
No parking is available in the nearby area. Walk or catch Public Transport. This external link will open in a new window. Call 131 500 for more info.
Taxis and Buses are available to the event, after the event it is best to take a bus (that will pick you up from the venue) to Bondi Junction station. Note, additional services will run on the evening hopefully making your journey home as easy as possible. In 2018 all the patrons were cleared by 1am by the Sydney bus network.
Conditions of Entry
All patrons entering will be subject to bag searches.
Children under 18 must have a valid ticket and be accompanied by a ticket holding parent, adult legal guardian or adult eligible carer at all times.
Persons are prohibited from entering with the following items: