Sydney, Australia-12/26/2017 -1/1/2018
Sydney New Year's Eve is an annual multi-tiered event held every New Year's Eve centring on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and surrounding Port Jackson, its main events are two pyrotechnic displays: the 9 pm Family Fireworks and the Midnight Fireworks, both of which are televised nationally with the more popular Midnight Fireworks televised globally.
NYE 2017 edition featured a total of eight tonnes of pyrotechnics, and a rainbow flag-coloured waterfall effect to pay tribute to the 40th anniversary of Sydney Mardi Gras, and the 9 December 2017 legalisation of same-sex marriage in Australia. The welcome to country ceremony included a special message from the Muwekma Ohlone community of northern California, in honour of the 50th anniversary of Sydney's sister city relationship with San Francisco.
All the pictures below are taken from the balcony of the rented apartment of Kristie's parents in Pots point with a direct view of the Sydney Harbor bridge.
Enjoy the show!
Lots of people are already sitting around the border of the harbor so they can have a great view when the fireworks this evening.
Lots of family with little kids around.
There are not a lot of people right now but I am sure it will be full this evening.