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Australia Day Events 2018 - Sydney

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Published January 16th 2018
There will be plenty of events on this Australia Day
Celebrate Australia Day with the list below of free & ticketed events:

1. WugulOra Morning Ceremony
When: 26 January 2018: 7:45am-8:30am
Where: Barangaroo Reserve, Barangaroo
Cost: Free
Details: This event will be a special moment to begin Australia Day by acknowledging our shared history and the traditional custodians of the land. There will be a smoking ceremony, local elder talks, special performances, national anthem sung in English and Aboriginal language Dharawal, before the Aboriginal and Australian flags are raised on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Click here for the website.

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2. Salute to Australia
When: 26 January 2018
Where: Sydney Harbour, Port Jackson, Sydney- Vantage points at Bradfield Park, Hickson Rd, Circular Quay, OPT, & Sydney Opera House.
Cost: Free
Details: There will be many vantage points to witness the Navy's largest ever flagship, aerial flyover, 21 Gun Salute, national anthem performance and more. Click here for the website.

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3. Ferrython
When: 26 January 2018: 10:45am-11:30am
Where: Sydney Harbour, Port Jackson, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Vantage points to see the water from Bradfield Park, Blues Point, Hickson Road Reserve, Overseas Passenger Terminal, & Sydney Opera House. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


4. Australia Day Dinner Cruises
When: 26 January 2018: 6:30pm-10:30pm
Where: King Street Wharf No. 1, Lime St, Sydney
Cost: Sky Deck: $249pp, Club Deck: $219pp & Show Deck: $169pp
Details: There will be musical and dance performances, harbour parades, jet-ski shows, opera performances, fireworks displays and much more to witness on the Dinner Cruise. Dinner cruise includes 4-course menu or 3-course menu including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Guaranteed window seating can be purchased. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Captain Cook Cruises Facebook


5. Summer Playground
When: 26 January 2018: 10am-4:30pm
Where: Darling Harbour
Cost: Free
Details: There will be plenty of Australia Day entertainment for the whole family to enjoy with performances, bush games, circus works, hula hoop lessons, roving performers, firework displays (at Circular Quay), activities and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


6. Sydney Street Party
When: 26 January 2018: 11:30am-3:30pm
Where: The Rocks Square, The Rocks
Cost: Free
Details: The Rocks will come alive with colour and carnival with Australia Day entertainment including activities, interactive games, roving performers, market stalls and much more. Click here for the website.

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7. Afternoon Summer Sessions
When: 26 January 2018: 4pm-8pm
Where: Tumbalong Park, Harbour St, Darling Harbour
Cost: Free
Details: There will be live music and DJs, pop-up bar, roving performers and firework displays at Circular Quay. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


8. Live at the Quay
When: 26 January 2018: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Circular Quay
Cost: Free
Details: For the first time, Live at the Quay will feature Australia Day celebrations with entertainment, activities, musical and dance extravaganza, harbour parades, jet-ski shows, classical on-the-water performances, firework displays and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


9. Latin Cruise: Australia Day Celebration
When: 26 January 2018: 6pm-10:30pm
Where: Darling Harbour
Cost: Online tickets till 20 January: $40pp or on boat tickets: $50pp
Details: Celebrate Australia Day with salsa, bachata and kizomba dance party. There will be four hours of music and dance with uninterrupted views of the spectacular Sydney Harbour and firework displays. There will also be complimentary finger food. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Captain Cook Cruises Facebook


10. GIO Oz Day 10K Wheelchair Race
When: 26 January 2018: 8am-10:30am
Where: The Rocks
Cost: Free
Details: Witness the world's finest wheelchair athletes race through Sydney CBD at exhilarating speeds. Vantage points are on Hickson & George Streets, The Rocks. There will be free breakfast from 8am. Click here for the website.

11. Australia Day at Sydney Opera House
When: 26 January 2018: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Circular Quay
Cost: Free
Details: There will be plenty of entertainment with some of our nation's musical legends performing this Australia Day. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


12. Warrane DJ Stage
When: 26 January 2018: 12pm-6pm
Where: First Fleet Park, The Rocks
Cost: Free
Details: Soak up the festivities with outdoor entertainment of a line-up of Sydney's freshest DJs. Click here for the website

13. Vintage Buses
When: 26 January 2018: 10:30am-5pm
Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Circular Quay
Cost: Gold coin donation
Details: Experience what it was like to travel around Sydney with the vintage Sydney bus. The trip will be on the green-and-yellow double deckers from Sydney Opera House to Wynyard and back. You can hop on/hop off on any stops on the way. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


14. Australia Day Lunch Cruise
When: 26 January 2018: 10:15am-2:15pm
Where: King Street Wharf, Lime St, Sydney
Cost: Adults: $125pp & Children: $75pp
Details: The Lunch Cruise will include a buffet lunch, 4-hour cruise, dessert selection, indoor and outdoor decks and drink package and views. Click here for the website.

15. Tall Ships Race
When: 26 January 2018: 1pm-1:45pm
Where: Sydney Harbour, Port Jackson, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: There will be a fleet of historic ships that will battle it out for the Tall Ships Trophy 2018. The best viewing for the exciting finish will be at the Overseas Passenger Terminal or Hickson Road Reserve. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


16. 181st Australia Day Regatta
When: 26 January 2018: 1:30pm-5pm
Where: Sydney Harbour, Port Jackson, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Be part of the oldest continuously-conducted annual sailing regatta in the world this Australia Day! There will be large ocean-racing yachts to 18-foot skiffs and radio controlled model yachts. Click here for the website.

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17. Australia Day Harbour Parade
When: 26 January 2018: 12:45pm-2pm
Where: Sydney Harbour, Port Jackson, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: There will be 40 boats big and small, quirky to stately, partying on the water and decked out in an abundance of flags, colour and Aussie humour in the hope to win the honour of 'best dressed' boat. Vantage points include Bradfield Park, Hickson Road Reserve, Sydney Opera House, Northern Broadwalk and Farm Cove. Click here for the website.

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18. Tug & Yacht Ballet
When: 26 January 2018: 12pm-12:15pm
Where: Sydney Harbour, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: A fleet of yachts, powerful tugboats, jet skis, and ferries will perform classical performances, truly one of its kind. These vessels will manoeuvre in unison to classical music. Vantage points at Hickson Road Reserve, Overseas Passenger Terminal wharf and Circular Quay. Click here for the website.

19. Chill Out Zone
When: 26 January 2018: 10am-4pm
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
Cost: Free
Details: Celebrate Australia Day with the festivities at the Overseas Passengers Terminal with entertainment, live music, roving street performers, gourmet food stalls, activities, spectacular views and much more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Australia Day Facebook


20. Lord Mayor's Citizenship Ceremony
When: 26 January 2018: 10:30am-11:15am
Where: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay
Cost: Free
Details: Join Sydney's Lord Mayor in welcoming 30 newest Australians. Click here for the website.

21. In The Sky
When: 26 January 2018: 11:45am-2pm
Where: Sydney Harbour, Sydney
Cost: Free
Details: Sydney skies will come alive with a flurry of aviation activity with three Hornet F18s and Qantas A380 fly over the Harbour Bridge. There will also be Red Berets' parachute displays by the Australian Army. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook
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Why? Celebrate Australia Day with free & ticketed events
When: 26 January 2018
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