Fireworks are on across the Northern Beaches this New Year's Eve, with fireworks displays over Pittwater, Dee Why Beach and Manly Cove.
Some of the best vantage points will be our beaches, foreshores and reserves. Come early and get a picnic spot to bring in New Year's Eve with a spectacular fireworks display.
Fireworks are on at:
Manly Cove, 9pm
Dee Why Beach, 9pm
Bayview, 9pm & Midnight (with vantage points around the Rowland Reserve area)
Rowland Reserve, Bayview will have a 150m fireworks exclusion zone in place on both land and water
Alcohol prohibited zones
Manly harbour foreshore from 4pm daily, Dee Why beach reserve from 10pm daily, and at Rowland Reserve from 6am on 31 December 2016 until 6am on 1 January 2017.
Road closures for New Year's Eve
Road closures will be in place in Manly and Dee Why on Saturday 31 December to facilitate safe pedestrian movement into and around the main New Year's Eve event sites.
Closures will be coordinated by the Local Police and traffic controllers as follows:
Road closures in place between 5pm and 10.30pm at:
- West Esplanade from Commonwealth Parade to Belgrave Street
- Belgrave Street from Sydney Road to West Esplanade
- West Promenade from Sydney Road to Gilbert Street
- East Esplanade from Belgrave Street to Ashburner Street
- Wentworth Street from Darley Road to East Esplanade
- Victoria Parade from Darley Road to East Esplanade
There will be a clearway in place along West Promenade (East side) and both sides of Belgrave St (between Sydney Rd and Raglan St), with vehicle towing enforced between 3pm and 10pm to allow State Transit buses to park.
Manly's Hop, Skip Jump Bus service will finish at 4.30pm.
Residents only can access Wentworth Street and Victoria Parade in Manly via Darley Rd.
Road closures in place between 4pm and 10pm at:
- The Strand from Oaks Avenue roundabout to Dee Why Parade roundabout
- Howard Avenue from Clyde Road to The Strand
Residents only can access Howard Avenue in Dee Why via Clyde Rd.
Visitors are encouraged to come by foot or public transport to avoid congestion. Check www.transportnsw.info for transport changes and additional services.
Check www.livetraffic.com for the latest traffic changes and information.