The Vigil is finished
- 25 January 2020 — 26 January 2020
- 08:00 PM - 06:00 AM
WhereBarangaroo Reserve, Barangaroo, NSW, 2000
The Vigil returns to Barangaroo Reserve, offering an opportunity to gather campfire-side and experience a night of performance and reflection on the eve of Australia Day.
It’s a time to consider Australia’s Indigenous heritage, as well as its colonial history and contemporary multicultural migration, from dusk on 25 January until dawn on 26 January.
Hear live music and guests alongside choral and poetry performances, and experience the resilience, beauty and joy of First Nations culture.
A Sydney Festival event. For more information visit sydneyfestival.org.au
Plan your trip
With road closures in place, the best way to get around is by public transport. Visit transportnsw.info for more details and the most up-to-date information. For real-time info on transport services and disruptions follow @TrainsInfo, @SydneyMetro, @BusesInfo and @FerriesInfo.
Some buses, ferries and light rail services will be affected by road closures and events. Find out more about services affected.
Be sun-smart, eat well, drink plenty of water and make sure you wear appropriate clothing for summer weather conditions.
BYO-alcohol and glass restrictions apply to some Australia Day event sites. If you do drink, do it responsibly and look after yourself, your mates and your environment.
Remember, Australia Day is for everyone. Ensure you are respectful of other people at all times.
Return and earn
Don’t be a tosser! It it’s not in the bin, it’s on you. Take your eligible bottles and cans to a NSW Return and Earn collection point.
Bring your water bottles to refill at the water stations around Circular Quay.