FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 together with Destination NSW have announced that on Sunday 25th June, Sydney’s most iconic landmark on Gadigal country, Sydney Harbour Bridge, will turn into a festival of football to celebrate 25 days to go until the official kick-off of FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023.
The event on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, overlooking the show-stopping city and glittering harbour, will be a celebration of football, culture, community and free to the public to attend. Fans are invited to register HERE to be part of this once in a lifetime opportunity to walk, jog or dance across the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge to the “Unity Beat” as well as music from participating nations and engage with the tournament via a series of unique activations.
This powerful and colourful display of unity and inclusivity will see thousands of fans be joined by grassroots football and multicultural communities, local and international football legends, FIFA and NSW Government representatives and the tournament’s Beyond Greatness Champions on one of the world’s most recognisable landmarks.
Sydney is set to come alive during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 tournament hosting north of 11 matches across two venues. A central destination throughout the tournament, Sydney will host Australia’s opening match between Australia and the Republic of Ireland kicking off on July 20th. Sydney will also witness the world champions crowned when the final takes place at Stadium Australia on August 20th.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge will close to traffic on Sunday, 25 June from 4.00am to 10.30am for the FIFA Women’s World Cup event. The Sydney Harbour Tunnel will remain open but delays are expected. Trains will continue to operate across the bridge and the footpath and cycleway will remain open. For more information on public transport visit transportnsw.info and for details on road closures visit livetraffic.com.