The world’s largest Festival of Light, Music and Ideas – Vivid Sydney. From 26 May to 17 June 2017, Vivid Sydney will showcase over 90 brilliant installations and projections, created by more than 180 Australian and international artists, across seven precincts including for the first time.
Vivid Light transforms Sydney into a wonderland of ‘light art’ sculptures, innovative light installations and grand-scale projections – for free.
Vivid Music presents a cutting-edge contemporary music programme.
Vivid Ideas is the Asia Pacific’s annual celebration of innovation, creativity and community.
Vivid Sydney is proudly owned, managed and produced by Destination NSW. We list down 10 GOOD REASONS to visit Vivid Sydney!
Over 250 events in this year’s line-up. Exclusive performance by electropop queen Goldfrapp, Fleet Foxes headline, Richie Hawtin, Laura Marling and many more!
See the light
The biggest ever display of light technology, visual arts and performance. First time this year streets of Barangaroo will be lit up – so follow on in the illuminated trail of installations through intimate laneways and past waterfront vistas. Also, the pop-up landmark “Sydneyland” will be a beautiful iconic photo backdrop this year!
A learning hub for exchange of ideas for entrepreneurs, businesses and creative leaders. Best opportunity to harness and leverage on innovation, technology and collaborative networks among all sectors.
Connect with interesting animals
Amazing light sculptures and lanterns in Taronga Zoo. Be spoiled by a cast of new characters and surprises. Love animals? Gain awareness for animal conservation in support of Taronga Zoo’s centenary commitment to prevent extinction.
Evening harbour cruise
Sail past the Sydney Opera House and illuminated Sydney ferries under the multicoloured Sydney Harbour Bridge during the light show.
Love the great outdoors
Take the idyllic getaway with your special someone OR go on a solo expedition. Kayak through the sunset, trek from Bondi to Coogee beach via beautiful coastal walk or – calling adrenaline junkies – sign up for the BridgeClimb!
Fed up with the humidity? Look no further Sydney is cooler and breezy this time of year.
Get a good deal
Travel packages including flights, accommodation and Vivid Sydney experiences are available here.