Vivid Sydney

Sydney shines during winter each year when Vivid Sydney warms up the city with a celebration of light, music and ideas. The creative heart of Sydney comes to life in a program of amazing light art and music. Don't miss this world-famous festival of light, music and ideas from From 25 May to 16 June 2018.

Sydney Opera House, Vivid Sydney 2018
Vivid Sydney 2018

About Vivid Sydney

From 25 May to 16 June 2018, Vivid Light takes you to another world, with shadows that spring into colour and building facades that reveal a hidden world of magic. The city transforms into a night time wonderland through large-scale illuminations, laser lightshows and 3D-mapped projections.

The Lighting of the Sydney Opera House Sails in the evening is the moment when the spectacular Vivid Light begins.

Follow the series of interactive and immersive light art sculptures and installation trails through the spectacular waterside precincts of the Royal Botanic Garden, Darling Harbour, Taronga Zoo, Martin Place, and Barangaroo. Visit The Rocks and see the spectacular display upon the Museum of Contemporary Art, superb views of the Sydney Opera House and great installations for families and children. 

Sydney Opera House, Vivid Sydney 2018

Vivid Music features an impressive line-up of international and Australian talent, as well as smaller music venues located throughout the inner city, while Vivid Ideas is a stimulating program of public talks with events examining issues and topics that range from the design of our cities to practical tools for creative practitioners.

Enjoy the brilliant spectacle from the comfort of a harbour ferry or cruise vessel is also bound to be as spellbinding as ever. The many cruise vessels and ferries that travel around the harbour will be decorated with brilliant lights that change colour as they enter the different Vivid Sydney precincts.

Explore the full program of events at Vivid Sydney.

Vivid Live

Vivid Live with helloworld

Vivid LIVE is two weeks of exceptional live music and light at Sydney Opera House. helloworld can get you there.
Vivid Live with helloworld 2 nights accommodation from $399* per person share twin. Package includes:
• 2 nights accommodation at Travelodge Hotel Sydney, Wynyard • Premium ticket to Cat Power (31 May 18)
• Options to extend are available. Tickets to Ice Cube (25-28 May 18) and Mazzy Star (11-13 Jun 18) are also available.
Land only package with helloworld. Flights are additional.
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Family fun at Vivid Sydney

Family fun at Vivid Sydney

Step inside a world of scientific discovery at Taronga Zoo’s Lights For the Wild where each night over Vivid Sydney you will find spectacular animal light sculptures.
3 nights accommodation from $285pp*per person. Family share based on 2 adults & 2 children (3-12 years). Package includes:
• 3 nights accommodation at Mercure Sydney • Taronga Zoo entrance
• Options to upgrade and extend are available.
Land only package with House of Travel. Flights are additional.

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 Vivid Sydney and The Vivid Climb (US)

Vivid Sydney and The Vivid Climb

Experience Vivid Sydney with BridgeClimb Sydney’s unique The Vivid Climb. Break out your best moves on an illuminated dance floor like no other at the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge!
3 nights accommodation from $665* per person share twin. Package includes:
• 3 nights accommodation at Vibe Hotel • The Vivid Climb, BridgeClimb Sydney
• Options to upgrade and extend are available.
Land only package with House of Travel. Flights are additional.

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Vivid Sydney with Vivid Light Cruise

Vivid Sydney with Vivid Light Cruise

Vivid Sydney is spectacular. Even more so when you view the amazing light show across Sydney Harbour Bridge, the sails of the Sydney Opera House and Circular Quay aboard a Captain Cook Vivid Lights cruise.
3 nights accommodation from $325pp* per person share twin. Package includes:
• 3 nights accommodation at Travelodge Sydney • Captain Cook Vivid Lights cruise
• Options to upgrade and extend are available.
Land only package with House of Travel. Flights are additional.

*Terms and Conditions apply

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