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Vivid Sydney is a visual and sonic extravaganza – and with the 2022 festival offering the longest Light Walk in the history of the event, stretching from Sydney Opera House to Central Station, there are more artworks to admire than ever before. Don’t miss 10 of the most Instagrammable and unforgettable works when exploring the soul of the city. 1. Yarrkalpa - Hunting Ground, 2021 by the Martu Artists and Curiious Soundtrack by Electric Fields and Martu Artists
14 Jun 2022View more
There’s plenty more fun to be had after you’ve finished exploring the lights, music and ideas of Vivid Sydney. Just a hop, skip and a jump from the iconic harbourside city reveals even more adventures. Hike into the mountains, glide down golden sand dunes or taste wine from the barrel. And the best thing? These hand-picked micro breaks are less than three hours’ drive from Sydney.   
14 Jun 2022View more
With its dazzling light art, illuminated installations and jaw-dropping projections, Vivid Sydney is one of the most photographed events in the world. But how do you uniquely capture something that almost everyone else in the city is taking photos of, too? This year, seek out a different perspective. With tips from the Vivid Sydney photographic team, here’s our guide to capturing the city's soul from unexpected vantage points and photographer-approved views. 
06 Jun 2022View more
Sydney likes to stay up late during Vivid Sydney. This year, a brand-new supper club, thought- provoking late-night events, and a crop of bars and restaurants with extended trading hours and special offers will provide visitors to Vivid Sydney with more time to enjoy this famous winter festival, long after the lights are turned off for the night.  
02 Jun 2022View more
Vivid Sydney is such a stunning spectacle, you don’t want your photo memories of this famous festival to be blurred, dark and impossible to share. Capture the soul of Vivid Sydney in 2022 and get your social media feed looking bright and beautiful with nine photography tricks of the trade from Vivid Sydney photographer Daniel Tran.  
31 May 2022View more
Vivid Sydney returns in 2022 as a bigger-than-ever multi-sensory ode to the very soul of this magical harbour city and its people. We've got over 70 deals on offer from our incredible partners but we've rounded up our top 10 for you right here.  
26 May 2022View more
With 25 events involving First Nations artists and thinkers, there’s plenty of ways to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at this year’s Vivid Sydney, which will take over the city from 27 May to 18 June. From seeing the hottest artists debut on the hallowed stages of Sydney Opera House to thought-provoking debates on racism, storytelling and more, here are nine experiences not to be missed at this year’s festival.  
18 May 2022View more
As Vivid Sydney illuminates the soul of the city for 23 nights, colour your explorations by day with the harbour city’s stellar line-up of events and a wish list of wonders.
11 May 2022View more
In this Q&A with singer Marcia Hines, we learn about her history with gospel music, why she loves Vivid Sydney, and what to expect on the new album at its world premiere during the festival. On 9 and 10 June, Marcia Hines will be performing her album, The Gospel According to Marcia, at St Stephen’s Uniting Church, 197 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000.
02 May 2022View more
From 27 May to 18 June, the soul of the city takes centre stage. Some of the greatest artists, musicians and thinkers from Australia and the world will be on show at Vivid Sydney. And the best part? You don’t have to spend a cent to experience this celebration of creativity.
28 Apr 2022View more
You’re never too young to soak up the soul of the city. Vivid Sydney is the perfect place to let the kids’ creativity and imagination run wild as they explore a live canvas of light, music and ideas. Taking over the city from 27 May to 18 June, Vivid Sydney will be diving into what makes Sydney tick. It’s a time to inspire little hearts and minds to learn more about our people and our place. Use our top tips to plan your trip and make the most of the festival. You’ll be creating bright memories for the whole family.  
28 Apr 2022View more
Where is it? Customs HouseWho made it? Ken Done and SpinifexWhat is it? A colourful love letter to Sydney
26 Apr 2022View more