Vivid Sydney Blog



Pubs, band rooms and concert halls might be the mainstays for gigs, but music and performances bubble up in the most unlikely places during Vivid Music. Here are five quirky spaces amongst the 23 X|Celerate venues where you’ll discover emerging bands, musos and sound shapers across every imaginable genre and cross-over style. Tap into ‘green shoot’ talent, feel the buzz around future stars and rekindle memories with old fave acts as you enjoy every night of Vivid Music.
24 Apr 2019View more
From 24 May to 15 June, Australia’s largest city will host an exciting program of light installations, exciting live music shows and ideas talks and workshops.
16 Apr 2019View more
Vivid Sydney is here to light up the city - and your Instagram feed. Vivid Sydney isn’t just impressive in person; it’s also one of the most snap-worthy events of the year. 
07 Jun 2018View more
The 10th anniversary of Vivid Sydney is set to be the most ambitious yet, with a fantastic collection of light displays, events, musical performances, and tech talks to keep everyone entertained. The lights will ignite at 6pm every night, but here’s what to do before you take off on your tour of light and colour.  
29 May 2018View more
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Vivid Sydney is continually setting the benchmark for world-class events.
25 May 2018View more
Vivid Sydney isn’t only about bright lights and good music, it also includes an exclusive ideas program dedicated to exchanging fresh thinking across tech, design and culture. In particular, the New Horizon series, will feature an exploration of mega-trends and micro-developments in technology, as well as shine a light on experts tackling the biggest issues with creativity.
25 May 2018View more
When the sun goes down, Vivid Sydney sparks up. Fill your evenings with a series of thought-provoking discussions, daring debates, and interesting experiences. Here are the best events to attend to make the most of your evenings.  
25 May 2018View more
Vivid Sydney meets the ocean. Welcome to Vivid Sydney at Darling Harbour, where you find yourself exploring the seafloor and all the creatures that accompany it.
22 May 2018View more
The Sydney Opera House is one of the city’s most famous sites, and this year’s Sydney Opera House events are set to be equally iconic.
17 May 2018View more
Vivid Sydney is one of the most magical events of the year, so it’s no surprise that it draws a crowd.
17 May 2018View more
"Failing forward" is the new business speak for daring to try.
17 May 2018View more
Carriageworks is the largest and most significant contemporary multi-arts centre of its kind in Australia, engaging both artists and audiences.
09 May 2018View more