From world-class culinary collaborations and pop-ups to a series of Ideas events interrogating our ‘natural’ ways of thinking and our FREE program of live music in Tumbalong Park, here are Vivid Sydney’s sub-programs – find the full line-up of events here.


Roast Pumpkin

Vivid Fire Kitchen


Primal cooking meets modern luxury as the world’s best pitmasters join Sydney's favourite chefs for a mouth-watering feast.


Vivid Ideas Exchange


The hub of Vivid Ideas, the Exchange transforms Telstra's state-of-the-art Customer Insight Centre into a theatre for ground-breaking thought from our sharpest, wittiest minds.

Vivid Fire Kitchen

International & Local Chefs at Vivid Sydney


World-class chefs and once-in-a-lifetime culinary experiences await, as international heavy hitters arrive for very special collaborations, pop ups and more. 

Tumbalong Stage

Tumbalong Nights


Catch 12 nights of live music, with artists from Africa to Arnhem Land, as well as Sydney's finest acts - free for all, with an open invitation to dance.

Vivid Chef Series

Vivid Chef Series


Amplifying the energy and innovation at the heart of Sydney's restaurant scene is the Vivid Chef Series.

Town Hall

Vivid Ideas Headliners


In our Global Storytellers series, hear from international thought-leaders and creatives who are tackling taboos, asking difficult questions and creating zeitgeist-defining work.

Vivid House

Vivid House


Welcome to Vivid House: an immersive 360° experience through four awe-inspiring artworks.

An audience of a talk

Vivid Ideas: Creativity and Storytelling


Meet the minds tackling humanity’s biggest hurdles, from the environment to aged care, with creativity and empathy.

Trevor Ashley

Vivid Sydney Supper Club


Vivid Sydney's late night lounge is back!


Vivid Ideas: Immersive Events


Be transported with our immersive events, from the Powerhouse’s Up Late nights to NFT parties, mindfulness workshops and truly one-of-a-kind experiences.

Sydney Harbour during Vivid Sydney

Chefs on the Harbour


Take in Vivid Sydney in style on-board Sydney’s newest luxurious superyacht, The Jackson

Kids dancing

Vivid Kids at Tumbalong


Round up the little ones and start your Light Walk journey in Tumbalong Park at 5pm each Saturday

Skin deep

Vivid Ideas: Human Nature


Challenge the ‘natural’ ways of thinking, and explore the emerging new normals across sex, relationships, body politics, travel and more.

Vivid Sydney Dinner

Vivid Sydney Dinner


The Vivid Sydney Dinner returns to the Ivy Ballroom, fusing light, music, ideas and cuisine into a very special feast for the senses.