What's On

The is an image of the ballerina light installation illuminating Campbells Cove in The Rocks precinct during Vivid Sydney 2019.
The is an image of the ballerina light installation illuminating Campbells Cove in The Rocks precinct during Vivid Sydney 2019.

Light

Vivid Sydney warms the soul of the city with lustrous light art that paints the urban landscape in technicolour. Discover secret tunnels laced with light. Stroll the longest continuous Light Walk ever, from Sydney Opera House to Central Station. Find yourself in the city’s lesser-known spaces, as we shine the spotlight on reclaimed passages and storied places, such as The Goods Line, Walsh Bay, Central Station and more. 

This is an image of a silhouette of a person dancing at a Vivid Music event
This is an image of a silhouette of a person dancing at a Vivid Music event

Music

All of Sydney’s a stage for Vivid Sydney’s 2022 live music line-up. Feel the pulse of a new beat and move together as one, while evocative performers transform the city with live shows in unexpected spaces. Listen to tunes in a secret bar. Watch a band in a venue where no one has played before. Discover parts of Sydney that make your soul sing.  

This is an image of five people that are part of the panel during a Vivid Ideas event
This is an image of five people that are part of the panel during a Vivid Ideas event

Ideas

Prepare to change your mind. Vivid Sydney’s 2022 Ideas program gathers some of the brightest minds and fearless storytellers to connect us to the future. Join us for a line-up of thought-provoking debates and deep-dive discussions that jump to the heart of the matter, seek creative solutions and inspire new ways of thinking.  

This is an image of the International Queen of Cabaret Trevor Ashley 
This is an image of the International Queen of Cabaret Trevor Ashley

New in 2022

In 2022, Vivid Sydney dives deep into our soul and explores what defines the character of great cities. What makes them tick, makes them unique, makes us love them and makes them powerful catalysts for change? Our soul is our creativity, our people, our place, our heart. The stories and experiences that reflect our individuality and universality – the untold, unknown and unexpected. Explore these new and exciting experiences that are making their debut in 2022.