Step into our city anew with Vivid Sydney, as lustrous light art 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 off the everyday path exploring our city's overlooked spaces, as we shine the spotlight on reclaimed passages and storied places, such as The Goods Line, Walsh Bay, Central Station and more.
All of Sydney's a stage for Vivid Sydney's 2023 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. International heavy hitters, home-grown heroes and some of our finest emerging talent will take over the city's most prestigious theatres, late-night haunts and our streets. Discover parts of Sydney that make your soul sing in surprising ways.
Prepare to change your mind. Vivid Sydney's 2023 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 to our biggest issues, and inspire new ways of thinking.
Vivid Sydney is proud to announce the addition of a new program in 2023 – Vivid Food. Food is an integral part of our culture and the perfect complement to our program of Light, Music and Ideas. As the culinary capital of Australia, Sydney has world-class hatted chefs, restaurants, producers and venues and Vivid Food is all about celebrating those that make our food scene so special.
New in 2023
In 2023, Vivid Sydney invites you to step outside your everyday into our world and experience our city afresh. Lose yourself to the rhythm and heartbeat of the city; challenge your views; expand your palate with unique culinary experiences and connect to nature in new ways, as we illuminate the path forward with Vivid Sydney, Naturally. Explore these new and exciting experiences that are making their debut in 2023.