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Revel in the Vivid lights across Sydney

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After a long two year wait, Vivid is finally back on Sydney’s event calendar – bigger and better than ever with over 60 installations. From the 27th of May to the 18th of June, watch as the city lights up and transforms the Harbour City into an illuminating fusion of creativity, innovation and technology. 

Make sure you have the best spot in the house with these top locations and activations! 

1-25 Harbour St

The Floating World, found within the Darling Quarter, captures a combination of ‘three shimmering worlds’. ‘Combined in a 15-minute loop, explore the wonder of imaginary places amplified by revolutionary spatial audio rendering system’.  

Brought to you by renowned local musicians DJ Peewee Ferries, Ranbow Chan, and Jagwa Ma in partnership with visual artists Ancient Worlds, Carla Zimbler, and BABEKÜHL – ‘to bring you an ever-changing sonic painting’.  

Explore The Floating World 

11 Harbour St

Bump in the night’ in Tumbalong Park this winter. Designed and created with families in mind, explore a ‘peaceful campsite with muffled snores’ and see how many campers you can wake up! The more you wake, the brighter the tents light up. 

Explore Bump in the Night

New Farm Park

Walsh Bay

Surround yourself in bubbles as you step onto a ‘floating boardwalk that weaves between 150 larger-than-life illuminated spheres’. The Ephemeral Oceanic display offers an experience like no other – sitting on the harbour, it creates the illusion of one giant bubble bath. 

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Circular Quay and the Rocks 

Over the three weeks of Vivid, Sydney’s most recognised landmarks, the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge see’s Ramesh Nithiyendran’s installation join them in the iconic view. The ‘monumental multi-limbed cacophonous avatar’ makes its presence clear as it towers over you with dramatic lighting and sound.  

Explore Earth Deities

River Quay Green

Darling Harbour

Setting the scene with ‘the largest liquid and light show in Australian history’, the ‘Sydney Infinity’ ‘uses technology never before seen in Australia to take light artistry and aqueous choreography to a whole new level’. Imagine hundreds of multi coloured and textured fountains light up the harbour in an aqueous choreography unique to Vivid 2022. 

Explore Sydney Infinity

Ovolo Woolloomooloo Sunset Cruise

Ovolo Woolloomooloo is turning up it’s lights and unveiling a VIP Vivid experience. Discover the Vivid lights all in one with an exclusive harbour cruise onboard it’s luxury bridge deck cruiser, Suellen. Feel vibrant and take in all of the lights as you enjoy a range of cocktails and indulge on a decadent selection of gourmet canapés onboard. Running from 27th May to 18th June, the 90-minute cruise will pass dazzling displays at iconic locations around the harbour including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Garden Island and Cockatoo Island.  

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Shorncliffe Pier

Find out more about what’s on at Vivid here

TIP: The nights are growing colder, so be sure to rug up!