Step into the world of Vivid Sydney, Naturally, a 23 night celebration of creativity, innovation and technology featuring awe inspiring art installations and 3D light projections that will transform Sydney into a kaleidoscopi wonderland.
Walk the massive 8.5km adventure and see The Rocks anew with light attractions and delicious food.
Fridays 5pm – 10pm
Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 10pm
The Rocks Markets will be illuminated for Vivid 2023, with pop-up bars, live music and delicious eats!
Exploring a city illuminated by art and creativity can be hungry work. Luckily, The Rocks Markets - Vivid Edition will host dozens of vibrant food stalls serving everything from crispy yet melty pizza to creamy gelato.
Once you’re full, explore the glowing stalls, shop locally crafted skincare, jewellery, fabrics, and candles - or grab a cocktail, wine or beer from one of the pop-up bars. When the night joins us, stay a while soak in the atmosphere and enjoy live music by local talent.
Step into the epicenter of Vivid awesomeness at The Rocks, where the pulse of the festival beats stronger than ever to the electrifying vibes of Vivid Sydney.
We've got a mind-blowing lineup of Sydney's finest DJs and musicians, setting the stage on fire with their jaw-dropping talent. Get ready to bust out your coolest dance moves, because this free festival is all about keeping the beats pumping and the streets grooving.
Let the music guide you, the lights mesmerize you, and the festival spirit ignite your soul and experience Vivid like never before.
Nestled in the heart of The Rocks, the enchanting Nurses Walk beckons with its cobblestone laneway steeped in history. And if you venture there on a Thursday, you'll uncover Sydney's most unique and intimate live music venue, where talented up-and-coming artists from the Australian Institute of Music alumni grace the stage under the twinkling stars.
What's written in your stars? Astrologers and seers will be on hand during the starstruck nights when 'Written In The Stars' is performed as part of Vivid. Readings from $35 for 15 minutes.
Book in between 9.30am until the sky show 'Written in the Stars' commences at 9.10 pm, with one of the specialist astrologers and resident Tarot Readers, Palmists and Numerologists, to reveal possible pathways and reveal insights of current situations.
$120 for one hour, $90 for 45 minutes, $70 for 30 minutes and $35 for 15 minutes.
Let the friendly staff and charming shop be a comfort and warmth, as you peruse mystical books and mystical wares.
Peeling back the ASN Clock Tower's façade, Biotechture is an otherworldly view into the arteries, bones and all behind the building. It's also a reminder of the beautiful architecture that makes up both our city and the natural world.
High up on the Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylons, native Australian birds take us on a journey across the skies and to their homes.
A celebration of Australian interior design featuring beautiful hand-drawn wallpaper and fabrics projected onto the façade of Customs House – bringing the inside, out!
Lose yourself in this otherworldly landscape, as it contracts, expands and changes constantly in front of our own eyes.
Sonder celebrates the colourful worlds within us all and what happens when they interconnect.
Supernova plucks dormant stars from the skies and plants them at Vivid Sydney, ready for a show each night as they suddenly ignite.
Enter the world of the Superorganism and discover its complex inner life, translated into a soundscape spanning the past, present and future.
12 young artists will project their imaginative worlds onto one of Sydney's oldest buildings, guided by the theme of 'endangered species',
Dine under dazzling projections inspired by our state's natural wonders, as this dazzling show for all the senses celebrates steak, seafood and NSW's beauty.
Celebrate Vivid Sydney with Chef Peter Conistis' delicious $70 Mezze Menu
As the dazzling lights of Vivid Sydney beam below, embark on an illuminating taste journey paired with magnificent sights of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge in a kaleidoscope of colour.
Light up your night pre-Vivid with a quick bite to eat at Saké The Rocks, with a special bar snack menu available throughout the festival.
Take a front-row seat and enjoy unparalleled views as our harbour city ignites the light with Vivid Sydney at Altitude.
Take a front row seat to the drone show every Wednesday on the Rooftop of Rydges Sydney Harbour.
Grab a snakc for the light walk from the pop-up gourmet hot dog store at Four Seasons during Vivid.
Luna Lu's Dynasty Dumplings are a rainbow of 5 multi-coloured dumplings taking you on a taste tour of Asian fusion.
For two special nights only, and limited to 20 guests, you can enjoy the rare opportunity to have an exclusive dinner designed by celebrity chef Sean Connolly at the Hickson House Distillery.
Ploós is honored to be celebrating the life of the late Australian Artist, John Olsen with an incredible one-night-only dinner as part of the VIVID Sydney 2023 celebrations.
Take in the majestic view of Vivid Sydney from the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s South-East Pylon in style. Enjoy a red wine paired with a cheese box from renowned chef Luke Mangan as light dances across the city’s skyline, streets and harbour, with DJs providing the perfect soundtrack.
Enjoy a signature three-course menu paired with premium wines while taking in unparalleled views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge's South-East pylon.
Enter the immersive dark room experience and be guided through a unique sensory experience where bespoke cocktails, stimulated by light effects, use natural ingredients to change colour. New innovation in cocktail making and the use of lighting effects make this an unforgettable visit.
Light up your Vivid evenings with Tayim’s Glow Bar at Terrace by Tayim
Don't miss out on this extraordinary drink that will add a touch of floral magic to your Vivid experience!
Blu Bar is taking your Vivid Sydney experience to new heights, with carefully curated electrifying cocktails.
See the icons from up high on, from the rooftop bar of The Glenmore Hotel, and enjoy Vivid inspired cocktails and menu specials.
Glow up your Vivid experience with a neon party every weekend at Grain bar!
Just steps away from the stunning Opera House views, stop by for a Tex-Mex bite to eat, or a Rita to keep you warm on the chilly night!
The Tea Cosy offers a cozy and intimate space to unwind with hot mulled wine or a creamy Baileys hot chocolate while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of Vivid.
Fire up every night of Vivid with heart warming drinks specials and party atmosphere to keep your spirit Vivid.
Hart's Pub are getting the party started every Saturday and Sunday during Vivid Sydney, with a special happy hour and extended kitchen hours so you can start your Vivid Light Walk adventure right!
Queer art for all kinds of families at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Wander away from the Light Walk on an immersive audio journey through the hidden streets and laneways of The Rocks. Let your ears lead the way in this one-of-a-kind experience, transforming familiar locales into a poetic landscape as you journey towards the night sky for a special star-gazing session.
Be inspired by a breathtaking front-row view of Vivid Sydney from the southeast pylon of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, usually off-limits to the public, in this photography masterclass with landscape photographer Glenn Mckimmin.