What To Expect From VIVID Sydney 2017

It’s drawing close to the time of year for Sydney’s biggest festival, VIVID. The city will be showcasing an array of lights, music and ideas for all to see.

It is the festival’s ninth year and we are excited for what is lined up for this year. VIVID Sydney will be running from Friday, 26th May – Saturday, 17th June 2017. There will be more than 31 International and Australian performances that will be showcased.

vividimage via Vivid Sydney

Some of our favourite line-ups are:


From 6pm – 11pm.

Lighting the Sails: Audio Creatures
Location: Sydney Opera House

Magicians of the Mist
Location: Darling Harbour

Urban Tree 2.0
Location: Martin Place

Lights for the Wild
Location: Taronga Zoo

Vivid Sydney Light Walk
Location: Circular Quay

Organic Vibrations
Location: MCA

Electric Forest and You Lookin’ At me?
Location: The Royal Botanic Gardens

Atlantic Steampunk Water World
Location: Chatswood


Cabaret Sasquatch Presents: Sound + Vision – A David Bowie Cabaret
When: 15th June, 17th June, 18th June
Time: 6pm – 11pm
Ticket: $20
Location: Newtown

Sound Bubble
When: 2nd June – 12th June
Time: 7pm – Late
Ticket: Free
Location: City Recital Hall

Silent Disco Ice Skating Festival
When: 26th May – 9th June
Time: 10am – 8pm
Ticket: Free (registration required)
Location: Chippendale


Gen Xi: Educating the Next Generation of Innovators
When: 28th May, 4th June
Time: 9am – 4pm
Ticket: $18.60
Location: Surry Hills

This is The Future Of Fashion
When: 27th May
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Ticket: (on sale soon)
Location: MCA

Evolving a Taste Niche – The Love and Struggle in Creative Food Careers
When: 11th June
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Ticket: $55
Location: The Rocks

There are plenty more performances and line ups, be sure to find out more here.

feature image via Vivid Sydney.

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