Vivid Sydney Festival 2017

Vivid Sydney (26th May – 17th June 2017) is a unique public festival that will transform the city into a spectacular living canvas of music and light in and around the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, Circular Quay and the city centre…

The Festival will feature the best that Sydney has to offer – from designers, to architects to visual artists to computer game developers to festival producers, being the biggest event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Vivid Sydney will showcase the city as a major creative hub and celebrate the diversity of Sydney’s creative industries, offering something for everyone from family friendly free light art displays to creative industry seminars and cutting edge contemporary music.

Vivid Sydney features exciting events including:

  • Lighting the Sails:  features the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.
  • MCA: Sydney’s most creative way to spend your long weekend at The Museum of Contemporary Art to hear live music showcases, see film premieres, industry social events and night tours.
  • Vivid Live: an extraordinary line up of talent awaits to perform under the illuminated Sydney Opera House sails.
  • Creative Sydney, a series of creative industry seminars, workshops and performances; and

The creative industry involved in Vivid Sydney includes the following sectors – advertising, architecture, design, electronic games, film, music, performing arts, publishing, radio, television and visual arts. Now heading into its fifth year, Vivid Sydney was ranked in the Top Ten global ideas festivals by the influential Guardian newspaper in the UK. Discover more…

Pier One Sydney Harbour Hotel in Sydney will be delighted to welcome attendees to this extraordinary event. Book now.