Top 3 ways to experience Vivid Sydney 2017
The most incredible light show in the world is back to brighten up a Sydney winter. Whoever you’re going with, there are events just for you.
- VIVID WITH FRIENDS
The team behind events like Field Day and Harbourlife are putting on an incredible Vivid music festival for the first time. Dance the night away at Curve Ball, an epic warehouse party with a huge lineup of local and international artists on two stages at Carriageworks.
The Glittering Mile
A one of a kind immersive cabaret show will take you back to life in Kings Cross during the 1950s, 60s and 70s. The Glittering Mile will be held across four floors of ‘The Nevada’, a former brothel in the iconic red light district, with a cast of ladies of the night, drag queens and crooks to entertain delighted punters.
Game-Changer: Shepard Fairey
Go inside the world of guerilla street art with the legendary Shepard Fairey as part of the Vivid Ideas Game-Changer series. Known for his Obey and Barack Obama Hope works, Fairey will reveal how he turned his creativity into an authentic voice for street culture.
- VIVID WITH FAMILY
This family favourite lights up over Vivid. The fully interactive and immersive Lights for the Wild event will feature giant multimedia sculptures of a Sumatran tiger, marine turtle, walk-through Port Jackson shark and more, sparkling in the night.
Freedom of Movement
Get into the swing of things down at Dawes Point with Freedom of Movement interactive exhibit. A set of oversize swings combine motion with light, sound, colour and performance, all with the illuminated Harbour Bridge as the backdrop.
Silent Disco Ice Skating Festival
Strap on your skates at the Silent Disco Ice Skating Festival in Central Park, Chippendale. Each skater gets a set of headphones to hear the DJ’s tunes and can hit the ice to skate around the illuminated rink. The best part is, it’s absolutely free!
- VIVID WITH COLLEAGUES
Future City, Smart City
Head to Chatswood to see a city re-imagined as an ingenious, eco-friendly, aspirational hub where everything is powered by the wind and sun. This futuristic realm will definitely give you some food for thought.
Learn from the most creative minds on the planet at Semi-Permanent, part of Vivid Ideas. The theme is Design for Change and will feature talks from leaders at VICE Impact, Nike and Netflix. You’re sure to leave feeling inspired.
Take an after work stroll through the history of Australia at Tidal, a stunning 3D sound and light installation held in Loftus Lane in Sydney’s financial district. You will be immersed in stories of the Dreamtime, witness the arrival of the first explorers and watch the construction of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Enjoy luxurious comfort in one of Sofitel Sydney Wentworth’s opulent rooms or suites during this spectacular festival!