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Vivid Sydney 2022 Events

Your guide to the festival of lights, music, and ideas By Ashie Luke

Image source: Vivid Sydney Facebook


Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks NSW 2000

June 17 (6-11pm) End Vivid Festival on a high with EUPHORIA 2022 - Sydney's most exciting dance and music festival at Circular Quay, taking place alongside Vivid Sydney. It's Cirque D'Soleil meets Coachella and Burning Man meets Tomorrowland. If you’re down for a boogie to the best dance party classics, come and entangle yourself in the colourful display of theatrics, performances, costume, and sound at EUPHORIA.

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Overseas Passenger Terminal, The Rocks NSW 2000

June 10 - 13 (from 6pm)

Enjoy the stunning views of the Sydney Harbour, the Opera House, and Vivid lights select from our delicious array of gourmet food and drinks on offer, and enjoy our carefully curated lineup of entertainment, including arts and music. The Artistry takes place in the Overseas Passenger Terminal in Circular Quay, and is your front row ticket to Australia’s biggest light festival.

Admission is FREE with pre-registration.

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Donny Benét + Clews | Tumbalong Nights Tumbalong Park, 11 Harbour St Sydney NSW 2000 10 June (7pm – 10pm)

Donny Benét is where post-80s disco sound and quirky execution come together and with support from indie-pop sisters Clews, you’ll nourish your ears with diverse musical influences at Tumbalong Nights. Both hailing from Sydney, Donny Benét and Clews represent the innovation and creativity that Australian music has to offer. Catch the anthemic 90s ballads the sister duo belts out, and the hip moving synths Donny Benét produces that are sure to get you grooving. Ticket information here.

Vivid House Darling Quarter, 1-25 Harbour St Sydney NSW 2000 27 May – 18 June (6 – 11pm)

Lose yourself in the sensory journey that is Vivid House. With collaborations of artists and musicians accompanied by a series of 3D walk-through visuals, you will immerse yourself in an experience unlike any other. This immersive artwork is an homage to Sydney’s dance party scene, so head on in and live like the original night-life revellers. Ticket information here.

ACO Underground: Back to Reality The Neilson, ACO Pier 2/3 Suite 3, 13A Hickson Road, Sydney NSW 2000 4 June (8pm – 9.15pm)

The Australian Chamber Orchestra are masters of dangerous realism, experimentation, and dreamy relief. Alongside contemporary voices and talents, ACO Underground is a genre-bending musical collaboration fronted by violinist and vocalist Satu Vänskä. This unique group will showcase the amazing result of mixing old and new music. Ticket information here.

Sydney Infinity Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000 27 May – 18 June (6pm – 11pm)

Sydney Infinity is a Vivid-exclusive show set to be the largest liquid and light show ever seen in Australian history. Designed especially for Vivid, the shapeshifting water set off by hundreds of nozzles will choreograph through the air to light and sound aimed to capture the soul of Sydney. This superscale 360-degree spectacle will amaze all who see it and remind you why you love Sydney. Ticket information here.

WAW Fest Oxford Art Factory, 38-46 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 11 June (7:30pm – 11pm)

Proud Yuin hip-hop genius and host of Triple J’s Blak Out radio show, Nooky is bringing together some of the country's best DJs and live acts for We Are Warriors Fest. WAW is dedicated to inspiring and empowering Indigenous youth by connecting them to First Nations role models. An event with purpose and great entertainment. Ticket information here.

Earth Deities Circular Quay, Sydney NSW 2000 27 May – 18 June (6pm – 11pm)

Earth Deities is a mystery and an enigma. This colossal creature with numerous limbs looms over Circular Quay as it pulses with dramatic light and sound. Artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran describes this piece as having nods to all the global sources that link his cultural background to contemporary culture. Go and discover this display of imagination and creativity. Ticket information here.


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