The ultimate Vivid Sydney itinerary

Karina Robson

Consider this your go-to guide to Vivid Sydney 2023

Resist the urge to hibernate this winter because Vivid Sydney is making a bold comeback! The festival of lights, music and ideas is set to illuminate the city with colour and creativity from May 26 – June 18. ​With so many amazing things to see and do during this time, we’ve pulled together a list of the highlights and must-do experiences for Sydney locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re planning a full day in the city or are heading out after dark, here are some ideas on how to make the most of this year’s Vivid Sydney event.

Vivid Sydney harbour cruise
Vivid Sydney Cruise and Dinner – 3 Hours 

Experience one of the world’s largest festivals of light from the comfort of a luxury cruiser. View a selection of the Vivid Sydney light installations from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Circular Quay, The Rocks, Barangaroo and Darling Harbour, all whilst indulging in a three course menu with premium beverages.


Vivid Retro Party Cruise – Sydney Harbour

Get ready to dance the night away with a Retro Party Cruise on Sydney Harbour. For three hours, you will be grooving to classic hits and taking in spectacular views of Sydney Harbour, boosted by the bright lights of Vivid. Fuel up on a scrumptious meal before lacing up your dancing shoes and partying the night away.


Vivid 2 hour dinner cruise – Friday & Saturday nights

Be captivated by the enchanting Vivid lights and magnificence of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House shining in the night sky on a 2 hour dinner cruise. Indulge all your senses as you tuck into a cocktail-style buffet, sip on delicious drinks and take in the sights and sounds of Vivid 2023.


Vivid Sydney Ghost Tour – The Rocks

Delve into Sydney’s past and explore The Rocks like you have never seen it before. This frightening ghost tour will take you to known locations of hauntings and paranormal activity, all with the colourful Vivid lights as your backdrop.


Explore all Vivid Sydney Experiences

Explore all the incredible experiences on offer this Vivid season. From scenic Sydney Harbour Cruises, dining experiences and exciting parties; there is so much to see and do for Vivid Sydney 2023.


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