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How to Experience VIVID Sydney

By Viator, February 2018

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Brightening up Sydney’s winter nights, Vivid Sydney is Australia's largest festival of light, music, and ideas. The event transforms the city’s famous buildings with dazzling light sculptures and innovative light installations. Read on for how to best  celebrate the annual Sydney festival.

When to Go 
Vivid is typically held over three weeks from the end of May to early June, coinciding with the start of the Australian winter months. During the festival, special events, exhibitions, and light displays are held daily all around the city.

Where to Go 
The festival’s most spectacular displays are held around Sydney Harbour, Circular Quay, and Darling Harbour, where waterfront landmarks like the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, and Customs House serve as the backdrop to the show-stopping light show. Notable light and sound exhibitions also take place in the Royal Botanic Garden, Taronga Zoo, The Rocks, Kings Cross, Walsh Bay, and Campbells Cove.

How to Go
The best way to experience Vivid Sydney is from the harbor, so book an evening Sydney Harbour cruise to admire the city’s glittering sights and skyline reflecting in the water. Alternatively brave a Sydney BridgeClimb for bird’s-eye views, or simply enjoy a dinner date at a harborside restaurant. To ensure you don’t miss anything, book a Walk the Light walking tour of Sydney’s central business district and soak up the atmosphere with the help of a local guide.

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Sydney BridgeClimb

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Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge with an expert guide for the ultimate Sydney experience. Get amazing views and learn all about the iconic structure during your ...  Read more

Location: Sydney, Australia
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