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Photography: Supplied | Destination NSW | Reece McMillan | Vivid Sydney 2023

The ultimate guide to Vivid Sydney 2023

How to make the most of Sydney's shiniest time of year

Maya Skidmore
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Maya Skidmore

Sydney's flashiest and most glow-heavy festival is back in town, and this year, it's even bigger than usual. Vivid Sydney 2023 has a little bit of everything going on. Whether it's Jennifer Coolidge, wild and immersive light artworks, abandoned subterranean tunnels filled with light installations, incredible food experiences, or the Southern Hemisphere's biggest ever drone show, Vivid 2023 is a spectacular affair. 

When and where is Sydney Vivid 2023? 

Sydney Vivid 2023 is on from May 26 to June 17, and it's all over Sydney.

Click here to find out about the 8.5km Vivid Light Walk that helps you see the best of it.

What are the Sydney Vivid 2023 highlights?

Where do we start? Let's start with the best free, cheap and really cool things to do at Vivid Sydney 2023, which you'll find right here

Vivid Sydney highlights

Where to eat and drink during Vivid

Where to stay in Sydney

The best hotels in Sydney

The best hotels in Sydney

From five-star luxury to boutique cuteness to affordable (yet excellent) accommodation, this list is our edit of the best hotels in Sydney.