As Vivid Sydney gears up to paint the town in vibrant hues once again, the Hollywood Quarter in Surry Hills is joining in the festivities with an exciting lineup of events from 24 May to 15 June. The precinct will pulsate with the electrifying energy of the ‘HQ Neon Lyric Trail,’ a curated journey through the melodies and words that define our collective consciousness.

Step into a world where neon signs flicker to the rhythm of timeless tunes, as twelve venues along the Neon Lyric Trail offer their interpretation of humanity through song lyrics. Wander through the streets illuminated by the glow of Butter, Big Trouble, Chin Chin, and other iconic spots, all pulsating with the beat of music and creativity.

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But Vivid Sydney isn’t just about visual spectacle—it’s a feast for all the senses. Indulge your palate with delicious offerings from some of Sydney’s finest establishments. Nel Restaurant invites you to embark on a culinary odyssey with their ‘Once Upon a Time Chapter 5’ menu, while Golden Age Cinema & Bar entices with aperitif hours and oysters.

And for those craving a taste of Melbourne’s culinary scene, join acclaimed chef Ellie Bouhadana at Alberto’s Lounge for a night of gastronomic indulgence.

The Hollywood Quarter is also a haven for music aficionados, with live gigs and DJ performances to special cinema screenings and workshops. Dive into the eclectic sounds of Club Silencio at Golden Age Cinema or groove to the beats of Yuth2Yuth at Ace Hotel Sydney’s Lobby Party.

The glow of the Neon Lyric Trail during Vivid Sydney promises an unforgettable journey through art, music, and humanity. View the full Hollywood Quarter lineup for Vivid Sydney 2024 here