As the long weekend approaches, Vivid Sydney is gearing up to dazzle with a host of spectacular events. Highlights include a brand-new drone show over Circular Quay on Saturday and Sunday night and a special appearance by Commbank Matildas stars Mackenzie Arnold and head coach Tony Gustavsson.

Love Takes Flight: The Vivid Sydney 2024 Drone Show Prepare to be captivated by a romantic tale in the skies during Vivid Sydney’s 2024 drone show. Happening at 9:10 PM on both Saturday and Sunday, this event will feature over 700 drones creating dazzling symbols of love in a breathtaking display. Don’t miss this heartwarming aerial spectacle!

Champions of Change: Mackenzie Arnold and Tony Gustavsson Fresh from the Olympic squad announcement for Paris 2024, join an engaging conversation with Tony Gustavsson, head coach of the CommBank Matildas, and Mackenzie Arnold, the team’s star goalkeeper and West Ham United captain. This insightful event, hosted by journalist and Matildas Alumni Grace Gill, takes place on Monday, 10 June, at Sydney Town Hall.

Machine Hall Precinct: A Hub of Electrifying Events Discover the transformation of a century-old substation into a vibrant event space during Vivid Sydney 2024. This long weekend features an exciting lineup: Club 4A x Eastern Margins on Friday, The Grand Silky Ball on Saturday, and Trackwork x SUMAC Present +WINDCHILL on Sunday. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

Tumbalong Nights: A Musical Extravaganza Located at the heart of the Vivid Sydney Light Walk, Tumbalong Nights offers a dynamic lineup of free contemporary music over 12 nights. Enjoy performances from K-Indie Music Fest featuring Silica Gel and sunwoojunga on Friday, grentperez and Friday on Saturday, Sounds of Afrobeats on Sunday, and the rescheduled Club Broadway and The Carpenters from Kempsey on Monday. Don’t miss this sensational series of back-to-back concerts!

Vivid Fire Kitchen: A Culinary Adventure Indulge in flame-seared street food from world-renowned pitmasters at the Vivid Fire Kitchen. Featuring live demonstrations and dishes from around the globe, including the unique creations from Messina Milk Bar, this culinary experience will transform classic sweets into modern gelato delights.

Window Dressing: A Unique Art Installation Just a short walk from the Goods Line, embrace your inner crypto-scopo-philiac with Lisel Badorrek’s intriguing work. Witness eight performers living their lives in the windows of the historic Frank Gehry building, offering a fascinating glimpse into a world of art and life.

Vivid Sydney Supper Club: Exploring Humanity Join curators and hosts Rhys Nicholson and Georgia Mooney at the Vivid Sydney Supper Club this Friday night. Dive into a night themed around tales of inhumanity, offering a thought-provoking exploration of this year’s festival theme, humanity. Expect an evening of compelling stories and unique perspectives.

Gourmet Dining with a View Experience gourmet dining with stunning views at two premier locations:

  • Dine at Aster Vivid: InterContinental Sydney’s rooftop bar offers a 270-degree view of the harbour along with a special Vivid Sydney cocktail and a two-course meal available throughout the festival.
  • Aurorae at Bennelong Bar: Under Peter Gilmore’s stewardship, enjoy a bespoke bar snack and cocktail designed to complement the brilliance of Vivid Sydney, all while taking in one of the best views in the city.