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Where: SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES

Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor 'gallery' of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world's most important creative industry forums and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails.

THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE TOUR - CELEBRATING VIVID LIVE
(Two tours: 5:30PM and 6:00PM)

Every year you can see the Sydney Opera House flare up in a spectacular 3D display of colour and light for the Vivid Sydney Festival celebrations. Now it’s your turn to be right in the middle of the action.

On a Sydney Opera House Tour - Celebrating Vivid LIVE, your nightly one-hour adventure into the heart of Australia's iconic building, begins with an exclusive Vivid LIVE show reel that will immerse you in the history and background of this phenomenally popular event. You’re then invited on a special guided tour of the theatres, foyers and live music venues that make up the Vivid LIVE music program.

You’ll run your hands over the world-famous shell tiles, take a seat in the elegant custom-made white birch timber chairs and marvel at the vaulted ceilings of one of the biggest pillar-free chambers in the world. Once you’ve visited areas off limits to the general public and captured photographs from rare vantage points inside the majestic Sydney Opera House, you’ll realise that from the outside you’re only getting half the story. 

THE BACKSTAGE TOUR - CELEBRATING VIVID LIVE
(One 2 Hour tour: 5:45 includes Dinner in the Green Room).

To celebrate Vivid Sydney Festival, we are offering you the rare opportunity to take the VIP backstage experience in intimate groups on The Backstage Tour - Celebrating Vivid LIVE.

Our tour guides will lead you through the Opera House hallowed theatres and behind the curtains to step foot on stage and, for the very first time, see the brand new recording studio and scenery dock. You might even catch the hard-working crew in action as they set up for a Vivid LIVE musical performance or if you're lucky - catch a glimpse of the artists in the middle of warm-up and rehearsal. You'll then wonder through the exclusive domain of the staff and performers who call this remarkable building home, where you could rub shoulders with one of the stars relaxing in the Green Room.

Once you've uncovered just a few of the mysteries of the backstage world and had your fill of insider secrets, you'll enjoy a full continental breakfast or dinner and wine in The Green Room where you may be lucky enough to spot a star relaxing before their performance. It really doesn’t get more special than that. 

THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE TOUR - ADD TASTING PLATE AFTER YOUR VIVID LIVE TOUR
You can also decide when to take your Opera Kitchen three-tier gourmet Tasting Plate or Bento Tower, before or after your VIVID LIVE tour as lunch or return for dinner at dusk or a late supper. There's nothing more to do than sit back at Sydney's newest dining spot and indulge in our famous oysters, mini wagyu burgers, or fresh sushi and sashimi on the Bento Tower and soak in the Sydney Harbour views.

Opera Kitchen is home to Sydney's best chefs, food artisans and producers that will tantalise your tastebuds and leave you spoilt for choice. The perfect way to experience one of the world's most stunning icons and Sydney's newest dining destination.

Tasting Plate Sample Menu includes sushi from Kenji, oysters, prawns and plank roasted salmon from Cloudy Bay Fish Co., mini wagyu burgers and chilli crab burgers from Charlie and Co. Burgers, dumplings, spring rolls and Peking duck pancake from Misschu. *subject to change without notice. 

BRIDGECLIMB SYDNEY - THE VIVID CLIMB
(Applicable on all Night Climbs).

Break out your best moves on an illuminated dance floor like no other – the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge! Wearing your flashing Vivid Climb Vest, you’ll climb the Bridge above the bright, bold and beautiful Vivid lights before dancing under the stars on our illuminated 70's style multi-coloured flashing dance floor. Only available this Vivid Sydney!.

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