Vivid Brings It's Brightest Line-Up

Enjoy elegant & creative experiences

Vivid's shining light set to take over Sydney

Capture mesmerizing art displays, 3D light projections, exhilarating live music performances and much more!

The immersion of the Vivid spectacle imminantly awaits Sydney's bustling CBD & surrounding precincts with a unique theme entitled 'Vivid Sydney, Naturally'. This years theme will be reflected across 300 activations and events that make up the 23-day (and nights) program, from May 26 to June 17.

From the very first Lightscape at the Royal Botanic Gardens, to the eclectic canvases broadcasted onto historical monuments at Central Station and the haloes of light, flames, projection and pyro technics at Darling Harbour, there is something for all, only a short 10-minute walk from the hotel!

Our eye-catching 1930s-style heritage building is perfectly nestled between precincts to set you up for a unique experience by delving into the culinary delights at Luke's Kitchen, before setting afoot to explore Sydney's enchanting displays of artworks and projections. When it's all said and done, our palatial suites are calling to give you a luxurious treat!

Explore how to shape your Vivid stay with us.

Book Early & Save 

Secure your Vivid stay with us, nestled amid the modern marvels in an edgy corner of Sydney more than seven days in advance and enjoy savings on us! 

Mingle at evening social hour, where complimentary wine is served for all guests or attend one of our carefully curated 'Saturday Brunches' as part of your experience.

*Terms & conditions apply - subject to availability between Friday, 26 May 2023 – Saturday, 17 June 2023

À la carte individual dishes at Luke's Kitchen, Kimpton Margot Sydney

Experience Luke's Kitchen by Luke Mangan

Lineup an early evening and enjoy one Sydney’s most exemplary dining experiences, boasting suburb mouthwatering offerings, combining European techniques with premium Australian produce.

Delight in delicious sharing plates as we take you through the flavours of the day, including our Market Fish & our Butchers Cut.

Tuesday – Saturday from 5pm. Tasting menu from $135 per person | $80 Matching Wines

VIVID at Wilmot Bar, Kimpton Margot Sydney

Enjoy the taste of VIVID at Wilmot Bar

With the long-awaited return of VIVID, we are introducing our newest creation "VIVID Blossom".

Enjoy the taste of VIVID with this quirky blend of peach and Midori. Inspired by the beauty of nature and VIVID kaleidoscopic installations, it is the perfect way to celebrate VIVID in Margot's world. 

May 26 to June 17, at Wilmot Bar | $20.

Vivid Ideas: Immersive Events

This year the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia's façade will be transformed with river reeds, a symbol representing safe travels and friendship, during Vivid Sydney.

Nightly light projections will commence from 6pm and showcase collection from renown artist Maree Clarke, a pivitol figure in the reclamation of Southeast Australian Aboriginal art practices. 

Visit MCA Late on Friday nights, to view exhibitions after-dark, experience an evolving program of live performances, artist talks and workshops.

Vivid Ideas - National Museum of Contemporary Art

Start your Vivid Sydney Light Walk at entry of Darling Square on Hay St, a short 5 minutes from Kimpton Margot Sydney. Make your way through Tumbalong Boulevard and through Darling Quarter, where you'll find yourself at Cockle Bay Wharf. Experience 24 LED outlines, lighting up in sequence across multiple façades, a unique display of abstract scupltures lining up along the foreshore, plus the Elemental nightly display - combining 80 metre water shooters, flames and pyro technicals over the Bay, from 6pm.

Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour - © Henri Lee Photography

In a first, Vivid Lightscape is set to take over the Royal Botanic Gardens over 44 nights. The spectacular display will weave it's way throughout the gardens, emphasising the botanical brilliance. Enjoy lighscape at your own pace - we recommend as early entry to allow for at least 2 hours. Lightscape will be throughout the Garden with entry from the Queen Elizabeth II Gate via Sydney Opera House Forecourt only. Tickets start from just $28 per child or $40 admission per adult, where the after dark festival will commence from 5:30pm each night.

Vivid Lightscape - Royal Botanic Gardens


Cockle Bay Wharf Photography: © Henri Lee Photography 

Vivid Lightscape

© Vivid Sydney / Destination NSW


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