PHOTOS: Sydney's stunning Vivid Festival lights up the city

Vivid Sydney runs until June 8. Photo: Destination NSW.

The world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas opened on Friday night when the seventh annual Vivid Sydney lit up the city.

Vivid Sydney 2015 features incredible light and sculpture displays in Circular Quay, including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House, as well as The Rocks, Walsh Bay, Darling Harbour, Pyrmont and Martin Place with more than 60 light installations, many of them interactive and designed to captivate children.

In 2015, the festival also expands to Chippendale, including the University of Sydney, and Chatswood. Around 1.5 million people are expected to come out and see the displays over 18 nights.

Vivid Sydney runs until Monday, 8 June. For more details on what to see and where, check out the website, or download the Vivid Sydney app.

In the meantime, here’s a taste of what you’ll see.

Street artist Monet at Customs House

Photo: Destination NSW

Customs House, Circular Quay

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Enchanted Sydney, Customs House

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Splendens, Circular Quay

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Piano Stairs, AMP, Circular Quay

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Light Origami, Alfred St, Circular Quay

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Swing Glow, First Fleet Park, Circular Quay

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Affinity, First Fleet Park

Duck Duck Goose, First Fleet Park

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MonsterWorld, The Rocks

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MonsterWorld, The Rocks

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Dresses, The Rocks

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Street performers, The Rocks

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Mechanised Colour Assembly, Museum of Contemporary Art, Circular Quay

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Arclight, Hickson Road Reserve

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Lightwell, an interactive display, Walsh Bay

Photo: Simon Thomsen

Tumbleweed, Walsh Bay

Photo: Simon Thomsen

Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Bar at the End of the Wharf, Walsh Bay

Photo: Simon Thomsen

Toy Shadows, Walsh Bay

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Living mural, Sydney Opera House

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Living mural, Sydney Opera House

Photo: James Horan/ Destination NSW

Sydney from the Harbour Bridge

Photo: James Horan/Destination NS

Sydney Opera House Mural

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You Are Here, Park Hyatt Wharf

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Darling Harbour water and laser light show

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Darling Harbour laser fountain and fireworks

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The Star, Pyrmont

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Mission Control, The Star, Pyrmont

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Mission Control, The Star

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Streets Ahead, Central Park

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Streets Ahead, Central Park

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Trancendence, Martin Place

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Robotanic, Martin Place

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Game of Drones, Martin Place

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

The Electric Canvas, University of Sydney

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Jellyfish chandeliers, Chatswood

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Jellyfish chandeliers, Chatswood

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Norbert the nautilus, Chatswood

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The Nautilus and the sea, Chatswood

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

The Nautilus and the sea, Chatswood

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Vivid Sydney from the Harbour bridge

Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

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