News March 20, 2019

Eventbrite named official ticketing partner of Vivid Sydney

Eventbrite named official ticketing partner of Vivid Sydney

Global ticketing and event technology platform will be the official ticketing partner for .

The 23-day festival of light, music and ideas runs from May 24 to June 15.

Phil Silverstone, general manager at Eventbrite Asia Pacific, called it “a landmark partnership for Eventbrite in Australia, and we look forward to working closely with Vivid Sydney to provide an outstanding experience to the many local and international guests set to enjoy this year’s festival.”

Destination NSW chief executive and Vivid Sydney executive producer, Sandra Chipchase, added, “We know that guests are inspired by the artists, installations, performances, discussions and ideas that are showcased over the 23 days of the event.

“Working with Eventbrite is exciting for the festival and will make it simple for guests to plan their Vivid Sydney experience.”

In 2018, Vivid attracted 2.25 million attendees, delivering $172.9 million in visitor expenditure into the NSW economy.

A record 185,887 travel packages were sold to domestic and international visitors, up 37% from 2017.

See Vivid’s full program at vividsydney.com.

The music section includes four exclusive sold-out shows by The Cure, with RÜFÜS DU SOL and FKA Twigs headlining the Carriageworks program, Underworld, Fuzzy Events’ Curve Ball warehouse party, four shows at the City Recital Hall with the likes of Paul Kelly and Kate Miller-Heidke, and a Spunk Records 20th anniversary showcase featuring a reunited The Middle East.

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