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Light the City

Immerse yourself in a night of light and entertainment

Produced by the City of Sydney

Light the City promises to dazzle and delight.

For one night only Mrs Macquaries Road will be closed to cars and open for people to walk or ride through magical lights and installations.

Discover the rainbow path, tunnel of light, field of beams and more along the 2.5km loop.

Enjoy a boogie at the Glitter Ball Arena and silent disco, challenge a friend on the roller racing stage, or chill out with a bite to eat from the food trucks. Go to town and bling your bike for a Saturday night of lights and music like no other.

Bike hire will be available.

LIght the City is an all ages, family friendly event.

Part of Sydney Rides 2019 – a vibrant program of adventures, experiences and inspiration.

Getting to Light the City of Sydney
If you can’t ride all the way to Light the City, why not take your bike on the train? Martin Place and St James stations are a short ride, or a 10 minute walk from Mrs Macquaries Road. Visit to plan your journey.

Come by bike and use our Sydney Cycling map to plan your cycling route. Download or request a form at Or try our Facebook messenger chatbot to discover the best way to ride. Visit to get started.

Remember that you can ride on the footpath with children under 16 years old.



Saturday 21 September 2019 from 6pm to 11pm

Open between 6pm and 11pm, arrive anytime



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Hashtag: #lightthecity


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