Enter The Argyle’s Parallel Universes during Vivid 2016

Tuesday, 17 May 2016:

Avatar, Willy Wonka, Star Wars and Marvel fans rejoice – The Argyle at The Rocks will be turned into four consecutive Parallel Universes during Vivid that will rock your futuristic socks off.
Enjoy 23 immersive nights as futuristic music and kaleidoscopic lights collide in an otherworldly paradise.
From state of the art light shows, themed roaming performers, mouth-watering Tex-Mex food, a special Vivid cocktail, live bands and top-line DJs, The Argyle has something for everyone.

The whole family will be entertained each Movie Monday when The Argyle’s iconic cobblestone courtyard will be decked out with astro turf and deck chairs and guests can watch the free weekly movie with complimentary popcorn. For a pre-Vivid food fix there is kid-friendly Tex-Mex at The Argyle, as well as child-friendly meals at neighbouring restaurants El Camino Cantina and Munich Brauhaus.

Pre-vivid dining from 5pm is also on offer at Saké Restaurant & Bar and The Cut Bar & Grill, which are located in The Argyle precinct, as well as Café Ananas which is situated in the hustle and bustle of Circular Quay.

For those looking for a post-Vivid visit after party The Argyle, with two floors, six bars and revolving line-up of great DJs each weekend, is the place to be. The Lilikoi cocktail ($19) comprising Belvedere Pink Grapefruit, Aperol, raspberry and passionfruit will be offered throughout the Vivid celebrations.


Week 1: 27th – 29th May

Avatar – “Escape to Pandora”

Enter Pandora and transcend out of the everyday into an ethereal realm of avatars, psychedelic light displays and out-of-this-world entertainment, including alien characters, roaming performers, and a DJ line-up featuring Andy Murphy, Glover and Jesabel.
Week 2: 30th May – 5th June

Willy Wonka – “A world of pure imagination”

A hint of sugarcoated splendor, a pinch of kaleidoscopic lights, and just a dash of nonsense – welcome to the topsy-turvy world of Wonka. Enjoy phantasmagoric light displays, eclectic roaming performers and electrifying entertainment by DJs Brooklyn, The Faders, Nino Brown, KIN, Ben Morris and DJ Moto.
Movie Monday: 30th May, from 8.30pm – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Week 3: 6th – 12th June

Star Wars – “A galaxy far, far away”

Calling all Skywalkers and moonwalkers – it’s time to release your inner Jedi. Enter The Argyle’s futuristic world where electrifying entertainment by Andy Murphy, Lavida, Chivalry and Mike Champion is set to create a disturbance in The Force. There will be Star Wars characters on the DJ decks and enigmatic extra-terrestrial performers roaming through the courtyard.
Movie Monday: 6th June, from 8.30pm – Star Wars
Week 4: 13th – 18th June

Marvel “Avengers assemble”

Transport yourself to a world of heroes, villains, and paranormal phenomenon for a week of Marvel-themed madness. Whether you’re more Hulk or Hawkeye, superhero or super villain, let your secret identities come out to play as we celebrate the final weekend of Vivid Festival. Headlining our insane DJ lineup are Minx, The Backhanderz, Bassik and Dave Winnel
Movie Monday: 13th June, from 8.30pm – Marvel
Event: The Argyle’s ‘Parallel Universes’

Where: The Argyle, 18 Argyle Street, Sydney, The Rocks

When: Throughout Vivid, 27th May – 18th June 2016, from 6pm Social Media: Instagram: @theargylerocks, #VividSydney #theargylerocks Facebook: The Argyle

For media enquiries please contact: Jodie Carlson | Tel: (02) 9818 9335 | E: [email protected]

About Urban Purveyor Group

Urban Purveyor Group is the largest restaurant and dining group in Australia, with 26 award-winning dining and entertainment venues, revenues in excess of $200 million and 2000 employees. With many new venues and concepts in progress, Urban Purveyor Group plans to double in size in the next 24 months. Urban Purveyor Group’s dining and entertainment brands include Fratelli Fresh, EL Camino Cantina, Ananas Bar & Brasserie, The Alfred, The Cut Steakhouse, Saké, Saké Jr. and Saké Live, Bavarian Bier Café, Munich Brauhaus, The Argyle and Urban Events Venues & Catering. Additionally, the Group’s vertically-integrated model includes Urban Fine Foods, Urban Beverage Imports and Urban Brewing Co. Urban Purveyor Group is owned by Quadrant Private Equity, one of Australia’s leading Private Equity firms.

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