Amsterdam Light Festival

Festivals / Amsterdam
07 December 2012 - 20 January 2013, Various times

Various locations
€: Free

For six weeks, light and water combine to create a fantastic, colourful display along the Amstel River!

International artists have built light sculptures to brighten Amsterdam this winter during the first annual Amsterdam Light Festival.

Christmas Canal Parade | December 15
An enchanting parade of illuminated boats will brighten up a dark winter evening along the Amstel River.

Occurring in Amsterdam’s city centre, dozens of boats will take part in a parade. Visitors can admire the view along the Amstel River while choir songs fill the air creating a fairytale winter scene.

Photo by Eric Staller

Photos by Alphons Nieuwenhuis

Boulevard of Light | December 7 - January 20, 2013
Artistic lights will radiate following a path between Munt Square and the Amstel hotel, crossing the Amstel's famed Magere Brug (“Skinny Bridge”).

Socialight | December 7
Groups can build their own unique lighting displays to be featured during the festival. Students can compete for the best bicycle lighting decorations.

For more information, click here
To register, send at email to info[at]amsterdamlightfestival[dot]com

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