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Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam Light Festival

Dec 02, 2021Jan 23, 2022
7am-9am & 3pm-5pm
City centre
Amsterdam
Free (various prices for boat tours)

The Amsterdam Light Festival is preparing to brighten up the darkest days of the year! Get ready for the pandemic-proof edition of the festival. Light installations can be admired by locals and passers-by during the months of December and January.

Dazzling Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Light Festival is a grand initiative, creating a dazzling atmospheric background in the historic centre of Amsterdam during winter. To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the festival presents the most appealing, inspiring and popular artworks of the past nine editions. In total, more than 20 artworks are placed along the route.

Photo: Janus van den Eijnden Amsterdam Light Festival

Passers-by and locals can marvel at light installations along the streets and canals, with colourful, contemporary light art by the waterside that meanders through Amsterdam's historic downtown.

Boat tours of Amsterdam Light Festival

There are several different boat trip packages you can take advantage of during this festive period. Book your tickets today!

The following boat trips are available:

  • Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise by Semi-Open Boat
  • Amsterdam Light Festival from Central Station
  • Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise with Drinks & Bites
  • Amsterdam Light Festival from Leidseplein

Plan your tour of Amsterdam

You can enjoy the Amsterdam Light Festival on foot or by bike. Browse the Amsterdam Light Festival website for the most up-to-date information.

Photo: Janus van den Eijnden Amsterdam Light Festival

Thumb photo: Janus van den Eijnden