From 28 November 2019 until 19 January 2020, close to 23 artworks by national and international artists will put our inner city in the spotlight again! We're glad to keep you informed of developments on this residents page.

Residents information evening 15 October 15th: 20.00 - 21.00

During the upcoming residents information evening at the office of Amsterdam Light Festival (Rapenburgerstraat 123) we will present the route and the artworks of this edition. We will also share the constuction planning and traffic measures. If you have any questions at all, we're happy to answer them!


Preliminary we can inform you that this year's route will start at the Oosterdok (Nemo), it thenruns through the Oudeschans, the Amstel, the Nieuwe Keizersgracht, the Plantage Muidergracht, the Entrepotdok, Nieuwe Herengracht and then back to the Oosterdok (Nemo). When the route is confirmed we will publish it here. 

Opening hours

The exhibition will be opened daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m (on New Year's Eve until 8 p.m.).

Build up and dismantling

The build up of the artworks takes place in November. At the end of January they will be dismantled again. Of course, we do our utmost to keep the inconvience to a minimum.

Temporary tests

We will test an artwork on September 18th at Oosterdok from 20.30 till 22.00.
We will test an artwork on September 25th at Plantage Muidergracht from 21.00 till 22.00. 

Temporary traffic measures

During the build up and dismantling phases we have to take some temporary traffic measures. When we receive the assigned municipal derogations per location we will publish them here on this page for your information. 


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Become a volunteer

Do you want to be a part of the Amsterdam Light Festival team and help make this edition, in your own neighborhood a great succes? Become a volunteer!