Dates & Hours

The upcoming winter Amsterdam Light Festival will illuminate the centre of Amsterdam for the tenth time in a row. Below you will find the dates and opening hours of Edition #10.

Festival dates

Edition #10 of Amsterdam Light Festival takes place from Thursday December 2 2021 until Sunday January 23 2022.

Opening hours

The light artworks are on every day from 4:30 pm until 11:00 pm, on New Year's Eve the until 8:00 pm.

Cruise and Walk

Cruises take around 75 minutes, depending on what type of boat and boat company you pick. Cruises depart every 30 minutes between 5:00 pm and 9:30 pm.

The walk is approximately 6.5 kilometers long and can be experienced at any moment from 6:30 pm onwards. Check the availability in our ticket shop!

Plan your visit

On this page you can find all the information about the accessibility of the festival, the route and directions for departure piers and information points.