Practical information

What does Edition #7 have in store? In what ways can you experience the festival? Are there any special routes to follow and which tours can be booked? On this page we gathered all sorts of practical information for you.


Festival dates and location

The seventh edition of Amsterdam Light Festival takes place from 29 November 2018 until 20 January 2019 in Amsterdam's city centre. View map

The exhibition and opening hours

The 53-day-long exhibition consists of 29 light artworks and 10 city stories. The artworks are switched on daily from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.. The only exception is New Year's Eve when they are on from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Read more

Boat, bike or foot

The exhibition can be admired by boat, by bike or on foot. You can do this at your own initiative or by booking a tour with one of the festival's official partners. View offers

Route(s) & information points

An overview of the route(s) can be found here. A practical map with the exhibition information and (walking) routes is for sale at our information points: Het Koffiehuis at Central Station or at the Hoftuin. View map

Public transport

Amsterdam can be easily reached by public transport. For visitors of our festival, the Dutch railways (NS) hava a special promotion: 20% discount on a daily return from every station in the Netherlands to Amsterdam Central. The walking route is easily accessible via the North-South metro line and start near various metro stations.