Amsterdam Light Festival

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Amsterdam Light Festival Tours



Amsterdam Light Festival

Every winter the unique Amsterdam Light Festival returns to the city. The historical center of Amsterdam will light up and present spectacular illuminated artworks for this international light and water festival. The Amsterdam Light Festival is the result of a joint venture between the cultural institutions, the municipality, knowledge institutes and businesses in Amsterdam. Do not miss this unique event, which will turn the public are into a true vent, demonstrate culture and bring together locals, tourist and professionals who are interested in modern light art.

The event will feature a canal cruise, Water Colors, and walking route, Illuminade. Water Colors will bring visitors to the special boat route through the canals of Amsterdam and give visitors an opportunity to see all the artworks from the best angle. This is a unique experience to get close and personal to the light art. Various specials have been made by cruise companies in Amsterdam.
Illuminade will lead visitors to the old streets of Amsterdam and present the best works of light art. Please note that Water Colors will take place from 27 November 2014 to 18 January 2015, and the walking route, Illuminade, from 11 December 2014 to 4 January 2015. There will be no tours available on New Year’s Eve. Thanks to the festival, the city of Amsterdam will be illuminated and enriched with art during the darkest months of the year. Annually the event brings together tourists, professional and locals who are interested in viewing and discussing the modern light art together. It is a unique opportunity to experience the Amsterdam from the different angle and be ‘enlightened’ with colorful and engaging artworks.