Amsterdam Light Festival - Leidseplein

Amsterdam Light Festival - Leidseplein

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Amsterdam Light Festival

Contemporary artists from all over the world have created spectacular light art, that will light up the city center of Amsterdam during the darkest months of the year.

The Water Colors Cruise is the best way to enjoy the impressive light artworks and sculptures. The comfortable and heated boats, provided by Lovers Canal Cruises, offer you a first-class setting for this impressive light festival. Do not miss out and book your Amsterdam Light Festival tickets easy and quickly online at Lovers Canal Cruises! 

Highlights Amsterdam Light Festival

  • Spectacular light art
  • The unique warm atmosphere in the coldest months of the year
  • The Water Colors Cruise with audio commentary about the light art

Accessibility Amsterdam Light Festival

This boarding location for the Water Colors Cruise is located at Leidsekade, at the opposite of the Amsterdam American Hotel at Leidsekade 97. Take tram 1, 2 or 5 or bus 170/172 and get off at Leidseplein. By tram it will take you slightly longer than by bus. If you choose to arrive by car, you can reach this location through the Spuistraat.

Theme Amsterdam Light Festival
The organization of the Amsterdam Light Festival introduces a new theme every edition. The selected artists have to base their work on this theme. The theme of the Amsterdam Light Festival 2017 – 2018 is, Existential. With Existential they hope to encourage visitors in a positive way to think about what unites people and what role light plays in this.

Artists
Each edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival artworks are selected by a panel of judges. Through a worldwide Call for Concepts, artists from all over the world were asked to submit new ideas for the festival. In total there are over 35 light art works from selected artists, designers and architects  from all over the world. They have been giving the special task to relieve the city of Amsterdam artfully.

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Official Partner

Official Partner

Lovers Canal Cruises is an official partner of Amsterdam Light Festival

Comfortable Modern Boats

Comfortable Modern Boats

Our boats are equipped with modern technology for ultimate comfort

Audio Commentary

Audio Commentary

Audio commentary available on board in Dutch and English

Address: Leidse kade

Boarding location