Amsterdam Light Festival 2017: the prettiest from November 30 – January 21

the amsterdam light festival 2017 is back this winter!

Great news for everyone who is a sucker for all the little lights during Christmas. The Amsterdam Light Festival 2017 is back in Amsterdam from November 30 to January 21 and that means that means that you find beautiful bright installations in the city center. I always like to walk the route with my love and go for hot coco afterwards.

From November 30 to January 21 the The Amsterdam Light Festival will take over the city (perfect for a date night stroll!). That means we can enjoy more over 35 beautiful art works and installations of international artists, designers and architects spread over the city. Special objects will shine along the canals and illuminate the city in a special way.

amsterdam light festival 2017

Amsterdam Light festival brings light to the darkness

It’s already the sixth edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival, which was originally organized to give Amsterdam a little positivity in dark days. And how do you do that? Well, literally by creating light in the darkness! Each year, Amsterdam will be transformed into a real life light theatre, where all kinds of artists can show their light art to the rest of the world. And it is equally spectacular each year. Also this year you can experience the festival in several ways. There is a water exhibition on the canals (with the Water Colors route) and a land exhibition on the Marineterrein Amsterdam from December 14 until January 7.

Check for more information and the complete program Are you going every year like too? If you have friends with a boat I can highly recommend organizing a little boat trip over the canals to see the objects from the water. 


When: November 30 to January 21
Price: Route Marineterrein is for free, tickets for water colors are dependent of the route
Where: On the Amstel and canals, Weesper- and Plantage neighbourhood.
Website & tickets: Check the website for more information and ticket prices

TIP: discover more Amsterdam and travel tips in the books of Yourlbb THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE & WANDERLUST!



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