Copenhagen Light Festival

Excited to discover Copenhagen in a whole new light? The Copenhagen Light Festival is the ultimate experience for light enthusiasts and creative minds alike! Each February, the tranquil winter nights of the Danish capital transform into a mesmerizing spectacle of light art as the festival celebrates the ingenuity of light through a stunning array of installations and artworks scattered across the Copenhagen city center.
When: February
Price Free
Location Copenhagen

Check out the specific dates and program on the Copenhagen Light Festival's website

Kreditere Nader Moini

A celebration of light and creativity

For three weeks in February, immerse yourself in the magic of the Copenhagen Light Festival, where streets come alive with vibrant colors, captivating shapes, and boundless imagination thanks to the collaborative efforts of artists, designers, and hosts. Dive into a world of enchanting light experiences, from dynamic light shows to interactive installations, sculptures, and projected artworks. Wander through the city's streets and parks, where you'll be enchanted by the creative and innovative light displays that create a unique and atmospheric ambiance. While some installations are located outside the city center, the majority are conveniently grouped along a route in the heart of the city, easily explored with the help of an overview map available on the festival's website.

The festival seamlessly integrates light art into Copenhagen's public spaces, transforming walking paths along the canals, historic squares, and hidden alleyways into dynamic canvases filled with colorful displays, interactive exhibits, and unexpected surprises. In addition to the outdoor installations, the festival offers an exciting lineup of events and activities.

Embark on guided tours, dive deeper into the world of light art with hands-on workshops or attend inspiring lectures exploring the art form. With something to suit every taste and interest, the Copenhagen Light Festival promises an unforgettable experience for all who attend!


Photo:  Nader Moini

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