Berlin Festival of Lights

Berlin Festival of Lights

Oct 07, 2022Oct 16, 2022
Various locations
Various prices

See some of Berlin's most iconic monuments, buildings and streets come to life after dark during the annual Festival of Lights. 

Over two million visitors flock to Berlin to view the different light installations during the Berlin Festival of Lights, with projections and displays set up by leading light artists across the city. What's more, it can easily be explored by foot, bike, bus, boat or limousine - making it accessible to all.

One of the most celebrated light festivals in the world

This September will see the bright illuminations of the Festival of Lights return to the capital city, transforming it into a huge open-air gallery. Previous years saw 60 locations showcase 150 different light artworks from 66 international artists and this year is set to be bigger and better than ever!

For 10 nights, 100 different locations between the Brandenburg Gate and the TV Tower will be lit up at night, displaying visually stunning light installations on historical monuments, buildings, squares and streets spanning a total of 100.000 square metres. 

In addition to the light projections and displays, the Berlin Festival of Light also includes music and art events, parties and special guided tours. Different art and photography workshops, open galleries and exhibitions at participating locations are also scheduled throughout the festival, so be sure to check out the full programme beforehand!

Visit the Berlin Festival of Lights

Thinking about visiting Berlin this autumn? Then be sure to check out the Berlin Festival of Lights! If you are interested in booking a special guided tour, or just want to plan out your festival walking route ahead of time, then head on over to the official Berlin Festival of Lights website for more details.