The 16th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS will take place from 11th to 20th September 2020.
During the festival, the core times of the illuminations are daily from 8:00 pm until midnight but may vary on individual light art works, which we indicate separately.
No, the entrance is free for all visitors!
The Festival of Lights is a temporary art event for which the rules of copyright apply. For non-commercial use, amateur photographers are permitted to use photos from the Festival of Lights on social media platforms without the need for licensing by the Festival of Lights organiser. For all other licensing questions please contact us.
You can download the latest programme from our website after publication. You can also catch the latest news on our social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can get the programme at the visitBerlin stores, in selected Info points, at our LightSeeing partner and online in the Download area.
You are able to view the illuminations from the street, thus, the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS is barrier-free. Also, some LightSeeing partners offer wheelchair-accessible tours.
All LightSeeing tours are offered by licensees. You can book them directly through our partners using the indicated telephone numbers or online.
The FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS is financed only by private partners and companies and therefore relies on support and sponsoring. You would like to make a contribution to this unique event and are interested in a sponsorship? Than we would love to hear from you at: