Under the motto “Colours of Life”, the 19th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS invites you to take walks in the historic city centre as well as in many of Berlin’s neighbourhoods. Included are the well-known main sites such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin TV Tower, the Berlin Cathedral, Bebelplatz and many other landmarks, buildings, streets, bridges and squares. Look forward to a luminous programme of diversity!

The 19th FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS will take place from 06-15 October 2023. Here you will find an overview of all the illuminations, locations, artists, partners and the accompanying programme.


The FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS 2023 is under the patronage of the governing mayor of Berlin, Kai Wegner.

43 locations and over 85 light artworks and shows.

Our programme this year shows the luminous diversity of Berlin and the whole world. Detailed information about the program and the artworks and shows will follow soon.

diverse | innovative | sustainable