2 – 25 FEBRUARY 2024!

Have a look at all the beautiful light works waiting to captivate you
–together with friends, family and fellow festival guests every day at 5pm-10pm:

In the program, you will also find details about events during the festival, including the concert series with the DR Vocal Ensemble in Marmorkirken, pop-ups near the light artworks, and the Light Run and Family Run, starting and ending at Ofelia Plads. The event program is continuously updated throughout the festival.

Embark on a journey through Copenhagen’s city center and explore Refshaleøen, Ørestad, DR Koncerthuset, Vestre Kirkegård, Nordhavn, and the bridge districts. The light festival extends from February 2nd to 25th, and the light works illuminate every evening from 5 PM to 10 PM.

If you dream of reaching all areas of the city covered by the light festival, take a look at the festival’s map featuring walking, running, cycling, harbor bus, and bus routes.


Copenhagen Light Festival

Guided tours

As something new, Copenhagen Light Festival organizes guided walks about the light festival’s works and background.

Transform a chilly winter February evening into an enchanting experience with the guided walking tour from the Copenhagen Light Festival through the heart of Copenhagen. As darkness descends, light artworks ignite, creating a glowing route through the Inner City, promising to warm the senses with inspiring stories behind each piece, narrated by knowledgeable guides from the light festival.

Copenhagen Light Festival - guided walks

Each guided tour lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes with 24 participants
Light installation: Corkscrew by Frederik Hougs & Erik Lindkvist Thomsen (DK)

Copenhagen Light Festival - guided walks

The guided canal cruise starts from our departure point at Ved Stranden
and sails for approximately 45 minutes

Join the photo competition for Copenhagen Light Festival 2024!

Once again, we invite the guests of the light festival to share pictures of your favorite light installations and atmospheric images from your visits around the city – with us and with a jury that will nominate 25 pictures,  all together presented in a photo exhibition about Copenhagen Light Festival 2024.

More than 50 light works
across the city of Copenhagen

In 2024, Copenhagen Light Festival presents light works in many areas throughout the city: The City Center, Nordhavn, Østerbro, Ørestad, Refshaleøen and Vestre Kirkegård among others.

Have a look at this footage from a very special spot in Copenhagen:
Opening night at Vestre Kirkegård.

Thanks to those that greatly support the Copenhagen Light Festival

Copenhagen Light Festival considers energy

During one day the festival’s electricity usage correspond with 3 fully charged electric cars

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