Amsterdam Light Festival 2021 – 2022

2021 will mark the tenth anniversary of the Amsterdam Light Festival. This year’s edition will be a bit different to previous years as it will feature six of the most popular installations from the last decade, as decided by a public vote. These six highlights will be part of a fantastic exhibition route of twenty installations, showcasing the best of contemporary light art against the backdrop of the Amsterdam canals.

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Whether you’re an annual visitor who wants a chance to see these fantastic installations once more or a first timer excited about the opportunity to see the highlights of the last decade’s contemporary light art in one fantastic tour, the Amsterdam Light Festival 2021 is going to be a wonderful event.

If you’re planning a winter city break this year and want to combine a boat trip with one of Europe’s foremost cultural arts events, our renowned Amsterdam Light Festival cruise is an absolute must-do.

Best Boat Tour Amsterdam Light Festival

Over the last few years, we have been proud to welcome thousands of visitors onto our Amsterdam Light Festival Boat cruises. We are one of several official partners of the festival but what makes Starboard’s cruise the best boat tour of the Amsterdam light festival?

During the winter months it’s essential to ensure that you book an all-weather cruise with a company like Starboard. With heated seats and blankets and our boat complete with a retractable cover, you’ll be kept warm and comfortable throughout the cruise. Our friendly and knowledgeable hosts will also be serving Gluhwein or Tea so you’ll be well looked after as you sail along the route, and the host and skipper will be on hand to answer any questions that you might have about the city or exhibition. With this year’s festival being the decennial edition, it’s sure to be a really special event and we can’t wait to enjoy one of Amsterdam’s most spectacular annual highlights.


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Amsterdam Light Festival FAQs

What are the Amsterdam Light Festival Dates?

The Amsterdam Light Festival 2021-22 is set to run from the 2nd December 2021 at 1700 until the 23rd January 2022 2130. The exhibitions will be illuminated during the evenings and Starboard’s boats will be setting sail regularly throughout the festival.

Where can I buy Amsterdam Light Festival Tickets?

Right here! The light festival is one of the busiest times for us so it is recommended to book your Amsterdam light festival tickets in advance, in order to avoid disappointment, wherever possible. Our tickets include the price of admission to the festival as well as all the advantages of a luxury cruise.

What is the Amsterdam Light Festival Route for this year?

Watch this space! The exact route is yet to be announced. However, it will take place around the canals and rivers of the city’s historic centre. As soon as this is announced, we will upload the route and any other information to keep you up to date.

Got further questions about the Amsterdam Light Festival or want to book tickets? Get in contact with Starboard now for the best Amsterdam Light Festival boat cruise in town!