Royal Light Festival is a free-to-attend light art festival in the heart of Apeldoorn and nature reserve De Veluwe. The festival can be visited from Wednesday March 13th until Sunday March 17th, 2024. Light art from across the globe is showcased in various locations in Apeldoorn. As the sun sets, the royal and green city awakens, painting the night with colourful shades, creating a truly majestic spectacle for all to enjoy.
During the Royal Light Festival 2024, eleven different light artworks can be admired. Discover the royal and historical locations through the interactive map and visit all artworks!
Wednesday, March 13th, from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Thursday, March 14th, from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Friday, March 15th, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, March 16th, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, March 17th, from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Outside of these opening hours, the light artworks are turned off.
Transportation & Reachability
Are you visiting by bike?
Note! The light art at Royal Light Festival is placed in public area. Be mindful of traffic and pedestrians around you and always stay on the pedestrian and/or bike paths. Pay attention to traffic during your visit and ensure that no unsafe situations arise.
Are you visiting by public transportation?
Apeldoorn is easily accessible by train. From Apeldoorn Station, it's only a 10-minute walk to the city centre. Additionally, there is a bus departing from the train station towards the city centre. For example:
Bus 102 towards Amersfoort, get off at Paleis Het Loo
Bus line 15 towards Twello, get off at Marktplein
Are you visiting by car?
Note! The light artworks in the city centre are not accessible by car. You can park your car for free at the parking lot of Paleis Het Loo or for a fee in one of the parking garages in the city centre.
Car parkings in the centre of Apeldoorn (payed)
U wilt parkeren
Parkeergarages in de binnenstad van Apeldoorn (betaald)
- Parkeergarage Koningshaven, navigatieadres: Molendwarsstraat, Apeldoorn
- Parkeergarage Museum-Centrum, navigatieadres: Roggestraat 133, Apeldoorn
- Parkeergarage Oranjerie, navigatieadres: Oranjerie 1, Apeldoorn
- Parkeergarage Brinklaan (Amalia Park), navigatieadres: Brinklaan 145, Apeldoorn
- Parkeergarage Marktplein, navigatieadres: Deventerstraat 22A, Apeldoorn