About

Winter Lights Festival 2020

 
Winter Lights Festival is an annual event that celebrates both the winter world and the growing sun light after a long period of darkness. The program consists of light installations, culture and outdoor activities.  The festival provides entertainment for Reykjavík’s locals and guests alike. The programme reflects the many faces of Reykjavík´s capital area; with the participation of all the major museums and thermal pools.

The Winter Lights Festival 2020 will take place 6.- 9.  February and all events are free of charge except The Northernlights Run. 
For further information please contact vetrarhatid@reykjavik.is
 
Museum Night takes place 7. February 2020 and is Winter Lights Festival’s most popular event.  Museums across the capital area open their doors and entertain their guests with happenings such as dance, theatre, lectures, live music, film, literature readings and much more free of charge. All museums are open from 18.00-23.00. 
 
Pool Night takes place on 8.  February 2020 and invites visitors to try many of the city's exceptional thermal pools for FREE. Pool Night added attractions include thrilling in-pool activities, music and pool illuminations. And if you are lucky you might get a glimpse of the Northern Lights while relaxing in a hot tub in one of the outdoor pools.
All swimming pools are open from 17.00-22.00.
 
The Winter Lights Walking Path

Every night during the festival  six light installations will be illuminated from 19-23. Take a walk around the city centre and experience the light installation.  Here are all the building in the walk: Hallgrímskirkja - Passage eftir Nocturnal, Tiny Massive - Harpa Concert Hall, Museum of the Moon - Harpa Concert Hall, Second Litany - Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús,  ALDA - Reykjavík City Hall and De-LuX - National Gallery of Iceland.