Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival

Experience Reykjavik during this 3-day celebration of light each February

Iceland’s long winter days of darkness are set to be illuminated magnificently at the Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival, which will be hosted in the city in February. The main objective of the festival is to illuminate the dramatic darkness of winter with a collection of sparkling events, which both celebrate and emphasize the beauty of Reykjavík City.

Next dates are in February 2021. Screen Shot 2019-08-23 at 1.14.18 pm

Highlights of Winter Lights Festival

  • Museum Night - 40 museums open until midnight with free entry.
  • Pool Night - 3 public pools open until midnight: Laugardalslaug, Grafarvogslaug and Sundhöll Reykjavik.
  • Light-art commissions throughout the town.

Our tailor-made Iceland holidays can coincide with this festival. Prepare to be amazed by the dramatic interplay of darkness and light at the Winter Lights Festival