Zagreb Tourist Board - M. Tomaš

Zagreb Festival of Lights 2024, March 20th-24th

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From March 20 to 24, 2024, Zagreb will shine brighter than ever as it hosts the eagerly anticipated Zagreb Festival of Lights. This captivating event promises to dazzle visitors with an array of creative and imaginative light installations scattered throughout the city center.

Local and international artists, hailing from Germany, Spain, Slovakia, and beyond, will come together to weave magic through their innovative light displays. From captivating projections to mesmerizing animations, the festival will transform the city’s streets, parks, and squares into a playground of light and wonder.

Now in its sixth year, the Zagreb Festival of Lights merges art, design, and architecture to captivate audiences of all ages. More than just an event, it’s an opportunity for communities to come together and celebrate the arrival of spring while rediscovering the city in a whole new light.

With over 25 unique installations to explore, visitors are encouraged to wander through new parts of Zagreb included in this year’s program, immersing themselves in the enchanting atmosphere.

Zagreb Tourist Board - J. Duval
Zagreb Tourist Board – J. Duval

In partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), this year’s festival takes on an important environmental message. The endangered forest cyclamen serves as the symbol of the event, reminding us of the urgent need to conserve our natural heritage. By supporting initiatives like Earth Hour, the festival underscores the importance of protecting our planet’s precious ecosystems.

Zagreb Tourist Board - S. Cerić Kovačević
Zagreb Tourist Board – S. Cerić Kovačević

To make the best of your stay in Zagreb, create your own Zagreb experience with the help of Zagreb Card. Apart from facilitating public transport, it also provides you with the entrance to numerous Zagreb museums and even the zoo, so that you don’t miss out on a single detail of Zagreb’s rich history and culture. Join the Zagreb Festival of Lights and immerse yourself in a world of wonder and enlightenment. For more information, visit