The Party of Light, Bergen

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November 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Christies gate 3A
5014 Bergen

A fan of fireworks? Then Bergen is the place to be on 23rd November, when this coastal town celebrates the Party of Light.

Lysfesten, Bergen, NorwayLysfesten, as it’s called in Norwegian, is one of Bergen’s best loved pre-Christmas traditions and this year is the 30th anniversary of these festive light-in-the-dark rituals.

It all starts at 4pm when thousands of locals head to Festplassen, an open square with an adjoining lake in which the flickering lights reflect. From here there’s a great view of the magnificent fireworks display above the city’s skyline and the surrounding mountains.

This spectacular sight kicks off the Christmas season, with the lights in the dark sky accompanied by music and entertainment on the ground. Altogether it creates a magical atmosphere in this colourful coastal town.

Check the Facebook page for the latest programme.

See also:
25 cheap and free things to do in Bergen
Visiting Bergen on a budget

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