Light Festival

Light Festival 2022

The next Light Festival will be held on August 13, 2022 at 9 pm. The advance sale has begun.

A picturesque evening

in the Palace Park

The Festival of Lights at Benrath Palace attracts visitors with a concert by the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra, a cozy picnic by the Spiegelweiher pond, dancing water and light shows, and spectacular fireworks. For a successful picnic, the Palace Café packs baskets for two: fragrant pastries and savory treats tempt alongside small nibbles and sweet temptations. For the toast to a beautiful evening, there is of course also something finely sparkling, which lets the bubbles rise gently to the beat of the music.

And if you want to top it all off, you can really indulge yourself at the premium seats on the palace terrace: Here there is not only an exclusive picnic basket and refreshing beverages, which are already included in the price; a particularly good view, a separate entrance and a personal service locally let you become genuine connoisseurs.

For more information, visit www.schloss-benrath-lichterfest.de.


The festival of lights takes place in the context of the Musikjahr and is promoted by the Stiftung Kunst, Kultur und Soziales der Sparda-Bank West.

The Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra embodies the musical tradition of the cultural city of Düsseldorf and delights music lovers from all over the world in the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein and in other internationally renowned concert halls in Europe and Asia. As the city's musical masterpiece, the DüSys shine despite their large instrumentation with a fine sound that gives each individual instrument room to unfold.

Impressions of our Light Festival

Table set in the palace park
People sitting in the palace park, in the background a stage with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra
Illuminated stage at night with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra
Green water fountains in the mirror pond at night
Hands holding a photo with a smartphone, colourful lights in the background
Fireworks over blue water fountains and purple lit trees
Red fireworks at night over the Mirror Pond
Crowded castle park at night, fireworks in the sky