No tickets are needed for this outdoor event - simply show up and enjoy the show! Please note: If you are visiting OMSI, an admission fee will be charged. Visit their website for hours and pricing.
This year, the Portland Winter Light Festival has expanded to the West side of the River!
The Tilikum bridge connects the Festival between OMSI and Zidell Yards. Parking will be available at Zidell Yards; the location of the Fire Art Garden. Parking is $10; enter the lot from SW Moody Ave.
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The Portland Winter Light Festival sets the stage for community engagement and free, all-ages outdoor interactive fun and entertainment through innovative illuminated artworks, performance and activities along the Willamette River’s Eastbank Esplanade. Artists from across Cascadia present visually compelling work for the public’s enjoyment. Everyone is welcome.
Inspired by light festivals in some of the most popular cities around the globe, the Portland Winter Light Festival is designed to celebrate the spirit of winter and warmth of community. Using light, color, artistry, performance, and imagination, PWLF brings people together during a time of year typically reserved for the indoors. Bundle up and come celebrate with us!
The Portland Winter Light Festival is family friendly and designed to inspire adults and kids alike. Combining art and technology, families of all ages will find something to capture their spirit and fill their minds with imagination and wonder.