Winter Illumination

Dec 1, 2021 to Jan 2, 2022

Winter Illumination is a city wide light festival that will include multiple light displays by local artists and local manufacturers and suppliers. Event staff are working on plans to make Winter Illumination brighter for 2021 so check back soon for more details.  

If you were unable to visit all the displays in 2020, check out this virtual tour video. 

We are looking for local artists to create light displays for this event.  For more details or to participate email the event staff or complete the Artist Call for Submission Form. Please email event staff if you require an alternate format of the Call for Submission Form. 

The following locations have light displays that can be enjoyed year round:

  • Illuminated CAMBRIDGE letters,  Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street 

  • Craig's Crossing (Pedestrian Bridge),  Downtown Cambridge

  • Old Post Office Projection, 12 Water Street South

  • Dalton Court, 2 Queen's Square

  • Jacob's Landing Park, 30 Milling Road 

  • Jacob's Landing Waterfall, 49 Guelph Avenue

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