Light Nelson is a year-round project culminating in a two-yearly event celebrating the diversity, talent, generosity, ingenuity and community spirit of the people of Nelson.

The next Light Nelson event will be held over five days 6 – 10 July 2018.

The Event Team need your help!

Do you want to be part of our city's favourite wintertime celebration?

Come join us to share in the joy of our fantastic festival of light.There's more info at or email Kate at

Join The Collective

Art is in the fabric of our city and Light Nelson offers the opportunity for everybody get involved.

Becoming part of the Light Nelson Collective is as simple as signing up for our mailing list.