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Frequently asked questions

When does the Brixen Water Light Festival take place?
The festival will take place in Brixen in the evening from 9-00 pm during May. The next edition will be held in Brixen 2025.
During the day, the installations in Neustift Monastery will be accessible until 29 June 2024 during the museum's opening hours from 10-17h.

Is the festival taking place during day or nighttime?
The Brixen Water Light Festival is a day and night festival. At night in the public areas of Brixen and at day in the museum of Neustift Monastery.
The museum of the Neustift Monastery will host several light installations that are accessible during daytime.

Do I need at ticket for the festival?
The Water Light Festival in Brixen is free of charge. 2024 only 3 locations in the town require a ticket.
In the museums Kloster Neustift the water and light art installations are accessible with the normal museum ticket. More information here.

What is the best way to get to the different locations of the festival?
The locations are very well connected thanks to public transport. Find the connections here:
The bus line 320.1 (Vahrn - Brixen - Albeins) will also be extended until midnight during the festival.
You can find the detailed timetable here: Tabular timetable - Line 320.1

What is the best way to move around at the festival?
In the old town of Brixen, you can get a city map at the tourist office.

Are there public toilets in the old town of Brixen?
Yes, you can find the public toilets here

Is the Brixen Water Light Festival accessible for wheelchairs?
The festival route is accessible for wheelchair users. There are, however, some points that need to be taken into account:
Brixen: the old town of Brixen is wheelchair accessible
Neustift: In the Neustift Monastery museum, visitors must use an elevator to follow the route.

Is there a selection of tips for accommodation, restaurants, bars & shops?
Yes, we have put together a selection here.

How much electricity does the Water Light Festival consume?
Compared to 2022, the electricity consumption of the light art installations in the year 2023 has been reduced by 50% this year, from 10 MWh to 4.5 MWh. By switching off street lamps and outdoor lighting, we save approximately 3 MWh during the festival. This results in a net consumption of 1.5 MWh in 19 days.

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