Enlightened 2024

6th - 24th December 2024
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Enlightened returns to Colchester in 2024!


For the 3rd year running, the sell-out illuminated phenomenon is returning to the magnificent Castle Park in Colchester this winter. With a new & reimagined trail, Enlightened 2024 is set to be the biggest, boldest and brightest year yet!


Running from the 6th December to the 24th December, this epic event is the perfect opportunity for families to experience the magic and wonder of winter together this Christmas.


Enlightened features over a mile of specially curated illuminations that dance with delight along with a whole wealth of brand-new installations which have never been seen before at Enlightened Colchester. Immerse yourself in our 50m long digital tunnel of light, be amazed by our awe-inspiring laser show and prepare to be dazzled as mysterious creatures are brought to life with 3D special effects.


Wander through the magical tranquillity of our enchanted wonderland where guests young and old will be left spellbound by the sheer beauty of this piece which has been extended for 2024 by popular demand.


Try your hand at one of the many new hands-on interactive exhibits created specifically for Enlightened Colchester this year and don’t forget to visit the land of wishes where our magical guardians really do like to see dreams come true.


Hop, skip and jump along our interactive stepping stones whilst taking in the majestic ocean of light and high energy fountain show set to a uniquely commissioned soundscape.


Enlightened Colchester 2024 has been completely reimagined for this anniversary year and is bursting with brand new installations as well as visitor favourites to ensure this year is one not to be missed.


Tickets are on sale now and guests can enjoy a 20% discount on tickets booked during our early-bird sale which ends on 31st March.


Enlightened Colchester runs form the 6th December 2024 until the 24th December 2024. First entry is at 5:00pm and peak tickets do sell out quickly. Don’t miss out and enjoy a saving by booking today.

Event Date/Time

6:00 PM
6th - 24th December 2024
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