FAQ Spark

Visitor information for SPARK - useful

Being well prepared is always a top priority for us (we are note-worthy famous for our ice cream). That is why we have listed all your questions about SPARK and made a selection of the most frequently asked questions. That way you can come to Leeuwarden with peace of mind!


Question 1: How long does the event last?

Answer: SPARK will take place 2, 3 and 4 November at the Oldehoofsterkerkhof. Each evening, the show will run continuously from 7:00 to 10:30pm, so you can stroll by or linger.

Question 2: Is SPARK free to visit?

Answer: SPARK is completely free to visit.

Question 3: Can I park nearby?

Answer: Are you coming by car? Then there are several parking options. On this page, you will find all information about parking in the city centre. The nearest car park is Parkeergarage Oldehove.

Question 4: Can I get to the event by public transport?

Answer: Are you coming to town by public transport during SPARK? Then it is about a 15-minute walk from the train and bus station to the Oldehoofsterkerkhof. You can get directions via the city map.

Question 5: Is the event wheelchair-friendly?

Answer: Definitely! The event and the grounds are wheelchair-friendly.

Question 6: Will the Oldehove car park remain accessible?

Answer: The car park will remain accessible. You can find everything about parking in the city /city centre as well as current parking capacity here.

Question 7: Will the streets around Oldehoofsterkerkhof remain accessible?

Answer: Westerplantage, Boterhoek, Groeneweg and Torenstraat will be closed to traffic from 1 to 4 November from 6:00 to 11:00pm. Residents' homes will of course remain accessible.

Question 8: Will there be toilets?

Answer: Public toilets will be available.

Question 9: Where can I find more information about SPARK?

Answer: We prefer not to reveal too much about the show yet. You can find all information about SPARK in Leeuwarden here. SPARK is a project by artist Daan Roosegaarde and his team (Studio Roosegaarde). The artist was inspired by the magical light of fireflies and, thus, developed this work of biodegradable art as an eco-alternative to fireworks. Find out more about Studio Roosegaarde here.