A magical place hidden at the edge of the city.

This autumn, Rotterdam’s Kralingse Bos will be the setting for a special evening walk for the fourth time in a row. Whispering trees, fascinating light projections and enchanting sounds create a magical spectacle. The forest will come to life all over again!

Let yourself get carried away on an entirely new walking route of over 2 kilometres, full of innovative techniques and mysterious surprises, as you walk through the dark. Marvel at the illuminated nature and discover Kralingse Bos as you have never seen it before!

Tickets available from Friday June 23 10am via Ticketmaster. 


We want to avoid disturbing anything that grows and flourishes in the forest. The walking route goes along existing paths almost entirely and everything is planned in close consultation with the area manager and ecologists who closely monitor the flora and fauna in the area. Time slots distribute the number of visitors on the route evenly. In addition, we are working with mobile-only tickets for the first time this year. Because the tickets no longer need to be printed, we are using considerably less paper.

On behalf of De Grote Schijn, the ecological effects of the event are assessed by an external organisation. Their findings show that our team is taking all possible measures to minimise the impact and that the animals in the forest show little or no signs of being affected by the activities around De Grote Schijn. 

We would like to ask visitors to help by not leaving the paths during the experience and depositing their waste in the bins before, during and after the route.

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