Opening hours

Enjoy the 3 km route and its 27 installations

  • From 25 to 28 January and 01-04 February 2024
  • Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6.30pm until midnight.

Where do I park ?

Several Park and Ride sites are located around Mons:

  1. Grand-Large: TEC bus line 50 ensures connections to the station every 15 minutes (Accessible from the N50 from the direction of Ghlin and the E19-E42 motorway, exit 24 Mons).
  2. Saint-Fiacre Parking, all along the N90 Chaussée de Binche. Easily accessible from the city center on foot
  3. Parking Mons Expo (Avenue Thomas Edison 2, 7000 Mons)
  4. Parking des Grand Près (Place des Grands Prés 1, 7000 Mons)

These car parks allow you to park your car and easily reach the city center by bus, on foot or by bike.

Approximate journey time to the Grand-Place:

From the P+R Chaussée de Binche (Carrefour Saint-Fiacre):

  • On foot: +/- 20 minutes (2 km)
  • By bike: +/- 7 minutes (2 km)
  • By bus: +/- 15 minutes (Combine lines U + City’O)

From the P+R Grand-Large (Avenue de la Sapinette) :

  • On foot: +/- 25 minutes (+/- 2 km)
  • By bike: +/- 11 minutes (3 km)
  • By bus:
    – Station connection (line 50, +/- 10 minutes)
    – From the station: +/- 25 minutes (Lines City’R et City’O)

Where to stay in Mons ?

Mons and its local region have many accommodation options all over the province.

We can help you make the right choice by giving you access to detailed, transparent information about our hotels, youth hostel, gites, B&Bs and our camp site.

Follow this link to see all our accommodation recommendations:

Where to eat?

Mons city center has a wealth of restaurant options. Follow this link to see all available restaurants in Mons:

In addition to these options, Mons By Light is providing a communal eating area created specifically for the event.

It is located at the Anciens Abattoirs (rue de la Trouille 17, 7000 Mons) and is open from 6.30pm until midnight.

What facilitiesare in place to cater for people with specific needs ?

  • Mons By Light is improving its hospitality for people with specific needs.

    • We are assisted by Access-I who advises us on any necessary adjustments;
    • Accessibility reception areas (information points) are in planning, plus a team of volunteers offering specific support.
    • A reserved accessible car park (40-50 lots) is also available and will be detailed in our communications. It will be located at la Rue Chisaire. It will be monitored by a security guard.
    • Assistance for people of reduced mobility: +32 (0) 65 33 55 80