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Macao Light Festival delightfully presents the flamboyant, romantic and entertaining “Journey of Lights” in this December! Captivated by the city’s twinkling illuminations, the heavenly Butterfly Fairy and her ten little elves descended to Macao for an unprecedented adventure. We will unfold their dazzling journey as the dramatic theme of this exciting event. Don’t miss out any one of the fabulous light shows and other interactive programs!

 
3D Mapping
St. Dominic.Angelic Melody
3D Mapping
The light show “St.Dominic‧Angelic Melody” will unfold stories of this majestic structure to visitors via glamorous 3D architectural projection mapping technology.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (10 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
Location: St. Dominic's Church
The Wonderland of Illumination
3D Mapping
In the eyes of the Butterfly Fairy and those little elves, Ruins of St. Paul's is a “Wonderland of Illumination” just as gorgeous as their own paradise. Let us unveil the city of Macao by following their traces.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (10 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
Location: Ruins of St. Paul's
A Tour of Exotic Macao
3D Mapping
“A Tour of Exotic Macao” will give a best insight to our visitors about the entertaining, romantic and relaxing lifestyle of the city of Macao.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (5 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
Location: Holy House of Mercy
The Purple Haze of A-Ma Temple
3D Mapping
For the first time, we use the 3D mapping technology to present you “The Purple Haze of A-Ma Temple”, a high-tech illustration of the traditional ritual scene.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (5 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
Location: A-Ma Temple
Light Installation
The Canopy of Starry Night
Light Installation
At the first stop of Macao Light Festival, visitors can take a comfortable walk under the “Canopy of Starry Night”, sharing blessings and happiness with beloved ones.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Senado Square
The Corridor of Magical Light
Light Installation
Surrounded by fabulous lightings of the “Corridor of Magical Light”, you can experience the city’s enchanting ambience.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Holy House of Mercy
The Clothes Drying Lane
Light Installation
You will be amazed by the scene of clothes hanging all over in the air when you walk down the Cathedral Lane, where the Lou Kau Mansion is located. This spectacle definitely brings back old memories of Macao’s past generations.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Lou Kau Mansion and Cathedral Lane
The Fountain of Bliss
Light Installation
The fountain under the glittering cage stirs up an overwhelming sense of romance together with the surrounding area, creating a loving atmosphere for wedding celebration.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Cathedral Square
Butterflies in the Starlight
Light Installation
Let’s wish upon the starry light while colourful butterflies flutter around the Banyan tree. May the fairy grant all wishes from the Wish Pavillion.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: St. Augustine's Square
The Rainbow Stairs
Light Installation
While the stairs is changing colors following the rhythm of music, energetic and flashing tones can be heard around the solemn and elegant St. Lawrence's Church.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: St. Lawrence's Church
Elves In Wonderland
Light Installation
The Lilau Square in the arts of light appears to be a wonderland on earth, where the elves choose to reside and forget their home.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Lilau Square
New Dress of the Butterfly Fairy
Light Installation
Moorish barrack is covered by the splendid new dress of the Butterfly Fairy, getting colorful illuminations all over its Islamic style arches.
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Moorish Barracks
From the Outer Space
Light Installation
A giant multi-colored orb and dancing butterflies from the Outer Space turn the quiet Barra Square into a radiant dance floor. Let’s get the party started!
Date: 6th-31st December 2015, Time: 19:00-22:00
Location: Barra Square
Interactive Games
Cycle Racing
Interactive Games
During Macao Light Festival, visitors may experience an extraordinary night bike race which combines bicycle generator and three-dimensional projection mapping technology right outside the majestic Holy House of Mercy. And the little elves will pour out magical blessings to the participants who light up the House first!
Date: 6th-20th, 26th-31st December, 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (Game lasts for approximately 20 minutes in every 30 minutes)
Location: Holy House of Mercy
Taming the Naughty Reindeer!
Interactive Games
Santa’s reindeer has rooted himself in the Holy House of Mercy and refused to go back to work. Now Santa is at his wits’end and calling everybody to help him catching the naughty reindeer via touch screen monitors. The successful finders will be rewarded an early Christmas present from Santa!
Date: 21st-25th December, 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (Game lasts for approximately 20 minutes in every 30 minutes)
Location: Holy House of Mercy
Starry Blessings
Interactive Games
This winter, visitors can go through an extraordinary evening blessing event at A-Ma Temple. Just choose a wishing phrase and input a name via a tablet, your message will then be projected onto the wall of A-Ma Temple.
Date: 6th-31st December, 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (Game lasts for approximately 20 minutes in every 30 minutes)
Location: A-Ma Temple
* Macao Government Tourist Office reserves the right of projection of message.
Dance Fairy!
Interactive Games
Through the motion sensor projector, participants can act like a newborn butterfly fairy by following a set of instructions. As soon as you complete the final movement, the fairy’s silhouette will foretell your upcoming fortune by unveiling its true color.
Date: 6th-31st December, 2015
Time: 19:00-22:00 (Game lasts for approximately 20 minutes in every 30 minutes)
Location: St. Augustine’s Square
Elves Hunt
Interactive Games
Now by using WeChat’s “Shake”or “Scan”function, you can easily assist the Butterfly Fairy locate the little elves within the 10 designated event areas; and you only need to collect five of them for getting a prize!
● “Shake” - Instructions: Once you reach the event area → Turn on your smartphone’s Bluetooth → Open WeChat → Click “Discovery”→ Click “Shake”→ Shake your phone → Randomly collect an elf.
● “Scan” - Instructions: Locate event signage in the event area→Open WeChat→Click “Discovery”→Click “Scan”→Scan the QR Code on the signage→Randomly collect an elf.
Date: 6th-31st December, 2015
Time: 24 hours
Location: 
Ruins of St. Paul’s, St. Dominic’s Church, Lou Kau Mansion and Cathedral Lane, Cathedral Square, Holy House of Mercy, St. Augustine’s Square, St. Lawrence’s Church, Lilau Square, Moorish Barracks, A-Ma Temple.
* Gift Redemption Time & Location: 19:00-22:00, Gift Redemption Center at Senado Square (in front of the Ritz Building). (Available while stocks last)
Route Map
Performance List
3D Mapping  Date: 6th-31st December 2015,  Time: 19:00-22:00
St. Dominic.Angelic Melody
Location: St. Dominic's Church  
(10 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
The Wonderland of Illumination
Location: Ruins of St. Paul's  
(10 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
A Tour of Exotic Macao
Location: Holy House of Mercy   
(5 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
The Purple Haze of A-Ma Temple
Location: A-Ma Temple  
(5 minutes show in every 30 minutes)
Light Installation  Date: 6th-31st December 2015  Time: 19:00-22:00
The Canopy of Starry Night
Location: Senado Square
The Corridor of Magical Light
Location: Holy House of Mercy
The Clothes Drying Lane
Location: Lou Kau Mansion and Cathedral Lane
The Fountain of Bliss
Location: Cathedral Square
Butterflies in the Starlight
Location: St. Augustine's Square
The Rainbow Stairs
Location: St. Lawrence's Church
Elves In Wonderland
Location: Lilau Square
New Dress of the Butterfly Fairy
Location: Moorish Barracks
From the Outer Space
Location: Barra Square
Interactive Games  (Game lasts for approximately 20 minutes in every 30 minutes)
Holy House of Mercy  Time: 19:00-22:00
Cycle Racing
Date: 6th-20th, 26th-31st December, 2015
 
Taming the Naughty Reindeer!
Date: 21st-25th December, 2015
 
A-Ma Temple  Time: 19:00-22:00
Starry Blessings
Date: 6th-31st December, 2015
 
St. Augustine’s Square  Time: 19:00-22:00
Dance Fairy!
Date: 6th-31st December, 2015
 
Elves Hunt (24hours)
Elves Hunt
Date: 6th -31st December, 2015
Location: 
Ruins of St. Paul’s, St. Dominic’s Church, Lou Kau Mansion and Cathedral Lane, Cathedral Square, Holy House of Mercy, St. Augustine’s Square, St. Lawrence’s Church, Lilau Square, Moorish Barracks, A-Ma Temple.
Gift Redemption Time & Location: 19:00-22:00, Gift Redemption Center at Senado Square
(in front of the Ritz Building)
* Macao Government Tourist Office reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions and to terminate this program without prior notice. Should any dispute arise, the decision of Macao Government Tourist Office shall prevail.

 

Updated at: 28/12/2015