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Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower Illumination Ceremony

Share a unique moment of peace in Reykjavík City

The Illumination of Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower will take place on John Lennon’s birthday on 9 October 2013, at 8PM.

As has become tradition over the past few years, Yoko Ono invites guests to share a moment of peace, and witness up-close the spectacular illumination of the Imagine Peace Tower – a powerful dedication to John Lennon’s vision of peace.

Ferry and bus services to and from Viðey Island are complimentary. Departures from Skarfabakki pier to Viðey Island sail from 6PM, with shuttle-bus connections to and from the pier leaving from Hlemmur bus terminal. Shuttles to the pier depart every 20 minutes from Hlemmur, with the first bus leaving at 6:40PM. The last bus departs at 7:40 PM.

After the closing event, the first ferry from Viðey Island departs at 9PM and sails back to the pier, where shuttle-bus services will be waiting to collect guests and transfer them back to Hlemmur. The shuttle service will operate until 10:30PM.

From Thursday 10th October the Imagine Peace Tower tours will begin operation and continue every evening until 8th December. More information on these tours and cost can be found at

Visit Reykjavík encourages everyone to make the most of this unique opportunity,