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19 June, 2019

Events in Helsinki - summer 2019

Helsinki summer's in full swing! Find out the must-see art exhibitions, best festivals and events.

ART IN THE CITY

You Are Here Art Card gives our guests a 25% discount off the price of museum tickets. Please ask for the Art Card at Hotel St. George's reception.

JUNE

  • 2. VALLILA UNDERGROUND MOVEMENT OPEN AIR. Ääniwalli offers a unique music event under the Hämeensilta bridge.
  • 6.–8. SIDEWAYS FESTIVAL kicks off Helsinki’s festival season with alternative music and a tempting selection of food and drink.
  • 7.–8. HELSINKI SAMBA CARNAVAL. The city centre comes alive with music, colour and dance.
  • 12. HELSINKI DAY. A city-wide festival to celebrate the capital’s birthday with tons of free events.
  • 19. SEURASAARI MIDSUMMER BONFIRES. Experience Finland’s midsummer eve folk traditions in blazing style.

JULY

  • 3.–6. HELSINKI CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL. Nurture your soul with music ranging from baroque to contemporary. 
  • 4.–6. CRAFT BEER HELSINKI. A thirst-quenching selection of Finnish and international beers.
  • 19.–22. HELSINKI FASHION WEEK. Fierce fashion meets sustainability.

AUGUST

  • 9.–11. FLOW FESTIVAL. Helsinki’s biggest music festival with a world class lineup. Stop by Restaurant Andrea’s food stall for a quick bite, too.
  • 15.8.–1.9. HELSINKI FESTIVAL. Close out the summer season with Finland’s biggest artistic extravaganza. Helsinki Festival Thursday pre-parties from 17-18:
  • 17. VIAPORIN TUOPPI REGATTA. Wooden sailboats at Suomenlinna Sea Fortress.
  • 20.–24. VIAPORI JAZZ. Jazz rhythms at stunning Suomenlinna.

Photo: Kalle Eskola: Still Life (1959). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, Suomen Säästöpankki Oy Collection. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Antti Kuivalainen.

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