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Get to know local life by taking part in events! As the provincial capital of Lapland, Rovaniemi has long been – and still is – a central venue for northern happenings. Please find the key events in Rovaniemi listed below.
Events for week 7 (12.2.-18.2.2018) are listed here
Events for week 8 (19.2.-25.2.2018) are listed here.
See also art exhibitions in Korundi/Rovaniemi Art Museum and temporary exhibitions in Arktikum.
Are you organising an event that potentially interests travellers in Rovaniemi? Kindly submit event details by email to info (a) visitrovaniemi.fi. In case you want your event featured in our Finnish calendar as well, please submit content in Finnish.

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Rovaniemi 150 - Arctic Winter Races

16/02/2018 - 22/02/2018

Sports

Arctic Design Week. Rovaniemi 

19/02/2018 - 25/02/2018

Others

Ice hockey game RoKi - SaPKo. Lappi Areena

21/02/2018 18.30

Concert by Lapland Military Band. Korundi 

22/02/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Jakaranda-concert. Rovaniemi Church

23/02/2018 18.00

Music and culture

PoroCup 2018 - Reindeer race. Mäntyvaara

24/02/2018 - 25/02/2018

Sports

Multicultural orthodox group Pokrova. Petsamo-Hall, Ounasvaarantie 16

24/02/2018 16.30

Culture, Others

Concert. Rovaniemi Church

26/02/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: Family concert ’Fairytales and Fantasies!’. Korundi

28/02/2018 18.00

Music and culture

Concert by Silvennoinen, Försti, Hela & Band. Korundi

03/03/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Tommi Kalenius and Ninni Poijärvi "Jäämeri" - concert. Rovaniemi Church

03/03/2018 20.00

Music and culture

Ice hockey game RoKi - Espoo United. Lappi Areena

03/03/2018 17.00

Volare! - Italian evening. Korundi

04/03/2018 15.00

Music and culture

63. Arctic Circle Ski Marathon. Ounasvaara, Rovaniemi

10/03/2018

Sports

Zach Brock & Phil Markowitz quartet. Korundi

21/03/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Rovaniemi Reindeer Sprint Race -reindeer competition. Koskikatu Street

23/03/2018 18.00

Sports

Lapland chamber orchestra: ’Through the looking glass´. Korundi

23/03/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: Chamber music concert IIb ‘Melancholic meditation’. Korundi

05/04/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Stand up: Michael Winslow. Korundi

07/04/2018 19.00

Others

Concert by Antti Tuisku. Lappi Areena

14/04/2018 20.00

Queen-musical: Show Must Go On. Korundi

14/04/2018 15.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: Chamber symphony concert V ‘Mahler’s – newly woven – magic’. Korundi

17/04/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: May day concert: ‘Irrepressible May Day’. Korundi

01/05/2018 14.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: May day concert: ‘Irrepressible May Day’. Korundi

01/05/2018 12.00

Music and culture

Handicrafts fair. Lappi Areena

05/05/2018 - 06/05/2018

Markets and fairs

Lapin Erämessut (Lapland Outdoor Life Fair). Lappi Areena

10/05/2018 - 13/05/2018

Markets and fairs

Celine Dion Tribute - Inga Söder & Band. Korundi

18/05/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: Chamber music concert III ´Number games and Vivaldi´. Korundi

24/05/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Exploring Sustainability Under the Midnight Sun - Coming up Res Artis Meeting. Rovaniemi.

18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018

Others

Kultavaskooli -volleyball tournament. Rovaniemi

29/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

Sports

Santa Claus Cup - junior football tournament. Rovaniemi

03/07/2018 - 07/07/2018

Kemijioki Multisport. Rovaniemi 

07/07/2018

Sports

"Kuninkuusravit 2018" - Harness race for Finnhorse mares and stallions.

27/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Sports

Simerock 2018. Ounaspaviljonki

10/08/2018 - 11/08/2018

Music and culture

The Grand Opening of the Christmas Season 2018. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle.

17/11/2018 16.00

Christmas

Snowball the musical. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle

30/11/2019 - 31/03/2020

Music and culture

Jukola orienteering relay race. Rovaniemi

13/06/2020 - 14/06/2020

Sports