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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 8 (18.2.- 24.2.2019) are listed here.
Events for week 7 (11.2.- 17.2.2019) 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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Concert by Lapland Chamber Orchestra: A String of Pearls. Korundi.

22/02/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Ice hockey game RoKi – Ketterä. Lappi Areena

22/02/2019 18.30

Sports

Rovaniemi150 Arctic Winter Races

22/02/2019 - 25/02/2019

Sports

Pilke Winter Race. Rovaniemi

23/02/2019 9.00

Others

Lapland Military Band: Tribute to Celine Dion & Michael Buble. Korundi

23/02/2019 15.00 & 18.00

Music and culture

BRP Porocup 2019 - Reindeer competition. Mäntyvaara racetrack, Rovaniemi

23/02/2019 - 24/02/2019

Sports

Arctic Pride 2019. Rovaniemi

25/02/2019 - 03/03/2019

Others

Kari Tapio 15 summers -musical. Korundi

26/02/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Ice hockey game RoKi – SaPKo. Lappi Areena

27/02/2019 18.30

Sports

Concert by Lapland Music Institute. Lapland Music Institute (Lappia-house)

27/02/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Chamber concert by Lapland Chamber Orchestra. Korundi

28/02/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Ice hockey game RoKi – LeKi. Lappi Areena

02/03/2019 17.00

Sports

Ice hockey game RoKi – Jokipojat. Lappi Areena

13/03/2019 18.30

Sports

64. Arctic Circle Ski Marathon. Ounasvaara, Rovaniemi

16/03/2019

Sports

Arctic Design Week

18/03/2019 - 24/03/2019

Others

University Exhibition Opening

18/03/2019 18.00

Others

Rovaniemi Spring Market. Market place

19/03/2019 - 21/03/2019

Markets

Wednesday Carneval. Sampokeskus and Lordi's Square

20/03/2019 16.00

Music and culture, Others

Arctic Design Conference 2019 - Design for Happiness. Korundi

21/03/2019 - 22/03/2019

Others

Matchmaking Award Night. Korundi

21/03/2019 19.30

Others

Rovaniemi Reindeer Sprint Race 2019 -reindeer competition. Keskuskenttä sports stadium.

22/03/2019 18.00

Sports

Chamber symphony concert by Lapland Chamber Orchestra. Korundi

26/03/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Concert by Lapland Military Band. Korundi

29/03/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Snowmobile race. Lainaanranta (northern end of Valtakatu-street)

30/03/2019

Sports

Lapland chamber orchestra: From Korundi's Jewellery Box II ’Pekka Niskanen & Friends’. Korundi

03/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Happoradio. Korundi

07/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Kirka-musical: Hetki lyö. Korundi

12/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Dash Lapland – Design Hackathon. Rovaniemi

12/04/2019 - 14/04/2019

Others

Raparperitaivas-musical. Korundi

13/04/2019 15.00 & 19.00

Music and culture

Emma Salokoski & Ilmiliekki Quartet. Korundi

16/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Blues concert: Silvennoinen, Försti, Hela & Band. Korundi

19/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Lapland Chamber Orchestra: Chamber Music Concert IV ’Welcome back Malin’. Korundi

25/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Waltteri Torikka Trio. Korundi

27/04/2019 18.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: May Day Concert ‘Willberg’s Vappu’. Korundi

01/05/2019 12.00

Music and culture

Lapland chamber orchestra: May Day Concert ‘Willberg’s Vappu’. Korundi

01/05/2019 14.00

Music and culture

Arctic Business Forum. Rovaniemi

09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Others

Lapland Chamber Orchestra: Chamber Symphony Concert III ‘Thrills galore’. Korundi

10/05/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Street Dance IKM / SM competition. Santasport

10/05/2019 - 12/05/2019

Sports, Others

Rovaniemi Handicrafts Fair. Lappi Areena

18/05/2019 - 19/05/2019

Lapland Chamber Orchestra: Chamber Symphony Concert IV ‘Look below the surface’. Korundi

29/05/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Rovaniemi Summer market. Market place 

04/06/2019 - 06/06/2019

Markets

Volleyball tournament Power Cup in Rovaniemi

06/06/2019 - 09/06/2019

Sports

Kultavaskooli-festival. Old Market Square

26/06/2019 - 30/06/2019

Music and culture

Kultavaskooli-volleyball tournament. Rovaniemi

28/06/2019 - 30/06/2019

Sports

Santa Claus Cup junior football tournament. Rovaniemi.

03/07/2019 - 06/07/2019

Sports

Rock In The City Rovaniemi-festival. Ounaspaviljonki

26/07/2019 - 27/07/2019

Music and culture

Simerock. Ounaspaviljonki, Rovaniemi

09/08/2019 - 10/08/2019

Music and culture

International Grand Market 2019. Rovakatu-street, Pedestrian street, Lordi's Square

05/09/2019 - 08/09/2019

Markets and fairs

Rovaniemi Autumn market. Market place 

17/09/2019 - 19/09/2019

Markets

Snowmobile Fair 2019. Lappi Areena.

02/11/2019 - 03/11/2019

Markets and fairs, Others

Arctic Circle Jukola ­– international orienteering festival in nightless night. Rovaniemi

13/06/2020 - 14/06/2020

Sports