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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 22 (28.5.2018 – 3.6.2018) are listed here. 
Events for week 21 (21.5.2018 – 27.5.2018) 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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Hot Cakes dance show 2018. Korundi

26/05/2018 16.00

Others

Spring concert of Lapland Music Institute. Korundi

30/05/2018 18.00

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – HJK. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

01/06/2018 18.30

Sports

Sirkus Finlandia. Ounaspaviljonki

04/06/2018 - 09/06/2018

Others

Rovaniemi Summer market. Market place

05/06/2018 - 07/06/2018

Markets

Football game RoPS – VPS. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

12/06/2018 18.30

Sports

All breed dog show NORD 2018. Rovaniemi

16/06/2018 - 17/06/2018

Others

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

18/06/2018 - 20/06/2018

Others

Amusement park Suomen Tivoli. Ounaspaviljonki

22/06/2018 - 09/07/2018

Others

Midsummer Festivity for families. Ounaskoski beach

22/06/2018 17.00-21.30

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – TPS. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

26/06/2018 18.30

Sports

Kultavaskooli -volleyball tournament. Rovaniemi

29/06/2018 - 01/07/2018

Sports

Santa Claus Cup - junior football tournament. Rovaniemi

03/07/2018 - 07/07/2018

Football game RoPS – Ilves. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

04/07/2018 18.30

Sports

Kemijioki Multisport. Rovaniemi 

07/07/2018

Sports

Rovaniemi City Run 2018

21/07/2018 18.00

Sports

Football game RoPS – SJK. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

21/07/2018 17.00

Sports

Football game RoPS – FC Inter. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

26/07/2018 18.30

Sports

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

28/07/2018 - 29/07/2018

Sports

Simerock 2018. Ounaspaviljonki

10/08/2018 - 11/08/2018

Music and culture

11.8.2018 Lapland chamber orchestra: Late summer concert 'On the wings of a Serenade'

11/08/2018 14-16

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – IFK Mariehamn. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

12/08/2018 18.30

Sports

Old Market Square Carnival of Rovaniemi

17/08/2018 - 19/08/2018

Markets and fairs

Fri 24.8.2018 Lapland chamber orchestra: 'Crowning Excellence'. Korundi

24/08/2018 19-21

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – Honka. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

31/08/2018 18.30

Sports

International Grand Market in the city centre of Rovaniemi

06/09/2018 - 09/09/2018

Markets

Football game RoPS – KuPS. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

17/09/2018 18.30

Sports

Rovaniemi Autumn market. Market place

18/09/2018 - 20/09/2018

Markets

Jutajaiset -folklore festival. Rovaniemi

21/09/2018 - 23/09/2018

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – SJK. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

30/09/2018 18.30

Sports

UMO Jazz Orchestra & Emma Salokoski: Blue Notes on Silver Screen - Jazz in cinema -concert. Rovaniemi theatre, Lappia-house 

03/10/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Football game RoPS – Ilves. Keskuskenttä (Central sports stadium)

27/10/2018 15.00

Sports

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

17/11/2018 16.00

Christmas

Queen-musical: Show Must Go On. Korundi

23/11/2018 19.00

Music and culture

Golden ABBA Show. Korundi

24/11/2018 15.00 and 19.00

Music and culture

Christmas Fantasy. Lapland Forestry Museum

01/12/2018 - 28/12/2018

Christmas, Music and culture

Santa is on His Way!

23/12/2018

Christmas

New Year's party at the kingdom of snow and ice

31/12/2018 22.00

Others

Snowball the musical. Santa Claus Village, Arctic Circle

30/11/2019 - 31/03/2020

Music and culture

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

13/06/2020 - 14/06/2020

Sports