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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 17 (22.4.- 28.4.2019) are listed here.
Events for week 16 (15.4.- 21.4.2019) 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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Easter Blues: Silvennoinen, Försti, Hela & Band. Korundi

19/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Easter Blues: Kepa Härkönen & The Surfin' Flames ja Slim Butler & The Slimcuts. Korundi

20/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

MACBETH. Rovaniemi Theater (Lappia-house)

23/04/2019 10.00 & 13.00

Music and culture

Clavichord concert. Lapland Music Institute (Lappia-house)

23/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

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

25/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Moomin concert for children. Korundi

26/04/2019 18.00

Music and culture

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

26/04/2019 18.30

Sports

Spring concert. Lapland Music Institute (Lappia-house).

26/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Construction fair 2019. Lappi Areena

27/04/2019 - 28/04/2019

Markets and fairs

Waltteri Torikka Trio. Korundi

27/04/2019 18.00

Music and culture

Concert by Vocaliisat. Rovaniemi Church

28/04/2019 18.00

Music and culture

Plukihäiriö Jazz & Blues: International Jazz Day. Korundi

30/04/2019 20.00

Music and culture

May Day concert. Lapland Music Institute (Lappia-house).

30/04/2019 19.00

Music and culture

May Day concert. Lapland Music Institute (Lappia-house).

30/04/2019 18.00

Music and culture

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

01/05/2019 14.00

Music and culture

Koti's Wednesday Salsa Party. Hostel Café Koti

01/05/2019 19.00

Others

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

01/05/2019 12.00

Music and culture

Concert. Rovaniemi Church

02/05/2019 18.00

Music and culture

Piano concert by Lapland Music Institute. Korundi

02/05/2019 19.00

Music and culture

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

03/05/2019 18.30

Sports

Spring concert by Rovala Choir. Korundi

05/05/2019 15.00

Music and culture

Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting 2019

06/05/2019 - 07/05/2019

Arctic Business Forum. Rovaniemi

09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019

Others

Street Dance IKM / SM competition. Santasport

10/05/2019 - 12/05/2019

Sports, Others

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

10/05/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Concert by Lapland Music Institute. Rovaniemi Church

11/05/2019 16.00

Music and culture

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

12/05/2019 18.30

Sports

Koti's Wednesday Salsa Party. Hostel Café Koti

15/05/2019 19.00

Others

Mystical Revelations vol. 1. Rockrestaurant Grande

17/05/2019 22.00

Music and culture

Rovaniemi Handicrafts Fair. Lappi Areena

18/05/2019 - 19/05/2019

Hot Cakes dance show 2019. Korundi

25/05/2019 16.00

Others

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

25/05/2019 17.00

Sports

Spring concert by Lapland Music Institute. Korundi

28/05/2019 18.00

Music and culture

Koti's Wednesday Salsa Party. Hostel Café Koti

29/05/2019 19.00

Others

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

29/05/2019 19.00

Music and culture

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

31/05/2019 18.30

Sports

National Parade on the Flag Day of the Defence Forces. Rovaniemi

04/06/2019

Others

Rovaniemi Summer market. Market place 

04/06/2019 - 06/06/2019

Markets

The Arctic Soiree of Ruska Ensemble. Rovaniemi theater (Lappia-house)

05/06/2019 17.30

Music and culture

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

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

29/06/2019 22.15

Sports

Santa Claus Cup junior football tournament. Rovaniemi.

03/07/2019 - 06/07/2019

Sports

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

06/07/2019 17.00

Sports

Rovaniemi City Run and Lapland Marathon 2019

20/07/2019

Sports

Rock In The City Rovaniemi-festival. Ounaspaviljonki

26/07/2019 - 27/07/2019

Music and culture

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

28/07/2019 17.00

Sports

Simerock. Ounaspaviljonki, Rovaniemi

09/08/2019 - 10/08/2019

Music and culture

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

11/08/2019 17.00

Sports

Old Market Square Carnival. Old Market Square (Vanhatori) and surroundings

16/08/2019 - 18/08/2019

Markets and fairs

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

25/08/2019 18.30

Sports

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

Concert by Lapland Military Band. Rovaniemi Church

26/09/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Snowmobile Fair 2019. Lappi Areena.

02/11/2019 - 03/11/2019

Markets and fairs, Others

Stand up: Sami Hedberg Show. Korundi

08/11/2019 18 & 21

Others

Concert by Lapland Military Band: Korundi-jazz for children. Korundi

16/11/2019 15.00

Music and culture

Concert by Lapland Military Band. Korundi

23/11/2019 14.00

Music and culture

Kirka-musical: Hetki lyö. Korundi

30/11/2019 14 & 19.00

Music and culture

Concert by Lapland Military Band. Korundi

05/12/2019 19.00

Music and culture

Arctic Horse Race. Mäntyvaara race track

14/12/2019

Sports

Christmas concert by Lapland Military Band. Rovaniemi Church

14/12/2019 18.00

Christmas, Music and culture

Snowcross World Championship. Rovaniemi

04/04/2020

Sports

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

13/06/2020 - 14/06/2020

Sports