Monthly happenings

On this site, we gather every month a sortiment of happenings in the Lappeenranta area for you to get excited about and take part!

Please note, changes are possible!
Summer Events

June 4th–Aug 28th Lappeenranta Sandcastle is open 10h-21h (Satamatie 11)

June 4th–Aug 14th 11h-16h Street Train tours at Sandcastle area from Tuesday to Sunday

June 5th Lappeenranta Summer Opening Party (at the Harbour)

June 5th–Aug 28th From 8h-14h Sunday Flea Market (at the Market Square)

June 7th- June 9th Säilättäret: The Legend of the Holy Pear – theatre&circus spectacle (The Old Vicarage of Lappeenranta)

June 7th–Aug 28th Lappeenranta Summer Concerts and Gigs (more than 80 in total during the summer in different locations around the city) 

June 7th–Aug 31st 11h-15h Lappeenranta’s Orthodox Church (the oldest one in Finland) is open from Tuesday to Friday for visitors (at the Fortress, Kristiinankatu 3)

June 11th, July 7th and Aug 13th 07h-14h Seasonal Market (at the Market Square)

June 11th From 18h-21h Finnish Defence Forces’ Summer Tour (at the Harbour)

June 16th–28th Tivoli Seiterä Funfair (at the Harbour)

June 18th 10h-14h Vety’s 60th Birthday Celebration (at the Market Square)

June 30th–July 7th The International Grand Markets (at the Harbour)

June 8th–June 9th Pop and rock music festival Saimaa Festival 2022 (at the Fortress)

July 1th - Aug 7th daily 12h–15h Cavalrymen can be spotted around the Fortress and Harbour in July!

July 13th–15th Circus Finlandia (Kisapuisto Ice sports centre)

July 29th–31st 12h-20h Karelian Old Town Festival (at the Fortress)

July 8th Lappeenranta City’s Birthday Celebration (at the Harbour)

Aug 25th–28th Kumaus Artmusic Festival (at the Cultural Venue Nuijamies) 

Aug 25th Lappeenranta City’s Open Doors Event and Greenreality Carnival (The City Hall) 

Aug 26th-Aug 27th The Lappeenranta Ballet Gala

Aug 27th The Lights of the Harbour Event

(The traditional "Sataman Valot" event ends the Lappeenranta summer season at the Harbour. There are music performances and different program for the whole family from 4 pm to 11 pm)