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!
In May

SUN 1 May at 2 pm ”Vappumatinea” Albatrossin matkassa concert at Lappeenranta Hall

SUN 1 May at 12 am – 2 pm Traditional May Day concert in Pusupuisto (Kristiinankatu 2)

FRI 6.- 8. May and 14.-15 May at 11 am to 5 pm Kevätkirppu Flea Market at Fortress Green Warehouse (Kristiinankatu 6)

FRI 6 May Visit the Museums, free entry to the South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta Art Museum and Cavalry Museum in the Fortress.

SAT 7 May at 10 am – 2 pm Spring Party! Summer opening event in the city center

WED 11 May at 7 pm Romanttinen kevätyö concert at Lappeenranta Hall

SAT 14 May 7 am - 2 pm Seasonal Market, Market Square in Lappeenranta

SUN 15 May at 7 pm Tarja Turunen and Pentti Hietanen are performing Kaunotar & Kulkuri concert at Lappeenranta Hall

FRI 20 May and SAT 21 May at 6 pm Improryhmä Kolina Show & Dinner at Kehruuhuone (Kristiinankatu 20)

THU 26 May at 5 pm Dance Show - This is us by KW Tanssistudio at Kulttuuritila Nuijamies

FRI 27 May Cruise season on the Lake Saimaa begins, check the schedules from Saimaatravel and Karelialines

Visit the Wolkoff House Museum (Kauppakatu 26)

Visit the Art Gallery Galleria Pihatto (Valtakatu 80)

Spend a fun day in the city discovering its history and enjoying beautiful views. With the nature and cultural trail you can explore the historical Fortress of Lappeenranta. The route around the Fortress is about 1.8 km long, and there are 11 signposts along the trail, that tell the story of the area's building and cultural history.


Explore Lappeenranta and rent the new orange city bikes. There is a total of 275 kilometers of bicycle roads with spectacular views and 95 kilometers of main bicycle routes. Check the closest city bike stations on Lappeenranta public transport route planner Digitransit


Visit the Holiday Club Saimaa Spa in Rauha


Remember to take a pic on the Lappeenranta picture frame, as well (in the Fortress and in the Harbour) 📸