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 in!

Please note, changes are possible!
Winter Events

Winter Events January-February 2023

Sat 14th of Jan and Sat 11th of Feb at 7 AM – 2 PM The Seasonal Market (Kauppatori/ Lappeenranta Market Square)

Starting from the 4th of Feb The Midwinter of the Fortress of Lappeenranta: icescupltures 
Sat 18th of Feb Children’s Play Day – winter events in the harbour of Lappeenranta  
Sat 25th of Feb The evening lights of Satama – winter events in the harbour of Lappeenranta 

Cultural Venue Nuijamies: concerts and many other events in January and February. Check out the programme (in Finnish): 

Concerts of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra :

Thu 19th Jan at 7 PM Talvinen kuu – music from Norway

The 26th of Jan at 7 PM Marzi-Meininkiä – with the guitarist Marzi Nyman

Wed 8th of Feb at 7 PM Ritmo Animale – together with young local music students

Thu 16th of Feb at 7 PM Ystävyyden juhlaa – bassoon tones for Valentines’ Day 



Watch wintersports

Icehockey: Liiga Saipa – local icehockey team’s upcoming matches (Kisapuisto Ice stadium) 
Sat 7th of Jan | Thu 12th of Jan | Sat 14th of Jan | Sat 21st of Jan | Thu 26th of Jan | Sat 4th of Feb | Fri 10th of Feb | Sat 18th of Feb | Wed 22nd of Feb

Bandy: Veiterä – local bandy team’s upcoming matches (Kisapuisto Ice stadium) 

Sun 8th of Jan | Fri 20th of Jan | Continues in February 

Experience the nature in the winter

Snowshoeing trip to the Hämmäauteensuo mire nature trail Sun 8th of Jan at 5 MP to 7 PM and Tue 28th Feb at 10 AM to 12 AM 

Downhill and cross-country skiing in Myllymäki Ski Resort

Ice skating and ice games in ice rinks of the city 

Illuminated Ski trails all over the city (Pappilanniemi, The Lappeenranta Airport, Huhtiniemi etc.) Skis can be rented via Drakkar Sport 


Visit the Holiday Club Saimaa in Rauha, Lappeenranta 

Please notice that changes to the events are possible!