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!
Autumn Events

Autumn Events 2023

SEP 1-3 Art@Bars –Event in the middle of town, happenings in the pubs and bars, LaKes ry
SEP 3 at 10 AM – 3 PM Farmer´s market at the Market square
SEP 9, OCT 14, NOV 11 at 7 AM – 2 PM Seasonal Market at the Market square
SEP 9–10 at 9 AM to 4 PM #Muikku ja Pottu" Fishmarket at the harbour 
SEP 23 at 6 PM "Sataman syystulet" autumn event at the harbour
SEP 29 at 10 AM to 11 PM "Fashion by Night" Event in the middle of town, LaKes ry
OCT 26–27 at 7 AM – 5 PM Autumn Market at the Market square 
NOV 17–18 "Magic by Christmas" Event in the middle of town, LaKeS ry


Lappeenranta City Orchestra

Information about the concerts:

SEP 7 at 7 PM Kanjoneista tähtiin (From Canyons to the Stars) 
SEP 21 at 7 PM Saimaa Sinfonietta - Reiniläisittäin (Rhenish) 
OCT 12 at  7 PM Lokakuun illat (October evenings)
NOV 2 at 7 PM Marzin viulukonsertto (Marzi’s Violin Concerto)
NOV 15 at 7 PM Historiallisia polkuja  (Historical paths)




 SEP 1, OCT 6 and NOV 3 Museum Friday, free entrance to the  South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta Art Museum and Cavalry Museum (in the Lappeenranta Fortress)

Visit the Wolkoff House Museum (Kauppakatu 26)

More info about the museums of Lappeenranta here

Local culture

Cultural Venue Nuijamies (Valtakatu 39): concerts and many other events, check the programme here

Watch winter sports

Ice hockey: Liiga Saipa – local icehockey team’s upcoming matches (Kisapuisto Ice stadium)

Experience the nature
Explore the historical Fortress of Lappeenranta, the nature and cultural trail goes around the historical Fortress.
More about walking trails in the area here
Enjoy the views of the beautiful Lake Saimaa on a bike, E-bikes can be rented via Drakkar Sport
More about the cycling routes here

Luxurious pampering in Day Spa Lähde in Lappeenranta harbour

Visit the Holiday Club Saimaa in Rauha, Lappeenranta 

Please notice that changes to the events are possible!