Suomipop festival 2019, photo: Niko Soukkio
Located in the heart of lakeland Finland, Jyväskylä is a lively city of events all year round – the region serves as the venue for over 5 000 events varying widely in terms of theme and size each year. Whether you’re looking for new experiences, culture or a little excitement, the Jyväskylä Region’s different pop up happenings, festivals, cultural and sporting events as well as first-rate fairs and exhibitions are guaranteed to get you going.
Events in the Jyväskylä Region are also easy to get to. Excellent venues for events include Jyväskylä’s harbour area, Lounaispuisto park and Paviljonki Centre for Fairs and Events. Paviljonki is the location for over 800 different events annually, including cultural happenings of various sorts, fairs and concerts. Where fairs are concerned Jyväskylä is a big player, since fairs and exhibitions with different themes are arranged at frequent intervals.
Whenever you’re looking for something to do in Jyväskylä or the Jyväskylä Region, the best events and tips on where to go can be found in the Calendar of Events in the Jyväskylä Region. The region’s best known happenings include motorsport fans’ favourite Neste Rally Finland, City of Light – a big hit with culture lovers - and Jyväskylä Festival. For those keen on sauna there’s the Sauna World Championships and Central Finland Sauna Week, which is staged throughout the length and breadth of the province.
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