Easter in Jyväskylä Region - 3 things you can't skip! 

Photo: Tiitu Design, Toivola Old Courtyard

Photo: Tiitu Design, Toivola Old Court Yard

Malted ryepudding, decorated willow twigs, Easter grass and chocolate eggs are Finnish Easter traditions, but in Jyväskylä Region the Easter holiday is full of activities and events! This easter you can keep moving, do sports and feel good. But don't forget to treat yourself with traditional Finnish Easter food! Read the tips below for spending your Easter holiday in Jyväskylä Region.

Keep moving and feel good!

Fun activities, sports, well-being and being with your loved ones. These are the things that this Easter is made of. Days go by quickly when you keep yourself active and in the evening you can relax in the heat of sauna.

Easter happening in Naissaari 

Pony riding, candle decorating and other adventures and activities for the whole family! Easter happening in Naissaari in Vaajakoski is held on saturday 20.4. Enjoy a delicious easter lunch in Naissaari café and find the best easter discounts from design shop Wanha Paja

Farm animals in Tarhalehto Farm 

Get familiar with farm animals in Tarhalehto Farm in the Finnish countryside. Or would you like to ride a pony for example? There is over 100 happy animals living in the Farm, including traditional farm animals and many other cute creatures. The Farm is open during the whole Easter from 11am to 5 pm. 

Easter in Spa Hotel Peurunka

Families with children have fun in Spa Hotel Peurunka. Children have fun with Hilarius Mouse and different kinds of activities and adults can enjoy the spa and good food. Here you can check the Easter schedule in Peurunka. 

Open sauna night in Revontuli - The Northern Lights Resort

Easter holiday starts with relaxing in a sauna. The Open Sauna Nights in Revontuli include the use of the smoke sauna, tent sauna and an outdoor hot tub. After sauna you can have a three course Easter Menu in Restaurant Loimu. You can also book a whole Easter holiday in Revontuli! 

Have a treat!

At Easter time you should treat yourself! Jyväskylä Region offers Easter delicacies from three course menus to delicous Easter chocolates. 

The fans of chocolate head to Panda 

The most delicious and fresh Easter chocolates and liquorice can be found in Vaajakoski from the Panda factory outlet. Yummy! 

Easter café in Perttula Farm

Relish in the Easter Café in the Perttula Farm in Laukaa and enjoy the distinctive atmosphere of an old farm. You can also buy local delicacies from the Farms' little shop.

Konttiravintola Morton - Container Restaurant

Is there a better way to spend a springlike day than eating delicious hamburgers in the Jyväskylä Harbour? Cosy Container Restaurant Morton is open the whole Easter weekend. Dress warmly and open the terrace season in Morton.

Easter brunch in Restaurant Harmooni

On Easter Saturday you can enjoy delicious traditional food in the atmospheric Restaurant Harmooni. Harmooni Easter brunch includes many tasty foods where you can pick the ones that pleases your taste. 

Three course Easter menu in Revontuli 

Restaurant Loimu in Revontuli in Hankasalmi serves a three course Easter menu on Friday and Saturday. You can also combine having a meal with the open sauna night! 


Sing and dance!

There is no better way to spend the Easter than listening to good music and enjoying the nice atmosphere. The Easter in Jyväskylä Region pampers music enthusiasts by easy-going live music and impressive concerts in churches.

Good Friday Live: Mikko Harju 

Enjoy live music in the popular Restaurant and Bar Revolution in the Jyväskylä city center, when Mikko Harju gets on stage. Spend Good Friday in a great atmosphere meeting local people and having fun! 

Jyväskylä Easter - concert series

Churches in Jyväskylä are filled with concerts and listeners on Easter time. Come to enjoy powerful concerts in churches' magnificent settings and awesome acoustics. Jyväskylä Easter - concert series includes many different kinds of concerts for different tastes.

Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestra: Triduum Paschale – Easter Oratorio

Popular Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestra fills the Taulumäki Church with their Easter Oratorio. Triduum Paschale- Easter Oratorio is a part of the Jyväskylä Easter - concert series.

Traditional Finnish social dance: Heidi Pakarinen & Karavaani ja Ari Lavu & Wire

Dance and twirl in a traditional social dance in Kartano Kievari in Äänekoski. Traditional Finnish social dance is held on Easter Saturday starting at 7pm. 


Read more about Finnish Easter traditions here
More Easter events in Jyväskylä Region event calendar 


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