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Festivals in Denmark

Browse through some of the best festivals there are in Denmark. Find your favourite Festival from Dance, Blues, Cuisine or Folk. Denmark has a festival for everyone.

Distortion Festival

The fest is simple: Distortion turns the lovely city of Copenhagen into party heaven. A week of massive daytime street parties, underground night club events and the grand two-day finale Distortion Ø at Refshaleøen and the Copenhagen harbour.

Official Website http://www.cphdistortion.dk/

Roskilde Festival

In the metropolis Roskilde Festiva,l you are challenged and moved in the encounter with music, art, free space and communities. In here, you are no longer a spectator. You can become a participant, a dreamer, a citizen and a co-creator. Here, you are part of creating the beginnings of something new

Official Website http://www.roskilde-festival.dk

Northside Music Festival

We do not want to make just any festival, but to expand the concepts of how to perceive a music event like NorthSide. For example, there is no camping area at NorthSide, which means that our audience is at the festival site during most of the weekend. In order to look forward, be innovative and not repeat ourselves too much, we try not to have stalls or installations, which are “package solutions” or the same that have been used at other festivals. We strive to make something that stands out, as well as being a bit edgy, visionary or challenging.

Official Website http://northside.dk

Aalborg Festival

Aalborg Carnival is the name for the annual cultural event carnival in the city of Aalborg – the fourth largest city in Denmark. The carnival takes place the last week in May (week 21) and is the largest carnival in Scandinavia

Official Website http://www.aalborgkarneval.dk/en/

Classic Race Aarhus

Classic Race Aarhus was first run in 2010 and from the very beginning was organized as a nonprofit entity owned by the Classic Race Aarhus Foundation. The primary objective of the foundation is to create and run Northern Europe’s best race festival and to support children’s road safety.

Official Website http://www.craa.dk

Copenhagen Pride

Copenhagen Pride is Denmarks largest annual Human Rights festival, focused on LGBT issues, but involving the entire capital of Denmark, held every August in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Official Website http://copenhagenpride.dk

Hans Christian Andersen Festival

In week 34 the center of Odense becimes the setting for adventurous cultural activities for all ages, when the Hans Christian Andersen Festival opens up a recognizable Andersen universe with theatrical performances, lectures and guided tours, but equally something completely different such as street art, concerts, light shows and much more.

Official Website http://www.hcafestivals.dk/

Moesgaard Viking Moot

Moesgård Viking Moot is an annual historical reenactment event in Aarhus, Denmark with a week-long viking market and mock battles. It is the largest Viking Age reenactment event in Denmark

The Aarhus Festival

Once a year, Aarhus Festival makes the city vibrant with life, energy and creativity. For 10 days in August/September every street and alley, club, stage, gallery and museum swarm with art and entertainment. Renowned traditions flourish side by side the new and unexpected. Aarhus Festival has been an annual event since 1965, showcasing local, national and international artists. Through the years the Festival has been a great success and has grown into one of the largest cultural events in Scandinavia

Official Website http://aarhusfestuge.dk

Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Every single summer since 1979 Copenhagen Jazz Festival has been taking over Copenhagen as one of Europe’s most important international music events based on eminent artistic quality and a sharp focus on new departures in both Danish and international jazz. Lasting 10 days, the festival envelops the Danish capital, offering af sumptuous musical feast to the 250.000 guests who join us year after year.

Official Website http://jazz.dk/cphjazz/forside/

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