Music in The Lake District

Smukfest

If music festivals are your thing, you need to know about this huge annual music fest, held on the second weekend in August and billed as 'Denmark’s most beautiful festival'. The title is due to its gorgeous locatio…
Food & Drink in Aarhus

Food Festival

Wrapping up the 10-day Aarhus Festival (the city's biggest annual party), this tasty weekend in early September celebrates Nordic produce and innovation. There are tastings, workshops and activities, and a showdown …
Cultural in Aarhus

Viking Moot

The 'moot' is a meet, where the Viking era springs to life at Moesgård Strand over a weekend in late July. Costumed folks? Check. Craftsmanship and authentic food such as spit-roasted meats and mead? Absolutely. War…
Cultural in Aarhus

Aarhus Festival

The city dons its shiniest party gear at the end of August, when this festival transforms the town for 10 days, celebrating music, food, short film, theatre, visual arts and outdoor events (many of which are free) f…
Music in Aarhus

NorthSide Festival

A three-day music festival in mid-June that's building a big reputation – line-ups rival the legendary Roskilde Festival.
Music in Silkeborg

Riverboat Jazz Festival

Scandis love jazz, and Silkeborg has embraced it with the five-day Riverboat Jazz Festival, held in late June. It’s not quite New Orleans, but you can buy a ticket and take a cruise down the river, or stroll the str…
Art in Aarhus

ARoS Triennial

Inaugurated in summer 2017, this is a new international contemporary art exhibition to be presented every three years. It is curated by ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum and staged in various parts of the city.
Music in Aarhus

Spot Festival

This annual event, held in May, showcases up-and-coming Danish and Nordic musical talent, in and around Musikhuset.
Music in Aarhus

Aarhus Jazz Festival

This week-long jazz celebration in mid-July sees big-name local and international acts doing their thing in various theatres, cafes and squares.
Cultural in Rebild Bakker & Rold Skov

Rebild Festival

The Rebild Festival is an annual 4th of July celebration (held since 1912) that is among the biggest outside the USA. It features musicians and high-profile guest speakers (Danish and American). The festival’s popul…