Events

Music in Roskilde

Roskilde Festival

Denmark’s answer to Glastonbury, Roskilde Festival is northern Europe’s largest music festival. This four-day-long binge of bands and booze rocks Roskilde every summer on the last weekend in June.
Food & Drink in Copenhagen

Copenhagen Cooking

Scandinavia's largest food festival serves up a gut-rumbling programme spanning cooking demonstrations from A-list chefs to tastings and foodie tours of the city. Events are held in venues and restaurants across tow…
Music in Copenhagen

Distortion

Taking place over five heady days in early June, Copenhagen Distortion celebrates the city's street life and club culture. Expect raucous block parties and top-name DJs spinning dance tracks in bars and clubs across…
Music in Odense

Tinderbox

This annual multigenre music festival celebrates the best in pop, indie, electronic and urban music with past line ups including names like Robbie Williams and Calvin Harris.
Music in Copenhagen

Copenhagen Jazz Festival

Copenhagen's single largest event, and the largest jazz festival in northern Europe, hits the city over 10 days in early July. The programme covers jazz in all its forms, with an impressive line-up of local and inte…
Food & Drink in Bornholm

Sol Over Gudhjem

Taking place on a Saturday afternoon in late June, Gudhjem’s famous harbourside cook-off sees four of Denmark’s hottest chefs battle it out as they use Bornholm produce to create a tantalising two-course menu. Compe…
Cultural in Copenhagen

Dronning Margrethe II’s Birthday

On 16 April, Danes celebrate the birthday of their much-loved queen. If she is celebrating in town, you will find her greeting the crowds from the balcony of Amalienborg Slot at noon as soldiers in full ceremonial d…
Music in Langeland

Langeland Festival

Music in The Lake District

Smukfest

If music festivals are your thing, you definitely need to know about the annual Skanderborg Festival, held on the second weekend in August and billed as ‘Denmark’s most beautiful festival’, due to its gorgeous locat…
Cultural in Rebild Bakker & Rold Skov

Rebild Festival

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