Top things to do in Kemijärvi

Finnish in Kemijärvi

Mestarin Kievari

Local dishes at the town's main restaurant, inside the Mestarin Kievari inn, include whitefish with cranberry sauce, wild boar with roast mushrooms, and a reindeer cheeseburger, but it's also the best place in town …
Gallery in Kemijärvi


On the western side of town (take the path past the campground and keep going), this noble old building displays many of the wooden sculptures from past years of the Kuvanveistoviikko festival. Follow signs for 'Tai…
Art in Kemijärvi


Watch artists from numerous countries create their works at this wood-sculpting festival.
Music in Kemijärvi

Ruska Swing

Plenty of dancing takes place during this festival of swing, jazz and blues music.