Cultural in Egilsstaðir

Dagar Myrkurs

Over five days in early November, throughout East Iceland, the ‘Days of Darkness’ celebrates the failing light and the onset of winter with ghost stories, Northern Lights hunting and torch-lit processions.
Cultural in Egilsstaðir


The possible existence of the lake monster is a good excuse for this five-day cultural carnival held in mid-August. It's full of family events and live music.
Music in Egilsstaðir

JEA Jazz Festival

In early November, Iceland's oldest jazz fest takes place in Egilsstaðir. It's a small affair held at the events hall in Hótel Valaskjálf.