Events

Sports in Akureyri

Iceland Winter Games

Snowy activities take centre stage in Iceland’s winter-sports capital, including international freeski and snowboard competitions.
Cultural in Siglufjörður

Herring Festival

Siglufjörður's biggest shindig takes place on the bank-holiday weekend in early August and recreates the gold-rush atmosphere of the town’s glory days. The week leading up to it is full of events: singing, dancing, …
Sports in Akureyri

Arctic Open

Akureyri's golf course is home to the annual 36-hole Arctic Open, a golf tournament played under the midnight sun over two nights in late June.
Food & Drink in Hólar í Hjaltadalur

Icelandic Craft Beer Festival

Microbreweries from all over Iceland come to test their bubbly wares, with competitions and tastings.
Cultural in Akureyri

Akureyri Town Festival

Akureyri's biggest summertime fiesta, celebrating the city's birthday on the last weekend of August with concerts, exhibitions and events.
Cultural in Akureyri

Summer Arts Festival

Over six weeks from mid-July into August, Akureyri celebrates the arts with exhibitions, events and concerts.
Music in Siglufjörður

Folk Music Festival

Folk-music aficionados will enjoy this relaxed five-day affair in early July.