Bergen's beer-drinkers get to taste brews from across the globe in this lively two-day celebration of all things ale. Well, this is a Viking nation after all.
Held over 14 days, this is the big cultural festival of the year, with dance, music, theatre and visual-arts shows throughout the city.
September showcase of local food producers (including whale, should you wish to avoid it).
May jazz festival that is popular with Bergen's large student population.
Cinematic celebration held in late September.
International music festival in June.