Annual metalfest with black-clad fans headbanging to the likes of Festering Remains, Immortal and Hellbound.
A gigantic, raucous annual music festival, Storsjöyran is held in the town centre in late July or early August and features a range of local and international artists. Some 50,000 people attend.
Skellefteå's popular City Festival attracts upwards of 90,000 over four days in late June or early July with music, markets and an amusement park.
Held annually since 1909, this popular sailing regatta and party attracts yachts from all over for four days in mid-July.
Multi-sport challenge that sees its competitors mountain biking, paddling and running for the top prize in late June.
Popular mountain-biking event in July.
Härnösand celebrates summer with a two-day music festival in late July.