Festivals Copenhagen

Festivals Copenhagen

Visiting Copenhagen without bumping into a festival or event is almost impossible, because Copenhagen hosts the best events year round. You can expect all kinds of events, like sports events, cultural manifestations, music festivals, traditional celebrations and much more. Here you will find a short overview of the best festivals in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen Marathon

Every year the Copenhagen Marathon attracts many athletes from different countries to the Danish capital. This important sports event was first held in 1980. Today it’s still a big success. During the Copenhagen Marathon you will find many festivities through the entire city. The event takes place in May.
Address: Islands Brygge


Party people pay attention! The best time of the year to book a citybreak Copenhagen is during the sparkling Distortion festival in the first week of June. This event is all about the latest trends in street wear, music, dance and nightlife. During the Distortion festival more than 60 parties are held at different locations in Copenhagen. Are you looking for a vibrant and sizzling citybreak then you really should visit Copenhagen during the Distortion festival.

Roskilde Festival

The Roskilde Festival belongs to the most famous music festivals in the world. The event takes place at 30 kilometres southwest of Copenhagen. The Roskilde Festival is a non-profit event with the aim to support humanitarian or cultural projects. The best bands from all over the world come to play their music at this magnificent event near Copenhagen. The Roskilde Festival welcomes around 100.000 visitors every year.
Address: Darupvej 19, Roskilde

Copenhagen Pride

The Copenhagen Pride stands for a week full of amazing parties and events. The Town Hall Square serves as the main stage of the Copenhagen Pride with events like concerts, parties and discussions about gay issues. But also don’t miss the fantastic fireworks in the Tivoli Park. The biggest attraction of the Copenhagen Pride is the colorful and lively parade through the city centre.
Address: Rådhuspladsen & Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3

Copenhagen Jazz Festival

A summer citybreak to Copenhagen is the perfect holiday for jazz lovers. Ever year in July you can hear the wonderful sounds of jazz music through the whole city of Copenhagen. During this great music festival there are held more than over 700 jazz concerts at different locations in the city by the best national and international jazz musicians.


In summer lots of events take place in Copenhagen. One of the most entertaining summer events is Kulturhavn. During this three-day event in the Copenhagen harbor all kinds of different activities and festivities are organized, like swimming, sailing, climbing and kayaking. But also if you are more interested in theatre, art or dance, you will have a great time in Copenhagen during the Kulturhavn festival with all kinds of performances and workshops.
Address: Københavns Havn


One of the most popular festivals in Copenhagen is the Midsummer festival around the 23rd of June. At different locations along the waterfront you will see bonfires and through the whole city you will find the greatest parties at concert halls, discos and clubs. The midsummer festivities in Copenhagen are a great opportunity to get to know the vibrant nightlife of Copenhagen and the party spirit of its inhabitants.

Beer Festival Copenhagen

Is beer one of your favorite drinks? Then you should visit Copenhagen during the fantastic Beer Festival at the old Carlsberg Brewery. Here you can taste the beer of countless brewers from all over the world. The three-day Copenhagen Beer Festival is held every year in September. Cheers!
Address: Vesterfælledvej 100

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