Aarhus Festuge

Event highlights

Photo: Martin Dam Kristensen

See some of the biggest events in the Aarhus region right here. There is something for everyone in the diverse program for 2020. Are you into science fiction, classic cars, music festivals or vikings? Or something completely different? Get excited for a wonderful year in the Aarhus region.

SCI-FI-CON
SCI-FI-CON is the biggest Star Wars and science fiction event in Denmark. It's the very best of science fiction and fantasy in one place - Arena Randers.
Classic Race
300 racing cars from Denmark and abroad come to Northern Europe’s most beautiful, cultural-historical race track for this event to race around the Marselisborg Memorial Park in Aarhus.
Thomas & Uber Cup 2020
Get ready for the World Team Championships in badminton as the women's and men's cups are held together for the first time in Europe. Experience the excitement in the Ceres Park & Arena in Aarhus.
The Outdoor Festival
Experience a wide variety of activities in the beautiful nature surroundings. For small, big, newbies, experts and people with special needs - on land, in the water and in the air.
NorthSide
NorthSide is a music festival located within walking distance from the city center. Every year you can try something new on both the music and food scene. The festival offers a wide array of Danish and International artists and is recognised as an innovative festival which also focuses on sustainability.
Aarhus Pride
Aarhus Pride is a celebration of diversity in Aarhus. The purpose of Aarhus Pride is to contribute to the respect for and acceptance of all LGBT+ persons and make the LGBT+ culture visible in Aarhus.
Viborg Snapsting
Snapsting is based on a unique historic event which 200 years ago filled Viborg with life, trade, partying and debate. From the middle of the 15th century and until 1813, people from all over Jutland met at Snapsting in Viborg. It is a fantastic week packed with culture, debate, sports, partying and free concerts that make the city swing.
Come2Live - Frijsenborg Manor concert
Come2Live at Frijsenborg Manor is part of a number of castle concerts that focuses on arousing music experiences, delicious food, fellowship and unique surroundings. Get ready for an unforgettable experience where nothing is left to detail when Come2Live open the gates to one of the most beautiful concert experiences of the year.
Riverboat Jazz Festival
Riverboat Jazz Festival brings more than 100 free concerts to Silkeborg. Since the beginning in 1966, Denmark’s oldest jazz festival has been an extremely popular event with a truly unique atmosphere. The city simply breathes jazz for 5 days.
Ancient Road march
HÆRVEJSMARCHEN is an organized march through the beautiful scenery in and around Viborg. The march happens at the same time as the festival Viborg Snapsting - so get ready for a party throughout the whole city.
Aarhus Jazz Festival
Like all good festivals the Aarhus Jazz Festival is continually evolving and has achieved international renown. The whole city is backing the eight days of jazz and at this festival you can experience more than 300 concerts at 30 different venues.
Moesgaard Viking Moot
Vikings from all over the world meet at the Viking Moot to recreate the festive markets held in the early days of Aarhus. The market stalls offer a wealth of interesting articles, and craftsmen produce fine items of iron, wood, leather, silver, wool, amber, glass, willow, and many other materials.
Smukfest
Smukfest, also known as Skanderborg Festival or Denmark's most Beautiful Festival, is a Danish music festival that takes place every summer during the second weekend of August in the beautiful beech forest "Skanderborg Dyrehave".
Randers Festival
Randers Festival is a recurring annual event during the first week of August. Over the course of nine days, a splendid programme of musical, art and debate events fill Randers with a wonderful atmosphere throughout the city.
The Aarhus Festival
Aarhus Festival is among the largest cultural events in Scandinavia and showcases both local, national and international artists. Aarhus Festival is highly esteemed and recognized both in Denmark and abroad. The festival makes the city vibrant with life, energy and creativity. Urban art, gastronomy and music.
Food Festival
Food Festival is a gathering point for everyone interested in food, a place where you will be entertained and challenged. The festival gathers the best Danish and Nordic breeders, growers and chefs who aspire to create high quality food in balance with nature.
Viborg Animation Festival
Viborg Animation Festival is Denmark's largest animation festival and a celebration of animation media and the many possibilities of it.
The Bodyguard at the Concert Hall Aarhus
One of the absolute iconic movies of the 1990’s has been made into a world-wide musical success. Feel or relive the thrill of The Bodyguard in December 2020, when it opens at Concert Hall Aarhus.

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