City events and festivals



Have the time of your life at a music festival, admire brilliant light art on a dark autumn night or glimpse into the past at a medieval festival – Vantaa offers a wide variety of unique experiences and fun moments together.

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Audience at an open air cinema in Myyrmäki. Photographer: @mikkekylilt

Tikkurila Festivaali

Organised for the first time in 2014, Tikkurila Festivaali is a popular three-day music festival with top Finnish artists held in the Hiekkaharju Sports Park in Vantaa.

BRQ Vantaa Festival

BRQ Vantaa Festival is a festival specialising in period instruments and early music held in an idyllic village overlooked by the medieval Church of St Lawrence. The festival programme is built around music composed before 1800.

Helsinga Medieval Day

Helsinga Medieval Day is a family event held near the Church of St Lawrence. The festival offers fun activities for people of all ages. Come enjoy the atmosphere of a medieval fair!

Louhela Jam

Held for the first time in 1992 in the Jokiuomanpuisto Park, Louhela Jam is a free music event for the whole family. Thousands of people gather in the idyllic Jokiuomanpuisto Park each year to enjoy music together.


Reflektor illuminates dark autumn days. Reflektor is an urban light art event held in Korso and Martinlaakso.

Iskelmä Myyrmäki Food and Wine

Iskelmä Myyrmäki Food and Wine brings top pop music artists and delicious food together in Myyrmäki.

James Blunt at the Myyrmäki Stadium 5 June 2022

British star James Blunt visits Vantaa as part of the tour for his Stars Beneath My Feet album. Famous for his hit song You’re Beautiful, the singer will perform at the Myyrmäki Stadium on 5 June 2022.

Great Beers – Small Breweries

The traditional beer festival tour Great Beers – Small Breweries stopped by Vantaa for the first time in 2021. The event, which showcases the local small brewery culture and cuisine on a large scale, gathered thousands of beer lovers to the Peltolantori Market in Tikkurila. This summer, the festival will arrive in Vantaa on 9–11 June 2022.


Finland's biggest YouTube event, Tubecon, is held at the Energia Arena in Myyrmäki. The convention offers YouTube content creators an opportunity to meet their fans and take part in various fun challenges. The event programme also includes music performances, gaming and panel discussions.