Events

Kuopio is a summer city with events happening all the time. The market square and the passenger harbour, for example, are busy hubs of activity where larger and smaller events alternate in perfect harmony.

Here are some tips on interesting summertime events!

28 June – 6 July 2019, Kuopio Wine Festival, Harbour
Live performers, wine and good food. The traditional summer event of Kuopio features front-line artists from Finland on stage. The theme this year is excotic Asia.

 25 – 27 July 2019, Kuopio Rockcock
A two-day rock festival in the gorgeous environment of Väinölänniemi.

1 – 3  August 2019, Sunsets Kuopio, Harbour
The hottest beach volley event of the summer. After the tournament, the competition area turns into a party zone!

8.  August – 8. September 2019, Kuopio Celebration
The urban festival takes over the entire city centre and can be seen everywhere: on the streets, in museums, in restaurants…

23 – 24 August 2019, SATOA Kuopio Food Festival, around the market square
Restaurants take to the streets! Enjoy local flavours, the programme and a laid-back summery atmosphere.