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LAHTI HAPPENS!

From sports events to festivals – Lahti region knows how to make an event to remember. In addition to the many sports events, the city’s calendar is filled with events around music, hobbies, fairs and cityfestivals. Choose your favourites!

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Annual events in Lahti and surroundings

 

International writer´s union - LIWRE

Since 1963 over 1,000 novelists, poets, literary critics and scholars from around the world have taken part in the reunion.

 

Desucon and Desucon Frostbite

Desucon and Frostbite are anime conventions held in the congress center Sibelius Hall, Lahti.

 

Summer Up -festival

Summer Up Festival is the biggest urban music festival in Finland, gathering tens of thousands of visitors and dozens of Finnish and international top artists in Lahti Energy Event Park.

 

Lahti Historic Rally

Lahti Historic Rally belongs to FIA European Historic Rally Championship Series. The total length of the route on exciting Finnish gravel roads with 12 special stages is approximately 160km.

 

Lahti Organ Festival

The Sibelius Festival of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra gathers annually Sibelius enthusiasts from all over the world to Lahti. The orchestra offers a long weekend for all the friends of Sibelius’s music at the Sibelius Hall, widely praised for its acoustics.

 

Sibelius festival

The Sibelius Festival of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra gathers annually Sibelius enthusiasts from all over the world to Lahti. The orchestra offers a long weekend for all the friends of Sibelius’s music at the Sibelius Hall, widely praised for its acoustics.

 

Nordic Fitness Expo

Scandinavia's largest Bodybuilding and Fitness event will be held in Lahti Fair Centre. Nordic Fitness Expo is Lahti region's third-largest annual sport event that gathers thousands of exhibition visitors from around the world.

 

Finlandia Ski Marathon

Finlandia Ski Marathon is the biggest mass ski event in Finland and it has been held in Lahti since 1974. The start and the finish line are located in Sport Center Lahti. The free style courses are 20km and 50km, and classic courses 32km and 50km.

 

Lahti Ski Games

Lahti Ski Games is a World Cup event of cross-country skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined. Annually Lahti Ski Games gathers every March tens of thousands of spectators from all over the world to the ski stadium and the ski jumps.