Events in Lahti region

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 and cityfestivals. Choose your favourites!


Lahti Block Party

Lahti Block Party 25 May

Urban culture festival by Rautatienkatu in Lahti city centre full of music, dance, art and other program.

Lahti Pride

Lahti Pride 25 May

A day full of program from the traditional parade to arts and writing workshops, parties and yoga sessions.

Vesivehmaa Grand National

Vesivehmaa Grand National 25-26 May

Enduro mega event at Vesivehmaa Airport surroundings in Asikkala.

Motonet GP

Motonet GP 5 June

Finnish top athletes of track and field at Lahti Sports Centre. The Lahti GP starts the Motonet GP series.

Avoimet kylät

Avoimet kylät - Open Villages 8 June

The country side villages of the Lahti Region open their doors and welcome you to various events, arts exhibitions and markets.

Harjulan tanssifestarit

Harjulan tanssifestarit dancing event 8 June

Experience the true Finnish dancing culture in the country side dance hall at Harjula dancing hall, in Hollola Church village.


Museum train journey 8-9 June, 3-4 Aug and 7 Sep

The legendary museum train "Lättähattu" starts from the Lahti Sports Centre train station to Vierumäki station and back.

Salpausselkä Trail Run

Salpausselkä Trail Run 8 June

Experience the challenging trails of Lahti Sports Centre!

Tivoli Seiterä

Tivoli Seiterä 12-16 June

Lahti Market Square is filled with scent of cotton candy, popcorn and lots of joy when Tivoli Seiterä's tour arrives in Lahti.

Iitti Music Festival

Iitti Music Festival 12-15 June

This year's festival pampers us with three premieres, three composer guests and the first appearance of the trio Mikkola-Lampenius-Kivilaakso in Finland.

International market

International Market 13-16 June

Lahti City Theater and Library park is filled with stalls full of international delicacies, crafts, design, flowers and a great atmosphere.

Raskasta iskelmää

IskelmäKesä music festival 14-15 June

Experience the true Finnish popular music in Lahti Market Square.

Padasjoen Nakukymppi

Padasjoen Nakukymppi  Run 14 June

This is something that belongs to the category "Crazy Finns". International "wannabes" are more than welcome to join!


Lahti International Writers' Reunion - Liwre 14-15 June

The Reunion, which is one of the oldest literary events in Europe, is a meeting place for writers, translators, literary critics and scholars from different cultures.


Desucon 14-16 June

The Japanese anime and cosplay culture fills Lahti Sibelius Hall for the weekend.


Nokian Tyres Ironman 70.3 Finland 29 June

The Ironman race arrives in Lahti for the second time. The race centre, Lahti Harbour, is ideal for following the race.

Sysmän Suvisoitto

Sysmän Suvisoitto - Sysmä Summer Sounds 29 June - 6 July

Lovely classical music concert in old churches and manor houses in Sysmä and it's surroundings.