Blekinge offers life and fun all year round, and it doesn't matter if you are a jazz lover, carousel fan or yoga enthusiast. If you love cars, flea markets, literature or folk music with music on the streets and squares. Here are some gold bars of events that you must not miss!
September 28-29, 2019 | Open 11.00-17.00
Experience of 4 farms! Autumn glow in Blekinge is a unique collaboration between Johannishus estate, Susanne Demåne, Björketorps Gård and Äggaboden. Which is only 5 minutes apart. Stay in the various farms and enjoy a food market, pizza baking in the garden, wine tasting from the local vineyards, see a horse show, go to a cafe, peek into the open studio and get a view at Johannishus beer brewery. Take the opportunity to buy home delicacies and locally produced food.
In early May when spring blossoms it is an Art Tour in Blekinge. Craftsmen and artists open and invite to their studios and workshops. During the round, you will have the opportunity to meet painters, graphic artists, cartoonists, potters, smiths and sculptures together with glass and textile artists. Start the round at the Kulturcentrum where you can see articles from all the artists of the Art Tour. Once out in Blekinge's landscape, you aim for the green-red pennant that tells you that you have come right. Download the app with tips on food and coffee places. You can find it here through Google Play or the App Store.
June 3-6, 2020 | Open until 02.00
Did you know that there are almost 40,000 visitors to the Sweden Rock Festival in the 4 days the festival is going on? During the festival, over 80 different rock bands perform on 5 stages. Now we look forward to the band release for the 2020 festival. All information about the festival can be found at the Sweden Rock Festival. Haven't you managed to get a ticket? Then you can feel the atmosphere outside the festival area with market stalls, food trucks and lots of people in motion.
The week after midsummer is the time for the cultural festival Nässelfrossa, each year with a new theme. But, what is Nässelfrossa? Here is a description. Imagine 150 events in 8 days with music and painting, architectural and cultural heritage, circus and magic, genealogy and embroidery, excursions and hikes, history and stories! Could it be more chill than that?
June 27, 2020 | Open 10 am-5pm
During the festival day at the Nostalgia Festival, Brunnsparken is filled with thousands of vintage vehicles; desirable cars, motorcycles and mopeds. Come see the veteran boat race and vote for the best looking car of the year. The veteran market is an excellent opportunity to find just the part or detail you lack. Music, dining and happy atmosphere are also promised.
Always Week 29 | Open until 24:00
You haven't missed Blekinge's most classic festival show during the Baltic Sea Festival? Here popular artists mix with food and festivities. Tivoli is popular with the slightly younger and swimrunning 2XU Island Challenge of those who are well-trained. Don't miss the traditional pea sailing and enjoy the festival parade.
July 2020 | Open until 01.00
A truly unique festival on Hasslö in the middle of Karlskrona's archipelago with people who love music in focus. The festival has its roots in old progg and rock music but has developed into a festival with a perfect balance between new music, the legendary rock and international super acts. The artists who have been on stage during the Hasslö Festival usually call it "the world's best audience", the fantastic atmosphere is the hallmark.
Karlskrona Archipelago party
A big-city party in which the naval city Karlskrona's world heritage history meets the pulse and folklife of the modern city. Parks and squares are brought to life by musical performances, dance, market stalls, activities and taste experiences in plenty. Most of the Karlskrona Archipelago party is free. If you buy a festival pass, you are offered body cakes during the inaugural party on Thursday, and you get admission to all the concerts that take place on Stortorget during Friday and Saturday. Also, the festival pass gives a lot of discounts and offers.
Book the summer highlight of the calendar for this to happen. Traditional jazz, happy people in combination with a charming atmosphere. Over 20 bands entertain for 3 days on 5 different scenes in the picturesque fishing village of Hällevik outside Sölvesborg during Hällevik's Tradjazzfestival. The festival is so popular among musicians that jazz bands from all over.