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Archipelago Market
Various fish products are sold along the banks of the river Aura, along with handicraft products. Enjoy the atmosphere of traditional archipelago fair.
CONTACT: www.visitturku.fi/en/turku-herring-market_en
17-19 April 2015
Turku Design Festival
A design event which brings together local designers, their products and customers at fairs and exhibitions.
CONTACT: www.turkudesignfestival.fi/en
6-12 May 2015
Naantali Music Festival
The summer’s musical festivities begin from Naantali. The town offers a programme, which includes the most beautiful chamber music, outstanding visiting orchestras and top international artists.
CONTACT: http://en.naantalinmusiikkijuhlat.fi
2-13 June 2015
Medieval Market
The Medieval Market is Finland’s largest medieval and historical event held at the Old Great Square. Cheer on the brave knights, explore the bountiful market stalls and witness the genuine working methods of Medieval Times.
CONTACT: http://en.keskiaikaisetmarkkinat.fi/
25–28 June 2015
Paavo Nurmi Games and Festival
Turun Urheiluliitto organized the first Paavo Nurmi Games as a birthday gift to its legendary runner, Paavo Nurmi, for his 60th birthday in June 1957. In 2015, the event is expanding into a festival week with various acitivities, for example for children.
CONTACT: http://paavonurmigames.fi/en/
23-27 June 2015
Paavo Nurmi Marathon
Run in the footsteps of the legendary athlete of the 20th century. You can choose your distance from a marathon, half marathon or a 10 km run. Join the run and experience a fantastic, vibrant event in the heart of Turku and the beautiful island of Ruissalo.
CONTACT: http://paavonurmimarathon.fi/en/
27 June 2015
Ruisrock is a rock festival held annually on the island of Ruissalo. Ruisrock, founded in 1970, is the second oldest rock festival in Europe and the oldest in Finland. The festival has attracted world-famous artists throughout its lifetime.
CONTACT: http://www.ruisrock.fi/en
3-5 July 2015
Down by the Laituri
Finland´s oldest and most legendary city festival, Down By The Laituri, will once again be seen and heard in Turku in end-July with most of the acts performing pop and rock music.
CONTACT: www.dbtl.fi
21-26 July 2015
Turku Jazz
Performers will be leading Finnish jazz musicians and special international guests, with concerts held in the restaurants and entertainment venues of the city centre.
CONTACT: www.turkujazz.fi
13-16 August 2015
Turku Music Festival
This diverse city festival offers large orchestral concerts, chamber music, recitals, jazz and outdoor events as well as experiences for the whole family.
CONTACT: www.tmj.fi/en
6-15 August 2015
The Herring Market
The market will take place along the riverbanks of the River Aura and traditional local herring products will be for sale.
CONTACT: www.visitturku.fi/en/turku-herring-market_en
22-25 October 2015
Christmas in Turku
Enjoy Christmas spirit, with its numerous events at museums, churches, theatres and many other places for a six-week period.
CONTACT: www.turku.fi/christmas
end of November 2015 – mid January 2016
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