The Aarhus Festival

Aarhus Festival

Aarhus Festival is among the largest cultural events in Scandinavia and showcases both local, national and international artists. Aarhus Festival is highly esteemed and recognized both in Denmark and abroad.

The theme for 2016 will be "Upside Down".

Royal affiliation and rich history

The patron of Aarhus Festival is HM Queen Margrethe II and the Mayor of Aarhus is Chairman of the Festival Board. The festival is held in late August and early September. Aarhus Festival was first held in September 1965 and has developed into both an international festival and a major local cultural event.

Events for everyone

Art and entertainment spill through the streets, alleys, clubs, galleries and museums of Denmark’s second-largest city in what is one of Scandinavia’s largest cultural events. There will be an array of dance, exhibitions, contortionists, sports and children’s entertainment, as well as an ever-reliable musical line-up.

See the programme here.

Festival app

You can downloade the Aarhus Festival app in App Store and Google Play.

No time to get bored at the Aarhus Festival!

Opening hours
26/08/2016 - 04/09/2016 Monday - Sunday
25/08/2017 - 03/09/2017 Monday - Sunday

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Contact

Address

Vester Allé 3
8000 Aarhus C

Phone

+45 87308300

Facilities

  • Selected events

    • National event
  • Type

    • Festival
    • Music
    • Village Fête

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 10.201181
    Latitude : 56.153214

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