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".

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

No time to get bored at the Aarhus Festival!

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.

Event date/time
26/08/2016 - 04/09/2016 Aarhus FestugeMonday - Sunday -
25/08/2017 - 03/09/2017 Aarhus FestugeMonday - Sunday -

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  • City / Area

    • Aarhus
  • Feel like

    • Hygge 4
    • Inside
    • Outside
    • Rolig 2
    • Underholdning 3
  • Intended audience

    • adults
    • Family with children
  • Season

    • autumn
    • summer
  • Types of events

    • Festival
    • Music
    • National event
    • Town Fête

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 10.201181
    Latitude : 56.153214