Red Bull cliff diving, Copenhagen

Free events in Denmark

Denmark has a world of free events on offer all year round, but especially in the summer months. Shake your stuff to Danish and international artists at a music festival, let your hair down at a harbour or city festival, or find that special item at an outdoor market.

Aarhus Festival

Free music festivals in Denmark

Check out one of the many urban music festivals, such as Distortion or Aarhus Festival and enjoy free music to your heart’s content. Or why not visit Tønder or Skagen Festivals and experience spontaneous street music in support of the main events?

Friday Rock Tivoli

Friday Rock at Tivoli

Tivoli Gardens, the world-famous fairground at the heart of Copenhagen, offers its visitors free concerts in the open air during the summer. You have to be in Tivoli Gardens though to enjoy the free Friday Rock concerts, which means paying to get in!

Royal Theatre

Half-price theatre and cheap opera

Young people under 25 years-of-age can buy half-price tickets to the Royal Danish Theatre. As well as this, there are numerous free events at the Royal Danish Theatre throughout the year for all ages. If you like the opera, you can get cheap tickets to the Danish National Opera too – as long as you’re prepared to stand up.

Aarhus 2017

Other free events in Denmark

If you’re looking for free fun, you could visit one of the summer’s many city or harbour festivals, packed with music, entertainment and friendly Danes! Or why not visit one of the bigger outdoor markets? Finally, there are culture festivals all year round throughout Denmark definitely worth checking out.

Viking moot

Full event listings for Denmark

Use the cultural calendar Kultunaut to search for free experiences in Denmark.

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Go to Roskilde Festival for free

Each year Roskilde Festival takes a number of volunteer workers who get free tickets. Find out more at the Roskilde Festival website.

Free outdoor cinema

Each summer you can enjoy blockbuster films for free on big screens at cities around Denmark. See Zulu's Sommerbio programme here.

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