Hot happenings in Denmark - here are all of the things you should experience
Dates TBC, traditionally held in early October. “You aren’t a real sailor if you haven’t had a good beating in Helsingør!” So was it said during the time of the great sailing ships. The Tavern Festival in Helsingør takes you back to an era where the city was full of sailors from around the world. The local taverns host the festival where bands, singers and orchestras from near and far offer sea shanties and a little cultural maritime history.
Dates: typically the second week of October. Autumn holidays are traditional harvest days, and we celebrate the harvest in Ree Park all week. Hay, apples, straw and pumpkin, and seeds to the birds. We have gathered supplies for all the animals for the winter and celebrate it with an outdoor party all week.
Date: typically mid October, week 42. Odsherred Grand Cru is a large, annual food and autumn festival in the school's autumn vacation. Here you can enjoy a world of world-class exquisite horns right from Odsherred's sprawling vegetable spice chamber. It is sure to be a week-long celebration of Odsherred's fresh local produce and all the many delicious products, supported by the culinary enthusiasts of the region.
Date: TBC, typically early October. Denmark's "Oyster Coast" extends from Rømø to Limfjord – and that is where Denmark's Oyster Festival will take place this year. Then you can experience oyster safaris, herbal tours, competitions, tastings and much more.
Date: 07.11.2021. The Hubertus Hunt is a classic annual event held in the scenic Deer Park in Klampenborg, north of Copenhagen. Since the foundation of the sports riding club in 1900, every first Sunday in November riders have gathered for the climax of the hunting season. This event has become a traditional picnic in the beautiful Deer Park for up to 40,000 spectators. 160 hunters on horseback participate in the Hubertus Hunt.
Dates: 20.11.2021 - 31.01.2021. The Old Town Museum in Aarhus is one of the world’s oldest and largest open-air museums and features more than 75 townhouses relocated from across Denmark. Costumed artisans and interpretive staff let you experience the world of yonder-year. You can ride through the museum in a horse-drawn carriage and visit the Christmas decorated boutiques and market stalls. And don't forget to visit the Christmas House – a labyrinth of Christmas elves – or visit the Merchant's House from 1864.
Dates: 19.11.2021-02.01.2022. Visiting the Tivoli Gardens at Christmas is a long and very dear tradition among Copenhageners. Don't miss famous amusement parks’ Christmas lights, market and entertainment for the world! The Christmas market has some 60 stalls, all selling gifts and decorations, arts and crafts, delicious snacks and hot drinks to keep you warm.