Thu 18 Sep - Sat 20 Sep
The textile fair comes to Umeå! On the theme "Vävlust" (textile lust) you can take part of exhibitions, lectures, sales, tours, courses, workshops and a festive evening. This is the first time for the fair - which aroused great international interest - are located in northern Sweden, so now it will have a northern touch. The fair is organized every three years by the Swedish Vävrådet in cooperation with, among others, provincial handicraft consultant and Västerbotten County handicraft association.Read more
Fri 19 Sep - Sun 19 Oct
Survival Kit is an art festival about survival on many levels, both globally and locally. It showcases the works of some 30 artists from Sweden and the rest of the world. Survival Kit was conceived in Riga in 2009. Since 2012 it has generated an active exchange between the art scenes in Riga and Umeå.Read more
Fri 19 Sep - Sun 21 Sep
This festival is a presentation of various actors who is connected to food. The festival has a scene in the town centre with various program. Activities related to food, such as mini-lectures, debate and entertainment. Wine and beer tastings will take place at various locations in townRead more
Sat 20 Sep - Sun 21 Sep
An old time market which is based on historic material and descriptions from the mid 19th century to the 1930s. This is a period of time when people and goods travelled along the well-used trade routes between Sweden and Norway. The photographer of Västerbotten’s Museum has documented the route from Ammarnäs to Mo i Rana and the pictures will form a background to the historic market with time typical vendors and goods. A couple of stage plays and a market church service at the Helena Elisabeth is to be included in the programme.Read more
Tjakttjagiessie - Early Autumn - The Season of Harvesting
Umedalen Skulptur (a sculpture park), Bildmuseet (the Museum of the Image) and Västerbotten museum with many interesting exhibitions. There is something for everyone!
Visit Umeå the biggest city in northern Sweden
Umeå brothers Samuel and Michael Åhdén possess one of the world’s largest privately owned collections of guitars and the whole world has a chance to see it.
Eight restaurants are recommended by Sweden’s premier publication for restaurant recommendations.
The countryside is on Umeå’s doorstep and offers you many exciting possibilities with kayaking, hiking and much more.