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Welcome to Umeå


Happening this week

18 Jun
25 Jun

Free city tours

Umeå was founded in 1622 by King Gustav II Adolf. It was a major tragedy that led to Umeå often being called the “City of Birches”.
Mon - Sat 18 - 8 Jun - Sep

Midsummer celebrations at Umeå energy center in Klabböle

Every year, Umeå Energy Centre in Umeå invites people to celebrate midsummer.
Fri 22 Jun

Midsummer at Västerbottens museum

Bring your whole family to this family celebration. We rise the midsummer pole, singing and dancing.
Fri 22 Jun

International Tango Festival

You can take the opportunity to watch world-class tango around Umeå city.
Thu - Sun 28 - 1 Jun - Jul

Umeå Live 2018

Umeå Live is back with four different days filled with famous artists, dance, theatre, sports, ice cream, food, drinks and much more. Whether you are young or old, there is something for you. Free for everyone.
Fri - Thu 29 - 9 Jun - Aug

Wheels Nat´s North

This is the biggest car event in the northern parts of Sweden! Wheels Nationals is a much appriciated get-together for all Norrland's car enthusiats. Visitors take part in voting for the show's most beautiful car and popular local brands provide Entertainment throughout the day. The eveneing concludes with the traditional motorcade in Umeå city center.
Sat 30 Jun

Dance Band Week at Gräsmyr Loge

Dances are held at Gräsmyr Loge since the 1950's. Nowadays, each evening of Dance Band Week sees several hundred people dancing to the music of popular bands and enjoying the light summer nights.
Wed - Sat 11 - 14 Jul - Jul


A show full of humor, rock'n'roll, schlager and pop Music at one of Umeås most beautiful locations.
Sun 22 Jul

Umeå Fashion Week

Umeå Fashion Week is an arena in which designers, contractors, stores, retail, hospitality and activity organizers build relationships and create business opportunities.
Thu - Sat 27 - 29 Sep - Sep

Welcome to Umeå – a city that is always at its best!


About Umeåregionen

Explore the Umeå region and other inspiring destinations in the north! Information about the Umeå region is given on this website. When you explore other destinations outside the Umeå region, you are taken to the website of the destination in question.