Events

Happening this week

17 Jan
24 Jan

Umeå Jazz Festival

Since 1968, the highlight of all jazz music events in Sweden is the Umeå International Jazz Festival, one of Scandinavia’s oldest and most respectable festivals. The majority of the performances will take place on different stages and venues at Umeå Folkets Hus, every stage has a different character.
Wed - Sat 21 - 26 Oct - Oct

We – an unknown opera by Bach?

A tribute to humanity through the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Also newly composed music by Siri Jennefelt and Thomas Jennefelt, opera singers, dancers and choir together with Norrlandsoperan Symphony Orchestra and conductor Olof Boman.
Wed - Fri 23 - 22 Jan - Mar

7-mila cross country skii race

Prestigious and challenging, the 70-km race is suitable for keep-fitters, the super fit and top skiers! The 70-km relay and the 40-km ladies’ races are run on the same day.
Sun - Mon 17 - 18 Feb - Feb

UmeåStadssprint

The ski competition Umeå Stadssprint is back for a second year 22-24/2 2019. The streets of Umeå will for three days turn into ski tracks. The Friday offers a cross country ski competition for companies and on Saturday there will be a competition for elite skiers. Sunday is a family day where the kids have their own cross country ski competition. Umeå City sprint will be hold in the citycenter of Umeå and start from the park Rådhusparken.
Fri - Sun 22 - 24 Feb - Feb

Sami week - Ubmejen Biejvieh

Sami week – Ubmejen Biejvieh is a celebration of Sami culture.
Sat - Sun 2 - 10 Mar - Mar

2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship

The 2019 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship will be hosted in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå.
Thu - Sun 18 - 28 Apr - Apr

Blodomloppet - "The Blood Circulation Race"

Umeå is one of Sweden's largest organizers of Blodomloppet. The race offers 5 and 10 km routes for both individuals and teams of 5 people. All the events finish with a gigantic picnic.
Tue 21 May

Toughest

Challenge your friends or yourself with a track filled with challenging obstacles. It is going to be intense, wet, tough and extremely fun.
Sat 8 Jun

U Rock 2019

The fourth U Rock Festival will be hosted in Umeå on Saturday July 20th.
Sat - Sun 20 - 21 Jul - Jul

Umeriver Swimrun

Umeriver Swimrun reaches 22 km and can be done in pairs or individual. You will swim in the river and run along the river. This all together will create an experience out of the ordinary. The start will take off in Broparken in the center of Umeå.
Sat 3 Aug

Umeå Smakfestival

Umeå Taste Festival is annual festival, with variety of street food, merchants, local and regional producers who will make this a celebration of food culture. This year Umeå Taste Festival will be held throughout the Umeå Centre Thursday-Sunday 5-8 september. Umeå Taste Festival is divided into areas with different themes in order to have a plain and attractive framing for both exhibitors and visitors.
Thu - Sun 5 - 8 Sep - Sep

Sewing & Handicraft Festival

The Sewing & Hand Craft Festival is Swedens largest festival for sewing, needlework and handicraft.
Fri - Sun 11 - 13 Oct - Oct

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