Happening this week

21 Mar
28 Mar

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.
Thu - Sat 14 - 23 Mar - Mar

Tommy Nilsson

Tommy Nilsson on concert tour in some of Sweden's most beautiful churches. Tommy has an extensive and powerful voice in the classical ballads.
Thu 21 Mar

Concert for English Horn

Nordic Chamber Orchestra makes a long-awaited guest appearance. The evening’s soloist is Sanna Salomaa on horn. They will perform Concert for English Horn by the latvian composer Pēteris Vasks. Also on the program: music by Haydn, Byström and Mahler. Conductor: Eva Ollikainen.
Sat 23 Mar

Hotel Paradiso

Great comedy without words. Without a word, with physical theater and masks, Family Flöz creates a large comedy with a flavor of macabre melancholy. The Berlin-based company is on an ongoing international tour and their performances are celebrated worldwide.
Sun 24 Mar

So Sorry

Pop culture packed in pink plastic. In So sorry, the dancers push their bodies to the limit and examine the limit of exhaustion both mentally and physically. It becomes an intensive, calm and sweaty performance where familiar dances are broken down and rebuilt
Wed 27 Mar

Greet spring along Formstråket

A 35 km long route between Öre and Hörnsjö, with six entreprenours who regularly co-ordinate their opening hours. Experience a high-quality selection of unique craftsmanship, with everything from sourdough bread, interior details, wooden and ceramic crafts to wirework, art and good food!
Sun 31 Mar

Backbone - Gravity & Other Myths

Australian Gravity & Other Myths allow life to hang in fragile threads in both a spectacular and stripped-down performance.
Mon 1 Apr

Trotting at Umåker

The Umåker trotting track offers the ultimate experience of sport, betting and excitement in various forms and attracts many trotting enthusiasts to its races throughout the year.
Sat 13 Apr

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


Welcome to visit BJK's annual ca exhibition. Nearly 400 cats of different breeds.
Sat - Sun 20 - 21 Apr - Apr

Nolia Trädgård

A meeting place for anyone who likes garden, interior design and food. Inspiration, new knowledge and the opportunity to shop plants. The fair is held in Umeå in April each year.
Fri - Sun 26 - 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


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

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.
Fri - Sat 25 - 26 Oct - Oct

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


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