Monthly happenings

On this site, we gather every month a sortiment of happenings in the Lappeenranta area for you to get excited about and take part in!

Please note, changes are possible!
December events

FRI 2nd Museum Friday: free entry to the South Karelia Museum, Lapeenranta Art Museum and to the Cavalry Museum


SAT 3rd The opening of the Wolkoff’s Christmas shop! Visit the Wolkoff House Museum, self-guided audio tours (at Kauppakatu 26)


SAT 3rd and FRI 9th Show&Dinner pre-Christmas party at Rakuunamäki’s event venue, Mannerheiminkatu 10 (Reservations ravintolat@kattavagatering.fi)


SAT 3rd at 10.00 am The opening of the Christmas Market at the Market Square! The Christmas Market is open from 3rd to 23rd of December

TUE 6th at 12 noon Independence Day celebration at Lappeenranta Hall (free entry)

WED 7th at 6.30 pm Ice hockey game SaiPa – HPK in Kisapuisto (Kisakatu 9) THU 8th at 7.00 pm Spanish Gardens concert of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra (Lappeenranta Hall, The City Hall. More info: lprorkesteri.fi/en)

SAT 10th and SUN 11th Christmas Market at the Fortress (Lappeenranta Fortress)

WED 14th at 5.00 pm and 7.00 pm The Snow Man – A movie concert of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra (Lappeenranta Hall, The City Hall. More info: lprorkesteri.fi/en)

FRI 16th at 7.00 pm M/S Carelia pre-Christmas party on the boat at the Lappeenranta harbour (Reservations: saimaatravel@saimaatravel.fi)


SAT 17th at 9.00 pm Emma Salokoski & Ilmiliekki Quartet concert (Cultural Venue Nuijamies)


SAT 24th at 12.00 noon Declaration of Christmas Peace in front of the City Hall


SAT 31st at 8.00 pm and midnight New Year’s Eve Celebrations at the Lappeenranta harbour

Explore the historical Fortress of Lappeenranta and remember to take a pic on the Lappeenranta picture frame (in the Fortress and in the Harbour) 📸


Spend Christmas at the Holiday Club Saimaa Spa in Rauha


Pleace notice that changes to the events are possible!