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!
Events in Spring

Events in Spring March-April 2023

Sat 4th of Mar Flying kites and ice fishing on Lake Saimaa – winter events at the Lappeenranta Harbour

Sat 11th of Mar at 7AM–2PM The Seasonal Market (Lappeenranta Market Square (fin. Kauppatori) 
Sat 11th of Mar Family Winter Event: snow sculpting competition and children's disco at Kasino – winter events in the Lappeenranta Harbour  
Sat 12th of Apr at 7AM – 6PM Spring Market (Kauppatori/ Lappeenranta Market Square) 


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Concerts of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra

Thu 23rd Mar at 7 PM Music of Jean Sibelius (fin. Sibeliuksen säveliä)

Wed 29th of Mar at 7 PM Encounters (fin. Kohtaamisia)

Wed 5th of Apr at 7 PM Easter Concert – Great Mass in C minor  (fin. Pääsiäiskonsertti)

Thu 14th of Apr at 7 PM Days of Glitter (fin. Päivien kimallus)    

Information about the concerts of the in English: 

Fri 3rd of Mar Museum Friday, free entrance to the South Karelia Museum, Lappeenranta Art Museum and to the Cavalry Museum (the fortress of Lappeenranta)
Sat 4th of Mar Wolkoff House Museum opens again (Easter at the Wolkoff house -tours starting in April)
More info about the museums of Lappeenranta:

Cultural Venue Nuijamies: concerts and many other events during the spring FRI 17th of Mar – SUN 19th of Mar Filmfonia 23 –Musicvideofestival in Lappeenranta

Check out the programme (in Finnish):

Experience the nature in the winter

Snowshoeing trip to the Hämmäauteensuo mire nature trail Tue 7th of Mar at 6 MP to 8 PM

Fri 3rd Mar at 10 AM to 11 AM Wool sock walking in the Fortress, organized by RetkiSaimaa

Downhill and cross-country skiing in Myllymäki Ski Resort (Joutseno, Lappeenranta) 
Ice skating and ice games in ice rinks of the city 
Illuminated Ski trails all over the city (Pappilanniemi, The Lappeenranta Airport, Huhtiniemi etc.)

Skis can be rented via Drakkar Sport 

Watch wintersports

Icehockey: Liiga Saipa – local icehockey team’s upcoming matches (Kisapuisto Ice stadium) 
Wed 1st of Mar| Sat 4th of Mar| Wed 8th of Mar| Sat 11th of Mar 

Visit the Holiday Club Saimaa in Rauha, Lappeenranta 

Please notice that changes to the events are possible!