Summertime events in Peipsi area

Source: Magnus Heinmets. Visit Estonia

Summertime events in Peipsi area

The Estonian summer is filled with amazing events, so there are also a fair share of exciting happenings for visitors of all ages around the area of Lake Peipus.

Varnja saunafEST

Tartu maakond, Varnja alevik

20.08.2019 - 20.08.2019

During saunafEST, the saunas in Varnja village, which is located on the shore of Lake Peipus, welcome both locals and guests! Come and discover different types of saunas and the Lake Peipus. Every saunafEST, both locals and the Mesi tare owners introduce their saunas. We also invite owners of mobile saunas to participate and introduce their saunas to the public.

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Kallaste Fish & Onion Fair

Tartu maakond, Kallaste linn

31.08.2019 - 31.08.2019

Kallaste Fish & Onion Fair has become a traditional late summer event in Kallaste. Held on the last weekend in August every year, it attracts people not only from the local area but also from other parts of Estonia, and even abroad. A range of items are sold at the fair but the crowning gem among them is the famous onion grown on the fields by the Lake Peipus. In addition the fair itself there is a diverse cultural programme including handicraft workshops, traditional cooking, boat rides on Lake Peipus, children's shows and more. The festivities culminate in an evening dance and fireworks.

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Buffet day on Onion Road

Tartu maakond, Alatskivi alevik

14.09.2019 - 14.09.2019

The tradition of home cafes has become a thing of honour in Estonia in recent years. The Peipus area and Onion Road have also taken up this tradition. In mid-September, the locals will open the doors to their lovely homes and offer the best recipes handed down from generation to generation. This is a day full of joy, good local food and different meetings with old friends and interesting local people.

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Last updated : 19.06.2019

In category: South Estonia