TOP 10 events this season

Source: Patrik Tamm, Visit Estonia

TOP 10 events this season

If you still need an excuse to spend your holiday in Estonia, then check out this list of sports events, festivals and concerts. From opera on a medieval island to the biggest electronic dance musicians on the beach, these events are for the holiday lovers.

Tasty Tartu – a month of taste experiences

Tartu maakond, Tartu

01.02.2020 - 29.02.2020

Tasty Tartu is a campaign of taste experiences. Only in February (1–29 February), you can enjoy new food experiences by trying the special three-course menus of the 16 restaurants. The special menus are available for the set price of 22 euros. You can learn more about the menus and restaurants by clicking on the websites of the restaurants. The menus are published on 24 January.  The head chefs of the restaurants participating in the campaign will do their best to surprise the locals and visitors of the city with delicious special dishes. As many local ingredients as possible are used to make the food. Enjoy your food experiences in Tartu!

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Kallaste Karakatitsa

Tartu maakond, Kallaste linn

29.02.2020 - 29.02.2020

Kallaste Karakatitsa is an event for our local vehicles that are called karakatitsa: vehicles with enormous tires made for ice ride and for fishing on the ice. This day we have a parade of Karakatitsa and a cultural program.

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Bryan Adams - Shine A Light Tour

Harju maakond, Haabersti linnaosa

06.03.2020 - 06.03.2020

MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING-ARTIST BRYAN ADAMS COMES TO TALLINN WITH HIS SHINE A LIGHT WORLD TOUR  Armed with a career spanning over four decades and a signature brand of feel-good rock’n’roll hits, Canadian icon Bryan Adams announces his massive new ‘Shine A Light’ world tour with a show in Tallinn on 6th March at Saku Suurhall. Adams will take the stage performing material from his new album “Shine A Light” as well as his biggest hits from “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”, “Can’t Stop This Thing We’ve Started”, “Summer of ‘69”, “Heaven” to “Cuts Like A Knife”, “Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman” etc.  Bryan Adams is one of the most exciting live musicians in the world and his energetic performance, effortless stage presence and incredible vocals are guaranteed to thrill and entertain. Bryan Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, photographer, philanthropist and activist. Adams continues to tour the globe playing his big ballads and iconic rock and roll hits which have become mainstays on rock radio. Adams’ influence extends four decades, having worked with every icon imaginable from established greats such as Barbra Streisand, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, Sting and Tina Turner to current pop superstars Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift who brought Adams out on stage on her recent tour so she could sing “Summer of ‘69” with him. And no wonder; Adams’ unparalleled catalogue of hits have kept audiences young and old singing along from beginning to end for 120 dates per year since he rose to fame in the 1980s.  Bryan Adams has released 14 studio albums, selling 65 million singles and records worldwide. His most recent recording, Shine a Light, debuted at number one on the Canadian Albums Chart in March of 2019. The album's title track was co-written by Ed Sheeran and features a duet with Jennifer Lopez. One of the most highly acclaimed singer/songwriters, Bryan Adams is known for hit singles “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”, “Summer Of’ 69” and his Rod Stewart and Sting collaboration “All for Love”. The Grammy winning artist has seen success from a string of number 1’s in over 40 countries and has sold an excess of 65 million records worldwide. His thirst for performing and unique take on live concerts have established him as one of the world’s best rock singers of our time. He is a Companion of the Order of Canada, has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame and the recipient of numerous Juno Awards, 3 Academy Award nominations, 5 Golden Globe nominations, a Grammy Award, American Music Awards and ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. In addition to his musical accomplishments, Bryan has received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for his charitable concerts and campaigns over the course of his career, as well as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for his lifetime contribution to the arts in Canada. Adams’ current tour partnership with DHL promises to plant a tree for every ticket sold worldwide. "Partnering with DHL has got a great environmental message, I hope this message becomes the standard of all partnerships such as this, as we humans need to take care of the planet as much we can." says Adams.

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Tallinn Music Week

Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa

25.03.2020 - 28.03.2020

Tallinn Music Week (TMW) is one of the biggest indoor music festivals in the Baltic and Nordic region that presents a line-up of around 200 artists from Estonia and abroad, representing various musical genres. The number of Festival participants from Estonia and elsewhere reaches 25,000. In addition to the main programme of the Festival that takes place in the most important clubs and concert venues of Tallinn, you can also explore the lesser known parts of town during the Tallinn Music Week. Across Tallinn, City Stage concerts take place; you can also participate in the discussion series TMW Talks, the restaurant festival TMW Tastes and the contemporary art programme TMW Arts.

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Tartu maakond, Tartu linn

05.04.2020 - 05.04.2020

Pärnu Restaurant Week

Pärnu maakond, Pärnu

12.04.2020 - 19.04.2020

During the Pärnu Restaurant Week, you can learn about the restaurants representing extremely diverse styles, as well as the wonderful chefs who work there. We hope that the Restaurant Week helps you learn more about the many restaurants in Pärnu! During the Restaurant Week, participating restaurants offer lunches and dinners at a special price (2-course lunches and 3-course dinners). The dishes are prepared on the basis of the à la carte menu. The price does not include beverages.

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Harju maakond, Põhja-Tallinna linnaosa

17.04.2020 - 26.04.2020

Jazzkaar is the biggest jazz festival of the Baltics, held in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia since 1990. Jazzkaar is a festival in April presenting the hottest international and local jazz talents and filling the whole country with great sounds and activities. Combining a unique and versatile program with bold solutions, Jazzkaar creates a great jazz festival with the smallest budget in the Nordic.  Jazzkaar has been granted the EFFE quality label among the finest festivals of Europe. In 2015 the Estonian music industry chose it as the Best Music Festival in Estonia. In addition to the annual spring festival, Jazzkaar also organizes a Christmas Jazz festival and the concert seasons Winter Jazz and Autumn Jazz. 

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Võhandu Marathon - 100 km of a beautiful river

Võru maakond, Võru

18.04.2020 - 18.04.2020

Võhandu River, one of the most beautiful and most challenging rivers in Southern Estonia,  will be hosting an international rowing marathon starting early in the morning on Lake Tamula in Võru and finishing in Võõpsu in Põlva County. The participants will cover 100 km in one day, experiencing some extreme conditions along the way. The river affords fantastic views of ancient forests, meadows and sandstone bluffs. Seven water mills were built along the course of the river over the years, some of which have since crumbled to ruins. However, making their way through the dams of the mills is sure to give the participants an extra shot of adrenaline!

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Tallinn Fashion Week (TFW)

Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa

16.10.2019 - 20.03.2020

Tallinn Fashion Week is an event that has been organised by the Estonian Fashion Council since 2007. TFW is a dialogue with the fashion consumer which develops the awareness of the society on design and enables the promotion of cooperation between different design areas. The programme includes several fashion events, including designer shows, exhibitions of fashion drawings, seminars, and performances. Naturally, guests can also enjoy a show of the latest trends in the Estonian clothing industry.

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Last updated : 23.12.2019