To my mind, Denmark is ahead of all planet in the matter of the original mini-holidays’ organization. And we are talking about municipal events that are easily accessible to everyone and their children. And summer-2019 is no exception. Judge for yourselves.
Charming walks with night watchmen:
29 June-10 August – Ebeltoft (Central Denmark Region);
July & August – Skælskør (Region Zealand); Vejle & Faaborg (Region of Sothern Denmark);
every Tuesday in July – Kerteminde (Region of Southern Denmark);
all the summer period – Ringsted (Region Zealand) & Ribe (Region of Southern Denmark).
Colorful Viking markets & shows:
8-9 June – Hirtshals (North Jutland Region);
15-16 June – Sønderborg (Region of Southern Denmark);
the last weekend of June – Lindholm Høje (near the city of Aalborg);
6-7 July – Jelling (near the town of Vejle, Region of Southern Denmark);
the last weekend of July – Aarhus;
31 August-1 September – Skamby (Funen, Region of Southern Denmark).
Unusual & fascinating festivals:
Copenhell metal festival – 19-22 June – Copenhagen;
Roskilde Festival = one of Europe’s biggest music festivals – 10 July (Region Zealand);
Kerteminde Cherry Festival – 19-21 July (Region of Southern Denmark);
The Rose Festival – the first weekend of August (Bogense, Region of Southern Denmark);
Smukfest/Skanderborg Festival = music festival held in the beech forest – 7-11 August (Central Denmark Region);
The Aarhus Festival – 30 August-8 September.
Holidays dedicated to the gifts of the sea:
Hirtshals Fish Festival – 1-3 August (North Jutland Region);
Norwegian Lobster Festival – 3 August (Læsø, North Jutland Region);
Mackerel Festival – 16-18 August (Odsherred, Region Zealand);
Exciting events for children:
The Funen & Ribe Cattle Shows – 14-16 June, 26 July (Region of Southern Denmark);
The Hans Christian Andersen Parade – 29 June-10 August (Odense);
Samsø Childrens’ Culture Festival – 2-4 July (Samsø, Central Denmark Region)
Childrens Market Day – 3 July-7 August (Ribe, Region of Southern Denmark).
Try not to miss holidays, especially interesting for you!
Have a gorgeous summer!