Go to content Go to navigation
What's close to you?
Visit Norway tells you what's happening near by, where you are.
Festival at the island Odderøya in Kristiansand - Photo: Tor Erik Schrøder
  |  
Festival at the island Odderøya in Kristiansand Photo: Tor Erik Schrøder

Festivals in Southern Norway

It is a large number of festivals in Southern Norway. In the summer time focused on music and local food and many smaller events throughout the year.

Here are some of the festival highlights:

Ad
Last updated:  2015-07-02
The Palmesus festival at the beach in Kristiansand - Photo: Anders Martinsen
The Palmesus festival at the beach in Kristiansand
Concert at the lighthouse at Canal Street Festival in Arendal - Photo: Anders Martinsen
Concert at the lighthouse at Canal Street Festival in Arendal
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Festival at the island Odderøya in Kristiansand - Photo: Tor Erik Schrøder

Festivals in Southern Norway

It is a large number of festivals in Southern Norway. In the summer time focused on music and local food and many smaller events throughout the year.

Festivals in Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Music festivals in Southern Norway

Kristiansand S

Punkt Festival

The festival is a concept based on a combination of concerts and concomitant treatment of the music from these concerts in a studio environment, where new music is created during the days of the festival.

Kristiansand S

Skvuppfestivalen

The festival is for unknown and local bands who often are not given the opportunity to play on larger festivals.

Kristiansand S

Southern DisComfort Metal Festival

Southern Discomfort music festival will deliver hardrock and metal in Kristiansand.

Grimstad

Skral Festival

Southern Norway's most cozy music festival.

Events in Southern Norway

Kristiansand S

The Tall Ships Races 2015

Kristiansand harbor will be filled up with over 100 Tall ships. Entertainment, big market and lot's of festivity when Tall Ships Races come to town.

Mandal

Shellfishfestival in Mandal

The annual Shellfish Festival in Mandal, Norway's most southern town, is well worth a visit.

Farsund

North Sea Festival in Farsund

Welcome to Farsund – where people meet folk!

Risør

Risør Wooden Boat Festival

The Risør wooden boat festival "Risør trebåtfestival" is the most popular festival of its kind in the region and takes place in August each year. People travel from afar to see unique old wooden boats on display and they can get a sense of how they were built.

Kristiansand S

Kristiansand International Childrens Film Festival

Norway’s largest film festival aimed at children and youth. It attracts a large audience and a number of international guests.

Kristiansand S

Christianssand Protest festival

A protest against impotence and indifference, inspiring for engagement and action, against categorisation in the community, the one-track market thinking and slack level of tolerance.

Grimstad

Ibsen & Hamsuns Days 2015

Ibsen & Hamsun Days in Grimstad.

Lyngdal

Lyngdal Dyrskue (Cattle Show)

Lyngdal has a cow as a symbol of the city and so the The Lyngdal Cattle show is quite an important event. It is always held in the first weekend in September and in 2014, it will be 5 to 7 September.

Related

Music festivals in Southern Norway

Southern Norway is famous for many music festivals in the summer season. Everything from rock, metal, chamber music and beach parties.

American Festival Vanse Farsund

Experience a little piece of America in Vanse Farsund. Come and join in the annual American Festival in the last weekend of June.

What to do in Kristiansand

Take a stroll through Kristiansand's charming old town, go on a boat trip to picturesque Lillesand, or visit the former naval base at Odderøya.

Related

Sørlandet

Ad
Ad