Best time to visit Helsinki

Helsinki

7 THINGS TO DO IN HELSINKI (JUNE 03 - JUNE 12)

Wild Berry Season

Wild Berry Season

June–October • food

This superfood is waiting for you in Finland. Some of the tastiest and most nutritious berries can be found here. Each has a specific spot and picking season so don't miss out!

Moomin World and Moomin Place

Moomin World and Moomin Place

June–August  • activity

A journey to the Moomins may bring lots of pleasant memories from childhood

Thursday Meal Tradition

Thursday Meal Tradition

every Thursday • food

Try one of the most traditional dishes that can be found in every Finnish restaurant, every Thursday!

Flying Squirrels

Flying Squirrels

May–early August • nature

Have you ever seen a flying squirrel? Consider yourself lucky if you manage to meet one in Estonian and Finnish forests

Boating

Boating

May–October • activity

Finland's huge number of channels, lakes, and long coastline with thousands of islands offer some of the best boating around!

Hiking

Hiking

May–October • activity

Finland's diverse and unique nature welcomes everyone to explore its beauty

New Potato Obsession

New Potato Obsession

June–July • food

Come and enjoy this tasty and simple food that gives so much happiness to the locals

13 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Restaurant Day

Restaurant Day

November 14, 2020 • event

Enjoy the day when anyone can set up a restaurant

Juhannus (Midsummer)

Juhannus (Midsummer)

June 24 • event

This midsummer celebration in Nordic style has lots of traditions and secrets to be discovered

Kaljakellunta or Beer Floating

Kaljakellunta or Beer Floating

August 03, 2019 • event

How about a weekend in a company of 5,000 beer-drinking floaters?

Helsinki Sauna Day

Helsinki Sauna Day

March 14, 2020 • event

Check out the unique possibility to visit some of the best private saunas in the city absolutely free of charge!

Helsinki Festival

Helsinki Festival

August 20–September 06, 2020 • event

This unique annual celebration showcases unique art to everyone. It's the perfect time to open the art inside of you as well!

World Village Festival

World Village Festival

May 29–30, 2021 • event

Check out this celebration of multiculturalism, tolerance, and cooperation. This festival is full of various performances, arts, exhibitions, and debates

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week and Easter

March 28–April 04, 2021 • event

Rich in traditions, Finnish celebrations incorporate the visits of Easter witches, Passion plays, Easter fires, and seasonal treats

Flow Festival

Flow Festival

August 13–15, 2021 • event

This is a huge open air celebration of music of all kinds. Art installations and a unique list of performers draws crowds to enjoy the sounds of the Flow Festival!

Red Caviar Season

Red Caviar Season

October • food

Come to Finland and try the best!

Elk Meat

Elk Meat

September–December • food

Taste something new from traditional Finnish cuisine

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

December–April • activity

Enjoy peaceful skiing among Finland's silent white scenery

Snowkiting (Kiteskiing)

Snowkiting (Kiteskiing)

December–April • activity

Enjoy perfect snow and wind conditions for a great snowkiting getaway!

Burbot Soup

Burbot Soup

mid January–February • food

Love everything fresh and seasonal? This one's for you!