Best time to visit Helsinki

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6 THINGS TO DO IN HELSINKI (AUGUST 19 - AUGUST 28)

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!

Helsinki Festival

Helsinki Festival

August 19–September 5, 2021 • event

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

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!

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

14 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Restaurant Day

Restaurant Day

out of rangeNovember 14, 2020 • event

Enjoy the day when anyone can set up a restaurant

Helsinki Sauna Day

Helsinki Sauna Day

on holdmid-March 2021 • event

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

Juhannus (Midsummer)

Juhannus (Midsummer)

canceledJune 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

out of rangeJuly 31, 2021 • event

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

World Village Festival

World Village Festival

out of rangeMay 29–30, 2021 • event

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

Flying Squirrels

Flying Squirrels

out of rangeMay–early August • nature

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

Holy Week and Easter

Holy Week and Easter

out of rangeMarch 28–April 4, 2021 • event

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

Flow Festival

Flow Festival

out of rangeAugust 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

out of rangeOctober • food

Come to Finland and try the best!

Elk Meat

Elk Meat

out of rangeSeptember–December • food

Taste something new from traditional Finnish cuisine

Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

out of rangeDecember–April • activity

Enjoy peaceful skiing among Finland's silent white scenery

Snowkiting (Kiteskiing)

Snowkiting (Kiteskiing)

out of rangeDecember–April • activity

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

New Potato Obsession

New Potato Obsession

out of rangeJune–July • food

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

Burbot Soup

Burbot Soup

out of rangemid January–February • food

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