Event Listing

International Grand Markets in Tornio

25.8.2022 – 28.8.2022

Hallituskatu 1–4, 95400 Tornio, Suomi

25-27/8 klo. 10-20 Suomen aikaa / finsk tid / Finnish time

28/8 klo. 10-18 Suomen aikaa/finsk tid / Finnish time

TMK Tori-ja markkinakaupan palvelukeskus Oy



22.8.2022 – 28.8.2022

Victoriatorget, Länsiranta, Tornio, Suomi

BorderPride is Sea Lapland’s own equality event that takes place in Tornio-Haparanda, which purpose is to make gender- and sexual minatories visible to general public by increasing up-to-date information on diversity, starting a conversation and show the world trough the eyes of queer community.

What makes BorderPride special is the prideparade that crosses the border between Finland and Sweden and the close cooperation with several cooperation partners on both sides of the border.

BorderPride is an event for borderless love and welcomes everyone regardless of their gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, language, religion, opinion, health, sexual orientation or other factors. In other words, EVERYONE is welcome to participate!

Program and more information.

Merilapin Seta ry


Midnight Padel Open

20.7.2022 – 20.7.2022

Seskarö Havsbad & Camping, Tromsöviken, Seskarö, Ruotsi

Padel tournament in Seskarö, Haparanda.

2022-07-20 kl. 15.00 svensk tid  / Ruotsin aikaa / swedish time

Seskarö IF


Adventure Golf at EU -park

1.7.2022 – 21.8.2022

Strandgatan 4, 953 31 Haparanda, Sverige

Welcome to test a brand new adventure golf -course and pumptrack at EU-park.

Äventyrsgolfen är öppen mellan kl. 11.00 – 20.00 alla dagar under hela sommaren.

Kenttä on avoinna koko kesäkauden, päivittäin klo 11.00 – 20.00 paikallista aikaa.

Open during the summertime every day 11 am – 8 pm.


Summernight concert: NEO

16.7.2022 – 16.7.2022

Seskarö kyrka, Kyrkvägen, Seskarö, Sverige,

Seskarö church, Kyrkvägen, Seskarö

Summernight concert with NEO at Seskarö church. Concert starts at 7 pm swedish time.

16/7 kl 19.00 lokal tid / paikallista aikaa / local time

220 SEK/adults
110 SEK/ children 6-16 yrs

Buy your ticket at:

Boka biljetter till NEO – Konsert i Sommarkväll (nortic.se)

Ö-pärlan, Seskarö
Handlarn, Seskarö,
Ica Maxi, Haparanda

Whitefish festivities in Kukkolaforsen

30.7.2022 – 31.7.2022

Kukkolaforsen Turist & Konferens, Haparanda, Sverige

Jakobsmässan (The last Sunday in July) is the time of the year when then whitefish is traveling upstream. For centuries the locals have celebrated the arrival of the whitefish with a harvest festival, to honor the whitefish on both the Swedish and Finnish side of Kukkolaforsen.

People from far and near gathered to celebrate the wandering whitefish’s arrival and to enjoy the grilled and smoked whitefish.

Find the program in here.

Kukkolaforsen Turist & Konferens

+46 (0)922 310 00



Open house in Kukkolaforsen sauna village – try saunas and Hot-Tubs.

7.7.2022 – 28.7.2022

Kukkolaforsen Turist & Konferens, Haparanda, Sverige

Open house in our sauna village – come and try our famous saunas and Hot-Tubs.
16- 19, Free entrance
Sauna stories from the swedish sauna academy
We will sell drinks, snacks and light food.

Free entrance

Kukkolaforsen Turist & Konferens

+46 (0)922 31 000


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Kukkola Mill Summer Art

25.6.2022 – 5.8.2022

Kukkolaforsen 214, 953 91 Haparanda, Sverige

Welcome to Kukkola Mill Summer Art at Kukkolaforsen, Haparanda!

Jala Konst & Hantverk.


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Art exhibition

28.5.2022 – 29.5.2022

Järnvägsstationen, Järnvägsgatan, Haparanda, Sverige,

In different places around Norrbotten.

In Haparanda: Järnvägsgatan 21

For the entire program please visit the homepage: https://konstrundan.k-i-n.se/

Over seventy artists around Norrbotten open their homes, studios and other exhibition spaces for you to visit.

In Haparanda Mikael Dysholm and Kenneth Mikko show their art at Järnvägsgatan 21.

For the entire program please visit the homepage: https://konstrundan.k-i-n.se/

Klockan 11-16

For free.

Konstnärer i Norrbotten


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Summerfestivities in Korpikylä village

22.7.2022 – 24.7.2022

Korpikylä, Sverige
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Seskarö Trails Trailrun

18.6.2022 – 18.6.2022

Seskarö Havsbad & Camping, Tromsöviken, Seskarö, Sverige

Explore Seskaröss beautiful forests and discover the Haparanda Archipelago’s finest trails at Seskarö Trails Trailrun. The competition offers tracks for the whole family, regardless of experience or age. Here the joy of running is in focus!

Registration:  https://raceid.com/sv/races/8534/about

More information at: Seskarö Trailrun – Våra lopp (seskarotrails.se)

Chilfren fr SEK 49 | Adults fr. SEK 299

Seskarö Trails förening


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Classical music with Norrbottens Kammarorkester

6.5.2022 – 6.5.2022

Alatornion kirkko, Kirkonmäentie, Torneå, Finland,

The place for the concert is Alatornio curch.
There is a specific entrance for a person with wheelchair.

Concert with classical music by Norrbotten Chamber orchestra together with guest conductor Gérard Korsten and soloist Laura Michelin on flute.
W.A. MozartAdagio och fuga c-moll K. 546
Tôru TakemitsuRequiem för stråkorkester
André JolivetFlöjtkonsert no.1
Johannes BrahmsSextett op 36 (arr. K Atterberg)

Konserten startar kl. 18.00 svensk tid
Konsertti alkaa klo 19.00 suomen aikaa
Concert starts at 18 swe time, 19 fin time.

The program sheet cost: ordinary 15€, pensioner 10€, students for free
For booking: kulturen@haparanda.se

OBSERVE! You pay your program sheet at the entrance, only card payment available!

Haparanda stads kulturenhet



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LOSKA & Alli Haapamäki @ Hotelli Olof

13.4.2022 – 13.4.2022

Hotelli Olof, Hallituskatu, Tornio, Suomi,

Hotelli Olof, Ravintola Olof.

10€/5€ (opisk. eläk.)

Riverside Jazz Ry


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Exhibition: Sune Uusitalos colorful clothes

16.3.2022 – 23.4.2022

Järnvägsgatan 21, Haparanda, Sverige


Invigning den 16 mars kl. 16.30 (öppet till och med kl. 18.30)

Onsdagar kl. 9-13

Torsdagar kl. 12-16

Lördagar kl. 11-15

(stängt under Påsklov, mellan kl. 14-18 april)


Kultur och fritid, Haparanda stad


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Photography exhibition with Haparanda PhotoClub theme ”pattern”

9.2.2022 – 5.3.2022

Haparanda Library, Packhusgatan 4, Haparanda, Sverige,

Haparanda Library, Packhusgatan 4.

Photography exhibition, there are both physical and digital artpieces.

Haparanda Biblioteks öppettider.


Haparanda Fotoklubb


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Happy New Twice

31.12.2021 11:30 pm –
01.01.2022 1:00 am (FI)

Victoriatorget, Länsiranta, Tornio, Suomi

We celebrate Happy New Twice with fireworks!  

Unfortunately, we have to cancel the program of our joint New Year’s celebration Happy New Twice on Victoria Square due to new stricter Covid-19 restrictions. But we can enjoy the fireworks, twice, of course! Enjoy the evening, safely of course!

The Finnish Government made a series of decisions on Tuesday 21. December. Various events, including outdoors, are considered a medium risk of infection and are prohibited during the period 28/12-16/1.

Timetabell for the fireworks (Swedish time) :

Finnish New Year                                     at 11 .00 pm

Swedish New Year                                    at 12.00 pm


Swe / Fin time
22.30 | 23.30 Welcome to Victoria square
22.45 | 23.45 Music performances
23.00 | 00.00 Fireworks
23.10 | 00.10 Fire show (Taikatulet)
23.20 | 00.20 Music performances
23.35 | 00.35 Surprise performance
23.50 | 00.50 Fire show (Taikatulet)
00.00 | 01.00 Fireworks

Tornion kaupunki, Haparanda stad

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International grand market in HaparandaTornio

26.8.2021 – 29.8.2021

Hallituskatu 1, Tornio, Suomi,

Hallituskatu and Länsiranta

In the International Grand Markets the central idea is to bring various products from across the globe, sold by their original manufacturers in the same marketplace. 2019`s tour had 129 entrepenours partaking from 32 countries. The tour was a grand success! Gathering an overall crowd of 1,5 million people, it was the biggest public event of the year in Finland.

In the coming tour there will be many wondrous market stalls from across the globe. We have numerous new and fantastic international market stalls that offer something to see and experience to any and all tastes. Furthermore there are Finnish specialities from different regions to be seen in their own imposing market stalls. Do keep posted by following us in Facebook. We look forward to seeing you in the markets!

Myyntiaika: to-la klo 10-20, su klo 10-18

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PIOT light festival

5.11.2021 – 6.11.2021

Tornio, Suomi,

Rantakatu park, Möljä Puutarhakatu, pharmacy park

The multidisciplinary light festival brings Tornio to a new light. Come on a journey above the everyday life. It´s time to turn on the lights and celebrate!

The Tornio light season and the festival kick off happens in “Nordberg Möljä” in Tornio Puutarhakatu on Friday 5.11. at 6 pm. We will see a beautifully lighted Pharmacy park, a performance called the Spirit of the river by the dance school Stage, the premiere of the Borderless Tornio film by the City of Tornio and the thesis of Tornio Youth Work Light Workshop. The event is hosted by Hanna-Leena Ainonen, the cross-border developer.

Come and enjoy the atmosphere of the show! After the program, you can head towards the center of Tornio and Hallituskatu, where you will find the best of the Valopilkku program.

The main event of the PIOT festival on 6.11.  brings together light art, performers, food and drink for the entire Saturday night in the Rantakatu area. You get to walk a path that leads you on a journey above everyday life and experience the city and its people in a new light. The event area is open to the public from 4pm to 10pm.


Tornion kaupunki

+358 50 597 1174


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2.7.2021 – 3.7.2021

Festival area: Torikatu 4, 95430 Tornio, Finland

The festival offers high quality music for all jazz and blues fans at the Aine Art Museum’s park area, near the Tornio river, under the midnight sun. You can enjoy jazz and blues on multiple stages, and there’s a lot to see and experience – for the entire family! Tickets will be available later in spring. More information at www.facebook.com/KalottjazzBluesFestival and www.kalottjazzblues.net.




During the upcoming summer, a new and varied edition of Kalottjazz & Blues Festival will be presented on the two first days of July. Almost twenty concerts are spread throughout HaparandaTornio.