Stavanger Travel på norsk Norsk
There are many celebrations which fill the harbour each summer - Gladmat is one of the best
There are many celebrations
which fill Stavanger harbour
each summer - Gladmat food
festival is one of the best
relaxing at the bars, restaurants and exhibition stands of Gladmat food festival

Events and festivals near Stavanger Norway

There are many festivals and special events in the region during each year, and we have a guide to events and festivals arranged by month and area.

In 2008 the Stavanger region was the European Capital of Culture, with many events taking place all during the year.


April: Stavanger vinfest (wine) BergenFest (music)

May: MaiJazz Stavanger  Hardanger Musikkfest  
17 May national day   Bergen International Festival

June: Viking festival Karmøy   Beach Volleyball Stavanger

July: Gladmat Stavanger (food)

August:ICMF Stavanger (Chamber music)     SildaJazz Haugesund    ONS 2014 Stavanger (no rooms available!)

September: Kapittel Stavanger (literature)

December: Bergen festival of lights  
Egersund Julebyen (Christmas markets)