There are many celebrations
which fill Stavanger harbour
each summer - Gladmat food
festival is one of the best
Events and festivals near Stavanger NorwayThere 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 2010 Stavanger (no rooms available!)
September: Kapittel Stavanger (literature)
December: Bergen festival of lights
Egersund Julebyen (Christmas markets)