Saaremaa events

Summers in Saaremaa are full of various events: concerts, festivals, sports competitions, workshops – just make your pick!


For the week of Saaremaa Opera Days, a huge opera tent appears in the castle yard and a magnificent opera house is ready – red carpets, white chairs, huge chandeliers - in a word, everything that an opera house is. In a cosier atmosphere, in a true village environment, it is possible to enjoy music at The Muhu Future Music Festival, which features famous international musicians and attracts jazz fans from far and near. The newcomer on Estonia’s festival scene is I Land Sound festival held on Illiku isle. The festival has gotten a lot of recognition not just for the good music, but also for their environmentally friendly solutions. In July, those keen on clerical music can enjoy “Kihelkonna Days of Clerical Music”. At the beginning of August, Kuressaare as a resort town, is celebrated with Maritime Days. Years ago, it started with a couple of days of the sea related events. Today it has developed into a big festival.


Sports people wait for October as hundreds of car racing fans can gather for Saaremaa Rally. In October, also the Three Days Running Race take place.


Throughout summer, both local people and holiday makers can enjoy folk culture events and summer music concerts in the castle park and yard as well as live music in restaurants. Keep an eye on the events calendar and you will surely find something interesting.


The most accurate information about Saaremaa events can be found from the cultural events calendar from below.


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