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16 Apr

Festivals, Festivities

Easter at Ziemeļblāzma Culture Center - Easter Came a Dancing

16 Apr
Performing to the joy of the audience on Easter with a festive atmosphere at the Ziemeļblāzma Culture Center will be the children's folk-dance collective Bitīte, as well as the dance collectives Pērkons and Auda, and the senior dance collective Ziemeļblāzma. Meanwhile, a creative workshop will be organized by the amateur Fine Arts Studio Ziemeļblāzma. Also participating in the event will be the post-folklore musical group Rikši, who will also tell stories about Easter and its traditions- swinging, painting eggs, forecasting the weather, health, beauty, fertility, fun and games, as well as traditions around the home.

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04 May

Festivals, Festivities

Events marking the Restoration of the Independence of the Republic of Latvia

04 May
An extensive program of events will take place on Restoration of the Independence of Latvia Day. The traditional flower laying ceremony will take place at the Freedom Monument in the morning, followed by various concerts and a fireworks show in the evening. Various concerts and other events will be organized at cultural centers and concert halls throughout Riga as well.

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11 Mar - 10 Jun

Festivals, Festivities

Ball at the Small Guild

11 Mar - 10 Jun
Ballroom dancing – these are dances for people who like to and want to dance. Both your partner and the tune could be completely unknown to you.

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01 Jan - 31 Dec

Festivals, Festivities

The European Region of Gastronomy 2017

01 Jan - 31 Dec
In the Year 2017, the Riga-Gauja region will bear the title of European Region of Gastronomy. A special concept, called "Wild at Palate", will be the guide for you to get to know the diverse dining out pleasure to be found in RIga, Sigulda, Cesis and Valmiera

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07 Apr - 24 Apr

Festivals, Festivities

22nd International Baltic Ballet Festival

07 Apr - 24 Apr
This year's edition of the International Baltic Ballet Festival will offer performances to audiences in Riga, Rēzekne, Preiļi and Ventspils. The festival’s slogan invariably is “From the classics to the avant-garde”, while the theme of love is prevalent this year to multiply the good, the beautiful, the noble, and the eternal in the world and the people.

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14 Apr - 17 Apr

Festivals, Festivities

Easter events and concerts in Riga

14 Apr - 17 Apr
During the Easter holidays, spiritual music concerts are held in Riga's churches, concert halls and cultural centers, as well as traditional Easter events are organized, where residents and guests can celebrate the holidays observing traditional Latvian traditions - swinging, painting eggs, egg tapping and more.

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27 Apr - 30 Apr

Festivals, Festivities

International Jazz Day Latvia 2017

27 Apr - 30 Apr
In April Latvia will celebrate International Jazz Day for the fourth time, uniting best jazz musicians in caffes, bars, nightclubs and concert halls.

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05 May - 21 May

Festivals, Festivities

Tent for fans for 2017 IIHF World Championship

05 May - 21 May
It is clear to everyone that Latvians are avid ice hockey fans, and therefore it is no surprise that once again this year in a prime location in Riga (Congress Center Square) a large waterproof tent will be set up for fans desiring to watch any or all games from the World Championship. Fans of any team are welcome to come here for viewing on mega-screens, pleasant atmosphere, food&drink, games and contests, the appearance of special guests and other surprises. Follow the action live or on tape. Come and root for your team!

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05 May - 21 May

Festivals, Festivities

Hockey Fan House 2017

05 May - 21 May
The Dinamo Riga Hockey Fan House invites all hockey fans to support the Latvian national team at the 2017 Ice Hockey World Championships together, where live broadcasts of all of Team Latvia's matches, as well as many other matches, will be shown of large screens in Ķīpsala on the territory of Riga Islande Hotel!

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03 Jun - 04 Jun

Festivals, Festivities

Events dedicated to the International Day for Protection of Children

03 Jun - 04 Jun
As every year, the International Day for Protection of Children will be marked in Riga with a bright and colorful program of events - concerts and festivals, creative workshops, sports events, games and activities will be held in Riga's central parks and culture centers, as well as in suburbs - Ziemeļblāzma, Kalnciems Quarter, Mežaparks and other places.

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27 Jun - 01 Jul

Festivals, Festivities

Rīgas Ritmi 2017

27 Jun - 01 Jul
Rīgas Ritmi is one of the most attended and loved music festivals in Latvia. The festival’s concerts are held at different locations in Riga and feature world-famous and award-winning musicians, as well as young and undiscovered musical talents. The Rīgas Ritmi Festival is one of the main music festivals in the Baltic States, which has also been recognized in Europe and elsewhere around the world.

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