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10 Jun

Events in Jūrmala

Jurmala Cycling Marathon

10 Jun
Every cycling enthusiast is invited to sign up for the cycling marathon in Jurmala and become a spectator. Registration is open for both adults and children.

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11 May - 31 Aug

Outdoor events

Open-air concerts at Kalnciema Quarter

11 May - 31 Aug
Free open-air concerts take place every Thursday in the Kalnciema Quarter courtyard, which provides a great platform for young emerging musicians from Latvia. Local indie and alternative rock bands, jazz, classical and folk artists as well as visiting musicians from abroad play these concerts.

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01 Jun - 24 Aug

Outdoor events

Jazz in Old Town at the Small Guild Hall Garden

01 Jun - 24 Aug
Well-known and popular jazz melodies performed by talented musicians. Jazz must be heard many times before you suddenly get hit with the feeling. And then you do not feel time anymore. Improvisation between musicians and the audience creates and atmosphere of energy and feelings. The true emotions jazz can offers is like an oasis in the synthetic world of music.

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03 Jun - 04 Jun

Outdoor events

47th annual Latvian Arts and Crafts Fair

03 Jun - 04 Jun
Since 1972, the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum has been organizing its annual Latvian Arts and Crafts Fairs, which traditionally is held during the first weekend of June. Over the past 46 years, the Fair has become an event of national importance - it is not only a fair, but a national exhibition and one of the largest annual gatherings of residents and guests. Along with the arts and craftsmen participating in the Fair, various traditional folklore and dance groups, as well as musical ensembles and others perform at the Fair. National cuisine is also available to hungry visitors. These are the people who cultivate the Fair each year, and acquaint modern-day society with the traditional culture of the Latvian people.

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17 Jun - 07 Oct

Markets

Riga Flea Market

17 Jun - 07 Oct
The Riga open-air flea market takes in the Spīķeri quarter. There you can find old knick-knacks and useful things, as well as original design objects, clothing and fashion accessories.

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18 Jun - 24 Jun

Outdoor events

Ligo and Summer Solstice Festival

18 Jun - 24 Jun
The Summer Solstice celebration can be deemed the most Latvian holiday, marked according to pagan traditions. The festival bears the names Līgo! and Jāņi.

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18 Jun - 22 Jun

Outdoor events

Events opening Latvian traditional Midsummer festivities in Riga

18 Jun - 22 Jun
Ahead of the annual Midsummer festival, or Līgo!, various events will take place at Riga's squares, parks, cultural centers and elsewhere, including the traditional event cycle Midsummer Bonfire on Riga's Hills, the Līgo! market on Dome Square, as well as various other exhibitions, performances and events based on national traditions.

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23 Jun - 24 Jun

Outdoor events

Līgo! festivities on November 11 embankment and Dzegužkalns

23 Jun - 24 Jun
The Midsummer, of Līgo! festival, in Riga is traditionally celebrated on the November 11 embankment and Dzegužkalns, where bonfires and Līgo! songs will be sung, and traditional festival dishes will also be served. Performing at the events will be various traditional musical and dance collectives. Everyone will also have the opportunity to find out about the merry traditions of Līgo! and greet the sunrise the following morning.

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