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Gothenburg 400 years

Gothenburg’s Anniversary Final

The last weekend of Gothenburg’s Jubilee celebrations offers a long range of experiences to look forward to.

Gothenburg’s Anniversary Final

The last weekend of Gothenburg’s Anniversary Celebration offers a long range of experiences to look forward to. Here are some of the gems:

Gothenburg Culture Festival, 1 – 3 September

Gothenburg Culture Festival is sustainable citywide festival that offers everything from great popular artists to contemporary circus, children’s theatre, outdoor cinema, new food experiences and the chance to try out activities for yourself.

Ö-festen (Ringön Festival), date will be announced soon

The festival on the island Ringön is part of Gothenburg’s 400th anniversary and Gothenburg’s Culture Festival. For one day, Järnmalmsgatan along the river turns into a big street party with a market and live performances.

Gamlestadsgalej, date will be announced soon

Gamlestadsgalej is a folk festival for everyone and is about tying together all parts of the district Gamlestaden. The party is organised at Holländareplatsen in Gamlestaden and offers flea markets, dancing, music, food and much more!

Frihamnsdagarna, 31 August – 2 September

Frihamnsdagarna is a democratic arena for free conversation. At Frihamnpiren, conversations and ideas meet that lead to change. Frihamnsdagarna is an annual event that is run without profit.

Gothenburg Jubilee Parade, 2 September

The Jubilee Parade departs from Gustafs Adolfs Torg, continues along Kungsportsavenyn and ends at Götaplatsen. An entertaining and inclusive parade with Gothenburg citizens of all ages as well as representatives from various areas of the city, such as dance, music, performing arts and technology. Together we celebrate Gothenburg’s various milestones, landmarks and future visions.

Gothenburg Marathon, 3 September

Twice the distance, twice the fun! Take the chance to run into history when the city of Gothenburg turns 400 years. On September 3, 2023, it’s time for thousands of runners to experience the city along the 42,195 metre long course. The marathon course passes many of Gothenburg’s finest places. Start is in Slottsskogen and finish at Slottsskogvallen.