Foodie favourites 

The farmers market in Haga is back! Every Saturday this autumn you can meet local producers and buy vegetables, flowers, marmalade and a whole lot more. In cosy neighbourhood Haga you’ll also find cafés and independent shops well worth a visit. 

If you love chocolate or liquorice, you’ve probably already marked September 7-9 in your calendar. That’s when the Gothenburg chocolate, liquorice and delicacy festival is held at exhibition centre Eriksbergshallen. Get ready for a tasty weekend.

 

Liseberg concerts and classical music

Liseberg Amusement Park has had a spectacular concert summer, and it’s not over yet. Annika Norlin and her band Säkert! perform on the main stage on September 7. The weekend after, Gothenburg’s own Kapten Röd closes the season out, on September 14.

September 7-9, Göteborg Classic Jazz Festival celebrate their 30th anniversary with 19 Scandinavian bands offering up New Orleans/dixieland/swing-style jazz and more. 

September’s also the month when the Gothenburg Concert hall get their autumn season on the way, and there’s plenty to look forward to. Brilliant Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson for example, September 12-14, or enjoy Sjostakovitj with Weilerstein September 19-20. Before September ends, there’s also The idiosyncratic Strauss September 28-29.

Beautiful opera Madame Butterfly opens at the Gothenburg Opera on September 1. A heart-rending tragedy about cultural clashes and human relationships. This acclaimed 2016 production is directed by Yoshi Oïda.

 

Interior design, literature and a titanic exhibition!

The Gothenburg Furniture Fair makes its first appearance September 20-22. The focus is home furniture, lighting and interiors and the very latest news and trends in the industry will be presented, and it will be open to the public on the last day of the fair.

Literature lovers rejoice, September 27-30 brings Scandinavia’s largest literary festival to Gothenburg when Göteborg Book Fair celebrates freedom of expression. With approximately 100,000 annual visitors, it is in fact the largest cultural event in Scandinavia.

September also brings a very exciting exhibition to the gallery Galleri Fredstan. One of the world’s largest travelling exhibitions, Titanic – The Exhibition, will be open from September 21 to March 31. Through stories, photographs and private objects you can experience history’s most legendary ship on its maiden and last journey.

Run, crawl and jump your way to the finish line

There’s no shortage of ways to get your pulse racing this month. For starters, there’s the Unicef relay “Stafesten” in Slottsskogen City Park on September 5.

If obstacle course races are more your thing, you should try Toughest on September 15 at Kviberg Park. For younger obstacle course fans, the Toughest Family race on September 14 will be right up your alley.

You’re not scared of mud are you? Good. Get yourself ready for a race through hilly terrain, mud and natural obstacles! Mud Run is held in Dammekärr on September 22.