Calendar of events 2016

January 6th is the last day of Christmas in Iceland, Festivities are held all over the country, with elf themed bonfires and fireworks.
January 21st – 31st – Reykjavik International Games – 22 various sporting events
February – Winter Lights Festival – Sensational works of light-art in the days of most darkness
February 18th -20th – Sonar Reykjvaik – Music festival, up close experience at smaller stages at Harpa
March 2nd – 6th – Food and Fun – Collaboration of Europes and USA Chefs at Reykjavik´s restaurants
March 10- 13th – DesignMarch – Fashion, Furniture, Architecture, Food Design, local design scene
May June – Reykjavik Arts Festival – Two weeks of of exhibitions and performances
June 17th – Icelands National day – Family day, local festivities
August 6th – Gay Pride – Parade at city central
August – Reykjavik Jazz – 4 day Jazz festival (mid august)
August – Jokulsarlon Fireworks Show – Spectacular illuminated icebergs (2nd or 3rd saturday in august)
August 20th – Reykjavik Culture Night – All day festivites in the City
August 20th – Reykjavik Marathon – Centre of Reykjavik
September 24th – October 4th – RIFF Reykjavik International Film Festival – 11 days, wide range of films
October 9th – Imagine Peace Tower lit in Videy – is an outdoor work of art conceived by Yoko Ono in
memory of John Lennon
November 3rd – Iceland Airways
November 4th Iceland Airways – Music festival with big name´s line up
December 24th – Christmas Eve – Family night
December 31st – New Years Eve – Bonfires and Fireworks Show all over the capital area

Live from Iceland webcams on events such as New Years Eve Fireworks show


Secret Tour of Iceland

Imagine Peace Tower

Iceland Airwaves november 5-9

Since the first edition was held in 1999 (in an airplane hangar), Iceland Airwaves has become one of the premier annual showcases for new music – Icelandic and otherwise – in the world. 

Northern Lights

Volcano Video




Winter Lights Festival 06.02 -15.02

Food and Fun Festival in Reykjavík

Special menu all Icelandic ingredients

In collaboration with Reykjavik’s finest restaurants, world-acclaimed chefs from all over the world take over some of the Icelandic restaurant kitchens to prepare special menus consisting of only Icelandic ingredients

Booking early is advised

Reykjavik, February 26 to March 2, 2014