Cultural activities

There is a wide-ranging offering of cultural sights and events in Oulu around the year to enjoy or play a part in. Whether you are interested in arts, history, science, theater or dramatics, music, dance or other you can think of we believe that you´ll find some interesting and fun things to see and explore in Oulu. Getting involved in different cultural activities is also a great way to meet new people and learn more about Finnish way of life.

Useful links:

Events calendar

Oulu City Tourist Page

Cultural Centre Valve

Oulu City Library

Music and Dance – conserts, festivals, events

Air guitar world championship

Jalometalli - metal music festival

JoJo - Oulu Dance Centre 

Oulu Music Video Festival

Oulu Symphony Orchestra

Qstock - rock festival

Spectator sports

Kärpät - Ice Hockey (Only in Finnish)

AC Oulu - Football (Only in Finnish)

Oulun Lippo - Baseball (Only in Finnish)

Theater and Drama

Oulu City Theater

Theater Rio (Only in Finnsh)


Oulu City Art Museum

The Northern Ostrobothnia museum


 Science Centre Tietomaa

Last updated: 19.7.2016