Festival of Lights

Traditional annual opening of the Christmas season, where families are invited to light torches and enjoy a magnificent display of fireworks. Torchlight procession round Lille Lungegardsvann lake in the heart of Bergen.
 

Bergen Food Festival

Welcome to Norway's biggest Local Food Festival!
Meet the producers, buy high quality local products and get inspired by great food experiences! At Bergen Matfest the producers present and sell their own products – all produced from local raw materials.
Here you will find a wide variety of attractions and creative events for people of all ages. You can see, among other things, the semi-final of "Det Norske Måltid" (food competition for Norway's best food products), you can meet different farm animals and there is a food festival especially for children.

Christmas Fairs and Advent Concerts

Christmas fairs - a delight to both children and adults: decorated Christmas trees,  scent of mulled wine, roasted almonds, Christmas tea and coffee; gingerbread men and houses. Peaceful Christmas time, Advent concerts everywhere in the city and the inimitable care-free bustling atmosphere of Christmas fairs. Guests and citizens of Riga join at the New Year Eve celebrations and fireworks at the Freedom Monument.

More information:
www.iksd.riga.lv
www.liveriga.lv