The fairy-tale atmosphere of the Christmas market, which is held on the Town Hall Square in Tallinn, makes anything possible! At the heart of it all – apart from Santa and his reindeers, who are eternal favourites with the kids – is Estonia's most famous Christmas tree, surrounded by little huts selling their wares. Here you will find handicraft specialists and their work and seasonal Estonian food and drink.
The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) introduces world cinema to the Estonian audience. The festival consists of the main programme, three sub-festivals, film and co-production markets.
Through the seminars, workshops, exhibitions, fashion shows, film programmes, talks and other festival events Design Night will try to present new knowledge and experience in this field of art.
The Tallinn Maritime Days festival is the biggest sea themed family event in Estonia. The festival combines events related to the sea and harbour, featuring a conference for tourism and maritime professionals, concerts, boat rides, the “Tallinn Race” sailing contest, water attractions, performances, visits to big vessels and other exciting activities for the citizens and guests of Tallinn.
Summer solstice or Jaanipäev in Estonians is one of the highlight events of the year which traditionally marked the change in the farming year. Spring sowing was completed as well as the hard hay-making.