Popular events throughout the year

Festivals, exhibitions and championships. Västerås is a city where people meet and are happy, a city that caters to all interests, whatever they are.

Classic Motor Market, March. Place
An enormous indoor market for second-hand parts for cars, motorbikes and mopeds.

IrstaBlixten, 7–9 April. Place
Experience the party atmosphere at IrstaBlixten; one of Sweden’s largest junior handball tournaments.

Västerås Children’s Festival, May. Place
This festival is a fun day out for kids and has a packed line-up of shows and activities that are all free.

MusikRUM, 12–14 May. Place
MusikRUM Västerås is a national music and culture festival held for and by youngsters with both indoor and outdoor performances.

Västerås Spring Market, May. Place
A market and funfair with great rides, handicrafts and market stalls.

Västerås Archipelago Fair, May. Palce
Västerås Archipelago Fair is an action-packed weekend with activities and events for people of all ages.

Classic Ladies Car Rally, June. Place
Come and admire elegant ladies in their beautiful cars before they set off fromLögarängen by Lake Mälaren.

Västerås Cityfestival, 29 June-1 July. Place
For three days every summer the entire city centre is transformed into an entertainment centre with live music, market stalls, funfair rides, food, performers and much much more.

ArosCupen, 29 June-2 July. Place
ArosCupen is an international soccer tournament for boys and girls aged between 9 and 17. About 500 teams participate in the event.

Västerås Summer Meet, 6-8 July. Place
More cars, more people than you could imagine. The friendly carnival atmosphere turns this event into a holiday must-do.

Mälaren Classic, July. Place
Mälaren Classic is a wonderful three-day golfing event where participants play three 18-hole rounds of golf at three of the best courses in the Mälardalen region.

WSS Höstkroken Inshore, September. Place
An audience-friendly sailing race held out in Västerås bay, with fun onshore activities in the Tullhus area.

Västerås Wine Fair, September. Place
This wine fair gives visitors the chance to taste and smell flavours from far and near. Over 70 exhibitors are on hand to share their knowledge.

Västerås Culture Night, September. Place
The annual Culture Night offers you the fantastic opportunity to become acquainted with the rich cultural life that the city has to offer.

60-Plus Fair, November. Place
This fair promises two unforgettable days of fun events and activities.

Skultuna Christmas Fair, November. Place
This wonderfully traditional Christmas fair with countless stalls, craftsmen and Christmas gnomes is held at the over 400 years old Skultuna Brassworks.

Vallby Open Air Museum Christmas Fair, November. Place
An old-fashioned Christmas fair where you can listen to classic Christmas carols and perhaps even catch a glimpse of Father Christmas among the wonderful old buildings!

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