We want to present you upcoming spring and summer events in Vilnius!
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Vilnius, Gediminas Avenue, March 6-8
It is one of the biggest, most fun and lively fairs in Lithuania. In 3 days in the old town of the capital you will be able to get to know, touch, taste and discover the traditional heritage of the Lithuanian people which is being improved to this day! St. Kazimieras will participate in the procession and invite to the fair together with the heralds of the fair. Enjoy concerts, delicious scents and a chance to touch the craft. Both children and adults will find activities.
Vilnius Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris”
Vilnius, March 19 – April 2
Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” is the largest and most important film event in Lithuania. This festival is distinguished by carefully selected films, prospective directors, discussions and general education of people on various topics. Non-commercial films, emotions and good company will not disappoint anyone interested in cinema and beyond.
Street Music Day
Vilnius, Gediminas Avenue, May 16
As the spring begins each year not only the warmth but also new sounds of music are expected which gradually fill the spaces of the city. This festival like the music itself brings people together and new talents dare to show their abilities. The event is crowned by “Drum2gether” improvisation. A large crowd of people beating the drums and breathing in one rhythm creates an atmosphere of unquestionable unity.
Design week 2020
Vilnius, May 25-31
“Design Week” is an annual design festival highlighting the importance of original ideas, insightful solutions and professional design. The theme of this year’s festival is progress. Meet news and diversity – highlighting the achievements, advances and innovations of recent years. No limits, here and now. “Design Week” includes exhibitions, seminars, workshops, presentations and other events.
Vilnius, June 19
One summer night in the capital of the festival visitors will find many concerts, dance and theater performances, exhibitions and installations. Museums and churches open their doors too. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the curious soul to try new things, listen to music, spend all night in the capital in an informative and interactive way. At the same time this festival is also friendly to your pocket – all events and activities are free.
Vilnius, National Museum – Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, July 13-24
When it is hot outside the festival moves the pulse of the capital every year with the rhythm of music and art. The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania are widely open to anyone seeking a rich respite and a true refreshment for fans of the various performing arts. The festival lasts for two weeks, so it is not difficult to plan the trip and arrive. A distinctive feature of “Midsummer Vilnius” is its openness to various genres of performing arts. Every year the festival presents special music projects, concerts of non-traditional format where refined classics and lively popular music meets.
Vilnius Burger Fest
Vilnius, July 30
When the gourmet burger virus reached Vilnius it changed the culinary face of the city. Fresh salads, the smell of barbecue, sophisticated sauces and different types of bread – probably nothing more to add. “Vilnius Burger Fest” brings together and presents a celebration of handmade burgers, craft beer, music and interaction fest.
Vilnius Old Town, August 23
Velomarathon invites you to test your strength and endurance on bike. It’s a way to have fun with the whole family – the track with prizes for the little ones will perhaps inspire to take a more serious interest in cycling. The streets of the Old Town will be filled with bicycles and will motivate you to spend the day differently. Grab your bike and get moving!