Events & Culture in Jakobstad

Jakobstad is a lively town with lots of events and a vibrant cultural life.

There are many different organisers arranging interesting events all year round. On this page you can find a link to our events calendar as well as information about the main event organisers and event venues in town. 

What Is Happening in Jakobstad?

You can easily find all events in Jakobstad and its surroundings in the Ostrobothnia Events Calendar.

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Events in the Town Centre

Jakobstads Citygrupp organises events in the Jakobstad town centre. You can find their event calendar on their webpage.

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Jakobs Dagar

Town festival Jakob’s Days (Jakobs Dagar) is undoubtedly the biggest annual event in Jakobstad. Each year over ten thousand visitors from near and far meet during this one week in July.

Jakobs Dagar offers something for everyone. The festival fills the town with music, dance, markets, and culture and there is always special programme for children and youths.

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Kino City offers great opportunity to enjoy cinema experience using latest technology. The cinema has two newly renovated auditoriums and is located in the Jakobstad town centre.

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Campus Allegro

Campus Allegro is located in the heart of Jakobstad, next to the market place. A living centre of arts, education, and culture has been created around three rediscovered 18th century streets.

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Schauman Hall

Schauman Hall is a new, high-quality concert hall in the heart of Campus Allegro. The venue offers spaces for many kinds of events, exhibitions, concerts, conferences, and lectures.

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Jakobstad City Library

The Jakobstad City Library is located in the town centre, next to the market place. The library is a public library, which means it is accessible by the public, open to everyone and it’s use is free of charge.

The library opening hours are generous and the newspaper reading room can be visited every day of the week. Exhibitions and the library’s owns events are also held in the library.

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