The municipality of Frederikshavn has a vibrant cultural scene inviting you to enjoy a multitude of cultural experiences and events. Let us introduce you to some of the many cultural events that take place in the municipality of Frederikshavn.
The two large cultural centres Arena Nord and Det Musiske Hus invite you to experience an impressive palette of cultural events, conferences, concerts and sports events of high international standard.
Some of the recurring events are, to name but a few, the soccer cup Cup No. 1, Nordic Fight Night, Blues Festival, Flower Festival in Bangsbo and Tordenskiold Days that has put Frederikshavn on the map as a centre for storytelling. You can also visit Bangsbo Fort, and experience interactive historical presentations or enjoy the good life at the popular Palmestrand (Palm Tree Beach) – a local beach that turns tropical every summer when lined with Italian palm trees.
The town of Skagen is renowned for its unique lighting, the story about the world-famous Skagen painters, the charming atmosphere and its high-level gastronomy. All year round, the town of Skagen is bustling with interesting cultural events and activities such as Vinterbadefestival (Winter Swimming Festival), Verdensballet (World Ballet), Skagens Festival (music festival), MC Rally, Skaw Cup (soccer), Quality Food Festival and Skagen Marathon.
Kulturhus Kappelborg houses a cinema and hosts many cultural events and lectures.
The busy marina is the bustling heart of Sæby. During the summer months, the setting of the sun is celebrated with a trumpet fanfare on the pier every night. In Sæby you can experience e.g. Sæby Jazz Festival, Kunst & Mad (Art & Food Festival) and a charming Christmas market on the historic Sæbygård Castle.