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Top 10 Events in Latvia

Riga City Festival

AUG 18 - AUG 20

Riga City Festival - involving countless concerts in Riga’s concert halls, gardens and parks, games, entertainment and sporting activities for grown-ups and children.



Positivus Festival

JUL 14 - JUL 16

The largest and most important music festival in the Baltics offers a long lineup of international stars and high quality music, friendly atmosphere, and a good time for all the entire weekend.



Staro Rīga Light Festival

NOV 17 - NOV 19

Staro Rīga offers an international programme of light and multimedia installations. Buildings, squares, bridges and monuments turn into unique pieces of light art, supplemented by performance art and musical and theatrical elements.



Christmas markets in Riga

NOV 26 - JAN 6

Not every Christmas is a white one, but it is easy to get into the seasonal spirit. Just follow the scent of gingerbread and mulled wine to the Christmas markets around the city.



Riga Restaurant Week

MAI 8 - MAI 14 and OCT 10 - OCT 15

During this special week, Riga’s restaurants open their doors to all gourmands willing to treat themselves to an array of delicious flavors for an especially affordable price of 15–20 euros in a three-course meal.



Riga Opera Festival

JUN 8 - JUN 18

The festival is highly anticipated by both Latvian audiences and opera-lovers from abroad, which form the majority of all Riga Opera Festival fans. 



Jānis day celebrations

JUN 23

Do not miss the most Latvian holidays of all – Jani or "Liigo!", the night from June 23 to June 24  (in harmony with the summer solstice), when people participate in joyous festivities, just as their ancestors did centuries ago.



Lattelecom Riga Marathon

MAI 13 - MAI 14

Riga Marathon is officially in line with the AIMS standard, guaranteeing the race international recognition.



Summer Sound

JUL 28 - JUL 29

Every summer for two days this festival gathers together thousands of lovers of good music, diverse arts, and quality entertainment, and - for sure - the air is filled with great sound, fun and laughter.



Medieval Day at Cēsis Castle

JUL 27

Performances from Medieval music ensembles, markets, food halls, demonstrations of craftsmanship, and other thematic activities.





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