Always a time for celebration
All year round, you will find various events and festivals dedicated to music, film, fashion, sports, and more. During summer, town festivals attract large groups of people around the country, dominating the event calendar. In winter, the focus is more on outdoor sports, art events, and other cultural activities.
National Holiday of Iceland
The national day is 17 June
all over Iceland
The Colour run
Blue Lagoon Challenge
Hafnarfjörður Viking Festival
RUSL Sustainable Design Festival
Reykjavík Arts Festival
Iceland Knit Fest
LUNGA art festival
Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland
The runners' festival
Ísafjörður and Þingeyri
Neskaupstaður, East Iceland
Folk Music Festival
The National Icelandic Horse Competition
Bi-annually at Hella, South Iceland.
Laugavegur Ultra Marathon
Landmannalaugar to Þórsmörk, South Iceland.
Reykholt Chamber Music Festival
Reykholt, West Iceland
Borgarfjörður Eystri, East Iceland.
Kótelettan BBQ & Music Festival
Selfoss, South Iceland
Hinseginhátíð Vesturlands - West Iceland Pride
Norðanpaunk Punk Festival
Laugarbakki, Northwest Iceland
Imagine Peace Tower
9 October on Videy Island, Capital area.
Cycle music and art festival
Hvammstangi International Puppetry Festival
Hvammstangi, North Iceland
Sequences art festival
Northern Wave International Film Festival
Snæfellsbær, West Iceland
The Pigeon International Film Festival