Go back

Easter

Easter in Akureyri is an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the outdoors, cultural events or treat yourself to a good meal or drink, Akureyri is the right place to be.

Easter - Program 2022 

14th April - 18th April 2022 
The program will be updated with events and activities on regular basis. Please also visit the eventcalendar.

14. April – Holy (Maundy) Thursday:
* Kjarnaskógur woods: Hikingtracks, sledding, playgrounds and crosscountry tracks (when snow) you can see when the area was last groomed here
* Mt Hlíðarfjall: Ski area, one can buy tickets here and look at weather condition here
* Akureyri Geothermal Pool: 9.00-19.00
* Glerárlaug Geothermal Pool: 9.00-14.30
* Grímsey: Flight from Akureyri with Norlandair or a ferry from Dalvík at 09.00 (3 hours) (returns at 14.00 from Grímsey) - and one can take the ferry back on Monday at 14.00. Store in Grímsey open and possible to organize tours with arctictrip.is. More info on www.grimsey.is, www.norlandair.is or www.samskip.is
* Hrísey: Ferry (sailing time 15 Min.) from village Árskógssandur evry 2 hours, daily. The pool is open 13.00-16.00. Grocery store 13.00-17.00, Restaurant Verbúðin 14.00-22.00 (at 14.00 opening of Art Exhibition Hallur Baldursson - light refreshments, at 16.00 - Annual cake basar by the local women society. For more info www.hrisey.is
* Golf-indoor: at 10.00-21.00, for more infor see here

* Snow Cat Tours: Tours on Mt. Kaldbakur - 3 tours a day at 10, 13 and 16. Note pre-booking needed and weather dependent.
* Deiglan: Studio exhibition by Haraldur Ingi Haraldsson 10.00-21.00 (or when the door is open).

* Petting Zoo, Daladýrð: 11.00-18.00
* Akureyri Art Museum: at 12.00-17.00. Several Exhibitions
* Shopping Mal - Glerártorg: at 13.00 - 17.00 (Netto 10.00-19.00)

* Skating Rink - Skautahöll: 13.00-16.00 
* Industry Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Akureyri Museum: at 13.00 - 16.00. Several Exhibitions
* Aviation Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Braggaparkið: at 14.00-19.00, Open day on skatboarding and designcompetition

* Christmas garden: at 14.00-18.00
* Hof Cultural house - Easter Concert with North Iceland Sinfony Orchestra - Gloría at 16.00-18.00
* Samkomuhúsið/Akureyri Theatre: Skuggasveinn theatre play in icelandic at 20.00
* Ketilkaffi:
at 20.00-22.00 Open training session by Arctic Opera.

* Music Venue Græni hatturinn - Talk show (icelandic) - Sóli Hólm at 20.00
* Verkstæðið: Rock Concert with "Lost & Helgi og hljóðfæraleikararnir" at 20.00

* Music Venue Græni hatturinn - Talk show (icelandic) - Sóli Hólm at 22.00


15. April – Good Friday/Friday:
* Kjarnaskógur: Gönguleiðir, sleðabrekkur, leiksvæði og gönguskíðabrautir (staðan á troðnum brautum má skoða hér)

* Mt Hlíðarfjall: Ski area, one can buy tickets here and look at weather condition here
* Akureyri Geothermal Pool: 9.00-19.00
* Hrísey: Ferry (sailing time 15 Min.) from village Árskógssandur evry 2 hours, daily. The pool is open 13.00-16.00. Grocery store 13.00-17.00, Restaurant Verbúðin 15.00 - 23.00, at 15.00 - 17.00 cake buffé price 1.900 and kids 800. At 21.00 Pub Quiz. Easter lamb on the menu, open until 23:00, kitchen until 20.30. For more info www.hrisey.is
* Golf-indoor: at 10.00-21.00, for more infor see here
* Deiglan: Studio exhibition by Haraldur Ingi Haraldsson 10.00-21.00 (or when the door is open).

* Snow Cat Tours: Tours on Mt. Kaldbakur - 3 tours a day at 10, 13 and 16. Note pre-booking needed and weather dependent.
* Petting Zoo, Daladýrð: 11.00-18.00
* Akureyri Art Museum: at 12.00-17.00. Several Exhibitions
* Shopping Mal - Glerártorg:
at 13.00 - 17.00 (Netto 10.00-19.00)
* Skating Rink - Skautahöll:
13.00-16.00
* Industry Museum:
at 13.00-16.00

* Akureyri Museum: at 13.00 - 16.00. Several Exhibitions
* Aviation Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Christmas garden: at 14.00-18.00
* Mjólkurbúðin gallery: Opening of Art Exhibition "The metaphorical rock" at 17.00
* Skating rink: 19.00-21.00 Skaiting - Disco
* Music Venue Græni hatturinn - Concert - Stebbi og Eyfi at 21.00
* Múlaberg: Music Event with Svenni and Benni "Komdu í Partý" at 21.00


16. April, Saturday:
* Kjarnaskógur woods: Hikingtracks, sledding, playgrounds and crosscountry tracks (when snow) you can see when the area was last groomed here
* Mt Hlíðarfjall: Ski area, one can buy tickets here and look at weather condition here
* Akureyri Geothermal Pool: 9.00-19.00
* Glerárlaug Geothermal Pool: 9.00-14.30
* Hrísey: Ferry (sailing time 15 Min.) from village Árskógssandur evry 2 hours, daily. The pool is open 13.00-16.00. Grocery store 13.00-17.00, Restaurant Verbúðin 15.00 - 23.00, Happy Hour 16.00 - 18.00, Pizza on the menu after 17.00, kitchen open until 20.30, Life music.  
For more info
www.hrisey.is
* Golf-indoor: at 10.00-17.00, for more infor see here
* Deiglan: Studio exhibition by Haraldur Ingi Haraldsson 10.00-21.00 (or when the door is open).

* Snow Cat Tours: Tours on Mt. Kaldbakur - 3 tours a day at 10, 13 and 16. Note pre-booking needed and weather dependent.
* Petting Zoo, Daladýrð: 11.00-18.00
* Akureyri Art Museum: at 12.00-17.00. Several Exhibitions
* Shopping Mal - Glerártorg:
at 10.00 - 17.00 (Netto 10.00-19.00)
* Skating Rink - Skautahöll:
at 13.00-16.00
* Industry Museum:
at 13.00-16.00

* Akureyri Museum: at 13.00 - 16.00. Several Exhibitions
* Aviation Museum:
at 13.00-16.00
* Mjólkurbúðin gallery: Art Exhibition "The metaphorical rock" 13.00-18.00

* Christmas garden:
at 14.00-18.00
* Hælið - The Great white plague center: at 14.00-18.00 
* Hof Cultural House - Musical "hair" at. 20.00
* Ketilkaffi - Concert - Textavarpið III at 20.30
* Music Venue Græni hatturinn: Concert - Jónas Sig at 21.00
* Múlaberg: Music Event with Svenni and Benni "Komdu í Partý" at 21.00
* Sjallinn: Concert/Dance with group Greifarnir and N3 DJ at 22. - 03.00
* Verkstæðið: Concert/Dance with Magni and Jónsi kl. 22.00 - 02.00
* Hof - The Musical Hair at 23.00


17. April - Easter/Sunday:
* Kjarnaskógur woods: Hikingtracks, sledding, playgrounds and crosscountry tracks (when snow) you can see when the area was last groomed here
* Mt Hlíðarfjall: Ski area, one can buy tickets here and look at weather condition here
* Akureyri Geothermal Pool: 9.00-19.00
* Akureyri Church: at 08.00-09.00 Easter mass
* Hrísey: Ferry (sailing time 15 Min.) from village Árskógssandur evry 2 hours, daily. The pool is open 13.00-16.00 & the local grocery store 13.00-17.00. For more info www.hrisey.is
* Snow Cat Tours: Tours on Mt. Kaldbakur - 3 tours a day at 10, 13 and 16. Note pre-booking needed and weather dependent.
* Deiglan: Studio exhibition by Haraldur Ingi Haraldsson 10.00-21.00 (or when the door is open).
* Akureyri Museum: at 11.00-12.00 - How to create an orgel - course for 6-12 years old
* Petting Zoo, Daladýrð: 11.00-18.00
* Akureyri Art Museum: at 12.00-17.00. Several Exhibitions
* Skating Rink - Skautahöll: 13.00-16.00
* Industry Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Golf-indoor: at 10.00-17.00, for more info see here
* Aviation Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Mjólkurbúðin gallery: Art Exhibition "The metaphorical rock" 13.00-18.00

* Christmas garden:
at 14.00-18.00
 
* Music Venue Græni hatturinn: Concert - Jónas Sig at 21.00


18. April - Easter/Monday:
* Kjarnaskógur woods: Hikingtracks, sledding, playgrounds and crosscountry tracks (when snow) you can see when the area was last groomed here
* Mt Hlíðarfjall: Ski area, one can buy tickets here and look at weather condition here
* Akureyri Geothermal Pool: 9.00-19.00
* Grímsey:
Flight from Akureyri or ferry from Dalvík at 09.00 (3 hours) (returns at 14.00 from Grímsey). Grocery store open (15.00-16.00) and tours with Arctic Trip. More info on www.grimsey.is, www.norlandair.is or www.samskip.is
* Deiglan: Studio exhibition by Haraldur Ingi Haraldsson 10.00-21.00 (or when the door is open).

* Hrísey: Ferry (sailing time 15 Min.) from village Árskógssandur evry 2 hours, daily. The pool is open 13.00-16.00. For more info www.hrisey.is
* Golf-indoor: at 10.00-21.00, for more infor see here

* Snow Cat Tours: Tours on Mt. Kaldbakur - 3 tours a day at 10, 13 and 16. Note pre-booking needed and weather dependent.
* Petting Zoo, Daladýrð: 11.00-18.00
* Akureyri Art Museum: at 12.00-17.00. Several Exhibitions
* Shopping Mal - Glerártorg: at 13.00 - 17.00 (Netto 10.00-19.00)

* Skating Rink - Skautahöll: 13.00-16.00
* Aviation Museum: at 13.00-16.00
* Akureyri Museum: at 13.00 - 16.00. Several Exhibitions
* Mjólkurbúðin gallery: Art Exhibition "The metaphorical rock" 13.00-18.00

* Christmas Garden: at 14.00-18.00

Please note that changes can be made on the agenda.