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Summer Solstice - Grímsey (June)

The inhabitants of Grímsey, Iceland’s northernmost inhabited island and the only part of the country that lies above the Arctic Circle, celebrates the summer solstice the days surrounding 22nd of June with a family festival, offering visitors a chance to participate in the celebrations.


In 2024 the Solstice Festival in Grímsey will be held 21st to 23rd of June

Program 2023. The 2024 program will be published closer to the date.

Experience extreme beauty on the Island of Grímsey and along with the midnight sun watch thousands of puffins and other seabirds. www.grimsey.is

Free admission to all events except for Sea food buffet and the Annual Ball.

Age limit is 16 years at the Annual Party
Thursday night - Tapasnight at Krían – for reservations call: +354-898-2058 and +354-467-3112.
Happy hour at Krían from 16.00-18.00 from thursday-sunday

Playground for kids

On facebook: Sólstöðuhátíð Grímsey

The ferry Sæfari leaves from Dalvík at 09.00 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
For bookings visit the ferry's website
Flights from Akureyri everyday, visit Air Iceland Connect for further information and bookings.