What's on

January 27 - March 31
Samkomuhúsið, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
The musical Chicago by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse is one of the best known and a popular musical which has won many prizes.
Concert
February 9
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Storytime and crafts every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. All welcome!
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 10
Íþróttahöllin á Akureyri, Þórunnarstræti, Akureyri
Basketball, 1st division, men. Livestream: https://www.livey.events/thortv - ISK 1,000.
Sport
February 10
Íþróttahöllin á Akureyri, Þórunnarstræti, Akureyri
Basketball, 1st division, women.
Sport
February 10
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Ljótu hálvitarnir - The Ugly Idiots celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
February 11
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
The walk begins at Bug in Hörgárdal. A rather easy and comfortable route to the deserted farm Baugasel
Daytrips Sport
February 11
Aðalstræti 58, Akureyri
Want to make your own instrument? At Akureyri Museums music exhibition the artists Brynhildur and Jonna instruct you how to make colorful instruments from recycled material. The event is free and supported by the Northeast Iceland Development Fund 2022
For the kids Exhibitions Festivals Concert
February 11
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Ljótuhálvitarnir "The Ugly Idiots" celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
Monday 18-22
Goblin ehf., Akureyri
Ideal to visit, sit down and play or chat and meet other players.
Festivals
February 14
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Parents' morning every Tuesday from 10-12 in the children's department. All welcome.
For the kids No charge Festivals
Tuesday 10-12
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Parents' morning every Tuesday from 10-12 in the children's department. All welcome.
For the kids No charge Festivals
Wednesday 10-12
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Family sessions for parents and children of preschool age.
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 16
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Storytime in Russian and Ukrainian. Let's get together and celebrate the diverse languages of the world and craft many cool flags
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 16
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Traditional Rhyme Chanting
No charge Festivals Concert
February 16
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
A concert that features popular country hits immortalized by musicians such as Chris Stapleton, Dolly Parton, Allison Krauss and Luke Combs.
Festivals Concert
February 17
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Jónas Sig and his great band finally back at the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
February 18
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
The walk begins from Syðri-Reistará and continues towards the sea. Then north to Hjalteyri too see where the hot water in Akureyri comes from.
Daytrips Sport
February 18
Hof Cultural and Conference Centre, Strandgata, Akureyri
Concert on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the release of Dark Side of the Moon
Concert
February 18
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Jónas Sig and his great band finally back at the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
February 19
Akureyrarkirkja, við Eyrarlandsveg, Akureyri
Kammerkór Norðurlands sings American choir music by composers such as Eric Whitacre, Billy Joel, Paul Simon and Morten Lauridsen.
February 21
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Parents' morning every Tuesday from 10-12 in the children's department. All welcome.
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 23
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Between 10 and 12 it is possible to do beading in the children's department at the Amtsbóksafn. Costs nothing.
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 23
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Costume story time and crafts. All welcome in costume :)
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 24
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Primary school winter break. Free bingo.
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 25
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
The cross-country hike begins by the parking below the mountain hut Fálkafell, goes up along canyon Sigurðargil and up to the marsh Súlumýrar.
Daytrips Sport
February 25
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Between 1 and 3 p.m., you can build with Legos in the children's department at Amtsbókasafnið. All welcome.
For the kids No charge Festivals
February 25
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Radiohead's best songs will be performed at Green Hat on Saturday night, February 25.
Festivals Concert
February 28
Amtsbókasafnið á Akureyri, Brekkugata, Akureyri
Psychologist Eyrún comes to us and teaches us about anxiety, ADHD and autism in children.
For the kids No charge Festivals
March 4
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
Daytrips Sport
March 10
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Dutch prog band Focus visits Green hat venue for the third time.
Festivals Concert
March 11
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
Drive to Stærri-Árskógur where the skiing begins. From there we walk cross-country skiing to the hut Derri in the west side of Þorvaldsdalur and back the same way.
Daytrips Sport
March 11
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Dutch prog band FOCUS for a third time in Græni hatturinn.
Festivals Concert
March 17
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Laddi sings his best songs together with a big band
Festivals Concert
March 18
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
Drive to the bridge Fnjóskárbrú by Illugastaðir and the skiing goes further in the valley Fnjóskadalur past some deserted farms to Sörlastaðir:
Daytrips Sport
March 18
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
Laddi together with a band sings all his best known songs.
Festivals Concert
March 24
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
The best songs of Foo Fighters will be performed at the Green Hat this evening.
Festivals Concert
March 25
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
The skiing goes east of Lake Másvatn, up to Ljótsstaðahalli, and then north along the marsh.
Daytrips Sport
March 25
Hof, Strandgata, Akureyri
An exclusive team of Icelandic singers and musicians perform the songs of this legendary band.
Concert
March 31 - April 1
Ráðhústorg, Akureyri
AK Extreme is an annual snowboarding festival that brings snowboarding right into the center of Akureyri.
Festivals Sport
April 1 - April 30 April 1 - April 30 Miðbærinn, Akureyri
An annual festival with the aim to create events for children and youth and encourage them to participate in culture and art.
April 5
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
The Valdimar band is going to celebrate Easter at their favorite place, the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
April 6
Menningarhúsið Hof, Strandgata, Akureyri
Concert with North Iceland Symphony orchestra, choir and solo singers.
Concert
April 6
Græni hatturinn, Hafnarstræti, Akureyri
The Valdimar band is going to celebrate Easter at their favorite place, the Green Hat.
Festivals Concert
April 19 - April 23
Hlíðarfjall
The Donald Duck Ski Competition has been hosted in Mt.Hlidarfjall in Akureyri at the end of April every year since 1976.
For the kids Sport Festivals
April 20
Akureyri og Eyjafjörður
Last Thursday in April is ' Museum Day ' in Eyjafjord. The museums in the area open their doors collectively to the public.
For the kids No charge Festivals
May 14
Menningarhúsið Hof, Strandgata, Akureyri
Concert with Steinunn Arnbjörg Stefánsdóttir and North Iceland Symphoni Orchestra and the Tenor singer Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson.
Concert
June 4
Torfunefsbryggja
A day celebrated in many towns and villages e.g. Ólafsfjörður, Akureyri, Hrísey and Grímsey.
For the kids No charge Festivals
June 7 - July 23
Akureyri
Akureyri Art Summer (Listasumar) takes place in June and July. On the menu are concerts with pop and rock, classical music, visual Art, exhibitions, various happenings and outdoor Art.
For the kids Lectures Sport Theater Exhibitions No charge Festivals Concert
June 14 - June 17
Bílaklúbbur Akureyrar, Hlíðarfjallsvegur
The Motorsport festival (Bíladagar in icelandic) is one of the largest motor sports events held in Iceland
For the kids Sport Festivals
June 17
Lystigarður Akureyrar, Eyrarlandsvegur, Akureyri
The town is decorated with flags and a celebration program starts at 13.00 in and runs until midnight, suitable for all ages.
For the kids No charge Festivals
June 17
Icelandic Aviation Museum, Akureyri
Aviation day is held in the end of June each year in Akureyri.
Festivals
June 19 - June 23
Strandgata 23, Akureyri
Each summer hiking week is organized in addition to scheduled day tours and hiking tours on behalf Akureyri Touring Club and private organizers.
For the kids Sport Festivals
June 22 - June 25
Jaðar, Akureyri
This international golf tournament takes place at the end of June around Summer Solstice.
Sport Festivals
June 23 - June 25
Grímsey
Celebrations on the longest day of the year with 24 hours daylight. A family friendly festival with the locals.
For the kids No charge Festivals
July 1
Fornhagi, Hörgárdalsvegur
Thorvaldsdalur Terrain Run is the oldest terrain run in Iceland. The total distance is aprox. 25 km.
Sport Festivals
July 5 - July 8
KA Völlurinn, Dalsbraut, Akureyri
One of the largest football competitions held annually in Iceland, for young boys
For the kids Sport
July 5 - July 9
Siglufjörður
The event takes place in July each year
Festivals Concert
July 7 - July 8
Þórsvöllur, Skarðshlíð, Akureyri
Annual sporting event for men and women, competing in football for adult people who want to show they haven’t lost their touch.
Sport Festivals
July 7 - July 9
Hrísey
A annual festival including family friendly events such as kid-disco, bonfire, live-music, art-shows and mystery tours.
For the kids No charge Festivals
July 14 - July 16
Mótorhjólasafn Íslands / Motorcycle Museum of Iceland
An annual motorbike event with that suits all who have a passion for motorbikes.
Festivals
July 28 - July 29
Laufásgata, Akureyri
The festival has been held annually since 2018 by Akureyri based arts collective MBS.
Concert
July 29
Siglufjörður
Go sea angling, sailing on the fjord and taste fresh grilled fish
Festivals
August 6
Ráðhústorg, Akureyri
Mountain trail run organized since 2016. Three race distances 18km, 28km and 55 km which gives 3 ITRA points.
Sport Festivals
August 10 - August 13
Hrafnagil
10th-13th August 2023
Festivals
August 10 - August 13
Dalvíkurhöfn, Norðurgarður, Dalvík
The Great Fish day is an annual festival in Dalvíkurbyggð (44 km north of Akureyri) held on the second Saturday of August.
For the kids No charge Festivals Concert
August 19 - August 20
Íþróttamiðstöðin í Hrísey, Norðurvegur, Hrísey
An annual event where people come together during a weekend and dance to the music of different bands.
Sport Festivals Concert
August 25 - August 27
Ráðhústorg, Akureyri
The Anniversary of Akureyri Municipality is celebrated annually closest to the day of establishment, 29th of August
For the kids Lectures Movie Theater Exhibitions Festivals Concert
October 5 - October 8
Akureyri
Enjoy treating yourself at Cosy Days with concerts, exhibitions and various events happening around the town.
Movie Theater Exhibitions Festivals Concert
October 5 - October 8
Kaupvangsstræti, Akureyri
A! Is a four-day performance festival, a variety of performances and theatre-based projects of all kinds are on the agenda.
Theater Festivals Concert
November 25 - December 23
Ráðhústorg, Akureyri
Visitors can enjoy the cultural festive celebrations of the holidays along with colorful Christmas lights & decorations
For the kids Movie Theater Exhibitions Festivals Concert