Holmenkollen Ski Festival
Daredevil jumps, tight bends and eye-wateringly fast speeds are the name of the game during the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival at the Holmenkollen ski jump, Norway's most popular tourist destination. Large crowds are normal, and tickets sell out quickly, so buy tickets before you go.Date: 12 March 2021 - 14 March 2021
Oslo International Church Music Festival
During this 10-day event, visitors can experience a wide and diverse range of musical performances in Oslo's many wonderful churches and cathedrals. The line-up includes regional, national and international choirs and performers and always attracts large and enthusiastic audiences.Date: 12 March 2021 - 21 March 2021
Venue: Various churches and cathedrals in Oslo.
Nasjonaldagen (Norwegian National Constitution Day)
An annual national holiday celebrating the day the national constitution of Norway was signed at Eidsvoll in 1814. Parades of flag-waving adults and children led by various bands are the main event en route to see the royal family waving from the castle balcony.Date: 17 May 2021 - 17 May 2021
Venue: Royal Palace
Oslo Medieval Festival
Oslo Medieval Festival takes you 700 years back in time, to the era when Oslo became the capital of Norway. During the festival, the fortress will be steaming with life: Knights, re-enactors, musicians and performers will bring you an experience to remember. The historical market is full of craftsmen and sellers from all over Europe, who'll present historic crafts from the period. Discover history as you delve into a plethora of activities, performances and concerts, or simply relax with good food and drink, while you enjoy the atmosphere.Date: 28 May 2021 - 29 May 2021
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Akerhus Fortress.
Oslo Jazz Festival
One of Europe’s oldest jazz festivals, the Oslo event provides a number of concerts a year at different venues and a wide variety of jazz styles are covered.Date: 14 August 2021 - 22 August 2021
Venue: Various venues across the city.
With thousands of participants vying to take the laurels, the Oslo Marathon is one of the Norwegian capital’s biggest sporting events. The race starts and ends at Festningsplassen near Akershus Fortress, taking in Oslo Opera House and Aker Brygge en route.Date: 18 September 2021 - 18 September 2021
Venue: City centre
Free to watch.