Events in Helsinki – November 2018

Viaporin Kekri 2018

3.11. – Viaporin Kekri brings back the long-forgotten Finnish tradition Kekri, a feast to celebrate the end of harvest season and end of calendar year. Tables were filled with delicacies, music was played and songs were sung. Modern version of the Kekri takes place in Suomenlinna, an island that can be reached from city center by ferry in 15 minutes. Lots of activities, food and drinks are available across the islands.

Time: 3.11.2018 – Whole day
Venue: Suomenlinna

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Korjaamo flea market

18.11. – Make some great finds at the Korjaamo flea market, and enjoy the brunch.

Time: 18.11.2018,  11.00-16.00
Venue: Korjaamo
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Allas Moonlight Swim

23.11. – Full moon rises on 23rd Nov and the pool and saunas are available at Allas Sea Pool until 22.00. Bistro is open until midnight.

Time: 23.11.2018, 19.00-22.00
Venue: Allas Sea Pool
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Helsinki International Christmas market

24.11.-22.12. – Helsinki International Christmas market brings over 60 vendors from 17 countries to the Lasipalatsi square, offering wide selection of food and handycrafts. Father Christmas also visits the market regularly, among other pop-up´s including pony and horse carriage rides.

Time: 24.11.-22.12.2018
Venue: Lasipalatsi square
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Opening of Aleksanterikatu Christmas Street

25.11. – Christmas lights are switched on for the 70th time above Aleksanterikatu, which is in one of the oldest Christmas traditions in Finland.

Time: 25.11.2018, 15.00-17.00
Venue: Aleksanterinkatu ja Senate square
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Design District Market

25.11. – Design District Market event gives you the opportunity to explore the collections of the design shops of Helsinki. A wide range of design companies will be showcasing their products, for example Paja, Lorukoru, Marita Huurinainen.

Time: 25.11. klo 10.00 – 18.00.
Venue: Vanha ylioppilastalo
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Free entry to Kaapelitehdas (Cable Factory) Museums

28.11. – Free entry to The Theatre Museum, The Finnish Museum of Photography and the Hotel and Restaurant Museum between 15.00-20.00. All three museums are located at Kaapelitehdas (Cable Factory.)

Time: 28.11.2018, 15.00-20.00
Venue: The Cable Factory
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Images: The photo archives of the Governing Body of Suomenlinna, Allas Sea Pool, Helsinki Marketing.
Featured image: Opening of Christmas Street 2017 / Ideal Helsinki.