NO. 1 SWIMMING CITY IN THE WORLD
As a city surrounded by water, Copenhagen is perfect for a refreshing dip in the clear harbour water with the city's skyline in free view. The many habour baths embrace families and children, exercise swimmers and sunbathers. Actually, Copenhagen is named as the best city for swimming in the world, which you can read more about here.
COPENHAGEN OPERA FESTIVAL: JULY 29 - AUGUST 12
Copenhagen Opera Festival is taking the opera out of the traditional theatre and letting its sounds ring out over the streets, the underground and the waterways of Copenhagen. Central to the Copenhagen Opera Festival is the wish to create a new space for opera. An international forum where tradition can meet innovation and talent can meet experience.
COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK: AUGUST 7 - 10
Copenhagen Fashion Week is turning Copenhagen into a mecca for the fashion hungry citizens, visitors and fashion professionals. The festival is known for energising the city with fashion events including extraordinary exhibitions, cool street parties, mini concerts, competitions, trend shows and shopping events with cutting edge discounts that are open to everyone.
COPENHAGEN PRIDE: AUGUST 14 - 19
Every year in August, Copenhagen Pride offers activities where LGBT issues are at the centre of attention. It is both festive, colourful and political with awards, parties, concerts, films and other kinds of entertainment. During the week there are plenty of activities around Copenhagen, with City Hall Square - renamed Pride Square - as the focal point of action.
KAREN BLIXEN MUSEUM: APRIL 25 - AUGUST 26
April 25, two new exhibitions open at Karen Blixen Museum north of Copenhagen. BLIXEN'S FEAST is a new permanent exhibition, which opens Karen Blixen’s kitchen up to the public for the first time. Meanwhile, the new temporary exhibition BABETTE – PARIS 1871 tells the story about Karen Blixen’s fascinating female chef from the novel Babette’s Feast.
FRIDAY ROCK IN TIVOLI GARDENS: APRIL 13 - SEPTEMBER 21
Friday Rock in Tivoli Gardens is among Denmark’s most popular venues for open-air concerts. Every year, Friday Rock attracts around half a million pop and rock fans in all ages. Year after year, Tivoli presents a diverse program, covering both international stars, new talents and artists that will bring nostalgia to the grey-haired guests. The concerts are free once the entrance to Tivoli has been paid.