Events in Hanko 2020
10-12.6 Nordic Song Festival
The Nordic Song Festival is a popular event already for 30 years. Artists from Finland and the other Nordic countries gather in the old cosy warehouse in the Eastern Harbour to enjoy good music and an inspiring atmosphere.
22–26.7 SeaHorse Week
The annual show jumping competition in a park environment attracts the national top riders from Finland.
27.7 Sleepyhead Day
The tradition of the Sleepyhead Day goes back to the days of Hanko being a popular spa town. A merry carnival dressed in sleepwear awakens the town and throws the Official Sleepyhead of the Year into the fountain at the Casino Park.
31.7-3.8 Baltic Sea Cup
Local FC HIK arranges a popular soccer tournament for juniors. All the games are played at Rukki Arena.
13-16.8 Hanko Soul Jazz Weekend
A weekend filled with jazz and soul in the city’s restaurants. The programme offers native and foreign top artists.
7-9.8 Poker Run
Poker Run is the biggest power boat event in Finland. The event consists of activities both off shore and on shore and attracts a lot of spectators.
21-23.8 Le Petit Festival – International art festival
Le Petit Festival du Théâtre is a non-profit festival, a community of art and science dreamers from around the world, and a showcase for art and science lovers & patrons from all over our ‘blue planet’.
28.8-30.9 Hanko days and the Night of the Bonfires
According to tradition, the ancient fires are lit on the last Saturday of August and contribute to the creating of a unique atmosphere during the Hanko Days, which take place on the same weekend. This unique combination of ancient fires and cultural events around town makes the weekend a special experience for all visitors.
30.8 The Baltic Sea Market
The last Market of this Summer in the Eastern Harbour, from 10 am to 4 pm.
11-13.9 Hanko Photo Festival
Hanko Photo Festival is inspired by the scenery and the quality of light in Hanko. Shows, lectures and exhibitions for all friends of photography.
3.10 The Baltic Sea Marathon
Join in and come for a run in the beautiful surroundings of Hanko. You can choose to run a full marathon, a half marathon or a quarter marathon.