Culture Night

Reykjavík Culture Night

Reykjavík's most significant birthday and city festival, Culture Night, will be held on Saturday, August 24 2024. The festival is the highlight of the summer, as fun events colour life in the city centre from morning to night. The festival is for all city residents and visitors who want to participate in the festival and have fun. It has become a tradition for many families and groups of friends to meet on Culture Night and have a fun day together!


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Westman Islands - Guests of honor

Westman Islands, or Vestmannaeyjar, are special guests at Culture Night and there will be an exciting program in Reykjavík City Hall from 13.00 to 17.00.
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A view of Tjörnin and Iðnó from City Hall on Culture Night.

Culture Night festival area

Information about street closures, Strætó Public Transport routes, outdoor venues, food trucks, restrooms, parking for bicycles, electric scooters, cars, and more is available on the Culture Night festival area map.
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Waffles on a plate, jam, and cream in a home in Þingholt.

Waffle coffee in Þingholt

Waffle coffee on Culture Night returns after a long break. The homes that offer waffles and coffee between 2-4 pm are: Óðinsgata 8b Bjargarstígur 17, Grettisgata 26 (Grettisgata 30) Lokastígur 13, Grundarstígur 5b, Óðinsgötu 28B and Hellusund 3
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Scenes from Culture Night in Reykjavík