What’s on: Festivals, town fairs and markets
Do you want to go to a mussel festival, a trip back to the Middle Ages or into the world of crime fiction behind bars? In the Coastal Land you can come to all kinds of festivals, flea markets, art markets, food markets and other fun and festive events.
International Fair for Crime Fiction (Krimimessen)
Northern Europe’s biggest festival for crime fiction is held every spring behind the walls of FÆNGSLET (the former prison) in Horsens. This is your chance to meet some of the most well-known Nordic an...
Horsens Medieval Festival (Horsens Middelalderfestival)
Experience the nerve-wracking knights’ tournaments, the eccentric entertainers and make a bargain with the stallholders at Northern Europe’s largest medieval festival. Every year, the modern city of H...
Come along for cosy summer atmosphere at the manor Serridslevgaard near Horsens for this annual celebration of gin & tonic. You can taste more than 250 different types of gin, enjoy delicious food, or...
Habengut flea market in FÆNGSLET
Welcome to Habengut market - a huge flea market - at FÆNGSLET.
We are invading the whole prison, so come along and do some bargain hunting both inside and out.
200 stands filled with quality finding...
Horsens Theatre Festival (Teaterfestival)
Horsens Theatre Festival is a unique opportunity to explore and experience a broad selection of Danish performing arts for young audiences. The festival presents about 35 Danish performances of the hi...
Beers Behind Bars
Discover a world of beer at the old state prison in Horsens at this large, yearly beer festival. Bring your friends for a day where you get to choose from more than 200 different kinds of craft beer.
Reborn Prison Escape
Reborn Prison Escape is an extreme race that takes place every year against the raw backdrop of FÆNGSLET in Horsens.
The courses are extremely demanding and offer challenges and obstacles that make t...
Horsens Flea Market (Kræmmermarked)
Go explore the more than 250 booths at the annual open-air Horsens Flea Market. This traditional Danish town-fair-style event offers live music, a small tivoli, food stands, and much more.
Get ready for a festival where children and teenagers can unfold their creativity. During week 11, you can attend workshops and activities or listen to talks about the different genres of visual arts....
Hou Harbour Festival (Hou Havnefest)
Hou is turned topsy-turvy when this year's port festival kicks off in the second weekend in July. As usual, the port festival offers a wonderful mix of harbour fun, sports, music, partying and enterta...
See the world's largest collection of Ferguson tractors in action.
We are driving in the fields with tractors and implements of many kinds. It´s for the whole family. There is exhibition and other ac...
Snaptun Clam Eating Festival (Muslingefest)
The cosy harbour and marina in Snaptun is transformed into a festive party and buffet with free clams once a year in a maritime setting at Horsens Fjord.
Juelsminde Harbour Festival (Havnefest)
Juelsminde Havnefest is the biggest harbour festival on the Danish east coast.
Juelsminde Havnefest is ALWAYS in week 28 – From Wednesday to Sunday.
There is FREE ENTRANCE all days to the festiv...
Prison Ink is a major annual Tattoo Convention at which hundreds of tattoo artists meet at FÆNGSLET and offer their services. Prison Ink is a working fair where you can have a tattoo by one of the wor...
Horsens Holder is Horsens’ new four-day town festival. Horsens Holder will be one great gathering celebrating local life, culture, history, music and more.