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Fire danser at Horsens Medieval Festival

What’s on: Festivals, town fairs and markets

Photo: Hanne Nielsen

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.

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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...

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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...

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Fever-Tree Festival
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Fever-Tree Festival

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...

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Habengut flea market in FÆNGSLET
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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...

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Horsens Theatre Festival (Teaterfestival)
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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...

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Beers Behind Bars
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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.

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Reborn Prison Escape
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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...

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Horsens Kræmmermarked
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Horsens Kræmmermarked

Et klassisk kræmmermarked hvor du kan krejle dig til den bedste handel i de ca. 250 stande. Når du har gjort et godt tilbud, kan du få adrenalin i kroppen i tivoliets forlystelser, slappe af til noget...

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JAILBREAK
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JAILBREAK

Distorted guitar riffs fill the air at this one-day heavy metal and hard rock festival behind the barbed wire walls of the old state prison in Horsens. A lineup of established international and Danish...

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Makværk Festival
Photo: Billedskolen Horsens
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Makværk Festival

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....

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Hou Harbour Festival (Hou Havnefest)
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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...

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Ferguson Days
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Ferguson Days

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...

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Snaptun Clam Eating Festival (Muslingefest)
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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. 

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Juelsminde Harbour Festival (Havnefest)
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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...

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Sondrup Market (Marked)
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Sondrup Market (Marked)

You will find the cosiest flea market in Denmark on the first Saturday of July in Hundslund between Odder and Horsens. Experience more than 100 merchants, a funfair, a classical car and tractor gather...

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Prison Ink
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Prison Ink

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...

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Horsens Holder
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Horsens Holder

Horsens Holder is Horsens’ new four-day town festival. Horsens Holder will be one great gathering celebrating local life, culture, history, music and more. 

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