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What to do in Copenhagen over the summer?

Are you stuck in Copenhagen over the holidays due to summer school or no money for travelling? Scared of boredom and your friends having an amazing time in Barcelona or Vietnam without you? Fear no more, as CBS Culture bring you a list of recommendations to the best events and activities in July and August.

|   27. Jun 2017

Annoyed that you can’t go travelling this summer and explore new places? Don’t be and instead embrace being a tourist in your own city with the help of CBS Culture, who has created a list of great activities and happenings in your very own Copenhagen – most of them completely free of charge.

Bára Sedlákov, President of CBS Culture has several recommendations for the coming months, with everything from festivals, concerts and exhibits.


What: Sommer Klassisk (classical summer)
When: All summer – check out the dates at
Where: Tivoli Gardens

What: Concerts in Christiania
When: Every Sunday throughout the summer – check who’s playing at
Where: Nemoland, Christiania


What: Copenhagen Jazz Festival 2017
When: 7th-16th July
Where: Various places in Copenhagen – check out the full program at

What: Summer in the city festival
When: 27th-30th July
Where: Huset Magstræde and other places – the program

What: Copenhagen Opera Festival
When: 30th July-9th August
Where: Various places in Copenhagen – find out where at

What: Stella Polaris
When: 6th August, all day
Where: Frederiksberg Have

What: Kulturhavn Festival
When: 25th-27th August
Where: Islands Brygge – more info at


What: Louisiania Literature
When: 24th-27th August – check who is performing when at
Where: Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Humblebæk

What: Zulu Summer Open-Air Cinema
When: 14th July-31st August – check out which movies are playing at Zulu Sommerbio i København
If you want to find more events to do this summer, have a look at

CBS Culture will return in August with new events and recommendations for the coming Fall, so give them a like on Facebook and keep up to date with all the happening in wonderful Copenhagen. Have a great summer!

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