More than 200,000 people visited Riga City Festival 2017


Riga City Festival, which this past weekend took place in the city’s gardens, parks and squares in honour of the 200th anniversary of Vērmanes Garden Park, was visited by more than 200,000 people – Riga residents, city guests from Latvia’s regions and tourists from other countries.

Riga City Festival during its three days gave visitors a chance to participate in more than 50 diverse and exciting events, sports activities, and a chance to watch magnificent, visually impressive and musically rich programmes. Everyone could be an active participant of the celebration or a supporter, an interested listener or a careful observer.

Riga City Festival was put forth by Riga City Council in cooperation with the Freeport of Riga and the foundation “Rīgas Tūrisma Attīstības Birojs”. The Festival was organized by the Education, Culture and Sports Department of Riga City Council together with event organizers – companies and public organizations.