Festive Programme

Craftsmen and craft masters from all over the Latvia will gather at the Latvian Craftsmen Fair “A Piece of Latvia” during the Riga City Festival. Craftsmen from Vidzeme, Kurzeme, Zemgale, Latgale, and Riga will showcase their talent as well as giving you an opportunity to purchase beautiful knit pieces, embroidery, custom jewellery, metal work, fresh honey, teas, spices, and clay, linen, glass, and leather products, and many more items. 

 

Skats uz Vērmanes dārzu Rīgā. Rīga, 1910.gads. Fotogrāfs Kārlis Marija Hēbenspergers.  LNA LVKFFDA (foto  1. f., 62649-N)

Exhibition of Evidentiary Documents “A Promenade in Vērmanes Garden Park” of the National Archives of Latvia

18. August 00.00 - 00.00
Festivity within a festival

The National Archives of Latvia building’s exhibition windows on Šķūņu Street 11

International Floorball Tournament “Unihoc Riga Cup 2017”

18. August 09.00 - 22.00
Active recreation

Ķīpsala Exhibition Center and Elektrum Olympic Sports Center

"Garden Festival over a Cup of Coffee"

18. August 09.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

Double Coffee Opera – 12 Teātra Street

Roberts Liņavskis

European Wakeboard Boat Championship 2017

18. August 10.00 - 18.00
Active recreation

Daugava River between Lucavsala and Zaķusala with spectator seating in Lucavsala Recreation Area

Festival of Historical Sailing Ships “Baltic Sail Riga 2017”

18. August 10.00 - 19.30
Active recreation

River Daugava by Vanšu Bridge, City’s Yacht Club aquatorium

Latvian Craftsmen Fair “A Piece of Latvia”

18. August 10.00 - 21.00
Markets, crafts

Esplanāde

Riga City Festival at the ZOO – Turtle’s Discovery Trail

18. August 10.00 - 18.00
For children

Riga ZOO territory

Strazdumuiža Village Festival 2017

18. August 11.00 - 22.00
Festivity within a festival

Strazdumuiža Park, Braila Street 5

Reception of Riga City Council in honour of married couples celebrating their golden wedding anniversary in 2017

18. August 16.00 - 19.00
Festivity within a festival

The Culture Palace “Ziemeļblāzma”

“Lucavsala Cup” – Optibet prize competition in beach volley

18. August 16.00 - 00.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park

Concert Cycle “Song Bridges From Heart to Heart”

18. August 17.00 - 20.00
Music

Central Station Square, on “Origo Summer Stage”

Evening with stargazing at Zunda Garden

18. August 19.00 - 02.00
Festivity within a festival

Zunda garden, Durbes Street 2

Riga City Festival Opening Concert “ A Summer Night’s Dream”

18. August 20.00 - 22.00
Music

Vērmanes Garden Park stage

“Cie Carabosse”. Fire Installations

18. August 22.00 - 01.00
Shows

Arkādijas Garden Park

  Vērmaņdārza skats. Rīga, 1900.gads. Fotogrāfs Ernsts Plātess. LNA LVKFFDA (foto 1. f.,79381 – N)

Exhibition of Evidentiary Documents “A Promenade in Vērmanes Garden Park” of the National Archives of Latvia

19. August 00.00 - 00.00
Festivity within a festival

The National Archives of Latvia building’s exhibition windows on Šķūņu Street 11

Fitness Training “Riga Wakes Up to Celebrate”

19. August 08.30 - 09.30
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Area

“Lucavsala Cup” – Optibet prize competition in beach volley

19. August 09.00 - 19.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park

International Floorball Tournament “Unihoc Riga Cup 2017”

19. August 09.00 - 22.00
Active recreation

Ķīpsala Exhibition Center and Elektrum Olympic Sports Center

"Garden Festival over a Cup of Coffee"

19. August 09.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

Double Coffee Opera – 12 Teātra Street

International Baltic motorcycle drag race “Riga Cup 2017”

19. August 09.00 - 16.00
Active recreation

Eksporta Street, the section between Muitas and Miķeļa Street

Latgale’s Day in Riga

19. August 10.00 - 19.00
Markets, crafts

Jēkaba laukumā

Novuss Tournament for Amateurs

19. August 10.00 - 16.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Area

Roberts Liņavskis

European Wakeboard Boat Championship 2017

19. August 10.00 - 16.00
Active recreation

Daugava River between Lucavsala and Zaķusala with spectator seating in Lucavsala Recreation Area

Festival of Historical Sailing Ships “Baltic Sail Riga 2017”

19. August 10.00 - 00.00
Active recreation

River Daugava by Vanšu Bridge, City’s Yacht Club aquatorium

International Dog Agility Championship “Riga Cup 2017”

19. August 10.00 - 19.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park, Dog Park

Latvian Craftsmen Fair “A Piece of Latvia”

19. August 10.00 - 21.00
Festivity within a festival

Esplanāde

Riga City Festival at the ZOO – Turtle’s Discovery Trail

19. August 10.00 - 18.00
For children

Riga ZOO territory

Uldis Muzikants

Event “Riga Cath­edral for Children 2017”

19. August 11.00 - 16.00
For children

Riga Dome Cathedral and Dome garden

9th International Textile Mosaic Festival “Riga Textile Mosaic 2017”

19. August 11.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture Palace “Ziemeļblāzma”

Event “Green Breath of Riga’s Centuries – Nature and People”

19. August 11.00 - 17.00
Festivity within a festival

Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation

International Beach Rugby Tournament

19. August 11.00 - 19.00
Active recreation

Ķīpsala Beach

Latvian Match Race championship 2017: Riga Cup

19. August 11.00 - 17.00
Active recreation

Daugava River between Akmens and Vanšu Bridge

3rd Daugava Open Water Swimming Cup

19. August 12.00 - 15.15
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Area on the beach

Concert Cycle “Song Bridges From Heart to Heart”

19. August 12.00 - 20.00
Music

Central Station Square, on “Origo Summer Stage”

Reinis Rudzītis

Event “Latvian Horses Then and Now”

19. August 12.00 - 17.00
Festivity within a festival

Uzvaras Park by Hermaņa Street

Canal Regatta 2017 – Freeport of Riga Cup

19. August 12.00 - 18.00
Active recreation

Riga City Canal from Bastejkalns to the Latvian National Opera House

Riga City Festival Restaurant

19. August 12.00 - 20.00
Festivity within a festival

Spīķeru Central Square

Street Music Day

19. August 12.00 - 21.00
Music

Old Town (by Swedish Gate, Smilšu Street, Vaļņu Street, Kaļķu Street, Rīdzenes Street, Audēju Street and Bastejkalns)

Green Fantasy Park

19. August 12.00 - 23.00
Music

Culture Palace “Ziemeļblāzma” Square and Park

Aviation Gathering “Riga Fly-in 2017”

19. August 12.00 - 19.00
Festivity within a festival

Spilve Aerodrome, Daugavgrīvas Street 140

Event “Flowers for Vērmane”

19. August 12.00 - 21.00
Music

Vērmanes Garden Park stage and surrounding territory

Bread Street

19. August 12.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Vērmanes Garden Park

Book Street

19. August 12.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Vērmanes Garden Park

Medieval Riga at the Reformation Square

19. August 12.00 - 20.00
Markets, crafts

The Reformation Square and surrounding territory by St. Peter’s Church

Plein Air Painting “Paint Riga at Mežaparks”

19. August 12.00 - 16.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture-space “Strops. Mans Mežaparks”, on the corner of Atpūtas Alley and Janševska Prospect

Plein Air Painting “Paint Riga at Ķengarags”

19. August 12.00 - 16.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture-space “Strops. Mans Ķengarags”, Mazjumprava Manor territory

Photo Pavilion “Peter’s Garden” (Pētera dārzs)

19. August 12.00 - 19.00
Festivity within a festival

St. Peter’s Church

Kadrs no kinofilmas

Green Riga on a White Screen

19. August 12.00 - 18.00
Cinema

Cinema “K. Suns”

Early Music Garden

19. August 13.00 - 18.00
Music

St. Peter’s Church

Event “Take Care of Yourself”

19. August 13.00 - 17.00
Festivity within a festival

Pharmacy Museum

Stories of Daugavmala Park. Riga City Festival Fireworks

19. August 13.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

11. novembra krastmala

24-Hour Basketball Tournament “Battle of the Riverbanks”

19. August 13.00 - 00.00
Active recreation

Square by Riga Congress Hall

Garden Festival “A Gift to Riga”

19. August 14.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Ziedoņdārzā

Traveling Imagination City

19. August 14.00 - 18.00
Shows

Janis Rozentāls Square

Piens Festival 2017

19. August 16.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

K. K. fon Stricka villa on Aristīda Briāna Street 9 and surrounding territory

V.O.S.A. Theatre performance "THEY"

19. August 16.00 - 16.20
Shows

Dome square

Taipei Puppet Theatre’s paper puppet performance "The Paper Play"

19. August 17.00 - 18.00
Shows

Ziedonis Hall of the National Library of Latvia

V.O.S.A. Theatre performance "THEY"

19. August 18.00 - 18.20
Shows

Dome square

Marija Leiko

Garden Festival – Marija Leiko turns 130

19. August 20.00 - 00.00
Festivity within a festival

Eduards Smiļģis Theatre Museum Garden

New Orleans Jazz Gardeners

19. August 21.00 - 23.00
Music

Kalnciema Street Quarter

The City Orienteering Race “The Great xRace Riga Adventure 2017”

19. August 21.00 - 00.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park

“Cie Carabosse”. Fire Installations

19. August 22.00 - 01.00
Shows

Arkādijas Garden Park

Skats uz Vērmanes dārzu Rīgā. Rīga, 1910.gads. Fotogrāfs Kārlis Marija Hēbenspergers.  LNA LVKFFDA (foto  1. f., 62649-N)

Exhibition of Evidentiary Documents “A Promenade in Vērmanes Garden Park” of the National Archives of Latvia

20. August 00.00 - 00.00
Festivity within a festival

The National Archives of Latvia building’s exhibition windows on Šķūņu Street 11

The City Orienteering Race “The Great xRace Riga Adventure 2017”

20. August 00.00 - 07.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park

24-Hour Basketball Tournament “Battle of the Riverbanks”

20. August 00.00 - 15.00
Active recreation

Square by Riga Congress Hall

International Floorball Tournament “Unihoc Riga Cup 2017”

20. August 09.00 - 16.00
Active recreation

Ķīpsala Exhibition Center and Elektrum Olympic Sports Center

“Lucavsala Cup” – Optibet prize competition in beach volley

20. August 09.00 - 19.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park

"Garden Festival over a Cup of Coffee"

20. August 09.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

Double Coffee Opera – 12 Teātra Street

9th International Textile Mosaic Festival “Riga Textile Mosaic 2017”

20. August 10.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture Palace “Ziemeļblāzma”

Latvian Match Race championship 2017: Riga Cup

20. August 10.00 - 17.00
Active recreation

Daugava River between Akmens and Vanšu Bridge

Festival of Historical Sailing Ships “Baltic Sail Riga 2017”

20. August 10.00 - 17.30
Active recreation

River Daugava by Vanšu Bridge, City’s Yacht Club aquatorium

International Dog Agility Championship “Riga Cup 2017”

20. August 10.00 - 19.00
Active recreation

Lucavsala Recreation Park, Dog Park

Latvian Craftsmen Fair “A Piece of Latvia”

20. August 10.00 - 19.00
Markets, crafts

Esplanāde

Riga City Festival at the ZOO – Turtle’s Discovery Trail

20. August 10.00 - 18.00
For children

Riga ZOO territory

Piens Festival 2017

20. August 11.00 - 23.00
Festivity within a festival

K. K. fon Stricka villa on Aristīda Briāna Street 9 and surrounding territory

Medieval Riga at the Reformation Square

20. August 12.00 - 18.00
Markets, crafts

The Reformation Square and surrounding territory by St. Peter’s Church

Concert Cycle “Song Bridges From Heart to Heart”

20. August 12.00 - 18.00
Music

Central Station Square, on “Origo Summer Stage”

Event “Flowers for Vērmane”

20. August 12.00 - 18.00
Active recreation

Vērmanes Garden Park stage and surrounding territory

Book Street

20. August 12.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

Vērmanes Garden Park

Plein Air Painting “Paint Riga at Mežaparks”

20. August 12.00 - 16.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture-space “Strops. Mans Mežaparks”, on the corner of Atpūtas Alley and Janševska Prospect

Plein Air Painting “Paint Riga at Ķengarags”

20. August 12.00 - 16.00
Festivity within a festival

Culture-space “Strops. Mans Ķengarags”, Mazjumprava Manor territory

Green Riga on a White Screen

20. August 12.00 - 15.30
Cinema

Cinema “K. Suns”

Photo Pavilion “Peter’s Garden” (Pētera dārzs)

20. August 12.00 - 18.00
other

St. Peter’s Church

Taipei Puppet Theatre’s paper puppet performance "The Paper Play"

20. August 12.00 - 13.00
Shows

Ziedonis Hall of the National Library of Latvia

Early Music Garden

20. August 13.00 - 18.00
Music

St. Peter’s Church

Green Riga’s Green Stories

20. August 13.00 - 18.00
Festivity within a festival

11. novembra krastmala

Rowing Festival “Come and Row!” (Nāc un airē!)

20. August 14.00 - 17.00
Active recreation

Riga City Canal by the Opera building

Traveling Imagination City

20. August 14.00 - 18.00
Shows

Janis Rozentāls Square

The Magical Atmosphere of Vienna in Pārdaugava

20. August 14.00 - 18.30
Music

Dzegužkalns Park