Festive Programme

One will be able to view a horse as a gift of nature, human’s partner who helps to remind us of our own forgotten strength, beauty, and intellect. 

Program includes:

  • 12:00 Horse show: classical riding styles and steps. “Lagoss Dressage” club. 
  • 12:30 Vaulting Club “Ekvi” students’ performance “Artistic Riding” 
  • 13:30 Horse school. How horses learn: “Horse School” four legged members demonstrate how they succeed at learning in sport, music and art lessons. 
  • 14:30 Riding sports club “Atēna” show
  • 15:30 Ponijs.lv students’ show
  • 16:00 A chance to get acquainted with the basics, which every rider needs to know and understand, under the leadership of “Horse School” 
  • 13:00 – 16:00 Event guests are taken for a ride
  • 12:00 – 17:00 Creative workshops for adults and children
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