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Photographer: Bergen Tourist Board / Gjertrud Coutinho -

Gingerbread Town

The World's biggest Gingerbread town! Miniature houses, trains, cars and ships, all made from real gingerbread!

Photographer: Andreas Scollen - one of the stars at Bergen International Festival 2013

Bergen International Festival

Welcome to two intense weeks of Nordic impulses. Over 200 events every year in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts.


WHAT'S ON - all year

Bergen became a European City of Culture in the year 2000. And understandably so! Bergen has a wide variety of events ranging from “high” culture to lively football matches. Experience one of the world's oldest symphony orchestras, a professional ballet company, an exciting jazz and blues scene, several theaters and concert halls, outdoor summer opera and various festivals. And not least, the large outdoor concerts with stars from around the world. Find the event of your choice!

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What's on - Visitor
Photographer: Bergen Tourist Board/Oddleiv Apneseth

All events

Enjoy the great variety of events in Bergen!

Photographer: Vidar Langeland


List of highlights for the next six months.



Great experience in the Grieg Hall, Bergenhus Courtyard or clubs.

Photographer: Bergen Reiselivslag / Per Eide -  Per Eide/ Bergen Tourist Board

Festivals and yearly events

Large selection of festivals all year round.

Photographer: Carte Blanche / Erik Berg

Shows, theatres and opera

A variety of productions throughout the year.

Photographer: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life AS/Fjord Norway

Children and family

Theater, exhibitions, concerts and much more.

Photographer: Per Fiksdal / Gaia Trafikk as -


An list of sports events and tournaments throughout the region.

Photographer: Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum


Permanent and temporary - in galleries and museums.

Trade exhibitions

Trade exhibitions

For both business and leisure in Arenum and the Grieg Hall.

Photographer: Terje Rakke/Nordic Life AS/Fjord Norge AS


Upcoming national and international conferences in Bergen.

Cultural venues

Cultural venues

Venues for concerts, theater and other events.
Bergen Tourist Board • Slottsgaten 3 • P.O. Box 4055 Sandviken • 5835 Bergen, Norway