Major events in 2015

Here, we present you to the major events that take place in The Bay Denmark in 2015.

Wool festival in Saltum - Scandinavia's largest
9th to 10th May 2015
We are looking for this event, where the entire weekend is all about the wool.
The festival is visited every year by thousands of guests.
One of Denmark’s most popular television, the DK4's TV crew, visited the Wool festival in last year and you can see their video here (danish). The film tells the story of the wool festival and its impact on the region, but also highlights some other beautiful characteristics of Jammerbugten region.

Fjerritslev’s Agricultural Fair
Saturday 23rd of May 2015
Fjerritslev’s agricultural fair is a historical tradition with animals and impressive machines, which teems with large and small guests at the cattle show site.


Blokhus Sand Sculpture Festival 2015
Starting with 23rd May until October 2015
Discover impressive sand sculptures, creatively done by international professional, sand sculpture artists. This year's theme is "HC Andersen".

Kite Festival 2015
Starting with the 23rd to 24th of May 2015 - Pentecost

Træskulpturfestival 2015 - Blokhus
12th to 14th of June 2015


Midsummer celebrations
23rd of June 2015
Impressive bonfires on the beaches in Blokhus, Tranum, Rødhus, Grønhøj and Slettestrand

Blokhus Cannon Association shoots sun down
Starting with 27th of June until the 16th of August 2015
Defining every day at. 21:00
From June to mid-August resounds a huge bang out of Blokhus beach and the sea when Blokhus Cannon Association marks the sunset by firing the historic Blokhus cannon.

Commodity Market - Blokhus
Every Tuesday starting with the 30th of June until the 4th of August 2015 and in the week 42

Flea market in the town square- Fjerritslev
Every Saturday starting with the 4th of July until the 1st of August 2015

Live demonstrations at the manor Bratskov in Brovst
Thursdays from 2nd of July until the 6th of August 2015
The beautiful manor house is worth visiting all year round, but especially on Thursdays during the summer. Experience a step back in time as 70 local enthusiasts present old crafts and traditions, just like in the "good old days". A great day for large and small.

Music in the summer land - Blokhus town square
Every Tuesday, starting with the 7th of July -until the 11th of August 2015

North Jutland's largest tilting festival - Slettestrand
10th to 12th of July - Summer Fest in Slettestrand.

The North Walk 2015 - Blokhus
12th of July 2015

The Great Bath day - Blokhus
16th of July 2015 - (150 year anniversary)

Pile Festival
25th of July 2015
Discover the popular craft market at the manor house in Bratskov. There will be exhibitions and stalls with wickerwork and other interesting crafts

North Rock
1st of August 2015
Come and experience the atmosphere of The Bay’s best music festival! Fantastic atmosphere, beer and great Danish bands will entertain you throughout an entire day.
Read more about North Rock

Blokhus Marathon
2nd of August 2015
This is one of Denmark’s most beautiful marathon as it involves running through the green forest and gravel paths in scenic dunes, along the wild North Sea on wide, white sandy beaches the beautiful scenery around Blokhus. The following distances are part of the course: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10 km and 5 km.
Read more about Blokhus Marathon

Jammerbugt Accordion Rally - Slettestrand
6th to 9th of August 2015
Musicians from across the country meet in the square in front of the Hotel Klitrosen in Slettestrand.
Read more about Jammerbugt Accordion Rally

Horse race in Pandrup
The annual horse race in Pandrup is one of only two places in Denmark allowed to hold totalizator races off the regular racecourses. 

Women's Weekend - Blokhus
September 2015
A weekend with an exciting program for women only. Women are invited to celebrate themselves with activities tailored for them, with entertainment, shopping, gourmet, comfort, a run & MTB

Mountainbike - Slettestrand
3rd of October 2015

Thanksgiving in Blokhus - October Festival
5th to 25th October 2015
Holiday Fun for the whole family

Blokhus-Hune Dog Festival
10th to 11th of October 2015
A weekend filled with activities - all with the men’s best friend in the centre.
Read more about Blokhus-Hune Dog Festival

Vildmose Potato Festival
10th of October 2015
It’s autumn holiday and there are plenty of activities and experiences to celebrate - having of course the famous potato as the focal point.
Vildmose Potato Festival

Harvest Fårup Summerland
10th to 18th of October 2015
There has been prepared for you - a full week filled with exciting events and activities for the whole family.
Read more about Fårup Summerland

Gjøl Christmas market
22nd of November 2015

Christmas at the manor Bratskov - Brovst
28th to 29th of November - The first weekend of Advent
The manor house is beautifully decorated and it gives a real Danish Christmas atmosphere. There will be also coffee and lots of stalls inside the manor house and in the yard.

Visit Nisser house in Moseby v / Etly Klarborg
Every Sunday of the Advent
There are long queues when Etly Klarborg - TripTrap Nisser's creator - opens the doors to a magical universe with pixies, gnomes and trolls. Visiting the Pixie house is fun especially when you are greeted by teasing goblins around in the woods.


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Further information

For further information on these and many more events in The Bay Denmark, please do not hesitate to contact the tourist office.