Top things to do in Stockholm in August

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What to do in Stockholm in August? Take a look at our list of the best events and things to do in Stockholm in August. Food festivals, concerts, exhibitions, free summer cinema and much more.
 
1. Gorillaz
2. Kool And The Gang on Stockholm Pride
3. Midnight Race
4. Planket Photo Exhibition
5. STOCKHOLM’s Culture Festival 2022
6. SUMMER CINEMA IN RÅLIS
7. Photo Marathon 2022
8. Lars Winnerbäck
9. Street Food Festival
10. Hov1

 

1.Gorillaz

Who wouldn't know one of the top bands of the early 2000s? Their song Feel Good Inc. is still considered one of their greatest songs. But don't worry! The band has much more to offer and after years of not visiting Sweden, it's a great opportunity for all their fans to enjoy their live performance.

 

Gorillaz

 

2. Kool And The Gang on Stockholm Pride

Stockholm Pride attracted many fantastic performers - including nostalgic Kool And The Gang! So for all of you who want to jam along with one of the most famous bands in the funk and disco genres, come to Stockholm Pride and enjoy live performance of the Kool And The Gang.

 

KoolAndTheGang

 

3. Midnight Race

Are you ready to give yourself a shot of adrenaline? Or are you a fan of a healthy lifestyle, especially running? The Midnight Run is here and available for everyone who wants to enjoy this unique running experience on the streets of Stockholm.

 

MidnightRace

 

4. Planket Photo Exhibition

With the pandemic hopefully over, photographers are now free to roam the world in search of great images again. And in honour of these adventurous people, Planket decided to organise a photo exhibition featuring a wide selection of the best images the photographers have collected in the meantime. Come and celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Planket photo exhibition with us.

 

PlanketStockholm

 

5. STOCKHOLM’s Culture Festival 2022

Another year brings another big cultural festival in Stockholm. It's time to explore the depths of Swedish culture for everyone, including children. Part of the festival program is dedicated to children so it brings the unique possibility to teach your kids about the amazing culture in Sweden, but also to have fun.

 

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6. Summer cinema in RÅLIS

Who wouldn't love free movies? From 17 to 21 August, you can enjoy movie nights and the greatest classics at the SUMMER CINEMA IN RÅLIS. Films range from the Japanese animated classic 'Spirited Away' from Studio Ghibli to the best sci-fi classic 'The Matrix' and Ridley Scott's terrifying classic 'Alien'. We are sure we will all have a good time.

 

SummercinemaRÅLIS

 

7. Photo Marathon 2022

Anyone can be a photographer! That's the main idea behind Photo Marathon - unique works of art by the photographers. The competition welcomes everyone, professionals and beginners - anyone can be a winner, as long as your photos catch the judges' attention! It's also a great exercise and meeting place to exchange tips and tricks!

 

PhotoMarathon2022

 

8. Lars Winnerbäck

A Swedish classic! The beloved Lars Winnerbäck is on a summer tour and plans to perform in Stockholm this year. Lars Winnerbäck is undeniably one of the well known figures of Sweden´s music scene. This time the tour is outdoors, under the open sky in castle gardens and arenas, sounds great, does not it?

 

LarsWinnerback

 

9. Street Food Festival

The Street Food Festival at the end of August is a guaranteed way to enjoy a good meal, live music and share your experiences with family and friends! The Sweden’s tastiest food festival with music, drinks, food trucks, craft beer, graffiti, entertainment, street food, bars, DJs, sweet food and SM competitions.

 

StreetFoodFestival

 

10. Hov1

We have a great news for all hip-hop fans. Hov1 is finally back after a long pandemic break! Since their debut in 2015, Hov1 has released three albums and a mixtape. Their second album “Gudarna På Västerbron” was streamed over 1.5 million times in the first 24 hours and all 11 songs landed on the Spotify Top 50. The group is well known for their hip-hop and rapping masterpieces which include songs like Barn av vå tid. And with the event being hosted by Skansen, you can expect a great open air hip-hop event.

 

Hov1

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