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Tallinn Old Town Days

Tallinn Old Town Days

Tallinn Old Town Days

Tallinn Old Town Days (Tallinn) — held since 1982, this traditional summer festival (which takes place in late May & early June) is one of the red-letter events for the people of Tallinn, with plenty to do for children, teens, adults and seniors alike. There are events that will touch your heart, make you laugh with joy, and provide you with pleasant moments spent alone between the city walls, in the ambience of times long since past.

 

The lavish program includes concerts, performances and the ‘Tallinn Treff’ theater festival, sports events and other fun activities, while a classical music and church day will bring thousands back to the font of high culture. See the following website for more details: http://vanalinnapaevad.ee/en

 


Tallinn Medieval Days

Días medievales de Tallin

Días medievales de Tallin

Tallinn Medieval Days – visitors and locals alike head back to the middle ages as the Medieval Days come to life again in the Old Town. Tallinn was a flourishing trading port in the Middle Ages — full of color, vigor, and energy. The “Medieval Days” festival attempt to recapture Tallinn’s glorious past. There are workshops, excursions and theatre performances to celebrate that long-gone era. Details at: www.folkart.ee


Olympic Casino Olümpia

Olympic Casino Olümpia

Olympic Casino Olümpia

Olympic Casino Olümpia (Liivalaia 33, Tallinn) — By far the largest casino chain in Estonia, Olympic has several branches throughout the city, many located in prominent shopping malls. Most have their own bars, which are open all hours and feature monthly drink specials. The casinos themselves range in size, but all have a variety of high-quality electronic games.

 

This branch is perhaps the largest – combining Las Vegas-style entertainment with various types of gaming (from slot machines, to table games like Roulette, Blackjack, Oasis Poker, Russian Poker, Ultimate Texas and Baccarat.

 

Õllesummer

Lesllesummer

Lesllesummer

Õllesummer (Beer Festival)(Tallinn) – held every July, the biggest outdoor beer festival in the Baltics features multiple stages offering four days of concerts by local and international bands.  The program of events includes music from wall-to-wall, and the chance to hear popular local jazz performers, top rock bands and many other local and internationally recognized artists. As you would expect there are variety of beers from all over the world on sale, and many restaurants and bars have their kiosks set up at the festival grounds. See the event website for details: www.ollesummer.ee/eng

Nõmme Snow Park

Nõmme Snow Park

Nõmme Snow Park

Nõmme Snow Park (Vana-Mustamäe tee 16) — Nõmme Snow Park opens as soon as the weather permits and lasts until the last snowflake has melted away. Fun-filled activities make this place perfect for visitors of all ages. Professional instructors help you to stay on feet and make the most of your day out. See Nõmme’s website for details: www.nommelumepark.ee

Niitvälja Golf

Niitvälja Golf

Niitvälja Golf

Niitvälja Golf (Niitvälja, Harju maakond) – located 33 km. southwest of Tallinn, golfers can play on the 18-hole Park Course and a 9-hole pay-and-play course. The practice area consists of putting, chipping and pitching greens, a driving range and a nine-hole mini-golf course. Niitvälja has the facilities to host invitational or open golf tournaments and customer events. The clubhouse accommodates a restaurant, pro-shop, dressing rooms and saunas. See Niitvälja’s website for details: www.niitvaljagolf.ee

Manniku Safari Center

Manniku Safari Center

Manniku Safari Center

Manniku Safari Centre (Trapi tee, Hostel Trapi, Männiku, Harju county) — The Safari Centre lets groups explore the wilds of Estonia on all-terrain quad bikes. Groups of four to 14 people can go on guided trekking adventures that last anywhere from a few hours to an entire weekend. Trips of up to 10 days are even available. No experience or driving license is necessary and instruction is provided. See its website for details: www.safarikeskus.ee

Kadrioru Tennis Center

Centro de tenis Kadrioru

Centro de tenis Kadrioru

Kadrioru Tennis Center (Koidula 38, Tallinn) — Tennis Center offers an opportunity to practice under the guidance of professional trainers. Tennis equipment shop and rental, as well as soft drinks, coffee, tea, snacks and sauna are also available. Great for warm weather days! See its website for more info: www.kadriorutennis.ee

Jeti Ice Arena

Jeti Ice Arena

Jeti Ice Arena

Jeti Ice Arena (Suur-Sõjamäe 14B, Tallinn) — one of two indoor ice arenas in Tallinn, the Jeti ice arena was opened in 2000 by Estonian hockey legend Jari Kurri. It has two full-size hockey rinks and five special curling sheets as well as a dressing and drying rooms, a sauna and a cafeteria. Check Jeti’s website for current rates (for hockey, skating, etc.): www.jeti.ee

Jazzkaar International Jazz Festival

Festival Internacional de Jazz de Jazzkaar

Festival Internacional de Jazz de Jazzkaar

Jazzkaar International Jazz Festival (various venues within Tallinn and elsewhere in Estonia) — this is the biggest Jazz Festival in the Baltics held from 1990. Combining an interesting & unique program with bold solutions, Jazzkaar’s team is able to create the best Festival with the smallest budget in the Nordic countries — bringing the biggest and most interesting findings of the world’s jazz scene to Tallinn and the rest of Estonia. The ten-day Festival has also the biggest number of concerts per year in Estonia with more than 3,000 performers from 60 countries. Artists that have shown up for this event include: Pat Metheny, Cassandra Wilson, Chick Corea, Bobby McFerrin, Angie Stone, Dianne Reeves, Jan Garbarek, Richard Bona, The Brand New Heavies, and Zap Mama, among others. See the event website for more info: www.jazzkaar.ee