Events and festivals near Bergen NorwayThere are many festivals and special events in the region during each year, and we have a guide to events and festivals arranged by month and area.
Iin 2008 the Stavanger region was the (non-EU) European Capital of Culture, with many events taking place all during the year.
April: Stavanger vinfest (wine) BergenFest (music)
May: MaiJazz Stavanger Hardanger Musikkfest
17 May national day Bergen International Festival
June: Viking festival Karmøy Beach Volleyball Stavanger
July: Gladmat Stavanger (food)
August:ICMF Stavanger (Chamber music) SildaJazz Haugesund ONS 2014 Stavanger (no rooms available!)
September: Kapittel Stavanger (literature)
December: Bergen festival of lights
Egersund Julebyen (Christmas markets)