Lithuania's capital city is a stunning collection of old and new architecture, beautiful views and interesting cultural escapades. By timing visits to Vilnius to coincide with the special events that grace the city's streets every year, holidaymakers can look forward to an even better holiday in Lithuania.
From musical extravaganzas to funfairs and festivals, the events in Vilnius are varied, ensuring there's an ideal time for year for all visitors.
Popular Events in Vilnius
In the first days of March, the Old Town springs into life as the Casimir's Fair commences. This annual fair sees folk artisans and craftsmen from around the country congregate in Vilnius and sell their wares. The fair also boasts a number of events and is a well-loved fixture for the artistic community in Uzupis and beyond.
Music lovers are perfectly catered to in Vilnius throughout the months of April and May, thanks to the arrival of the Sugrįžimai International Music Festival. Drawing talented musicians from Lithuania as well as international performers, it offers a variety of excellent performances and concerts.
As February draws to a close, bibliophiles flock to Vilnius to enjoy the city's Book Fair and film fanatics time their trips to take advantage of the International Film Festival taking place at the end of March. However, the biggest and best event is arguably Capital Days, a modern multi-disciplinary festival that transforms the streets of Vilnius in the last days of August.
Choosing Hotels for Events in Vilnius
Whether visiting Vilnius for business meetings or for leisure trips, it is wise for travellers to check local events and book accommodation well in advance.
Guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius will be confident that not only are they positioned at the heart of the action, they are also beautifully catered to in a four-star hotel. Travellers can combine the charms of a Scandinavian inspired hotel suite with the fantastic cultural offerings available on the streets of Vilnius for an unforgettable city break.