Discover Kalajoki’s fantastic nature. You can begin your visit from the Kalajoki Visitor Centre and then continue on to experience the unique Rahja archipelago, historical islet of Maakalla and the magnificent lighthouse of Ulkokalla. From there, you can head to the Pakka Adventure Park to climb the heights. Afterwards, you can cool down at the JukuPark water park and then move on to the SuperPark. Take a step on the wild side and explore Kalajoki on your own or with friends and family!
28 EXPERIENCE EVENTS IN 2018 We reserve the right to make changes to this programme. May 1 May Kalajoki’s May Day and the ceremony of dressing the Jussi statue in a woolly hat, Centre of Kalajoki 4–6 May Katiska shopping event, Centre of Kalajoki 5–6 May Kodiksi Kalajoki (‘Home in Kalajoki’) event, the Sand Dunes and Centre of Kalajoki 9 May HelaTanssit dances, the entertainment centre Merisärkkä 10 May Second level show jumping competition, the official opening horse riding competition of the season, the Sand Dunes June 2 June The biggest graduation party in the province, Dyyni 8–9 June Summer season kick-off, the Sand Dunes 9 June X-Games SUP: Rautio Sports SUP Endurance Tour, the Sand Dunes 15–16 June Beach Football Finnish Open, the Sand Dunes 15 June Suomi Disco music tour, Dyyni 16 June Ysäri Disco Tour of 90s music, Dyyni 17 June Ladies & Gentlemen Tour 2018, Kalajoki Golf 22 June Topi-Keittiöt Midsummer Golf Open, Kalajoki Golf 22–23 June Kalajoki Midsummer Festival, the Sand Dunes / the entertainment centre Merisärkkä 21–24 June Midsummer Sound@Dyyni, Dyyni 22–23 June Sushi Days, Lohilaakso “Salmon Valley” 29 June – 1 July National Gospel Days, Event Park Arena 30 June Särkkä Rock, Beach Bar Surffari July 5–8 July Irish Hooley Kalajoki, Sandy Kelt 11–15 July Sushi and Asian flavours, Lohilaakso “Salmon Valley” 14 July Kalajoki Beach Ultimate, the Sand Dunes/Dyyni 14 July Kalajoki horseraces, the Sand Dunes 20 July Sandy Kelt Texas Scramble Open, Kalajoki Golf 25–26 July ProJenni Summer Tour 2018, Kalajoki Golf 28 July Kajari urban festival, Centre of Kalajoki 28 July The Strongest Man on the Coast competition, the Sand Dunes/Dyyni
29 30 July – 2 August Jukuleiri camp, a sports camp for children and young people, the Sand Dunes August EXPERIENCE 3–5 August Bimmerparty, a BMW enthusiasts’ meet, Kalajoki Airport 4 August Dyyni’s sand floorball, the Sand Dunes 3–4 August Street Food Fiesta, Centre of Kalajoki 5–7 August Service FEST, Dyyni 10–12 August Hyppää Venetsialaisiin horse riding event, the Sand Dunes 11 August Jussi Jokinen All Stars, Kalajoki Ice Hall / Merisärkkä 18 August Kalajoki Nice Run, a women’s sports event, the Sand Dunes 18–19 August Tractor Pulling National Championships, Kalajoki Airport 24–25 August Venetian Festival, the Sand Dunes 24 August Venetsialaisvalvojaiset event, Centre of Kalajoki 25 August Venetian Golf 2018 Open, Kalajoki Golf 31 August– Sand and Baseball World Championships, the Sand Dunes, Dyyni 1 September September 1–2 September Couples’ Weekend, Kalajoki Golf 14–16 September SyysFest autumn festival, the Sand Dunes 14 September Octoberfest, restaurant Kultakala 15 September Syysfest Golf Open, Kalajoki Golf 15 September Octoberfest, the entertainment centre Merisärkkä 15 September Oktoberfest@Sandy Kelt, Sandy Kelt 15 September Pakka Beach Games, the Sand Dunes / Pakka Adventure Park 15–16 September Energy Fair, Event Park Arena October 12–13 October Traditional Plassi Market days, old town Plassi 12–13 October Pauhamat – trade and culture event, Centre of Kalajoki 19 October Adventures in the dark, Pakka Adventure Park 26 October Adventures in the dark, Pakka Adventure Park November 3 November Halloween party, the entertainment centre Merisärkkä 17 November Pre-Christmas Show at the Event Park Arena 23 November Christmas season opening and Black Friday, Centre of Kalajoki December 31.12. New Year’s party at the Sand Dunes, the Sand Dunes