This is a list of festivals and carnivals in Denmark.

By type

General

  • Aalborg Carnival
  • Aarhus Festuge, largest cultural festival in Northern Europe including several smaller festivals.
  • Aarhus Pride
  • Copenhagen Carnival
  • Copenhagen Christmas Festival
  • Copenhagen Opera Festival, Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen Pride
  • Cultural Harbour, Copenhagen
  • Culture- and Light Festival Lønstrup
  • Danish Bridge Festival, Svendborg
  • Esbjerg Festival Week
  • Exercise Festival, Torup
  • Fantasy Festival, Esbjerg
  • Farsøfest, Farsø
  • Free BunkerLove Festival, Løkken
  • Funen MC Festival, Odense
  • Geopark Festival, Odsherred Municipality
  • Hans Christian Andersen Festival Plays, Odense
  • Hillerød Music and Theatre Festival
  • Himmelstorm Festival, Hundested
  • International Living Theatre (ILT), Aarhus
  • International Sand Sculpture Festival, Søndervig
  • Kolding Light Festival
  • Krudtværks Festival, Frederiksværk
  • MADE Festival, DIY and co-creation festival in Roskilde
  • Mythological ART Festival, Jelling
  • Nordic Ink Festival, tattoo festival in Frederikshavn
  • Odense Flower Festival
  • PASSAGE, international street theatre festival in Helsingør
  • Ribe Wine Festival
  • Rose Festival, Bogense
  • Samsø Sustainability Festival
  • Sandsculpture festival, Hundested
  • Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle, Helsingør
  • Shark Cutter Festival and Regatta, Nysted
  • Skagen Winter Swimming Festival
  • Skarresø Festival (Danmarks Byggefestival)
  • Søndervig Winter Swimming Festival
  • Street Art Festival, Brande
  • Tavern Festival, Helsingør
  • The Cimbri Festival, Aars
  • Triangle Festival Week, East Jutland. Cultural festival around Vejle, Fredericia and Kolding including several smaller festivals.
  • Wadden Sea Festival
  • WE Aart Festival, Aalborg
  • Wondercool, Copenhagen
  • Wool Festival Saltum

Historical

  • Black Powder Festival, Hals
  • European Medieval Festival, Horsens
  • Knights’ Festival at Ulvsborg, at Ulvsborg Historical Center in Asnæs
  • Medieval Festival at Spøttrup
  • Moesgård Viking Moot, Aarhus
  • Nysted Medieval Festival and Market
  • Renaissance Festival, Kronborg Castle in Helsingør
  • Ringsted Medieval Festival
  • The Festival of Centuries, Aarhus
  • Viking Festival, changing locations arranged by National Museum Denmark

Food

  • Cod Festival, Nakskov
  • Copenhagen Beer Festival
  • Copenhagen Cooking and Food Festival
  • EAT!, Odense
  • Food Festival Aarhus
  • Fra Bund Til Mund
  • Harvest Festival in Asnæs
  • Herring Festival Glyngøre
  • Hirtshals Fish Festival
  • Kerteminde Cherry Festival
  • Norway Lobster Festival, Læsø
  • Organic Harvest Market Weekend, nationwide
  • ROKOST Food Festival, Roskilde
  • Samsø Fjordfestival
  • Seafood Festival, Odense
  • The Fruit Festival, the South Sea Islands

Film

  • Aarhus Film Festival
  • CPH:DOX, documentary films festival in Copenhagen
  • CPH:PIX, Copenhagen
  • Odense International Film Festival

Music

  • Rock and contemporaryAarhus Vocal Festival, rhythmic vocal music
  • Honky Tonk Music Festival, Nykøbing Sjælland
  • Langelandsfestival, Rudkøbing
  • Music festival for children, Hørby
  • Sommer.Chillout.Aarhus (S.C.A)
  • Vendsyssel Festival
  • Alive Festival, Thisted
  • Blip Festival
  • Copenhagen Distortion
  • Copenhell, Copenhagen
  • Danmarks Grimmeste Festival (Grimfest), Aarhus
  • Gilleleje Festival
  • Grøn Koncert, across the country
  • Helsingør Festival
  • Indian Summer Festival, Svendborg
  • Klang Copenhagen Avantgarde Music Festival, København
  • Nibe Festival
  • Nordic Music Days
  • NorthSide Festival (Denmark), Aarhus
  • Roskilde Festival
  • Samsø Festival
  • Skanderborg Festival (Smukfest)
  • Snogebæk
  • SPOR Festival, Aarhus
  • Spot (music festival), Aarhus
  • Start! Festival
  • Vig Festival
Alternative
  • FROST Festival, Copenhagen
  • Nakke Festival, Rørvig
Electronic

Many festivals features electronic music, but a few have specialised in this genre.

  • PHONO Festival, Odense
  • Strøm Festival, Copenhagen
Jazz
  • Aarhus International Jazz Festival
  • Ærø Jazz Festival
  • Copenhagen Jazz Festival
  • Den Blå Festival, Aalborg
  • Haderslev Jazz Festival
  • Kanal Jazz, Løgstør
  • Maribo Jazz Festival
  • Nykøbing/Rørvig Jazz Festival, Nykøbing Sjælland
  • Ribe Jazz Festival
  • Ringkøbing Fjord Jazzfestival
  • Riverboat Jazz Festival, Silkeborg
  • Roskilde Jazz Days
  • Samsø Jazzfestival
  • Vinterjazz, across the country
Folk and blues
  • Ærø Harmonika Festival
  • Copenhagen Blues Festival
  • Country Festival, Aalborg
  • Country Festival, Gram
  • Fanø Free Folk
  • Frederikshavns Blues Festival
  • Hillerød Folk Festival
  • Musik i lejet, Tisvildeleje
  • Musikweekend Livø
  • SCC Country Festival, Silkeborg
  • Skagen Festival
  • Tange Sø Folk Festival
  • Tønder Festival
  • Tunø Festival
Classical and opera
  • Aalborg Opera Festival
  • Copenhagen Opera Festival
  • Copenhagen Summer Festival
  • Esbjerg International Chamber Music Festival
  • Hindsgavl Festival, at Hindsgavl Castle in Middelfart
  • Holstebro International Music Festival
  • Kammermusikfestival, Fejø
  • Klassiske Dage, Holstebro
  • Nørre Vosborg Music Festival
  • Rued Langgaard Festival, Ribe
  • Samsø Chamber Music Festival
  • Sorø International Music Festival
  • Thy Chamber Music Festival
  • Tivoli Festival
  • Vendsyssel Festival
  • Vintertoner