Vekara-Varkaus Children’s Summer Festival brings fun activities to homes

The festival offers many opportunities to experience beautiful moments together completely free of charge.

As a festival with a wide range of different activities, Vekara-Varkaus has brought joy to children and families for 25 summers. This year Vekara-Varkaus has been obliged to cancel all the traditional events and to go online. The program is in Finnish.

The program includes crafts, sports, science, and arts the same way as other years. There are also competitions and challenges. Everything in the program is free of charge, there are going to be interesting videos online and from our homepage you can find tips for fun activities at home.

Because the corona restrictions have eased a little, we also wanted to offer the opportunity to enjoy children’s culture in the parks of our beautiful city.

Some of the activities can be done independently at home or in the nature, some can be enjoyed as a spectator anywhere and anytime.


Wherever you are, you can dive into the fun and extensive program of the festival just by a few clicks in


In the outdoor activities we ask you to keep at least 2 meters distance from other people and to patiently wait for your turn. Let’s stay safe and follow the safety instructions!

Vekara-Varkaus wouldn’t be as colorful and diverse without our partners. A big acknowledgement to them.