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Shopping Street

Thu 15.6. at 17.00-20.00

Come and experience life, enjoy music and good food, do some shopping and meet friends and acquaintances at the Summer Street Evening. Kauppakatu will be transformed into a pedestrian street for the duration of the event, with local businesses keeping their doors open and vendors and stalls spread out around the event area.

A fun-filled programme will be on offer to the public in Halonen Square from 17.00. Children will be entertained on the square’s stage by clown Elviira.  Iiro Hynninen from the Voice of Finland programme will be the evening’s headliner and Harri Immonen will play guitar.

Harri´s Food Factory and his partners will be serving delicious street food at Hertunkuja from 15.00. Varkaus City Youth Services and the Youth Council of Wanuva Youth are organising a surprise programme for young people. During the summer street night, you can also join the Family House games from 16.00-19.00 at the Varkaus Family House (Kauppakatu 32).


Vekara Parade

The vibrant colours of the summer street night can be heard and seen from far and wide, bringing a lively carnival atmosphere to the summer evening. The parade starts at 18.00 from the library and runs along Kauppakatu in a cheerful group. The Varkaus Musical Band will play summer samba rhythms and the brave horses are sure to attract admiring glances. In addition to the horses, the Tassukamut will also provide animal entertainment.

Visit the event’s Facebook page facebook.com/varkaudenkesäkatuillat/ to find out more about what else the summer street evening has to offer!

Free admission

Organised by Varkauden kaupunkikeskusta ry and Vekara-Varkaus


For more information about the events and sales outlets:
Warkauden kaupunkikeskusta ry, Nina Pesonen, tel. 040 192 4090 nina.pesonen(a)warkaudenkaupunkikeskusta.fi