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Summer in Køge

Photo: Køge Marina

Køge sparkles with life in summer. Køge Market Square is brimming with people having a good time in the open air cafés or shopping for fruit and vegetables on a market day.  But the Market Square is not the only jolly place.

Urban life on the harbour

Køge’s South Harbour is being developed by the company Køge Kyst, whose vision is to change the harbour area into a unique, attractive and sustainable district. Citizens and visitors alike can enjoy the free activities staged there, which is everything from open workshops, lectures and harbour walks to performances, concerts and harbour festivals.

Sildens Dag i Køge

Herring Day and South Harbour Day

Sdr. Havnedag på Køge Havn

South Harbour Day and Herring Day

One of the happenings in August is South Harbour Day, an extremely popular event. All kinds of acitivities will take place at the harbour in Køge, and there is no admission. Everything is free! The event takes place on august 24th in 2019. Participation is free.

You can also visit Herring Day at Køge Harbour. Here you can taste the herring, prepared in different ways. Beer from the local brewery, Braunstein, can also be bought. Tickets are available in advance at VisitKøge.

If you like beer better then Køge Øldag (Køge Beer Day) is just for you. Here people come from near and far to taste the beer of the participating brewers. Tickets can  can be purchased from VisitKøge. Beer day is held on the same Saturday as South Harbor Day and Herring Day.
 
 

Køge Festival Week

Week 35 is celebration week all over Køge. The Market Square is filled with music for all ages and of all genres, and admission to the party is totally free! See the program for this special week here.

Free church concert

Every summer, the churches in Køge Municipality invite you to free concerts. Here you can take the opportunity to study the beautiful churches while enjoying the good music. For dates and times, check with VisitKøge or at the churches themselves.

Market days

Market days take place every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the year. The market square is a MECCA of fresh fruit and vegetables, cheese, fish, sausages, olives, honey etc. On sale are also plenty of flowers, crafts, jewellery and other attractive items. Bring the entire family to enjoy a cosy market day!

Exercise cycling races

Three major cycling races take place in Køge: Tøse-Runden, Sjælland på Tværs and Sjælland Rundt på Cykel. For more information go to Køge Sportevent.

Music Køge midtown

Every Saturday from 12 am-2 pm the cosy courtyard by Hugos is filled with music loving people enjoying a beer or two and listening to good live music.

Music at Køge Habour

At Køge Harbour outdoor concerts are held during the summer at the harbur stage. Go to Facebook for events

Music at Køge Marina

You can also listen to live music at Køge Marina, by Stacy´s Diner, see the music program here.