Holiday activities

Espoo offers various activities for the whole family during school holidays!

Summer holiday 2022

Fun things to do in summer! Here you can find the Nuori Espoo summer activities. Information about the Skeittikontti skate container at Matinkylä skatepark and the summer plans of the Kerttu recreational vehicle and Patrik van. And what about StreetArt and the Mopokärry moped workshop? The young people’s own space Pointti at Sello Library is open in the summer – come rain or shine. Pool party for young people in August at the Leppävaara open-air swimming pool will crown the summer! Learn more about our summer activities.

 

Registration for the activities in summer 2022 has started.

  • The registration for the multi-sport camps in Espoonlahti and Leppävaara started in early February: The registration page.

Summer is a great time to try out new sports!

There are lots of fun sports for young people to try in Espoo this summer. You can learn tricks and self-expression with a ball at FS Football School, practise golf basics at Leppävaara GoGolf Range or try trampolining and cheerleading at Kera. For tips on disc golf, visit the Juvanpuisto school playground in north Espoo and Semina's showjumping centre, where you can learn about showjumping, horse schooling and western riding. A new feature in Matinkylä this summer is BMX biking at Matinkylä Sports Park.

Harrastushaku.fi(external link)

Use the search term "ELkesä" to find Espoo Moves summer sports.

Use the search term "NEkesä to search for Nuori Espoo summer activities.

Children's Cultural Centre Aurora's summer programme

There's plenty to do all summer long in the Aurora summer garden! There will be art workshops, circus and theatre performances and colour baths for babies.
See the full summer programme(external link) on the Aurora website. (in Finnish)

Libraries busy all summer long

Do arts and crafts this summer! – An arts and crafts club at Sello library on summer Thursdays

The arts and crafts club is primarily for schoolchildren, but children under school age can join the club with a parent. More information about the club on Helmet.fi: Summer Craft Club(external link)

Zine workshops at Sello Library, 13–15 June

A workshop for 10–16-year-olds, where everyone gets to make their own environmental zine, i.e. a small magazine. More information about the workshop on Helmet.fi(external link)

Art workshop for young people at Lippulaiva Library 6–10 June

At the workshop, any young person can design and create their own avatar character on the wall under the guidance of a teacher from the Espoo School of Art. More information about the workshop on Helmet.fi(external link)

Entresse Library day camp for primary school children 7–9 June

Fun things to do in the Jukeboksi music section of Entresse Library!
More information about the day camp(external link).

Free performances at the Amfi Cultural Centre, open to all ages

Espoo Cultural Centre invites you to enjoy the summer with cultural events on the Amfi outdoor stage. In June and August, Amfi hosts a wide range of concerts, dance shows and performance art. Calendar of events(external link) at the Cultural Centre.

Adventure at WeeGee

Explore the museums of the WeeGee Exhibition Centre at Adventure at WeeGee! with a children’s museum adventure. Details of the activity are available in Finnish, Swedish, English and Russian and will be distributed in the lobby of the exhibition centre to child visitors. Admission to WeeGee museums and Futuro is always free for children under 18.
WeeGee summer camps(external link). (in Finnish)

Photo: Ari Karttunen