Espoo’s cultural and sports services as of 1 October 2021
Espoo’s sports facilities, libraries, cultural venues and museums are open. As of 1 October, more tickets will be available for events. People’s health and safety are taken into account in all our activities.
Culture: museums and libraries are open as usual, more tickets for events
Libraries are open according to their autumn opening hours. See all library opening hours at helmet.fi(extrernal link). You can find the City Library’s events on the helmet.fi website.(extrernal link)
You are required to follow all coronavirus-related safety instructions given by the staff or displayed in the libraries.
KAMU at WeeGee, the Glims Farmstead Museum and Villa Rulludd are open. See more detailed opening hours. (extrernal link)
Read more about the KAMU Espoo City Museum’s exhibitions(extrernal link).
You can find instructions on how to safely visit a museum on the City Museum’s website(extrernal link). You can also visit museums online! Further information:(extrernal link) History Online.(extrernal link)
Cultural venues and events
As of 1 October, more tickets will be available for events. You can find information on events online at kulttuuriespoo.fi(extrernal link).
Espoo’s cultural venues (Sello Hall(extrernal link), Espoo Cultural Centre(extrernal link), Kannusali(extrernal link), Children’s Cultural Centre Aurora(extrernal link), Vindängen(extrernal link), WeeGee(extrernal link)) provide information on their events on their websites.
The Reflektor Espoo festival will fill Keran Hallit, an old logistics centre, with light art from 7 to 10 October 2021.
Urban Espoo(extrernal link), our cultural venue online, is open 24/7.
All events comply with general hygiene requirements to improve the safety of the venues.
The city orchestra’s concert season has already started. Additional tickets and new subscriptions to the autumn season concerts will go on sale on 6 October.
Sports: sports facilities are open
Sports facilities are open as usual. People’s health and safety are taken into account in all our activities.
Exercise groups and courses organised by Espoo’s Sports and Exercise Services
You can find the schedules for instructed exercise groups and courses at espoo.fi/ohjattuliikunta(extrernal link) (in Finnish). All customers must still comply with the recommendation on the use of face masks and the guidelines on good hand and coughing hygiene. Do not attend a session if you have any symptoms of a common cold.
Indoor and outdoor sports facilities
All city-owned indoor and outdoor sports facilities are open.
- You can find the opening hours of the city’s swimming pools on their own website.
- You can find the opening hours of gyms and other sports facilities in the online calendar(extrernal link).
Recreational activities in the fields of sports and culture can be organised for people of all ages both indoors and outdoors. Competitive activities (games, matches, tournaments) can also be organised as usual.
It is still recommended that participants avoid unnecessary physical contact with each other and comply with general hygiene guidelines. It is also recommended that the composition of recreational groups remain unchanged and contact with other groups be avoided. The recommendation on the use of masks is still in force. The guidelines concerning recreational activities will be in force until further notice.