Week 22: 5 things to do in Copenhagen this weekend

Wow, these last couple of days have gone by fast, and a lot has happened!

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Top left: I went to an amazing rosé wine and chocolate tasting on Tuesday – longer review coming up!

Top right: Amazing dinner at LêLê Street Kitchen in Østerbro – elected Copenhagen’s best takeout in 2013

Bottom left: Wednesday’s soccer match between Denmark and Sweden – I wrote about it on Denmark.dk

Bottom right: Yesterday I ventured into Christiania for the first time ever and I had a blast with wine in the sun and a crazy concert at Loppen. Great burgers, too!

 

But now, the weekend is approaching fast, so here’s my list of things to do if you’re in Copenhagen!

It’s Lagersalg season!

What – Shopping, shopping, shopping! Lots of brands have clearance sales going on right now – for example Samsøe & Samsøe, Acne or Dryberg/Kern

Why – Because you can definitely get a bargain!

Where – all around Copenhagen

When – different days for different brands

How much – strongly depends on what you take home with you!

More information – AOK’s big lagersalg roundup

 

Øresundsfestival in Malmö

What – A music festival, mostly featuring lesser-known artists from Denmark and Sweden, but also e.g. Nabiha and Mads Langer

Why – Because it’s a great reason to take a trip over the bridge to Malmö and listen to some cool tunes

Where – different venues across Malmö

When – 30.+31. May, 17h – open end

How much – 1 day ticket 290 DKK, 2 day ticket 500 DKK (includes train tickets and admission to clubs after the festival)

More information – oresundsfestival.com/

 

More music: All-day house festival “Free Your Mind”

Source: Festival page

What – An all-day event with house music of all sorts, on Refshaløen

Why – Go there, grab a drink and chill in the sun! The music will be more chill during the day and pick up the pace towards the night

Where – Halvandet on Refshaløen

When – 31. May, 12h – midnight

How much – free admission

More information – on the festival’s Facebook page

 

A different city walking tour – Lucifertour

What – An open city walking tour focusing on the spooky and occult, “following the devil’s footsteps”. The tour only takes place when there’s a full moon, or on other significant dates. Attention: the tours are in Danish unless otherwise stated, but English tours can be requested.

Why – Because it’s a different way of seeing the city – guaranteed!

Where – meeting point is at the Absalon statue on Højbroplads, tour ends at Vor Frue Kirke

When – 31. May, 20h

How much – 100 DKK, registration online

More information – weirdwalks.dk

 

More shopping – Flea market at Nørrebrohallen

What – A large flea market

Why – Because browsing is always fun, and you might find hidden treasures! Afterwards, take a stroll through sunny Nørrebro

Where – Nørrebrohallen

When – 1. June, 10-16h

How much – entrance fee is 30 DKK

More information – event’s Facebook page

 

 

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