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Traditional events and festivals in Bauska and surrounding

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All YEAR, once in a month  from March until December

Excursion in "Bauskas alus" brewery at 12.00 p.m and  15.00 p.m.; T.+37125770575


All YEAR, once in a month
Excursion to Interior Exposition in Bauska Town Hall at 12.00 p.m. and 12.30 p.m.

Guided tours for individual visitors in Bauska Town Hall interior exhibition.; T.+37163923797


All Year+37129389993

Ancient lifestyle schools and concerts at Bauska Castle,, T.+37163923793

Liepaja Symphony Orchestra concerts at Rundale Palace,, T.+37163962197



16th-26th of February

Bauska Restaurant Patriotic week

Week-long event when everyone can visit different cafes around Bauska and celebrate our neighbours – Estonia and Lithuania Independence Day, taste special holiday dishes, write a wish for Lithuania and Estonia.; T.+37163923797




6 th of May

The official Opening of the Tourism Season  in Bauska Town Hall Square 

Every year in the begining of May in the city of Bauska and in surrounding districts, different activities are organized and the new tourism offerings and products are presented.; T.+37163923797


In the middle of May

Tulips in full bloom in the park of Rundāle palace

Every spring in the Park of Rundale palace garden are blooming thousands of tulips, narcissus and other bulb flowers. Visitors will have an opportunity to view blooming splendour.; T.+37163962197; T.+37126499151


14th of May

Mežotne Hillfort Festival

Annual festivity in Mežotne Hillfort reflects the professions and traditions of ancient inhabitants of Zemgale - during the festival  one can see and participate in ancient crafts skills workshops. Medieval atmosphere creates history clubs.; T.+37126672682; T.+37126184631


14th of May

The Sowing Festival in open-air museum Ausekļu Mill

Every spring in the the museum Auekļu Mill there is Sowing  Festival with demonstrations of the ancient field works and crafts, also involving the visitors.; T.+37129197412


20th of May

The International Night of Museums

Within the international Night of Museums it is possible to visit museums of Bauska Castle, varied activities in Bauska museum, V.Plūdoņa museum and recreation centre "Miķelis" and “Rožmalas” without entrance fee. Special programmes in museums start from 7 p.m. and are available until 1 a.m.; T.+37163923797




3th of June

Rundāle County  Festival

Every year on the first Saturday of June is celebrated Rundale county feast. Festivity procession, districts amateur and guest performances, concerts, activities.; T. +37126672682


In the middle of June

Historical collections of roses and peonies bloom in Rundale palace

Every year around Midsummer time, the palace garden delights visitors with glamorous historic Rose collection. Welcome savour rose garden and look at the blooming peony snowdrift.; T.+37163962197


23th of June

Midsummer boating in “Lutauši”

Traditional boating down the Mēmele river with different activities in „Lutauši”, concert and an open - air party at the end.; T.+37128354626



All July

The Park of Rundale palace

July is usually the time when roses reach their peak bloom. Welcome savour rose garden.; T.+37163962197


1th of July

The Garden Festival in the Park of Rundale Palace

The Garden Festival celebrated 10th anniversary in 2016.  As usual, during the festival will be a seminar and presentations on garden development topics as well as a wide entertainment program in the garden.; T.+37163962197


2th of July

Charity concert "Let`s build a Church!" at Brukna Manor

Annual event of charity with well known Latvian musicians and artists.; T.+37125619979


7th -8th of July

International Country Music Festival

An annual two days music festival with foreign and Latvian artists' performances of country style. Line dancing, campsite, fair.; T.+37163923291


6th - 8th of July

Lily festival in Vecumnieki County

Traditionally Vecumnieku Parish Festival, which began in 2006. Competition among florists, exhibition, culture events, activities.; T.+37163976322


8th of July

22nd International Festival of Early Music at Rundāle Palace

Festival offers a musical journey through the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque eras.; T.+37167205485


8th-9th of July

Europian Motocross Championship at „Pīlādži motortrack”

European Championship Eastern Zone stage MX65 and MX85 classes, parallel - BMA Eastern Championship Women, Veteran, Senior and Junior classes.; T.+37163976592; T.+37129454683


15th of July

Rivers - Mēmeles – Nemunelis Festival

Boating down the river Mēmele with different activities in both coast of the rivers. Concert and afterparty in “Lutauši”. End - the second day of the feast in Skaistkalne.; T.+37128354626


21th-23th of July

Iecava County Festival

Every year in the end of the July Iecava celebrates county feast. Festivity procession, districts amateur and guest performances, concerts, activities.; T. +37126666126



5th-6th of August

Bauska City Festival "Bauska TasTe"

One of the most interesting  events with concerts, performances, market, activities for all family, for local people and visitors from other regions. Special and unique offers from local home made producers.; T.+37163923291


3rd-6th of August

Kanapene Festival in Skaistkalne

A traditional event, which includes the church festival, Kanepenes market, activities for children, concerts. Taking place already for several hundred years.; T.+37163933164


6th of August

The Fencing Tournament in Bauska Castle

Fencer fight with foil and epee for Bauska castle travelling prizes. In breaks the audience entertained by musicians, dancers and magicians.; T.+37163923793;T.+37163922280



2th of September

The Harvest Festival in open-air museum Ausekļu Mill

Every autumn in the begining of September there is Harvest Festival with demonstrations of the ancient autumn field works in farmstead,  also involving the visitors. Craft market, performances.; T.+37129197412


9th of September

VI Bauska Old City Courtyard Festivity and The III Porridge Festival

Diverse activities in courtyards of Bauska Old City- music, attractions, competitions.  Within the Porridge festival, in several courtyards will be opportunity to taste different porridges, made by local hostesses.; T.+37163923291

30th of September

Boating the river Mēmele

Boating down the river, autumn trading in “Lutauši”.; T.+37128354626



11th-19th of November

Bauska Restaurant Patriotic week

Week-long event when everyone can visit different cafes around Bauska and celebrate Latvia Independence Day, taste special holiday dishes, write a wish for Latvia. ; T.+37163923797



9th-10th of December

Bauska Museum event „Oh, Christmas tree”

Yearly Christmas event: 9.12. kindergarten and primary school junior pupils; 10.12. all ages visitors. Songs, activities and pastimes for children, decoration of Christmas trees. Tea and diligently dwarfs workshops.; T.+37163960508; T.+37163960506


Program of major and traditional events in Bauska, Iecava, Rundāle and Vecumnieki district 2017

Традиционные мероприятия Бауского, Иецавского, Рундальского и Вецумниекского краев в 2017 году

Program of major and traditional events in Bauska, Iecava, Rundāle and Vecumnieki district 2017