Copenhagen’s covered food halls feature a gumbo of artisanal stalls, food bars and open-air events. Located at Israels Plads close to Nørreport Station. Open Mon-Thu 10:00-19:00, Fri 10:00-20:00, Sat 10:00-18:00 and Sun 11:00-17:00. Frederiksborggade 21. Info (in Danish) here.
The city’s newest food hall is located in the grungy Vesterbro district. Food bars, stores and foodie hangouts in a converted shopping arcade. Vesterbrogade 97. Opening hours (in Danish) here. And on Facebook (in Danish) here.
An old waterfront warehouse is being converted into a new food and event location – surrounded by construction sites in the city’s fast-developing docklands. A great pit stop for those biking the Harbour Circle bicycle route. Beach bar, dancing and street food. Address: Østre Teglkaj. Info here.
Events and festivals
Until 23 September
Tivoli Gardens & Disney World Parade
Starting 1 May 2018, the Tivoli Gardens & Disney World Parade will take place every Saturday – Thursday at 17:00 every week throughout the summer season in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the Gardens.
Open-air marionette theatre
Children of all ages enjoy free open-air puppet theatre shows in the small theatre in the King’s Garden located by Kronprinsensgade. Performances: Tue-Fri at 10:00 and 11:00. Info on Facebook here.
Fringe Jazz Fest
Coinciding with the city’ annual jazz festival, the Fringe Jazz Fest spotlights New Orleans music. Info here.
Copenhagen Jazz Festival
Enjoy mellow moments and hot vibes at one of the world’s largest jazz festivals, featuring more than 900 concerts citywide from rooftops and parks to local urban piazzas. A great way to discover Copenhagen’s liveable neighbourhoods. Many concerts are open-air and free of charge. Info here.
15 & 29 July
Street flea market
Escape the tourist traps and head to one of the city’s local neighbourhood street flea markets. Blågårdsgade in the Nørrebro neighbourhood.
Music, events and street food under the Bispebjerg highway flyover. A good chance to discover the undiscovered Copenhagen. Info here.
26 -29 July
Summer in the City Festival
The 3-day music festival spotlights young talents and is hosted at one of the city’s most popular downtown youth centres, Huset-KBH, No 13 Rådhusstræde. Everyone is welcome. Line-up and info on Facebook here.
29 July – 12 August
CPH Opera Festival
Parks and city squares fill with magical arias and belcanto. Let yourself get swept away by young rising stars and major names during the city’s open-air opera spectacle. Info here.
29 July - 9 August
Copenhagen Summer Festival
Twelve chamber music concerts featuring young stars are hosted at Charlottenborg Palace, located right next to Nyhavn Canal. Info and tickets here.