Food markets and events 

Copenhagen’s Food Halls (Torvehallerne)

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.

Kødbyens Mad & Market (Kødbyen, the Meatpacking District)

Weekend street food markets are held in the city’s Meatpacking District known for its quirky blend of restaurants and wholesale meatpacking stores. Flæsketovet. Opening hours: Saturdays 10:00-22:00 and Sundays 10:00-18:00. Info (in Danish) here.

Copenhagen Street Food

The city’s covered street food market featuring food trucks, stalls and chill-out events. Open Mon-Thu 12:00-21:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-22:00, Sun 12:00-21:00. Can be accessed via bridge from Nyhavn Canal. Info here and on Facebook here. Located at Trangravsvej 1 (Papirøen).


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.

Rebel Food

Food truck markets are held citywide under the name of Rebel Food. Discover the city’s local neighbourhoods with this culinary caravan. Event info here. Note, not all their events are in Copenhagen.

What's On in June

Events and festivals

All spring and summer:

Ofelia Plads

The pier next to the Royal Playhouse offers sweeping harbour views, sundown drinks and evening jazz concerts. Food trucks are also available. Find a deckchair and chill.

Amager Beach Park

Sports events, festivals and concerts are held throughout the summer at Copenhagen’s 5km sandy beach. Here you will also find water sports, activities and one of Europe’s largest aquariums. Metro stations: Øresund, Amager Strand and Femøren.

7 June – 27 August

H C Andersen Experience

Hans Christian Andersen’s most famous fairytales told through dance performances and art installations. Tickets and info here.

5 -23 June

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.

25 May – 5 June

KLANG - Copenhagen Avant-garde Music Festival

From the quirky to the weird, the festival lets you explore the international avant-garde of music and sound art. Info here.

31 May – 4 June

Copenhagen Distortion

“A week of immersive dance and orchestrated chaos,” so the festival website says. Music events, street raves and parties are held in the districts of Nørrebro and Vesterbro. These events are free. Info and tickets for the closing day (Distortion Ø festival featured at Refshaleøen) here.

31 May – 11 June

CPH Stage

The city’s international theatre festival presents stage-hungry locals with a wide range of experimental performances, many of which are in English. Info here and (in Danish) on Facebook.

1-3 June

3 Days of Design

Showrooms, design stores and art spaces citywide invite visitors to design-driven events, product launches, exhibitions and talks. Info here.

2-5 June

Copenhagen Medieval Market

Experience the age of chivalry at Denmark’s largest medieval market, complete with battle shows and more than 1,300 costumed knights and maidens from 20 nations – plus a few Vikings thrown in for added fun! Held in the Valbyparken sports field just south of the city. Take the S-train to Ny Ellebjerg Station. Info and tickets here.

4-5 June

Copenhagen Carnival

Parades and open-air dance events bring Latin vibe to the city. Read more about venues and times here.

4-5 June

Bank holiday. Many stores will be closed.

11 June

Balders Bix

Small neighbourhood market with music, flea & maker’s market, children’s activities and street food. Free admission. 11:00-17:00. Address: Balders Plads. Info here.

18 June

Copenhagen Classico

Pump your two-wheeled iron horse and don your 1920s Sunday best and join the city’s classic bicycle race. Start: 11:00 at Onkel Dannys Plads. Register here.

22-24 June


Copenhagen’s heavy metal festival in the city’s former shipyard, Refshaleøen, features a concert program of big-ticket growlers. The event generally sells out fast. Info and tickets here.

23 June

Midsummer’s Eve

The midsummer solstice has been celebrated in Denmark since time immemorial. Today the Midsummer Eve celebration is called Sankt Hans (Saint John’s Eve). Bonfires are lit along the beaches and in the city’s waterways, such as at Nyhavn Canal and Christianshavn Canal. The fires are usually lit at 21:00 after a communal singalong.
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