What's On / April

What's on in April

Events and festivals


2 April – 20 September 2020

Tivoli Gardens

The summer season opening welcomes visitors to flower gardens, open-air stage events and family entertainment. Look out for the daredevil rides! The summer season ends on 20 September 2020. Info here

3 April – 6 September 2020

Bakken opens for the season 

Hailed as the world’s oldest amusement park, Bakken is located in UNESCO heritage woodlands by Klampenborg Station, just 20 minutes by train north of Copenhagen. The summer season opens on 3 April 2020. Info here.

6 – 12 April 2020

Copenhagen International Impro Festival

A week of international improvisation theatre is hosted at culture centres citywide. Info on Facebook here


9-13 April 2020


Easter holidays in Denmark stretch from Maundy Thursday on 9 April to Easter Monday on 23 April, both days included. Note that stores are often closed on Good Friday.

16 April 2020

Grand Royal Parade 

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II celebrates her 80th anniversary on 16 April 2020. The Queen will make a public balcony appearance at Amalienborg Palace at 12:00 noon followed by a grand city parade in royal stagecoaches accompanied by the Royal Family and escorted by the Royal Horse Guards – to the sound of trumpets. The parade will pass through the pedestrianised city centre and end at Copenhagen City Hall.

23 April – 3 May 2020

Copenhagen Architecture Festival 

Events, talks, guided tours. Discover a city of design in the company of architects and designers. Events and program here. Website here.

24 April 2020

Friday Night Skate 

If you’ve happened to bring your one-liners to Copenhagen you have a chance to join the popular Friday Night skate event through the city. Check the Facebook page for updates on the route.

18-19 April 2020

Copenhagen Sakura Festival 

Featured under the blossoming cherry trees by Copenhagen’s harbourside promenade, Langelinie, the festival includes Japanese performances, cuisine and traditions. Info here.


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