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Events

January 2020
17.1. - 31.1.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka and Kuusamo
24.1. - 26.1.
Laid-back ice hockey game in Ruka village, on natural ice (Kaltiolampi pond). This is the largest amateur outdoor ice hockey tournament in Europe!
24.1. - 26.1.
Mercedes-Benz Freestyle Ski Tour Fabulous Ruka 2020
Annual Freestyle competition is held at the end of January 2020!
31.1.
QKLS Rookie Fest
World Rookie Tour arrives to Ruka!
February 2020
1.2.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka and Kuusamo
8.2. - 16.2.
Special holiday weeks for families with kids!
8.2.
National Parks at Ruka!
Come and learn the best tips for winter hiking and camping in the national parks Oulanka, Riisitunturi and Hossa!
15.2. - 22.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
23.2. - 29.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
1.2. - 2.2.
QKLS Rookie Fest
World Rookie Tour arrives to Ruka!
March 2020
1.3. - 8.3.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
7.3. - 15.3.
Special holiday weeks for families with kids!
April 2020
2.4. - 5.4.
Welcome to have fun under the spring sun from April 2nd to 5th 2020 at Ruka!
10.4. - 13.4.
The Easter time at Ruka and Kuusamo is the celebration of spring weather!
13.4. - 19.4.
Excotic competition on ice covered lakes of Southern Kuusamo!
16.4. - 19.4.
Freestyle Ski Tour finals at Ruka!
17.4. - 19.4.
Luminous artist festival brings out the most prominent artists from Finland.
23.4. - 26.4.
Legendary Ruka Spring Break event is here once again! Sunny days, great skiing, spring spirit and top artists!
30.4.
The Best of Finnish Spring - Snowboarders season ender in Ruka!
May 2020
1.5. - 3.5.
The Best of Finnish Spring - Snowboarders season ender in Ruka!
6.5. - 9.5.
Four days full of action: rails, jumps and jibbing in the slope.
21.5. - 24.5.
Ultra trail run on hiking route "Karhunkierros" in Oulanka National Park - 100 % trail terrain.
June 2020
18.6. - 21.6.
An experience of music and arts in a high plain environment where the sun never sets.
18.6. - 21.6.
Join us in celebrating the shortest night of the year! And in Finland the sun never really sets tonight!
July 2020
2.7. - 5.7.
NAAVA is a new kind of nature festival for families in Ruka surroundings on Friday-Saturday 3.-4.7.2020.
5.7. - 10.7.
Fin5 Orienteering Event is organized every year and it gathers together a large international crowd of orienteering enthusiasts. Venue will take place at Meskusvaara in Kuusamo and Kirintövaara in Posio during 5.-10.7.2020.
10.7. - 11.7.
Welcome all Stand Up Paddlers to the most arctic Ruka SUP Weekend! There is an arctic water wonderworld waiting for you. See ya!
August 2020
1.8. - 2.8.
Funduro Cup is just what it sounds like - fun mtb-enduro racing! Laid back atmosphere and flowy trails will give you the race feel without the need to push it too hard.
11.8. - 18.8.
World Fly Fishing Championship will be organized in Kuusamo and Taivalkoski 10-16.8.2020.
21.8. - 23.8.
The Wild Festival combines Oulanka National Park's wilderness with a diverse artistic program. No entrance fee!
September 2020
1.9. - 30.9.
Plenty of things to see and do in addition to the magnificent sceneries of Ruka and Kuusamo on autumn colours!
9.9. - 11.9.
World BioEconomy Forum will bring together major think tanks, regulators and operators at Ruka.
24.9. - 27.9.
The most popular Finnish hits and classics in Ruka Open Karaoke Championships! And also excellent Finnish artists!
October 2020
2.10. - 25.10.
In Ruka autumn holiday is winter holiday - experience three seasons at once
November 2020
26.11. - 29.11.
Jump in to Ski Jumping, Cross Country and Nordic Combined competition weekend!