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January 2021
22.1. - 31.1.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka.
22.1. - 24.1.
Ruka Ice Hockey Tournament 2021 - CANCELLED! 
Tournament has unfortunately been postponed to next year 21.-22.1.2022 due to prevailing circumstances.
22.1. - 24.1.
Mercedes-Benz Freestyle Ski Tour Fabulous Ruka 2020
Annual Freestyle competition is held at the end of January 2020!
February 2021
1.2. - 6.2.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka.
13.2. - 21.2.
Special holiday weeks for families with kids!
20.2.
National Parks at Ruka!
Come and learn the best tips for winter hiking and camping in the national parks Oulanka, Riisitunturi and Hossa!
19.2. - 27.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
27.2. - 28.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
11.2. - 13.2.
QKLS Rookie Fest
World Rookie Tour arrives to Ruka!
March 2021
1.3. - 6.3.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
6.3. - 14.3.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
13.3. - 21.3.
Special holiday weeks for families with kids!
26.3. - 28.3.
Audi Alpine Ski Tour
Alpine Skiing race for the youths at Ruka Front Slopes.
April 2021
2.4. - 5.4.
The Easter time at Ruka and Kuusamo is the celebration of spring weather!
22.4. - 25.4.
The legendary slope festival Ruka Spring Break offers joy and fun for a long weekend on Ruka’s slopes, terraces and night life – the way it has done already over ten years!
29.4. - 30.4.
Sunshine, perfect slopes and good fun - the best springtime skiing!
29.4. - 30.4.
Legendary Wappulounas highlights the spring season and it's the event all snowboarders wait for the whole season. Spring 2021 Wappulounas will celebrate its 20th anniversary and you are invited to the party!
May 2021
1.5. - 2.5.
Sunshine, perfect slopes and good fun - the best springtime skiing!
1.5. - 2.5.
Legendary Wappulounas highlights the spring season and it's the event all snowboarders wait for the whole season. Spring 2021 Wappulounas will celebrate its 20th anniversary and you are invited to the party!
4.5. - 7.5.
Four days full of action: rails, jumps and jibbing in the slope.
27.5. - 30.5.
Choose your battle: 166 km, 83 km, 55 km or 34 km.
June 2021
24.6. - 26.6.
An experience of music and arts in a high plain environment where the sun never sets. Solstice will rise on top of Rukatunturi midsummer 2021.
24.6. - 27.6.
Join us in celebrating the shortest night of the year! And in Finland the sun never really sets tonight!
July 2021
11.7. - 16.7.
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 11.-16.7.2021.
August 2021
10.8. - 17.8.
World Fly Fishing Championship will be organized in Kuusamo and Taivalkoski 10-17.8.2021 (shifted from year 2020).
27.8. - 28.8.
MTB competition with 5-7 km stages on the best trails of Ruka!
September 2021
24.9. - 26.9.
The most popular Finnish hits and classics in Ruka Open Karaoke Championships! And also excellent Finnish artists!
October 2021
8.10. - 31.10.
In Ruka autumn holiday is winter holiday - experience three seasons at once
November 2021
14.11.
QKLS Rookie Fest
World Rookie Tour arrives to Ruka!
January 2022
21.1. - 23.1.
Ruka Ice Hockey Tournament 2022
Laid-back ice hockey game in Ruka village, on natural ice (Kaltiolampi pond) during Friday-Saturday 21.-22.1.2022. This is the largest amateur outdoor ice hockey tournament in Europe!