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August 2018
25.8.
Traditional Finnish dancing evenings from July till September.
25.8.
Welcome to join us in the celebration of the Finnish Nature Day at Oulanka Visitor Centre on Saturday 25.8.2018 at 11-16. There are plenty of free guided trips to the surroundings of Kiutaköngäs rapids: mushroom picking, BioBlitz species field trip, hike to Kiutaköngäs rapids. There's also guidance in building an insect hotel in order to help the insects survive during the winter.
September 2018
1.9.
Book a sales table for free or come shopping!
1.9.
Distances: 20 km, 40 km and 60 km as well as a family route.
1.9. - 30.9.
Plenty of things to see and do in addition to the magnificent sceneries of Ruka and Kuusamo on autumn colours!
8.9.
Dancing in Käylä Korpihovi
Traditional Finnish dancing evenings from July till September.
6.9. - 9.9.
This photo event is internationally acknowledged - come and see the Kuusamo Nature Photo Festival!
7.9.
Free entrance for everyone!
11.9. - 13.9.
The first World BioEconomy Forum will bring together major think tanks, regulators and operators in Ruka at 11–13 September 2018.
27.9. - 30.9.
The most popular Finnish hits and classics in Ruka Open Karaoke Championships! And also excellent Finnish artists!
October 2018
5.10. - 7.10.
Opening goal for the 2018-2019 ski season is on Friday 5th of October 2018. Welcome to enjoy the winter!
5.10. - 28.10.
Holiday weeks for children include lots of activities!
18.10. - 21.10.
Four days full of action: Sign up to Keeshlife Ski Camp before August 31st.
November 2018
1.11. - 4.11.
The party season of Ruka starts on Halloween
9.11. - 11.11.
The biggest slope investments in Ruka's history will be completed at the beginning of the winter season 2018-2019. Come and experience the new ski lifts and join the celebration during the Father's Day weekend.
22.11. - 25.11.
Jump in to Ski Jumping, Cross Country and Nordic Combined competition weekend!
22.11. - 30.11.
Welcome to enjoy the Christmas magic!
30.11.
FIS Freestyle Ski Aerials Europa Cup
Freestyle Aerials competition in Freestyle center next to Front slopes
December 2018
1.12. - 31.12.
Welcome to enjoy the Christmas magic!
6.12. - 10.12.
Welcome to celebrate independent Finland!
6.12. - 7.12.
Mercedes-Benz FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Opening 2017
The World Cup season for the mogul skiers starts in the famous Ruka Battery Run, located not far from the center of the Ruka village!
15.12. - 16.12.
Ski Jumping Continental Cup.
22.12. - 27.12.
Rukalta ja Kuusamosta löydät aidon joulumielen!
28.12. - 31.12.
New Year is full of celebration and fireworks!
1.12.
FIS Freestyle Ski Aerials Europa Cup
Freestyle Aerials competition in Freestyle center next to Front slopes
January 2019
1.1. - 2.1.
New Year is full of celebration and fireworks!
1.1. - 7.1.
Welcome to enjoy the Christmas magic!
11.1. - 13.1.
Free entrance for audience!
18.1. - 31.1.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka and Kuusamo
25.1. - 27.1.
Laid-back ice hockey game in Ruka village, on natural ice (Kaltiolampi pond).
February 2019
1.2. - 2.2.
Some light in the Polar Night – the world's northernmost light festival lights up Ruka and Kuusamo
16.2. - 23.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
24.2. - 28.2.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
March 2019
1.3. - 2.3.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
3.3. - 10.3.
Finns are traditionally enjoying their winter holidays during weeks 8-10.
7.3. - 16.3.
Ski event starts at Kuusamo!
23.3.
Open ski race for all skiers.
April 2019
11.4. - 14.4.
Legendary Ruka Spring Break event is here once again! Sunny days, great skiing, spring spirit and top artists!
19.4. - 22.4.
The Easter time at Ruka and Kuusamo is the celebration of spring weather!
26.4. - 30.4.
Sunshine, perfect slopes and good fun - the best springtime skiing and riding!
4.4. - 7.4.
Ruka Ski Pride 2019
Welcome to have fun under the spring sun from April 4th to 7th 2019 at Ruka!
May 2019
1.5.
Sunshine, perfect slopes and good fun - the best springtime skiing and riding!