The biggest festivals in Odense

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Odense is known for being a festival city and there is something going on almost all year round. We start out in early summer with a tasty Rosé Wine Festival and finish with the fantastic Christmas Market during the two first weekends in December. These are the biggest annual festivals.

Festivals in Odense

From flowers to fairy tales, from music to short film documentaries, from the environment to fantastical creatures and magic - our festivals have a broad range and the city centre is buzzing all summer long. Take a look at the 10 biggest events below in chronological order:

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Rosé Wine Festival Odense
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Rosé Wine Festival Odense

Odense's biggest rosé festival
Rosé Festival Odense is Odense's biggest and most pink rosé festival - and you're invited! The festival has existed since 2018 and has every year delivered a fantastic fe...

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DYNAMO Circus Festival
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DYNAMO Circus Festival

This is the fourth edition of the International New Circus Festival packed with contemporary circus, music, party, community and unpredictable experiences in a tour de force in wildness, poetry, humou...

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Tinderbox Music Festival in Odense
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Tinderbox Music Festival in Odense

Odense is buzzing with parties and good humour when it's time for the Tinderbox music festival at the end of June. In 2023 you can experience Bryan Adams, Avril Lavigne, David Guetta, James Arthur, La...

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H.C. Andersen Festival Play
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H.C. Andersen Festival Play

The Funen Village is the setting for the traditional Hans Christian Andersen festival plays, which have been running since 1965. In 2024, you can experience the fairytale of The Ugly Duckling. The per...

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Bard Festival at the Iron Age Village
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Bard Festival at the Iron Age Village

A two-day music and storytelling festival focusing on the music, songs, jesters, and exciting tales of the ancient and medieval times.

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Spoken Word Festival
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Spoken Word Festival

The Spoken Word Festival | SPOKEN has been an annual event in Odense since 2010. Since 2013, Studenterhus Odense has hosted the festival during 8-10 days in August as part of the Hans Christian Anders...

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Odense Flower Festival
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Odense Flower Festival

Odense Flower Festival is one of Odense's most beautiful traditions. Every year, the city centre is decorated with thousands of flowers and plants from local nurseries and growers - and every year the...

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Hans Christian Andersen Festivals
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Hans Christian Andersen Festivals

Hans Christian Andersen Festivals

Hardly is the Flower Festival over before a new festival starts and brings Odense to a boil.

Hans Christian Andersen Festivals offer fairy tales, imagination, adventure...

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Odense International Film Festival

Odense International Film Festival is a Danish film festival with a long and successful tradition.

Since it's first appearance in 1975 OFF has strived to be the cosiest, most courageous and adventurous...

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Generator Study Start Festival
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Generator Study Start Festival

Generator Festival is Odense's big student start festival, which brings together the city's many young people and students across the city and educational institutions. The two-day festival takes plac...

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Nashville Nights Festival
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Nashville Nights Festival

Nashville Nights International Songwriters Festival
In September, more than 80 Danish and international songwriters and artists will find their way to the center of Denmark to give us all a new and in ...

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Tartelet Festival in Odense
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Tartelet Festival in Odense

Come and join us in celebrating the delicious, crispy tartlet at the Odense Tartlet Festival 2024! On September 28th, we invite you for the 14th time to Denmark's largest and oldest festival dedicated...

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Magic Days Fantasy Festival
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Magic Days Fantasy Festival

Magical Days is Odense's fantasy festival for the whole family. Make your own magic wand, potion or experience the many other magical activities.

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