Fantastic Festivals

Photo: Johan Joensen

It is always nice to visit Odense, but especially when the city is full of happy people who enjoy the atmosphere for one of our major events. There is always a reason to go, but especially during the summer months. Festival themes range widely from flowers through short films to gastronomy

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.
Hans Christian Andersen

Upcoming events

H.C. Andersen Marathon

A fairy-tale marathon for everyone HCA Marathon celebrates its 20th anniversary and invites both debutants and experienced runners to an unforgettable day running on Scandinavians fastest route.A marathon route that is ideal for both debutants and runners looking to beat their personal be...

Magic Days Festival

Join tourists and locals alike to experience the magic of this annual festival. Magic Days is the continuation of what started as the Harry Potter Festival. The universe has expanded and in 2019 you will be surrounded by even more magic and fantasy of all genres. The entire town is filled ...


Odense is known for its many events and festivals, but we also have a rich cultural life on other fronts. Odense Theater, Odeon Concert Hall, the Funen Opera and many other local forces provide a rich cultural life throughout the year.