What’s on in Gothenburg

This is not a list of every event in Gothenburg. Instead, we’ve cherry picked what’s on in Gothenburg, showing the most interesting events, of all types and sizes, and probably off your radar. Until now…


Sunday March 24th

✦ Nordhemsloppisen 2019

Expect music, food, auctions and a great vibes - as well as bargains aplenty - at this market for the people in Masthugget. Go rummage and see what gems you can find and give a second life to.

🍴 Crepe Buffet @Greksson

Not much to say about a brunch full of crepes, both salty and sweet right? From 10 to 16 come over Greksson to fix up your Sunday with a bottomless crepe experience for only 99 sek!

✦ International boardgame nights @Café Sirius

If you like board games but you find it tough to find people to play with, or you just want to try new games, this is your event. Four hours of fun (16-20h) in which Café Sirius at SF Bokhandeln is closed for board game lovers from all over the world!

Tuesday March 26th

♫ Postmodern Jukebox @Pustervik

Imagine a Beyoncé, Justin Bieber or Taylor Swift song reworked as if they were written for Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, or Nina Simone and for that a rousing mini-band that sounds as an elegant Benny Goodman orchestra on energy drink. Ta-da! Let's introduce the Postmodern Jukebox

✦ Photography group @Röda Sten

Did you know that every Tuesday there is a young photographers group gathering at Röda Sten to learn and have fun together? If you are between 16 and 25 years old and interested in photography, run and sign up for this! More info in the attached event.

Wednesday March 27th

♫ Don’t make me wait @Hotel Pigalle

Starting at 18:00, BarAmuse at Hotel Pigalle serves up three straight hours of the best modern soul with glittery sprinkles of slick RnB & proto house. What better way to celebrate “little Saturday”?

🍺 About Spanish wines with Ruben Sanz @Wine Mechanics

Time to mention again Gamlestaden´s coolest urban winery. This time the expert in Spanish wine Ruben Sanz will be leading a warm evening where the past, present and future of Spanish wines will be discussed (and of course tried).

✦ Sound of the underground @Röda Sten

Geir Haraldseth, from the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo, is heading to Röda Sten to discuss about the role and boundaries of popular music into contemporary art. Talk will be in English and the café will be open to grab a coffee!

Thursday March 28th

♫ Sheik Anorak new release @Bengans Fik

Sheik Anorak is releasing new stuff, and he´ll be playing some of it at Bengans Fik to lunch his European tour. The French artist, now based in Gothenburg, is recognized for his eclectic compositions, ranging from noise to indie and techno.  His concert starts at 21 but the electro-pop artist Annelie will be warming up the stage from 20h!

🍺 Zamenhof 1-year birthday party @Zamenhof

Thursdays are always a good day to celebrate something. And finding excuses for that can be tough sometimes. That is why you can always head to Esperantoplatsen and celebrate the first anniversary of Zamenhof, in what will be an evening full of surprises, special offers, games and drinks, lots of drinks.

✦Drop-in improvisation @Fängelset

Interested in being a bit more funny? Come to this open workshop for anybody interested in comedy improvisation! Learn and meet other people with the same interest. On Thursday, at Kålltorpsgatan 2 from 18h to 20h!

Friday March 29th

♫ Vecino @BocaBoca

Stina Francina has been based in Berlin for almost two years, where she regularly plays at clubs, such as Griessmuehle and Mensch Meier. Her DJ sets are energetic and driving whilst her background as a pianist emerges in dreamy melodies that seamlessly mix with acid, dirty drums and breaks.

🍺Afterwork @Kiosken and Kolgruvan

There is something going on at the other side of the rive! Kiosken and Kolgruvan are joining forces in Ringön this summer, starting it off with this afterwork. During the day Kiosken will take care of coffee and chatting wile Kolgruvan will take over in the afternoon with a bit of dancing and music.

✦ I and You @GEST

Gothenburg English Studio Theatre present the Scandinavian premiere of the award-winning I and You by Lauren Gunderson. Housebound because of illness, Caroline has only Instagram and Facebook for company. That is until Anthony bursts in – uninvited and armed with waffle fries, a scruffy copy of Walt Whitman's poetry and an urgent project deadline… Caroline is unimpressed all around.

Saturday March 30th

♫ HAUS - DJ Seinfeld @Lounges

Events by Miilk are some of our personal favorites! This time Swedish producer DJ Seinfeld is bringing his low-fi house sound to Gothenburg supported by Frankie Statuto and DJ Nibc. This is sure to be one night not to miss. Expect amazing tunes and a great crowd from 22-04.

🍺 Saturday Beer Tastings @Beerbliotek

Round trip to three of Gothenburg's best microbreweries for a tour with demonstration followed by a beer tasting at each of; Spike Brewery, Beerbliotek Brewery and Hönöbryggeriet. The bus departs at 14.00 from Posthotellet, Drottningtorget returning at 18.30. 550 SEK includes the bus trip and four 15cl tastings at each brewery.

♫ Jojje Wadenius Trio @Nefertiti

Jojje Wadenius's new trio was formed in Denmark and consists of three fantastic, experienced and versatile musicians. With him on bass, Jojje has his brother-in-law from the Cleo band , Lars Larry Danielsson, on drums we can hear Denmark's perhaps premier drummer, Morten Lund. Doors open at 18:00 with the band taking stage at 20:00. Tickets are 240 SEK.

Sunday March 31st

♫ Family concert @Nefertiti

Jojje Wadenius and his Goda´Goda´show is coming to Nefertiti to entertain kids of all ages. A 40-min performance full of stories, music and magic perfect for a Sunday. Concert starts at 13h.

✦ Titanic - The Exhibition

On 15 April 1912 the Titanic sank in the ice-cold water of the North Atlantic after colliding with an iceberg. There were 2207 people on board, of which 1495 lost their lives. This is your last chance to see the exhibition and witness the myths, stories and glamour of the Titanic in one of the world’s biggest travelling exhibitions at Galleri Fredstan.

🍴 Brunch @Cafe Hängmattan

On the ground floor of Musikens Hus enjoy this amazing breakfast buffet with a vegetarian menu and laid back atmosphere. Doors open 11:30 and stay brunching until a leisurely 16:00.

Tuesday 2nd of April - Sunday 7th of April

✦ Science Festival 2019

The Science Festival acts as a platform for the Science community in Gothenburg to reach beyond the lab and into the lives of all citizens in Gothenburg. Expect keynote speakers and interactive workshops on topics spanning social sciences, technology, the brain and AI. Check out the full program for Vetenskapfestivalen here.

Wednesday 3rd of April - Sunday 7th of April

✦ Gothenburg Horse Show

Gothenburg Horse Show is one of the world's leading indoor competitions in equestrian sports and is an event that returns annually. Since the start in spring 1977, over 3 million horse lovers have visited the event. It is a co-arrangement between Got Event and the Swedish Equestrian Federation together with the International Equestrian Federation, FEI. Expect celebration and grand competition days

For the big annual events and festivals happening in Gothenburg – read this article.


This Is Gothenburg [2019]


Image creds: Erik Soderström