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Events

May 2018

Thurdidur's day in Bolungarvik

31. May
A day celebrating Þuríður the first settler in Bolungarvík.

Jun 2018

Fishermen's Festival in Patreksfjörður

1.- 2. Jun
An annual festival with music, games and cultural events for the whole family

Fishermen's Festival in Bolungarvík

1.- 2. Jun
An annual festival with music, games and cultural events for the whole family

Gísli Súrsson

14. Jun - 23. Aug
Award winning Icelandic saga theatre in English Gislastadir Haukadalur Dyrafirdi (just 10 min. drive from Thingeyri) Summer 2018 in our Gisli Sursson theatre Haukadalur

Hamingjudagar in Hólmavík

29.-30. Jun
Happy days, a town festival with games, cultural and more More information at www.hamingjudagar.is

Dýrafjarðardagar in Þingeyri

29.-30. Jun
A town festival with a Viking flavor. Theater, music, viking boat tours and more.

Jul 2018

Gísli Súrsson

14. Jun - 23. Aug
Award winning Icelandic saga theatre in English Gislastadir Haukadalur Dyrafirdi (just 10 min. drive from Thingeyri) Summer 2018 in our Gisli Sursson theatre Haukadalur

Weird games at the sheep farming museum in Strandir

1. Jul
Embracing the weirdness at Sauðfjársetrið (sheep farming museum) in Strandir

Markaðshelgi in Bolungarvík

6.- 7. Jul
A town festival with a street market, music, games and more

Runner's Festival

13.-14. Jul
A running festival for the whole family, held in and around Ísafjörður and Þingeyri.

Ögurball

21. Jul
Dance in one of the smallest community halls around

Reykhóladagar

27.-29. Jul
Locals get together, play games and enjoy the company of each other and their guests.

Aug 2018

Gísli Súrsson

14. Jun - 23. Aug
Award winning Icelandic saga theatre in English Gislastadir Haukadalur Dyrafirdi (just 10 min. drive from Thingeyri) Summer 2018 in our Gisli Sursson theatre Haukadalur

Swamp Soccer European Championships in Bolungarvik

3.- 4. Aug
Thought you'd seen all the dirty tricks in soccer? Think again, Also, make sure you don't miss the concerts, the bonfire and the firecrackers!

Súðavík Hiking Festival

3.- 5. Aug
Hike around the mountains in Súðavík with locals.

Act Alone

9.-11. Aug
Act Alone is a theatre festival dedicated to the art of acting alone, monodrama. The Act Alone festival is held every year in the village Sudureyri in the Westfjords of Iceland.

International Blueberry Festival

17.-19. Aug
The International Blueberry Festival is held every year in the town of Súðavík. The festival celebrates everything related to blueberries. There are concerts, games and blueberry-pie competition.

Ram groping competition in Strandir

19. Aug
What on earth is that!?! Only one way to find out, take part!

The Icelandic Comedy Movie Festival

30. Aug - 2. Sep
The Icelandic Comedy Movie Festival will be held from August 30th-Sept 2nd in Flateyri, a charming town in The Westfjords.

Sep 2018

The Icelandic Comedy Movie Festival

30. Aug - 2. Sep
The Icelandic Comedy Movie Festival will be held from August 30th-Sept 2nd in Flateyri, a charming town in The Westfjords.

Oct 2018

Winter Night Festival

24.-26. Oct
The Winter Night Festival is held every year in Ísafjörður.

Apr 2019

Skíðavikan in Ísafjörður

17.-22. Apr
A winter festival with various skiing- and cultural events.

Aldrei fór ég suður - Music Festival

19.-20. Apr
A local music festival held in Ísafjörður every Easter.

May 2019

Fossavatn Ski Marathon

2.- 3. May
The oldest and biggest cross-country ski festival in Iceland. Suitable for the whole family. Don’t miss the Master Class, buffets and parties, either!

Westfjords of Iceland

Towns & Villages

The sparsely populated Westfjords region is home to more towns and villages than you might imagine – and each has its own unique atmosphere and attractions.
Get to know more about them here. 

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