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Events happening in Nuuk

Photo – Serena Ho, Visit Greenland

Nuuk is an Arctic metropolis with a small town feel, shaped by nature and known for its cultural diversity. Here legends and traditions are reinterpreted by local artists, musicians, and designers. The city offers a wide selection of events that can enlighten you and pique your curiosity. In the list below you will find a broad selection of what to expect.

From the Nuuk Snow Festival to the Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival, the city thrives with annual events in Nuuk that celebrate both the modern and the traditional. Whether you’re interested in art, history, or outdoor adventures, there’s always something on in Nuuk to pique your interest.

For families, Nuuk offers a plethora of activities that are enjoyable for all ages, making it a perfect destination for those seeking family-friendly entertainment. The city’s Nuuk cultural events include everything from the annual Christmas tree lighting to local music and food festivals, providing insights into the unique lifestyle and customs of Greenland.

Discover the best of Greenland’s festivities with our guide to the Greenland festivals in Nuuk. Each event is a doorway to the city’s soul, showcasing local music, food, and traditional Greenlandic crafts. Whether you’re planning a visit next week or next year, stay updated with what’s on in Nuuk to make the most of your Greenlandic adventure.

Family vacations

Nuuk is the perfect place to bring your family, we offer are wide range of experiences that are enjoyable for all ages

Are you considering a family visit to Nuuk? Here are fun and kid-friendly activities in Nuuk.

Photo – Filip Gielda


“Local Tips” section offers practical advice and insider knowledge from Nuuk’s residents to help visitors navigate the city like a local.


Getting to know Nuuk on a budget

Travelling to the capital of Greenland is no small financial feat. Read here how to manage a trip to fit your budget.

Travelling to the capital of Greenland is no small financial feat. You may have heard horror stories of extortionate prices in Greenland in general, but with a bit of financial planning, you will be able to manage a trip to fit your budget. Here are a couple of tips from locals and tourists

Photo – Magnus Biilmann Trolle, Visit Nuuk