There are many interesting events held in St. Petersburg in summer. Information about the most interesting holidays, festivals, exhibitions and competitions in July 2019 for tourists and residents.
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Jazz Festival "White Night Swing"
Dates: June 01 - July 31, 2019.
The annual St. Petersburg jazz festival "Swing of White Nights" is conducted by the State Philharmonic of Jazz Music in cooperation with the Culture Committee of Saint-Petersburg Government since 1994.
European Football Championship game
July 3, 2020.
Several of the matches of the European Football Championship will be held at the Gazprom Arena Stadium in St. Petersburg (Russia). July 3, this will be the match of the quarter-finals of the playoff round.
Learn more about event.
Stereoleto Music Festival
Dates: July 04 - 05, 2020.
The Stereoleto festival will take place this year at Sevcable Port. Festival guests will be able to hear good music and have a good weekend. Artists from Russia and other countries will perform. Music of different styles will be played.
Location: Sevcable Port.
Geek Picnic 2019
July 06 - 07, 2019.
Events related to science, technology of the future, fiction and entertainment.
Location: Elagin island
July 7, 2019.
Holiday for fans of cars Moskvich will be held in July. You can see old models of cars Moskvich.
Location: Moskvich Day 2019 will be held on July 7 at the Autodrome of the Academy of Transport Technologies (Salova Street, 63).
Baltic Yacht Week
July 10 - 17, 2019.
Baltic Yacht Week is a maritime festival in St. Petersburg. The main events will be held at the Peter and Paul Fortress.
July 12-14. Regatta "National Sailing League". It vill be held on the Neva River opposite the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
July 13. Opening ceremony - Scene on the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
July 13. 18.00-22.30 Concert and entertainment program on the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
July 13. 19.00-19.30 kitesurfers and windsurfers show.
July 13. 22.50 Fireworks.
July 12-14. "Sea village" on the beach of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
You can visit the Poltava sailboat on July 12, 13 (the English Embankment, 56a).
Leto. Classical music in the Alexander Park
St. Petersburg Theater "Music Hall" event. You can listen to music in the Alexander Park, near the theater building.
Performances will take place on July 7 and 20.
- July 7 - “Estate in Musica” (“Summer in music”). Rossini, Tchaikovsky and Neapolitan Songs will be performed.
- July 20 - Concert “Estate in Danza” (“Summer in Dance”). Boccherini, Strauss, Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla.
Free admission. Nearest metro station: Gorkovskaya.
Triathlon IRONMAN in Saint Petersburg. Swimming - 1.9 kilometers, cycling - 90 kilometers and running - 21.1 kilometers.
Competitions will be held in the central part of the city.
Festival "Opera for Everyone"
Dates: July 12 - 21, 2019.
Masterpieces of opera classics will be performed at the St. Petersburg International Festival "Opera or Everyone".
- July, 12. 19.00 Opening of the festival. Tchaikovsky "Orleansky Maiden" Cathedral Square of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
- July 14th. 17.00 Puccini "Boheme". Alexandrovsky Park, in front of the Music Hall Theater.
- July 18th. 19.00 Rimsky-Korsakov "May Night". Kirov Park.
- 21 July. 17.00 Closing of the festival. Rossini "The Barber of Seville". Tsarskoye Selo.
The main organizer of the festival: St. Petersburg "Music Hall".
Entrance to the openair performances will be free.
"Petersburg live" concert
July 13, 2019.
The concert "Petersburg live" 13 will be held at the Palace Square. Will participate: Pelagia, Zventa Sventana, Marina Kapuro, "After 11" and "Iva Nova". These musicians play folk music.
July 13 - 14, 2019.
Best restaurants of Saint Petersburg will present their special menu. The festival program of will be filled with various events:
- master classes from top chefs,
- shop with tasty and healthy foods from different countries,
- bookshop with culinary bestsellers
- playground with DJs performances
- spa studio on the river bank, and much more.
Venue: Yelagin Island, Sain Petersburg.
Festival of Medieval Culture "Battle on the Neva River"
July 13 - 14, 2019.
Festival of Medieval Culture "Battle on the Neva 2018" in St. Petersburg. Visitors will see the battles of medieval warriors, equestrian knights tournament, clothes similar to those worn in the Middle Ages. Also in the program: fair, food, music.
Clarify information in the festival group Vkontakte.
Location: the territory next to the Peter and Paul Fortress.
Music Festival "Petrodzhaz"
Dates: July 13 - 14, 2019.
Musicians from many countries will take part in the festival: USA, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, as well as the famous jazzmen from different regions of Russia. The festival involves not only musical ensembles, but also and dance studios. Free admission.
Venue: Ostrovsky Square. (Near the Nevsky Prospekt, the nearest metro station "Gostiny Dvor" and "Nevsky Prospect".
“Usadba Jazz” festival
Jazz Festival “Usadba Jazz” in St. Petersburg will be held on the territory of Park on Elagin island. On three stages wil perform musicians from Russia, the Netherlands, USA. Also other fun activities will be held during the festival.
Venue: Yelagin Island, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
July 20, 2019.
Festival "Fontanka-SUP" in St. Petersburg. The carnival route will pass under 14 bridges along the Fontanka River to the Griboedov Canal. Participation in the festival of SUP-surfing "Fontanka-SUP" is free.
Sap surfing (SUP) is a water sport, a kind of surfing in which a surfer, standing on a board, moves on the water by rowing with a paddle.
July 18 - 19, 2020.
The most popular social network in Russia is hosting its VK Fest festival in St. Petersburg. Virtual communities can turn into real ones. A lot of music and interesting events are expected on a variety of topics. Paid entrance.
Venue: Park of the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg.
International Festival of Street Theaters
Dates: July 24 - 26, 2020.
Elagin Island International festival of street theaters "Elagin Park". The festival will be attended by theater groups from different countries (England, France, Italy, Spain, Holland, Poland, the Republic of Belarus). Artists from different cities of Russia and other countries will present their art in the park.
Location: St. Petersburg, Central Park of Culture and Rest. S. M. Kirov.
Artillery Art Festival
July 25-26, 2020.
The event will be attended by artists who have a relationship with digital graphics. CG or CG Painting is digital drawing. You can attend master classes, hear lectures.
Venue: Design Center ARTPLAY SPb (Krasnogvardeiskaya square 3).
Medieval festival in Vyborg
Vyborg is an excellent place (decoration) for conducting medieval, historical festivals.
Different groups of antique lovers organize their festivals.
According to the information available in the Internet this summer in Vyborg:
Knight Festival "Tournament of St. Olaf" July 27 - 28.
Location: Vyborg city, Russia.
Day of the Russian Navy
Day of the Navy of Russia is a festival that is held in all the maritime cities of Russia on the last Sunday of July. On this day in many cities held military parades, concerts, some warships arrange for civilian "open day". In St. Petersburg Neva river come warships. Celebration is an important event in the cities located on the shores of different seas.
The parade will begin at 10:00, but the place on the embankment should be occupied in advance. (A good place on the waterfront next to the Winter Palace.)
World Chefs Congress
July 28 - July 31, 2020.
We all love to eat. Worldchefs Congress & Expo 2020 - the world gastronomic congress of chefs will be held in St. Petersburg in late July. A meeting of the best chefs, restaurants of the world. This event is for professionals, but we hope something for the general public will also be organized.