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Organise an event

Are you planning to implement a sports event, art event, cultural event or urban event? Here are some tips to support the planning!

Facilities and areas

The City of Helsinki has a wide range of facilities that are suitable for all kinds of uses. There are halls for staging performances, auditoriums, meeting and assembly rooms, stages, parks, sports fields, exercise and hobby facilities, and galleries and entrance halls for setting up exhibitions.

Read more about facilities

Read more about areas (in Finnish)


The event organiser is responsible for ensuring that all the necessary permits, notifications and other arrangements are handled well in advance before the event.

Check out the instructions for event organisers on the Visit Helsinki website (in Finnish)


You can apply for a grant for organising an event in your neighbourhood, for example. Read more about grants