A citywide festival that is free and open to everyone

Gothenburg Culture Festival is sustainable citywide festival that offers everything from great popular artists to contemprary circus, children’s theater, outdoor cinema, new food experiences and the chance to try out activities for yourself.


The Gothenburg Culture Festival is produced by Göteborg & Co, part of the City of Gothenburg. The festival is also financed in cooperation with the Gothenburg Culture Festival’s partners, and the programme is presented together with cultural life in Gothenburg and Västra Götaland County.

Our mission

The Gothenburg Culture Festival’s mission is to offer an annual festival that contributes towards a more human, more enjoyable and more sustainable society.

The event raises awareness of and strengthens the rich cultural offering that helps to make Gothenburg and Västra Götaland County an even more attractive place to live and work in, and to visit.


The Gothenburg Culture Festival has been an environmentally certified event for several years. It is also a ‘Eco-tap’ labelled event that meets the Fairtrade City Göteborg criteria.