8th Summer Kite Festival

8th Summer Kite Festival

Championship for lovers of kitesurfing, a spectacular sport in which a surfer rides the waves propelled by the power of the wind. The event promotes kitesurfing and other beach activities, and is a real treat for contenders, tourists and all beach goers who can watch incredible acrobatics during the day, and in the evening interact with the surfers and have fun at the Beach Party.

 

17th Athletics Meeting

17th Athletics Meeting

It is a sports and recreational event that culminates in the outdoor Athletics Meeting held in memory of Polish athletes Wladyslaw Komar and Tadeusz Slusarski who died tragically in a car crash on the road leading from Miedzyzdroje to Szczecin. The event combines entertainment (such as the shot put contest for VIPs) with professional sports competitions (pole vault and shot put competitions).

Best Children’s Day on the Islands

Best Children’s Day on the Islands

An event addressed to the children residing and holidaying in the commune of Miedzydroje. Every year new events are added to the celebration of the Children’s Day, so you can expect a lot to be happening that will make it a special day: face painting, drawing competitions, fantastic slides, football matches for the youngest kids, wellington boot throwing competition, bow and arrow shooting, golfing lessons, wrestling show, uniformed services show (policemen, firefighters, border guards).

 

Metal festival and Days of Engineers

The Metal festival is educational, informative and leisure event for inhabitants and guests where it will be possible to enjoy art and culture as well as find out about education, career and job opportunities in the area of metalworking. Jelgava is industrial city and this is the reason why metalworking skills are respected here. During the holidays Days of Engineers will take place, which motivate the young people to pay attention to mahinery and technical solutions. Jelgava city streets will transform into the "Pro - Kart" Championship track.

XVII International festival of Milk, bread and honey

Last Saturday of August is marked by a festival that stresses importance of healthy lifestyle and significance of bread, honey and milk. One can enjoy many games, taste natural products, buy goods in a market and witness new records. The main event of the day is the milk carton boat regatta that where teams try to outdo each other in building the most amazing raft.

Place: Duke Jacob square, Pasta (Post) Island, Lielupe River

Midsummer

Old Latvian traditions come to life on the Little Palace Island on the longest day of the year. The Herb market in Duke Jacob's Square is the event that brings Līgo songs and the fresh summer smell of the herbs to the city. Cheese, diadems, beer, bread, birch-boughs – think of it and you’ll find it in the market.

Place: Litlle Palace Island, Pasta (Post) Island