Pärnu Organ Festival

Musicians offer an exciting and enjoyable festival for organ music enthusiasts, centred around the two organs of the Pärnu Eliisabet Church. The performers include musicians from Estonia and guests from abroad. Organ concerts take place throughout summer from the beginning of June until the end of August on Friday evenings at 8 pm.
 

Plant Fair of Pärnu

The annual Plant Fair of Pärnu, on Vallikäär meadow is meant for trading goods that are related to plants and gardening: seeds, young trees and plants, honey, garden tools, garden furniture, garden sculptures etc. Besides selling and trading, we hope to have a pleasant gathering of different arboretums and garden-supplies sellers from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and elsewhere.

More information:
http://www.taimelaat.ee/en/
 

RäimeWest herring festival

People measure time in these parts by the herring catch - which breathes new life into the village after a long and tiring winter. The smoke rising from ovens, the boats puttering through the water and the calls of seabirds are inseparable parts of the landing of the catch. The festival that accompanies it showcases coastal fishing and local fish culture for fishermen, locals and visitors alike.
Festival take place at Lao fishing harbour.

More information:
http://www.rannatee.ee/parnu-estonia
 

Pärnu Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is a long tradition that started in the USA almost 20 years ago. The first Restaurant Week in Estonia took place in 2011. During the Pärnu Restaurant Week, you can learn about the restaurants representing extremely diverse styles, as well as the wonderful chefs who work there. We hope that the Restaurant Week helps you learn more about the many restaurants in Pärnu! During the Restaurant Week, participating restaurants offer lunches and dinners at a special price (2-course lunches and 3-course dinners).

Concert series MUSICA SACRA

MUSICA SACRA is a concert series of Pärnu professional musicians, which aim is to perform Pärnu composers’ music, give Pärnu interpreters the opportunity to accomplish artistically vivid concert programs, engage high-level guest musicians and bring concert projects out of Pärnu.
The concerts take place on Saturdays at four o’clock in Elisabeth Church in Pärnu.

Pärnu Spa Week

Pärnu Spa Week welcomes everyone to take care of your body and spirit! The water and sauna centres of 9 different spa hotels are available for enjoyment at the resort town. Enterprises have put together some exquisite offers for the Spa Week for visiting spa centres and water parks, visiting restaurants, as well as accommodation packages for guests from out of town. The week involves activities and entertainment for the whole family – visit with your kids, friends or for a romantic getaway with your beloved.

Events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia

The Republic of Estonia will celebrate its 100th anniversary on February 24, 2018. Unlike elsewhere in Estonia, in Pärnu, celebration of the Independence Day will begin one day earlier, on 23 February instead of 24 February. There are historical reasons for this: Pärnu was the place where the Independence Manifesto was first read out from the balcony of Endla Theatre on 23 February 1918.

More information:
https://www.visitparnu.com/en/events
 

AEBR announces the launch of the EU pilot initiative “b-solutions”

As of 1 February 2018 Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) will be managing the EU pilot initiative “b-solutions”, which is a 2-year project financed by the EU budget and promoted by the European Commission’s DG REGIO as one of the actions proposed in the referred Communication “Boosting Growth and Cohesion in EU Border Regions”. The Call for Proposals is now open until 30 April 2018.