February 11, 2017, 9pm-2am at Korjaamon Vintillä, Töölönkatu 51. Men-only WINTERIZATION II Party with Mr Fetish Finland contest. More dress code social night dates: March 11th; April 22nd; and May 20th.
Traditionally celebrated June 24th after spring sowing, when ancient Finns celebrated the feast of Ukko, the pagan god of weather, fertility, and growth. The date roughly coincides with the June 21st Summer Solstice/ longest day, when the sun rises just before 4am and sets just before 11pm. Seurasaari Museum has one of the largest of the many bonfires that burn: June 24, 2017, 4 pm-1am.
June - July, 2017. A week of lectures, discussions, picnics, workshops, art, culture, plus parties and dancing late into the night. Events include Youth Pride, for 13-25 year-olds. The Saturday Pride parade starts from Senaatintori Square and the party continues in the park, as does the closing party. The Queer International English-language LGBTIQ group meets at HeSeta 1st Mondays, 6pm.