Be part of the Danish Midsummer festivities, with bonfire and songs. While the weather conditions mean a lot this evening, some prefer to watch the fire on TV at home. But for those who want to be out among people, sing traditional Danish songs and listen to speeches, June 23, 2019 is the date! We have collected a top 5 over must-see Sankt Hans fires in Copenhagen:
• Frederiksberg Garden / Sønderparken
• Amager beach
• Kildevælsparken on Østerbro
• Kayak Bar
• Tivoli Garden
Every year a Sankt Hans fire is lit in Frederiksberg Garden and this year, Sankt Hans evening offers entertainment for the children from 4pm. From 6.30pm you can experience different musical performances. The evening is both for children and adults.
The fire will be lit at 9.40pm and then it's time to sing the traditional midsummer song. Participation is free and the evening ends at around 11pm.
Address: Frederiksberg Runddel 3 E, 2000 Frederiksberg
At Amager Strand, the experience of a Sankt Hans fire is a bit different from many other places. Here you will find a lot of Sankt Hans fires, both big ones and small ones, which you can enjoy in beautiful surroundings right by the water.
It is actually possible to go on a 'bonfire-crawl'. The evening also features musical performances from some of Amager's cultural institutions.
Come and enjoy the fire and the atmosphere along with the many others.
Address: Amager Strand, 2300 Copenhagen S
Østerbro invites you to Sankt Hans in Kildevældsparken, where you can enjoy a nice evening with a lot of entertainment. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. the children can participate in various children's activities and you can buy an activity bracelet for DKK 25 kr. Meanwhile you can experience musical entertainment.
Address: Vognmandsmarken, 2100 Copenhagen
For those staying in central Copenhagen or just visiting to experience the city's vibe on Sankt Hans, Kayak Bar offers an optimal and unique base. Relax on a barge by the canals with beach chairs, palm trees and musical tunes. The Sankt Hans fire on which the witch is burned will be lit at 8pm.
Entrance is free and from 7pm there's a cozy vibe with barbecue and music. The Sankt Hans fire will be prepared in the middle of the canal, so that everyone can see the flames and the witch who, according to Danish tales, flies to Bloksbjerg. The midsummer party at Kayak Bar is perfect if you're into the combination of beach and city!
Address: Kayak Bar, Børskaj 12, 1221 Copenhagen
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Have you ever experienced the Sankt Hans in Tivoli? If not, then this is a must. At the Midsummer party there will be music, singalong and a fire will be lit on the Tivoli Lake. The Copenhagen boys' choir will sing in the concert hall at 7:30 p.m. There's also a large selection of restaurants where you can try a traditional Sankt Hans menu.
Address: Vesterbrogade 3, 1630 Copenhagen
When the fire is done and the feet need to get some rest, we have the perfect bed for you at one of our many hotels in the center of Copenhagen.
In the area around Rådhuspladsen (city hall) you will find our stylish Imperial Hotel and The Square, our design hotel with address at Rådhuspladsen itself.
Near the magnificent Kongens Nytorv you will find both exclusive Phoenix Copenhagen, the newly renovated 71 Nyhavn Hotel and last but not least the beachfront hotel Copenhagen Strand, which offers exclusive water views and beautiful newly renovated rooms.
On the other side of Copenhagen Central Station at Kalvebod Brygge you will find our spectacular theme hotel, the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center and the unique 4-star design hotel Copenhagen Island. You are guaranteed a great stay in Copenhagen - close to the meat packing distrect 'Kødbyen', Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen canals and Fisketorvet shopping center.