Events

mai 2019
12
mai
Tartu Forest Marathon (42/24 km)
Tartu Running Marathon, which is a long-standing tradition for the locals, has had a new name for two years – the event, which will be carried out for the 37th time this year on Mother’s Day, was named Tartu Forest Marathon in 2018.
Every year, the marathon brings 4,000 runners to enjoy the route between Otepää and Elva. There are four main distances: 42, 24, 10, and 5 km. The 42 and 24 km races start in Otepää and end in Elva. The 10 and 5 km races start and end in Elva. Nordic walkers are also welcome for the 24, 10, and 5 km races.
Children’s and youth events take place in Tähtvere Sports Park in Tartu.

juuni 2019
15
juun
Ironman 70.3 Otepää
IRONMAN 70.3 Otepää triathlon festival 14-16 of June includes half distantce IRONMAN 70.3 Otepää triathlon and many side events: Seve Ehituse charity run, Pom'bel IRONKIDS childrens' races, short distance triathlon, consert at park of Pühajärve Spa & Holiday Resort.

28
juun
kuni 30. juuni
Retrobest Festival
Retrobest Festival is a festival of retro music and experiences. It welcomes everybody who love the music and mood of previous decades. This is a high-quality and family-friendly festival dedicated to the 1980s and 1990s. The biggest stars of the 80s and 90s will perform.

This year, we will travel back in time by dozens of years and together, recall some film classics. The programme includes thematic props, thematic rooms, and cinema.

Retrobest Festival is also officially the largest theme party in the republic!

juuli 2019
12
juul
kuni 14. juuli
Rally Estonia, South Estonia
Rally Estonia 2019, a motor sport and entertainment event, will bring together the best rally drivers in Europe, who will compete with each other in Tartu and the curvy roads of Southern Estonia. There will be plenty of media representatives and about 10,000 rally enthusiasts from around 20 countries. The rally is transmitted to nearly 50 million viewers on different continents via TV. The three-day entertainment event will offer something for the whole family: the competition can be watched from the public areas, there will be a special start and finish ceremony in the heart of Tartu, as well as an exciting city stage.

Information about tickets is available here.

20
juul
Pühajärve Hiking Marathon on kick scooters
The Pühajärve Hiking Marathon on kick scooters will take place in the Sports Mecca of Otepää for the fourth time.
Everyone is welcome to participate in the marathon – even those who are not racing for medals.
The distances are not too difficult and everyone will be able to complete them in time. The route has its ups and downs, but the entire route is asphalted.
If you do not have a personal kick scooter, you can buy or rent one from the Loodusturism.ee team by submitting the relevant forms.
Pre-registration is required on the website of loodusturism.ee!

august 2019
02
aug
kuni 03. august
Leigo Lake Music Festival
The Leigo Lake Music Festival is a perfect example of how to bring together nature and music to create unique and truly memorable experiences. Concerts on a variety of stages showcase music from classical to rock, with the summer's evening culminating in a Leigo-style display of fireworks - both traditional and of the floating tea light variety. The performances and the venue both add to one another to create something very special.

03
aug
Sangaste Rye Festival
There are a lot of interesting events in the Rye Festival!
* Rye Run (from Sangaste Castle to Sangaste Rye House)
* Bread, condiment and handicraft fair (at the yard of Sangaste Rye House)
* Entertainment programme: Voldemar Kuslap, Muhkel ja Muhedad, accordionists and many more
* Games and strawland for children
* Selecting the best homemade bread of Valgamaa
* Rye food contest
And there's much more! We welcome you to the festival!

03
aug
Leigo Lake Music Festival
The Leigo Lake Music Festival is a perfect example of how to bring together nature and music to create unique and truly memorable experiences. Concerts on a variety of stages showcase music from classical to rock, with the summer's evening culminating in a Leigo-style display of fireworks - both traditional and of the floating tea light variety. The performances and the venue both add to one another to create something very special.

september 2019
08
sept
Tartu Mountain Bike Marathon
Tartu Rattamaraton is the biggest mountain bike marathon in the Baltics and third biggest in the World. The track takes the participants to the original course of the legendary Tartu ski marathon. Riders can choose between 89 km and 40 km distances, where both of the tracks offer the picturesque views and varied landscape. The start is given in the Estonian winter capital Otepää and finish is situated in a small town called Elva (25 km from Tartu). A week before the main distances races for teams are held.

15
sept
Tartu Mountain Bike Marathon
Tartu Rattamaraton is the biggest mountain bike marathon in the Baltics and third biggest in the World. The track takes the participants to the original course of the legendary Tartu ski marathon. Riders can choose between 89 km and 40 km distances, where both of the tracks offer the picturesque views and varied landscape. The start is given in the Estonian winter capital Otepää and finish is situated in a small town called Elva (25 km from Tartu). A week before the main distances races for teams are held.

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