8 awesome summer events in Kyiv

“Summer nights, mid July, when you and I were forever wild…” Half of the summer is gone. Now time to think what to do with the rest of it, to remember your summer in Kyiv with Lana Del Ray lyrics.

Here are some awesome summer events in Kyiv. Make sure to add to your list.

UPark Festival 2018

upark kyiv

If you are searching for rock music festivals in Kyiv, then UPark is for you. With Gorillaz in Kyiv as one of the headliners of the festival, and many other world known bands, this annual festival si something that will really make the difference to your trip to Kyiv.

When: 25-26 of July

Where: Dynamo Kyiv Stadium

White Nights Festival

white nights festival kyiv

Searching where to watch white nights? I bet you have never considered Kyiv as an option. And you should have.

Kyiv White Nights Festival is one of the main summer parties in Kyiv. This music event at Platforma Art Factory unites more than 100 artists of all kinds – from Disco to Drum&Bass. That’s the right time to make your nights brighter than the days.

When: 17-18 of August

Where: Kyiv Platforma Art Factory

Jazz on the beach

Searching where to listen to jazz in Kyiv? The answer is obvious – right on the beach! For the whole summer talanted jazz musicians are coming to UBK open air bar, located on the banks of Dnipro river, on Trukhaniv island, to play the hits of jazz.

Combine listening to jazz in Kyiv with watching breathtaking sunsets and enjoying favorite drinks in a company of friends and charming music.

When: almost every week

Where: UBK 

Kourazh Bazar

Kourazh bazar Kyiv

Wondering where to try street food in Kyiv, or where to find Kyiv flea markets? Then welcome to Kourazh Bazar – a blend of tasty food of different cuisines, huge flea market and friendly atmosphere. This time – literally friendly, because this Kourazh Bazar in Kyiv is themed as “Friends” edition.

When: 21 of July, 11 of August

Where: Kyiv Platforma Art Factory

RTR 2018

car race Kyiv

If you like automobile sport, especially the races, then ReadyToRace event in Kyiv is a must. The third stage of the races is an exciting miz of auto races, tuning and great show. Watch the drift show, stunt show, moto kid show and RTR Time Attack.

This big driving adventure will drive you crazy – but only in a good way!

When: 29 of July

Where: Autodrom Chaika

Virsky Dance Show

virsky dance tour

Are you a dance lover and excited to watch the dance show in Kyiv? The legendary Virsky Dance Ensemble will be masterly performing a great Ukrainian national dance on 23rd of August. Enjoy watching the old and contemporary dance of diffrent regions of Ukraine.

Do not forget wearing your vyshyvanka!

When: 23 of August

Where: Palats Ukraina Concert Hall

Okean Elzy Concert

Okean Elzy, the most popular rock band in Ukraine, is giving a concert on Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv. Definitely the brighest celebration of 24th of August, the Independence Day of Ukraine.

When: 24 of August

Where: Kyiv Olympiyskiy Stadium

Imagine Dragons Concert

Imagine Dragons in Kyiv can be deservedly called the most awaited music event of this summer. The Kyivanns were so excited to scream “Radioactive” with Dan Reynolds, that the tickets were selling like hotcakes, but there is still in aopportunity to buy a ticket, and end your summer in Kyiv in the right way.

When: 31 of August

Where: Kyiv Olympiyskiy Stadium

Are you visiting Kyiv in summer? You have a chance to complete this list. Or at least some of these points. I give you a guarantee of summertime sadness after. But only because it would be so good, that you will be sad it’s over.

Alina Virstiuk

Your Awesome Kyiv Guide


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