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Opening Hours during Christmas Holidays

Opening hours during Christmas Holidays in museums and swimming pools.    Reykjavík City Museums

The first Yule Lad Stekkjastaur arrives tonight!

Although the weather outside might sometimes be frightful, spending Christmas in Reykjavík is so delightful!    

Storm alert for tomorrow, no travel conditions!

Tomorrow December 10th and Wednesday the 11th there is a storm alert for the Capital Area and other regions in the country.  Travelers and guests alike are asked to stay indoors and alter their travel plans.

Open calls for the Reykjavík Fringe Festival

Apply to take part in the Reykjavík Fringe Festival! The deadline for the open call is 4 January 2020. The festival itself takes place at the height of summer in downtown Reykjavík, 4-12 July 2020.

Lighting of the Oslo Christmas Tree tomorrow!

Celebrate the start of Christmas and take part in a time-honoured Reykjavík tradition, with the lighting of the Oslo Christmas tree at Austurvöllur Square.

Reykjavik, the best place to live for LGBT+...

A new study has revealed the most LGBT-friendly cities in the world, based on a ranking of 77 major world cities.

Check out the first line up announcement for...

Secret Solstice​, is pleased to announce the phase one lineup for its seventh edition this ​June 26 - 28, ​2020 in Reykjavík​, ​Iceland.   Taking place once again during 72 hours of continuous sunlight from the Nordic islands fabled Midnight Sun.

Want to bake some Icelandic leafbread in a...

On Sunday 24th November at 13:30, Margrét Sigfúsdóttir, the Head of a local school of Icelandic culinary arts and crafts will be teaching guests the art of making traditional Icelandic leaf bread (laufabrauð).

The illuminaton of the Yule Cat

On Saturday the 16th of November at 15:30, the illumination of the famous Icelandic Yule Cat will take place on Lækjartorg square. The mayor of Reykjavík Dagur B. Eggertsson will welcome the cat with a few words, and the choir Graduale Futuri will sing some Christmas songs.

Space for humans: the Moon on earth

Space for Humans: The Moon on Earth is a new exhibition at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography. On the occasion of the exhibition, a talk with the photographer Matthew Broadhead will be held on Friday, November 15 at 12:10.

Reykjavík won the Gold Award as a Destination for...

Reykjavik just won the Gold Award as a Destination for 2020 at the Travel News Market, the largest travel exhibition held in Sweden.

Don't miss out on one of the biggest music...

Iceland Airwaves, one of the most popular music events in the country, starts this Wednesday the 6th of November.