Kalmar City Festival is a popular tradition! For three days, Kalmar's streets and squares are filled with concerts, dance performances, street theater, shows and competitions - activities of all kinds.
Kalmar Mini Tri: Aug 14
Kalmar International Sand Sculpture Festival: July 8-12
Ironman Kalmar: Aug 17, 2019
Kalmar hosts Sweden’s only full-distance Ironman competition (3.86 km swim, 180.2 km cycle and 42.2 km run). The event attracts large crowds of spectators cheering on the triathletes.
Swedish Beach Soccer Championships: July
Kalmar Swimrun: July 13
Geraud International Street Market: Oct 15-19
Kalmar Castle Christmas Fair: Nov 28-Dec 1
Kalmar's biggest cycle event has races for both the elite and ordinary cycling enthusiasts. The road race has been granted international UCI status.