January

Svetlogorsk Winter Drinks Festival
Specialty seasonal drinks from the
best restaurants and cafes in Svetlogorsk
participating in the festival. Culinary
workshops, Christmas menu and surprises!

February

Long Sausage Fest
Highlights of this historic festival include presentations of sausage products, a performance by an early music ensemble, a show of costumes created by the Theatre of the History of Fashion, a medieval tournament featuring the ‘Sausage Duel’, and competitions with kingly prizes. kaliningrad, the king’s gate world-ocean.ru

March

Sprat Day
Sprat Day in Baltiysk is one of the newest celebrations in the city.It was first held on 2016

April

Cats Festival in Zelenogradsk
The cat is considered to be an unofficial symbol of Zelenogradsk.That is why Murarium museum dedicated to cats as well as the monument to the cats of zelenogradsk.The programme of the holiday includes a costume procession,cat show,thematic quests,concerts at various venues of the town,and campaign on supporting homeless animals.
The amber necklace international arts Festival
This festival introduces significant works by Russian and international artists, as well as presenting some of the best performers and musicians from across Kaliningrad and the neighbouring countries of the westernmost Russian region. 
Herring Day
The Museum of the World Ocean opens its doors to visitors, offering a varied programme of concerts, fish recipe competitions, comic pictures on nautical themes, a display of nautical costumes, exhibitions and lectures. Herring will be the main dish of the day!
Photomania Baltic Biennale
of Amateur and Professional
Photography
The biennale includes photographic
projects and exhibitions including a wide
range of photographic art forms and genres, from archive and retrospective photography to modern art photography.
Big Fish Festival
The festival in Svetlogorsk features delicious sea food and a varied programme of entertainment.
International Theatre Festival:
Once Upon A Time
This open festival of amateur dramatics is held annually, providing audiences with authentic performances from a diverse range of theatre groups.
Labiau Castle, Polessk

May

Wрeel day festival
For an entire day Prospekt Mira Street is given over to cyclists! There is a variety of competitions for all ages as well as music and entertainment for visitors and participants.
Family days in Svetlogorsk
Discounts at the best hotels, cafes and restaurants in Svetlogorsk, with family entertainment programmes, concerts, workshops and gourmet shows available during the days. 
Victory day
(9 may)
Victory Day in Russia commemorates millions of people who lost their lives in the Second World War, known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War, and honors the bravery of Russian soldiers and Russian people on the whole whose heroism saved the country from Nazi invaders.
Museum night
Take a night-time tour round all the participating museums of Kaliningrad; buy a multi-ticket and experience Kaliningrad’s museums as never before! The following day, the museums of the Kaliningrad region present fascinating programmes of events.

June

Alatyr international biennale exhibition of designer amber handcrafts
The programme includes the International Competitive Exhibition «The Metaphysics of Light» and international scientific-practical conference «Restoration and conservation of Amber» as well as master classes and lectures by leading Russian and foreign experts of design and arts. 

July

International sailing regatta: the barque kruzenshtern cup
This year’s regatta will be held along the routes Gdynia-Kaliningrad and KaliningradGdynia.
Sailing regatta: the Baltic sea – the sea of friendship
This is the largest annual sailing regatta of the Kaliningrad region. It is traditionally held in three regions — the Kaliningrad region, Warmia-Mazuria and Pomerania provinces of Poland. The regatta is included in the joint calendar of sailing regattas of Kaliningrad and Vistula lagoons, as well as in the common Russian-Polish project South Baltic Cup.
International music festival: in praise of Bach
Timed to coincide with the anniversary of his death, the festival offers performances, not only of the works of Bach, but also works by his sons and his contemporaries, as well as music written by composers from other periods and musical styles.
Festival of historical reenactment kaup
Guests of the festival can learn how the people inhabiting the Baltic coast in the early Middle Ages lived, watch artists at work, buy interesting items, see how Vikings fought, listen to great music, try all sorts of ancient drinks, participate in papermaking by the ancient way and take part in a variety of interactive activities. The guests will witness the most interesting pages of the amber region’s earliest history. 

August

Navy day
The programme includes an exhibition of the Russian Navy’s armament and military equipment, competition events in a range of sports, performances by teams from the Baltic Fleet, parades of the Baltic Fleet ships, historical reenactments, theatrical performances and fireworks. 
Amberfest international amber exhibition festival

Amberfest international amber exhibition festival

Participants will find themselves completely engrossed in excavating amber! Also, they will enjoy authentic ‘amber’ cuisine and amber craftwork.

Kaliningrad city jazz international music festival
The main venue of the festival is the Summer Theatre, an open-air stage at the Kaliningrad Central Park of Culture and Leisure. The line-up programming is based on contemporary crossover-jazz from all over the world. Not only big open-airconcerts, but also the club jam sessions are a huge fun for the audience of the festival. In 2015, Kaliningrad City Jazz celebrated its 10th anniversary. 
Festival of short films "KOROCHE"

Annual festival of short films; all participants are short film directors. As well as films, viewers can also enjoy installations and live music. 

Open-air festival of world cultures: peace territory
This festival offers the unique opportunity to experience an inspiring range of national cultures. The programme includes theatrical performances, evening concerts, thematic museum exhibitions, street theatre, craft fair, and many other events. 
International music festival: Kaliningrad in Rock

‘Kaliningrad In Rock’ is one of the oldest music festivals of the region, since 1994. As well as local rock bands, foreign performers participate in it. Since 2014, it takes place in the mini-park on Moskovsky Ave. (opposite the House of Soviets) and attracts a huge number of spectators every year.

September

World Fireworks Championship

World Fireworks Championship is an annual event in late August. It is held on the October island (Kaliningrad stadium). The participation of the best pyrotechnic companies from around the world.
In the days of the championship, an entertainment program, street food, and a concert of popular performers are planned.

Mass Bicycle Ride: Kaliningrad –
Zelenogradsk – Kaliningrad

One of the most popular mass cycle rides in Russia (on a per capita basis), attracting more than 4000 cyclists every year.

Mikael Tariverdiev International
Organ Competition

Named after Mikael Tariverdiev, a
composer who influenced generations, this biannual music competition includes performances by both current and previous competition winners.

October

International arts festival: Baltic seasons

This popular festival features productions by several famous theatre companies whose work is inspired by the old traditions of Russian theatre. Young actors have an opportunity to work with some of today’s leading choreographers and dramatists. 

Violet street international project: From Paris to Kaliningrad

Features an exhibition of works by artists of applied art who are members of ‘Un jour, un artisan . . .’ a group established in Paris, France. There is also an evening programme with a French theme – ‘La Vie en Rose’.

Historic Boats Festival

The festival includes sailing competitions for historic and traditional water craft, presentation of the historic vessels, and the
Vityaz Mile rowing regatta for yawls. All this and songs, stories, chants and cheers!

International plein air art challenge: art without borders

Ten days of workshops and exhibition projects showcasing the work of all those participating in the Plein Air Art Challenge. otradnoye Village and Mechta community centre in svetlogorsk 

N.i.C.E italian film festival

The festival gives an opportunity to see the best Italian films of recent years, ranging from the light and commercial to dramatic and challenging

Puppet Theatre Festival: Peter’s Travelling Show

Three venues host a rich variety of shows performed by puppet theatres from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania.

November

EU Film Festival

The festival represents the very best of the European film industry featuring winners of many national awards and a number of Oscar-nominated films.

International Music Festival : Jazz in Philarmonic Hall

This is festival of traditional and avantgarde jazz with the participation of worldclass performers.