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Ylläs Events

Ylläs has events all year round. Take a look at variety of musical, cultural and sports events. There are also art exhibitions and events suitable for families and children.

In Särestö Gallery: Northern Heritage

06.11.2018 - 01.11.2019
The exhibition focuses on northern roots and heritage that inhibit the art of Reidar Särestöniemi (1925-1981). Born and raised in the village of Kaukonen, Kittilä, the artist drew his inspiration from the surrounding nature, farm life as well as the family’s spiritual legacy.

Nature's moods and moments by Konsta Punkka

24.05.2019 - 31.08.2019
A special photo exhibition will open at the same time on National Park Day (24 May) in the three Visitor Centres of the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park for the summer, culminating on Finnish Nature Day (31 August). The images of Konsta Punkka, one of Finland's most world-renowned nature photographers, take us on a journey into Finnish nature, from The exhibition finale falls on Finnish Nature Day (31 August), when Punkka himself will visit all three Nature Centres to talk about his photographs and work.

Midnight Swimrun Äkäslompolo

29.06.2019 - 29.06.2019
Welcome! An adventure, Midnight Sun, fells and lakes await.

Forest and Market Days

06.09.2019 - 08.09.2019
Once again, the local stallholders will gather in the Visitor Center and sell their unique and traditional handicrafts of the region. Local musicians will guarantee the original logging site ambience. On Saturday and Sunday, the visitors will be able to follow show sawing, woodwork and spinning performances and get to know how the work got done in the old days. Welcome!

Ylläs-Levi Ski Race

04.04.2020 - 04.04.2020
The international ski race Visma Ski Classic Ylläs-Levi 70km & 55km h is a unique winter event that combines professional elite skiers with a huge mass of amateur skiers.