What’s On In Reykjavík

May 25 @ 11:00 – Nov 5 @ 17:00
11:00
The Nordic House presents THE CITY BEING, this year’s main exhibition at the Nordic House. THE CITY BEING explores various aspects of our modern cities, with contemporary Reykjavik as the main point of reference. A
The Nordic House
Jun 28 @ 11:00 – Sep 3 @ 17:00
11:00
Bring your friends and family, explore, play and create music in ways you have never experienced it before. Swedish composer Anders Lind has created this unique installation exploring one of the most fundamental elements in
The Nordic House
Aug 19 all-day
00:00
The course follows Reykjavik’s beautiful coastline. The marathon starts and finishes in the heart of downtown Reykjavik. Reykjavik Cultural Night, which coincides with the marathon, attracts nearly half the Icelandic population. Complete your marathon and
Downtown Reykjavik
Aug 19 @ 13:00 – 23:00
13:00
Reykjavik Culture Night will be held on August 19th. The event is both created and enjoyed by city residents and takes place all across central Reykjavik, with celebrations in the streets and squares, in museums,
Downtown Reykjavík
Aug 20 all-day
00:00
Guided tour of Harpa Concert Hall – Every day of the week Experience the magnificent Harpa and visit areas that are not open to general public. The guide will share with you some of Harpa’s secrets,
Harpa
11:00
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
12:00
  Lára Bryndís Eggertsdóttir Organist, Horsens Denmark / Iceland   Music by: N. Gade, Páll Ísólfsson, E. Grieg, F. Mendelssohn, C.M. Widor
Hallgrímskirkja
Aug 20 @ 12:00 – 13:00
12:00
Free class. Every Sunday at noon. …since last summer we’ve hosted a free yoga class on Sundays. This is an hour long class taught by yoga instructor & dancer Viktor Már. It is suitable for
Loft Hostel
Aug 20 @ 14:00 – 14:45
14:00
A guided tour of The Nordic House will give you an introduction to Nordic cooperation and a unique chance to see rooms in The Nordic House – that are normally not open for the public.
The Nordic House
Aug 20 @ 15:00 – 16:00
15:00
//Icelandic Below// The Nordic House opens the glass doors again and invites you to concerts under the bright sky, Sundays at 3 p.m. this summer. The concerts will take place in the beautiful atmosphere of
Nordic House
17:00
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
18:00
Víkingur Reykjavík will host KA at their home turf for the 16th round of the Icelandic Premier League. Ticket can be bought at the stadium before the game.
Víkingsvöllur
20:00
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
21:30
Every Sunday night Jónas Sig and co. will play some nice music at Cafe Rosenberg at 21:30. Admission fee is 3.500 isk.
Café Rósenberg
Aug 21 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
Aug 21 @ 13:00 – 16:00
13:00
My Magical Sky Iceland time lapse movie will be shown on a big screen this summer in Tjarnarbio theater in centre of Reykjavik, close to town hall. The movie has been two years in making,
Tjarnarbíó
Aug 21 @ 19:15
19:15
Valur host Grindavík on their home turf, Hlíðarendi for the 16th round of the Icelandic Premier League. Tickets can be bought at the stadium before the game.
Hlíðarendi
20:00
Vegan burgers and live music every evening!
Bike Cave
20:15
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
Aug 21 @ 21:00 – 21:00
21:00
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
21:00
Open mic standup comedy in ENGLISH every Monday by Goldengang Comedy! Yes, every Monday, at 21.00! Free entry.
Gaukurinn
Aug 22 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
17:00
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
Aug 22 @ 19:00 – 20:00
19:00
Bubbi Morthens is an Icelandic singer-songwriter and a veteran of the local music scene. He’ll be playing some songs from his upcoming album. Doors open at 17:00. This concert is part of a series Bubbi
Dillon
Aug 22 @ 19:00 – 21:00
19:00
Well be joined once again for the seriously campy series! 7th series of Buffy & also the 4rd series of Angel. Bring your friends and slay hard! Happy hour till 21:00 Free entrance Subtitles in
Gaukurinn
20:00
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Aug 22 @ 20:30 – 21:00
20:30
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
Aug 22 @ 21:30 – 23:00
21:30
Tónlistarkonan MIMRA heldur tónleika á Rósenberg þriðjudagskvöldið 22. ágúst. Tónleikarnir verða með persónulegu sniði og ætlar söngkonan og lagahöfundurinn að flytja lög sín í akústískum útgáfum með píanó og lúppupedal að vopni, strípa þau niður
Café Rósenberg
12:00
//ICELANDIC BELOW// The award winning chamber choir Schola cantorum holds weekly lunchtime concerts on Wednesdays at Hallgrímskirkja this summer, as a part of The International Organ Summer In Hallgrímskirkja. The choir will perform great Icelandic
Hallgrímskirkja
Aug 23 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
Aug 23 @ 18:00 – 18:45
18:00
A guided tour of The Nordic House will give you an introduction to Nordic cooperation and a unique chance to see rooms in The Nordic House – that are normally not open for the public.
The Nordic House
20:00
// Icelandic below // Umbra Ensemble was formed in 2014 by female musicians bound together by a passion for ancient and new music. They have crafted their own musical world, consisting of both modern and
The Nordic House
Aug 23 @ 21:00
21:00
Every Wednesday, jazz flows upstairs in The Green Room. Hosted by the young and promising and for everyone who likes to join in and play. Free admission.
Græna Herbergið
Aug 23 @ 21:00 – 23:00
21:00
An amazing event every Wednesday starting at 9PM. Hosted by the house band Bexband which starts by playing a one hour set. After that the stage is open for guests to join. You are welcome
Dillon
Aug 24 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
15:00
The walk is centered on dark deeds of various kinds in Icelandic fiction, happening in or around Reykjavík, and give a taste of Icelandic crime fiction, ghost stories and history. The walking tours are led
Reykjavik City Library.
Aug 24 @ 20:00 – 23:00
20:00
Dance With The Dead is a band consisted of two very close friends, Justin Pointer and Tony Kim, from California, USA. The band is known for their love to 70’s and 80’s sci-fi horror music,
Húrra
20:15
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
21:30
Two friends and singer-songwriters Kristjana Stefáns and Svavar Knútur come together for their yearly summer tour. Join them for a cozy evening of duets with a diverse program of everything from Abba to Dolly Parton,
Café Rósenberg
Aug 25 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
Aug 25 @ 21:00 – 23:45
21:00
Local band Valdimar plays at Húrra. Doors open at 21:00, music begins at 22:00.
Húrra
11:00
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
Aug 26 @ 21:00 – Aug 27 @ 01:00
21:00
Rock party at Gaukurinn featuring the two local bands FUTURE FIGMENT and KAVORKA. Free entry! KAVORKA: A relatively new band, although the members themselves are no strangers to the Icelandic music scene, having performed and
Gaukurinn
Aug 26 @ 22:00 – Aug 27 @ 01:00
22:00
KK Band will be playing a free concert here at Bryggjan Brewery the 26th of August. KK Band have been playing together for the last 25 years and are among the most popular live bands
Bryggjan Brugghús
Aug 27 all-day
00:00
Guided tour of Harpa Concert Hall – Every day of the week Experience the magnificent Harpa and visit areas that are not open to general public. The guide will share with you some of Harpa’s secrets,
Harpa
11:00
Enjoy a free guided tour in English through the permanent exhibition, “Making of a Nation” on every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The tour takes approx. 60 min. Your ticket to the National
Free guided tours
Aug 27 @ 12:00 – 13:00
12:00
Free class. Every Sunday at noon. …since last summer we’ve hosted a free yoga class on Sundays. This is an hour long class taught by yoga instructor & dancer Viktor Már. It is suitable for
Loft Hostel
Aug 27 @ 14:00 – 14:45
14:00
A guided tour of The Nordic House will give you an introduction to Nordic cooperation and a unique chance to see rooms in The Nordic House – that are normally not open for the public.
The Nordic House
15:00
Ensemble Sirius is a contemporary music ensemble consisting of 5 women based in Aarhus, Denmark. They play saxophone, double bass, piano, trumpet and percussion. This is a rare mix of instruments in a classical context,
The Nordic House
17:00
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
20:00
Sundays are live jazz nights at Bryggjan Brugghús, bistro & brewery, by the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. You can expect some jazz standards, warm spirits and very good beer! ENTRANCE IS FREE
Bryggjan Brugghús
20:15
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
21:30
Every Sunday night Jónas Sig and co. will play some nice music at Cafe Rosenberg at 21:30. Admission fee is 3.500 isk.
Café Rósenberg
Aug 28 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
Aug 28 @ 13:00 – 16:00
13:00
My Magical Sky Iceland time lapse movie will be shown on a big screen this summer in Tjarnarbio theater in centre of Reykjavik, close to town hall. The movie has been two years in making,
Tjarnarbíó
20:00
Vegan burgers and live music every evening!
Bike Cave
Aug 28 @ 21:00 – 21:00
21:00
Every Monday, Húrra has a jazz evening. Cozy atmosphere and sweet tunes of jazz. The entry is free and everyone is welcome!
Húrra
21:00
Open mic standup comedy in ENGLISH every Monday by Goldengang Comedy! Yes, every Monday, at 21.00! Free entry.
Gaukurinn
Aug 29 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
20:00
The Icelandic seasons through icelandic folksongs surrounded by sound-effects by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and duets by G. de Machaut. Jóhanna Halldórsdóttir voice Helga A. Jónsdóttir recorders Location: Iðnó Theater by  Reykjavík City hall Every Tuesday
Iðnó
Aug 29 @ 20:30 – 21:00
20:30
The 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionized western classical music. Icelandic pianist Ólafur Elíasson plays 6 selected preludes and fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier
Dómkirkjan
12:00
//ICELANDIC BELOW// The award winning chamber choir Schola cantorum holds weekly lunchtime concerts on Wednesdays at Hallgrímskirkja this summer, as a part of The International Organ Summer In Hallgrímskirkja. The choir will perform great Icelandic
Hallgrímskirkja
Aug 30 @ 13:00
13:00
Every weekday from 29th of June to 14th of July and 3rd of August to 31st of October at 10:00, 13:00, and 16:00. Make a delicious chocolate piece of Iceland! Learn how to make Icelandic
Chocolate Trailer
17:00
Pearls of Icelandic Song invite the audience to get acquainted with classical Icelandic music where the cream of Icelandic songs, folk songs, hymns and national songs are performed. The concerts come in slightly different variations
Harpa
Aug 30 @ 18:00 – 18:45
18:00
A guided tour of The Nordic House will give you an introduction to Nordic cooperation and a unique chance to see rooms in The Nordic House – that are normally not open for the public.
The Nordic House
20:00
// Icelandic below // The double-bass player Þorgrímur Jónsson recently received two awards for the Icelandic Music prize in the jazz category for his album Constant Movement and his composition on that album. His brother
The Nordic House
20:15
Presented by two of Icelands finest actors Icelandic Sagas – The Greatest hits is a 75 minute theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through Iceland’s literary heritage. The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of
Harpa
Aug 30 @ 21:00
21:00
Every Wednesday, jazz flows upstairs in The Green Room. Hosted by the young and promising and for everyone who likes to join in and play. Free admission.
Græna Herbergið