From June to December, Egersund has lots of festivals in town. There can never be too many festivals in this city. Egersund offers itself and shows the diversity. A festival in Egersund involves, among other things, music, animals, shows and culture and Christmas atmosphere together with nice people of all ages.

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Dalane Culture Festival

Dalane cultural festival has been organized since 1995 in the four municipalities of the Dalane region: Eigersund, Sokndal, Bjerkreim, Lund. The festival takes place in each of the municipalities every other year, lasts for a week and offers a variety of exciting activities, exhibitions and workshops for people of all ages. The festival is usually arranged in March.

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Fyrfestivalen (Lighthouse festival) is a cultural festival for the physically challenged who dance, play music, perform theater and take part in other cultural activities. This is a festival where participants and leaders can express themselves in events that are tailored specifically for them. 

This festival shows Egersund from its best side; inclusive, accomodating, generous and full of laughter and joy. Concerts and activities stand in line with participants who spread much joy during the two days of the festival.

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Blues Festival

A hearty welcome to the Dalane Blues Festival where you have the opportunity to experience local, national and international artists who fill our city with music for 3 days.

In short, welcome to the party in the town with song and music and with the opportunity for great joy and well-being at one of our many stages. As a spectator, you can catch about 35 different events spread over the whole festival. Enjoy the big Blues Tent in the center of the market place, take a tour up to the town’s toughest concert stage, the Sykkelverkstedet, let the rockefoot go to the Grand Scene or enjoy an alternative concert at Konsulatet.

For more information about this year’s artists and the program visit their webpage or Facebook.

Egersund Visefestival

Egersund Visefestival was established in 1994 and is Norway’s oldest song festival.

There will be pleasant reunions with artists who have performed at the festival before, and also new, exciting names.

According to tradition, the first day always starts in the park by Strandgata. After the festival is officially opened, there will be music and culture on several of the town’s stages.

Read more about the around 50 concerts on their webpage and Facebook.

October Festival

Egersund’s Men’s Choral Society and Berentsens Brygghus, both with over 115 years experience in delighting people each in their own way, are organizing together a real Octoberfest in Egersund with singalong, entertainment, good food and specially brewed beverages!

If you want to experience outstandingly good atmosphere this fall, make sure you secure tickets early!

Read more about the Octoberfest here: oktoberfestiegersund.no.


Egersundsugå (The Egersund Week) is a week in the summer with exciting activities throughout the town centre. The shops have great deals and the town offers different experiences and activities every day. Car Day, Children’s Day and Fishing Day are just some of what you can experience this week. The Egersund Week is usually organized late June to early July.


Come join in making the fall brighter and the town happier at our annual autumn market.

The farmers take their animals to the centre of Egersund. There will be sales of local food and different handicrafts as well as various activities and competitions for young and old.

The shops abound with exciting fall news and great deals.


Surrounded by small wooden houses and a cozy atmosphere you will find the Christmas town with smells, tastes and sounds that get you in the right mood. Organized annually over two weekends, Thursday through Sunday, in the beginning of December.

You will find full program, overview of events and practical information on the website.