Jämsä and Himos provide action and excitement for all tastes. Himos is a lively event centre that features all types of events all year round. The Jämsä region has something going on every weekend, and during the high season, there’s something happening every day. Theatre plays, art exhibitions, movies and concerts also complement the events and experiences that are on offer.

The region’s largest annual events include Himos’ joyful Himos Midsummer Festival, the Finnish Schlager Festival, Jysäri’s 90s extravaganza, and the classic FinnHits Festival. And don’t forget the traditional Äijän markkinat (Old Man’s Fair) that is held in Jämsä at the end of June and beginning of July, which is always a top destination for eager fair visitors. The end of July and beginning of August brings the Neste Rally Finland race to the Jämsä region, which is always a favourite of rally car enthusiasts from around the world. Every even-numbered year, the FinnMETKO heavy machinery fair that is arranged at the beginning of September gathers the world’s top machinery manufacturers to Jämsä and attracts both professionals and thousands of visitors from around the world.

Event calendar

With the event calendar, you can quickly and easily view the events taking place in the Himos-Jämsä region. Take a look at the interesting sights and activities that the region has on offer!

Himos Festivals

Himos provides festivals in the heart of Holiday Finland – during summer weekends, the hundreds of Himos summer cottages are filled with festival-goers and visitors to large events.

Neste Rally Finland

The whizz and whirl of the rally cars! Neste Rally Finland, held every year at the end of July and start of August, brings the rally buzz to Jämsä. The best special stages are driven in Jämsä and its surroundings.


Every other year, the Jämsä Myllymäki industrial area fills up with big machines when FinnMETKO, Finland’s biggest profession exhibition for the machinery sector, gathers together the world’s machinery manufactures. The exhibition area, covering over 300 hectares, becomes home to over 400 exhibitors from the land construction, logging, logistics and bioenergy sectors. The event, which features machine demonstrations and competitions, draws in around 35,000 professionals ans spectators.

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