Tampere marked its 244th anniversary

Tampere's 244th anniversary was celebrated with the traditional Tampereen päivä – Tampere Day event from 29 September to 1 October 2023.

Thank you for all the event organisers and visitors!

Get back into the festive spirit

Tampere was established on 1 October 1779 by Gustav III, the King of Sweden. Tampere celebrates this occasion every year on the first of October and the closest weekend to that date. Events of the day are organised by the city and by numerous third sector actors.

In 2023 the City of Tampere celebrated its 244th anniversary, Tampereen päivä – Tampere Day, from 29 September to 1 October. Thank you for joining the celebrations.


Tampere marked its 244th anniversary – get back to the celebrations

2.10.2023 Tampere Day was celebrated from 29 September to 1 October with almost a hundred events. The Tampere Day weekend attracted a great number of visitors to events a…

Tampere awards to Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Pauli "Pate" Mustajärvi

1.10.2023 On the 244th anniversary of Tampere, Tampere awards were granted to conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali and musician Pauli "Pate" Mustajärvi.  The award recipients symbolise the importance of Tampere culture and music life both in Finland and internationally in a great way. The Tampere awards were presented at Tampere City Hall on 1 October 2023.

Tampere Päivä – Tampere Day atmosphere