Free admission to the State Hermitage Museum
First Thursday of each month (Currently unavailable)
The State Hermitage Museum
On the first Thursday of each month the Hermitage grants free entrance for all individual visitors.
Summer Navigation Season
April – November 2021
April to November, drawbridges are opened for a few hours during the night to let ships pass through. This is one of the best city show.
Opening Ceremony of Peterhof’s Fountains
22 May 2021
Every year visitors of St. Petersburg have a great opportunity to see a traditional opening and closing festival of the fountains in Peterhof.
Festival of sand sculptures
25 May – 8 September 2021
Peter and Paul Fortress Beach
“A World without Borders” is the theme of the festival in 2021.
St. Petersburg city day
27 May 2021
Throughout Saint Petersburg
St.Petersburg is going to celebrate its 318th anniversary. On this day in 1703 Peter the Great laid the first stone of the Peter and Paul Fortress.
The Stars of the White Nights Festival
28 May – 31 July 2021
The Stars of the White Nights festival is considered one of the best classical music events in the world.
29 – 30 May 2021
Tulip Festival is a great spring holiday that turns Yelagin island into a residence of various flower colors.
Ceremony of changing of the guard
the end of May – October 2021
Naryshkin Bastion at the Peter and Paul Fortress
The modern ceremony of the guard mounting, developed by the military headquarters of St Petersburg, is a tribute to an old tradition.
29, 30 May 2021
The first ever festival of water-powered equipment Prichalboatshow 2021.
11 – 14 June 2021
Derby Equestrian Club
Ippisfera is the largest equestrian exhibition in Russia and in the CIS.
The European Championship 2021
12 June – 2 July 2021
In total, 7 matches will be held in St. Petersburg.
12 June 2021
Russia Day is the national holiday of the Russian Federation, which has been celebrated every year on June 12 since 1992.
The Scarlet Sails ✪
25 – 26 June 2021 (To be confirmed)
The Scarlet Sails festival was first held in 2005 and since then has become a much-anticipated annual celebration. Book the tour
Fan zone of the European Championship
2 – 11 July 2021
As part of the project, live broadcasts of the European Championship matches on the big screen will be organized.
25 July 2021
Different locations around St Petersburg
Traditionally, on this day decorated warships gather along the River Neva and engage in mock battles.
Summer Motor Fest “Dvizhok”
30 July – 1 August 2021
Congress and Exhibition Complex “Expoforum”
An event in the world of the automative industry that brings together well-known automotive bloggers in one venue.