Welcome to Rauma Lace Week 22–30 July 2023!
Lace Week will be organized for the 53rd time on July 22-30, 2023.
The program is organized over nine days around the city. The main concerts of the event will be enjoyed in the Savilanpuisto concert area on July 26-28. Park concerts are free and without age limit concerts on three days from 18:00 to 22:00. Please look at the entire Lace Week program on the program pages, where the program for the nine festival days is organized day by day.
How to get to Rauma
Rauma Lace Week takes place in the city center of Rauma, more specifically in Old Rauma and the waterfront of the canal. You can arrive to Rauma city center by bus. You can check timetables to Rauma and buy tickets in advance from Matkahuolto and Onnibus. You can find information about public transportation and parking at Visit Rauma-Traffic site.
During the city festival Lace Week 22.–30.7.2023 some of the parking places are not in use and there it unusual traffic arrangements in the city centre. There is plenty of parking places near by. For example the inner yard of School of Kari (Savilankatu 5) acts as a temporary parking place during the Lace Week.
You can ask more parking tips from Parking Office of the City of Rauma, tel. +358 44 403 6038.
There are many possibilities to accommodate in Rauma. We have hotels, B&B’s, campsite, cottages and other long or short-term accommodations. Please find out more from Visit Rauma – Accommodation site.
Please find out more what to do in Rauma and nearby from Visit Rauma – site.
Rauma Lace Week is a green event. We started to use Bio Energy in 2016. We have put a lot of effort in providing recycling containers all over the festival area. There are containers for every kind of litter. Please recycle your waste. Rauma Lace Week has been granted the EcoCompass environmental certificate in 2019. EcoCompass is based both on the respective Nordic environmental management systems and on international standards on environmental management. You can read more about the certificate on the EcoCompass site.
The event has been planned in close cooperation with the authorities and in compliance with the authorities’ instructions. We take care of the well-being and safety of event visitors, performers and staff. Follow the instructions given by the event organizer and security guards in the possible dangerous situations. If you notice an accident or other safety problem, contact the nearest security guard. Bringing your own alcoholic beverages and potentially safety-threatening objects to the venue is strictly prohibited. Smoking is prohibited in the stands of the concert area. Smoking areas are not separately indicated.
Lost and found items
You can inquire about items lost during the Lace week at the Rauma police station on +358 295 417745. Phone hours Mon–Fri 9 am–4 pm.
ATMs (Automatic teller machines)
There are ATMs in the event area in Osuuspankki bank (Kauppakatu 1) and commercial center Kauppakeskus Wänni (Nortamonkatu 10). Next closest machines can be found at commercial centers called Prisma, K Citymarket and Pick n Pay.
Program registrations and entry fees
Most Rauma Lace Week events are free for everyone. Event-specific pre-registration, prices and payment information are indicated in the program text, if the event, exhibition or course has pre-registration, entrance or participation fee. If there is no mention of the price in the program text, the event is free of charge.