Celebrate midsummer in Levi under the midnight sun!23.-25.6.2023 | Culture and entertainment, Slope events, Sports, Families
Midsummer celebrations in Levi under the midnight sun - you can enjoy daylight 24/7!
In Levi's Midsummer, enjoy the experiences of a nightless night in the fell, on the beach, and even on a ferry cruise!
Welcome to enjoy Levi's Midsummer!
Midsummer bonfire and flag hoisting
On Midsummer's Eve, at the top of Levitunturi, at the top of Levitunturi, next to the upper station of the Gondola2000 lift, a traditional midsummer bonfire is lit, which creates a unique atmosphere and brings people together to celebrate the Midsummer with friends and family. Along with the bonfire, a flag will be hoisted on the top of Levi Fell at 6.00 pm.
NOTE! At the moment, the thunderstorm has caused damage to the Gondola2000 lift, and the lift is not running. You can come to watch the flag hoisting and the bonfire by driving to the parking lot at the top of Tunturitie, from there the journey continues to the top on foot. Restaurant Palovartija serves customers on the top of Levi on Midsummer Eve 23.6. between 4-9pm. After this Palovartija opens again after the Gondola2000 lift runs again.
Saunabaari by lake Immeljärvi is open from 12.00 - 01.00 on Midsummer Eve. Dinner will be served from 18.00 onwards for 20€/person. Residents of the lake shore have several Midsummer bonfires that can be seen from Kätkänranta.
Dj Kirsi will also be entertaining guests at Saunabaari - entrance fee 5€/person.
SKI AND BIKE ON THE SLOPES AT MIDSUMMER!
For Midsummer, a summer snowpark will be again built up at the bottom of the G.1 slope. Once again, the weekend will be full of good vibes, riding in the park, and playful competitions. Zenja Potapov hosts together with Levi South Park midsummer jams and Levi Ski Club hosts a playful skill track competition. Participants of the day can take part in a draw, prizes include e.g. different products, a season ticket to Levi's slopes 2023-2024, and tickets for summer activities. Now it's time to get your skis and board from the warehouse and enjoy Levi’s last or first ride of the season!
10.00 - 21.00 Skiing/snowboarding in the summer snowpark (freely at your own pace)
10.00 - 18.00 Skiing/snowboarding in the summer snowpark (freely at your own pace)
12.00 - 14.00 Skill track at summer park
15.00 - 17.00 Midsummer Jam with Zenja
We offer two lake cruises on midsummer’s eve. In the afternoon there will be coffee and pancakes on offer, and during the evening cruise a special buffet table with delicious savory snacks, coffee and desserts will be laid out. Our little sauna will be heated too, and during the cruises, you are more than welcome to take a dip in the lake!
Cruise at 16.00 and 19.00. Cruises on Midsummer Eve at 16:00 and at 19:00. Price 59€/ad, 35€/child under 12y. (includes buffet)
On Saturday Ferry cruise at 14.00. Possibility to buy a sausage, juice, coffee or pancake during the cruise. You can also bring your own snack. Price 29€/adult, 21€/ children under 12 years.
During the evening cruise, you can enjoy the traditional Finnish midsummer by watching the bonfires along the shores, admiring Levi fell, and listening to the calm lapping of the waves when we sail along Sirkkajärvi and Levijärvi lakes. A buffet table will be laid out filled with savory treats, coffee, and dessert. The sauna is warm, as always! You can bring and enjoy your own alcoholic drinks during the cruises.
Midsummer BBQ at Restaurant Panorama
Located on the front slope of Levi fell above the village, Restaurant Panorama offers some of the best views in Levi. They organize a Midsummer Day BBQ on June 24th. The BBQ buffet is served from 17.00 to 21.00 and includes a salad table, a variety of BBQ foods as well as desert. Book a table here.
Midsummer horse trek in the fells
Lapin Saaga's stable of icelandic horses organizes a midnight sun horse riding experience on Friday, June 23th, and Saturday, June 24th. The experience is open to beginners as well, so no previous experience is required. Book your experience here and enjoy the midnight sun in the saddle of a horse!
Don't forget Sauna at the Midsummer
Tonttula's log beach sauna is also warming up on Midsummer's Eve at 13.00 - 15.00! The sauna benches can accommodate up to 15 persons and the large wood-burning stove gives a nice gentle steams. You can refresh yourself in river Ounasjoki. Remember to bring your own towel and swimsuit! Book your sauna experience in advance here.
Polar Light Tours POP-UP Restaurant
The Pop-Up restaurant opens at Midsummer 24.6. The restaurant serves Burgers and pies made from local ingredients. Daily menu varies during the summer season.
Pop-Up restaurant is open from 12 to 18. Address: Muoniontie 955, tel. 0404139248.
Please call our guide before you arrive.
Summer experiences for everyone
Levi offers summer experiences for everyone. Whether you want to hike on the fells, experience canoeing on one of the many rivers, go horse riding or paddle board on a lake with views of the fell, you are sure to find what you are looking for. You can also spend your Midsummer in Levi relaxing on a beach or enjoying a traditional Finnish sauna. Find your experience and spend an unforgettable Midsummer in Levi!