Major events in Valka and Valga in 2020

There are several exciting events coming up in Valka County and Valga in year 2020, so we invite you to plan your schedules in advance!


The 18th Great Charity Bordermarket
When? 9th, 10th of May
Location: Valga-Valka


This year the Great Bordermarket will take place on 9th and 10th of May bringing together merchants from Latvia and Estonia, as well as from abroad. As usual, market visitors will be able to enjoy the attractions, entertainment and music for the duration of two days. As per tradition, the international sausage and meat festival and BBQ competition will also take place.

The collected fee for the merchants spots will be used for the approved purpose - the improvement of lake Zāģezers rest spot.

Information for merchants available: HERE


Twin Cities Valga/Valka Festival
When? 11th-14th of June
Location: Valga-Valka


This year, the Twin Cities Valga/Valka Festival will take place from 11th to 14th of June. As usual, the festival will include various events, orchestra, activities for children, boat rally and other events. We will also continue the tradition started last year by holding a joint Valka and Valga festival parade.


Valga Military History Festival

When? 18 of July
Location: Valga


From 17th to 19th of July, for the 12th time military history festival "MilFest 2020" will be held in Valga. The Valga Military History Festival is distinguished by its unique program: the armed forces will introduce all interested parties with their organization's structure, soldier marches and demonstrations of battles will take place, museums will host various military-related exhibitions, antique fairs and concerts. The event will be attended by military history clubs from various countries. Every participant will find something interesting for themselves!

Nature Concerthall "Par sēņotni"
When? 24th of July
Location: Valkas parish "Bekas"

On the evening of July 24, a grand event of the Nature Concerthall will take place in Valka Parish. The Nature Concerthall is not just a concert - it is a project featuring not only musicians but also scientists who explain nature-related topics in an easy to understand language. This year the theme of the Nature Concerthall will be "mycelium", that's why a placewith the wonderful name of "Bekas" ("Boletus") has been chosen as the event spot.



Worldwide Days of Valka People
When? July 30 through August 2
Location: Valka

We invite all people of Valka in Latvia and the world from July 30th to August 2nd to attend the Worldwide Days of Valka People!

Extensive program: reunions, exhibitions, discussions, concerts, cinema, ball, 100th anniversary of Valka Janis Cimze Gymnasium  and other exciting activities.


Keep up to date with the newest information about events on www.valka.lv and Valka Municipality social network pages on Facebook, Draugiem.lv, Twitter, Instagram.


Valgas Militārās vēstures festivāls "MilFest 2019” (I.Leitis)
Valgas-Valkas pilsētas svētku SUP polo un laivu ralliju sacensības (D.Pūce)
Valgas-Valkas pilsētas svētku parāde (D.Pūce)
Valgas un Valkas pilsētu svētku parāde (I.Leitis)
17. Lielais labdarības Robežtirgus, 6. Starptautiskais desu un gaļas izstrādājumu festivāls (I.Leitis)
17.Lielais labdarības Robežtirgus (D.Pūce)
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