Jyväskylä Festival, Neste Oil Rally Finland, the Suomipop Festival and Finlandia Marathon are examples of the mega-events staged in Jyväskylä. For over fifty years now Jyväskylä has served as the host city for Neste Oil Rally Finland, the Finnish round of the World Rally Championship. The event has regularly been voted the world’s best rally and it attracts some 300 000 spectators from all over the world each year. Further information: http://www.nesterallyfinland.fi/en/.
In summer the Suomipop Festival is arranged on the lake shore in the centre of the city. The festival, which has developed a massive following, features the very best artists from the world of Finnish pop music. Further information: www.suomipopfestivaali.fi.
As the autumn draws in the City of Light event colours the cityscape with a variety of permanent illuminated locations and light installations built especially for the event. Further information: visit.jyvaskyla.fi/en.