Winter holiday in Umeå

March 4-10 2024

Vinter. Händer. Barn

7 days of fun!

Week 10, March 4-10, Umeå's school children are on holiday. That means lots of time for indoor and outdoor activities, Swedish Fika and fun!
Here we have collected our best tips on things to see and do during that week (and other weeks too of course). 

The information on this page is no longer current, valid in 2024!


Create your own Winter Holiday program

The companies in the region have come up with many fun activities during the Winter holiday week!
Here we collect tips on current events for easy planning so you don't miss anything.


Curiosum. Sportlov 2024

Fun at Curiosum

Do you dream of space adventures? Challenge yourself with our fun space workout and explore a world of exciting experiments and activities during the Sports Break! 

When: March 2-10, open daily 10 AM-5 PM.

Bildmuseet sportlov

Winter Break at Bildmuseet

During the sports holiday, children and adults are welcome to experience art and create together in our creative workshop area. We think about what a utopia or a wonderland could be. What does your dream world look like? What do you hope will happen in the future? How do you want the world to turn out when you grow up? We investigate contrasts and create windows to our dream worlds in colorful transparent materials.

When: March 6 - 10, 12.00–17.00. Drop-in subject to availability.

Pulka. Sportlov

Winter activities at Hamptjärnsberget

At Hamptjärnsberget there are activities for the whole family. There are ski trails, hiking trails, barbecue areas and perhaps Umeå's coolest sledding hill. Hamptjärnsstugan's open-air café serves lunch, waffles and coffee.

When: March 7-10, 11 am to 4 pm, the café is open.

Västerbottens museum, hamnstaden

Activities at the museum

The museum invites you to a variety of exciting activities in collaboration with the Sami Week. Explore and challenge your lasso throwing skills or take part in playful and educational activities in the interactive exhibition "The Port City of Umeå" in Egilhallen. There are ski trails in Gammliaskogen, så bring your skis. Afterwards, enjoy a "fika" in the café

When: March 3-10


Ice disco

Ice show, music games on the ice and the opportunity to try figure skating. There will also be a display of the upcoming show by Umeå Konståkningsförening. Free admission.

When: March 3

Konsert Norrlandsoperan

The orchestra in focus

Norrlandsoperan gives a concert for anyone who is curious about how a symphony orchestra works. An easy arrangement and broad repertoire. Perfect for those who have never heard a symphony orchestra before.

When: March 7


Winter break at the libraries

During the winter holidays, there are lots of fun things happening for children and young people. There will be cozy readings and book recommendations. You can test your knowledge in a quiz. For the slightly older ones, there is the opportunity to try the game Drakar & Demoner (Dragons & Demons) and to participate in a creative writing workshop.




Restaurants for families

Combine dining with fun activities! At O´Learys they offer bowling and at Orangeriet you can play boules and shuffleboard and Pinchos is like stepping into a cirkus. 

Stay in jail!

Experience a real prison. Spend the night in a cell, visit the museum and take part in the prison's history!

Boende. Gamla fängelset.