Summer in Riihimäki

Riihimäki is known for its practical location. The town and its surroundings have plenty to offer visitors. For culture lovers, Riihimäki offers museums, as well as music and theatre experiences. There is beautiful nature and golf courses in the vicinity.

A popular culture destination

Theatre and open-air dances

The Riihimäki Theatre is very popular, and people often travel long distances to come here to see high-quality theatre. It is in an ideal location in the town centre, adjoining Scandic Riihimäki.

The Riutanharju dance hall in Riihimäki is open in the summer. Artists and groups perform there, tempting people to dance. Also, the Kolmilampi dance hall in Ryttylä offers open-air dance experiences.

See and experience

The Finnish Glass Museum is located in the premises of the old glass factory. Visitors can learn about the history of glassmaking and admire Finnish top design.

For families with children, in Riihimäki there is an outdoor swimming pool, an indoor swimming pool and the Aarniwalkea fairytale yard, where children can create their own games. Puuhamaa (Hobby Land) is only 15 km away, easily reached by car or bus.

  • Accommodation packages – At the Scandic Riihimäki hotel, you can book accommodation and tickets, for example, to the Riutanharju dance hall and the Finnish Glass Museum. For more information, prices and availability: +358 19 7721 or

Accommodation in Riihimäki

Our hotel in Riihimäki, Scandic Riihimäki, is located next to the theatre, by the town’s central square.