Events

WELCOME TO ORØ THE PEARL OF THE ISEFJORD

EVENTS

Every year there are quite a number of unique events on Orø. Listed here are some of the most popular. For a complete list of events, which the island’s many organizations primarily are responsible for, take a look at the Orø calendar.

ORØ VIKING MARKET

27. 28. 29. 30. 31. JULY

For five days our harbor area is transformed into an authentic Viking market. This is a cultural event representing the historical aspects of the Viking era. Guests are invited to experience the Viking world through storytelling, a variety of craftsmen’s workshops, authentic foods and much more.

MC ISLAND RALLY

26. 27. 28. AUGUST

This annual motorcycle rally attracts visitors from all over Europe. The rally is a popular attraction for

motorcycle enthusiasts and the many visitors, who want a glimpse of the beautiful machines as they drone around the island. Good music, good food and a good time is to be had by all.

PINSE FLEAMARKET

14. MAY

Every year in Spring our community’s Isefjord School holds its very popular flea market. All the donated items are collected from residents and businesses on the island and are sold to raise money for extra activities and things the school would otherwise not have resources for.

ORØ RUN

11. SEPTEMBER

An annual event on Orø, this mini-marathon is fun for the whole family. Three routes, 2 km, 5 km and 10 km are run simultaneously, so there is a route for everyone. Discover the island’s unique nature while getting good exercise together with like-minded folk.

ORØ INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CAMP

6 WEEKS FROM 5. JULY

With participants from seven nations, this badminton training camp has become internationally recognized. Led by the Dutch-Danish top trainer, Ron Daniels, Orø’s sports center opens its doors to 6 weeks of intensive summer training for talented young players from around the world.

ORØ FJORDLAND OPEN

Last weekend in March and October Orø sets the stage for this great competition where anglers from all over the country are invited to hunt for Sea Trout. With a first prize of 25.000 DKK the competitions attracts many hopeful anglers.

ORØ DAY

5. JUNE

This is the day on which Orø opens its doors and residents come together in a concerted effort to show visitors all that their island has to offer. The making of honey, a guided motorcycle tour, meeting with an artist, a garage sale – the whole island buzzes with life on Orø Day.

ORØ MIDSUMMER DAYS

24. 25. 26. JUNE

A brand new festival of cultural events to include music, crafts, literature and a variety of performances. The common thread is the small scene and the direct contact between artist and audience. Hestebedgaard is the heart of the festival, but other cultural activities on the island will be added in an ongoing expansion of the event.

HIKING ORØ

1. AUGUST

Every year Holbaek Gangsport invites you to join for a walk around Orø where hiking enthusiasts from around the country occupies the island. The event is open to everyone of course.

 

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