Kuopio has a variety of activities to offer during the winter holidays

Schools in Kuopio will be closed on week 10, (4.3-8.3) as it is time for the schools’ winter holidays.

There is a variety of events and activities organized all around the city on this special week. Here are some tips on events also suitable for non-native Finnish speakers:

  • The indoor playing ground in Apaja is open for families daily from 9.00 to 15.00 (9 am to 3 pm)
  • A free 5D movie experience of the movie “Hotel Transylvania 3 – a Monster vacation” provided by Kultturiareena 44. The movie is free but requires booking in advance at:
    • Screenings on Wednesday March 6 at 12.00 and at 16.00 and on Thursday March 7 at 12.00 and at 16.00
    • The movie is suitable for children from 7 years and up
  • VB Photographic Center provides free entry for all minors during the winter holidays
  • Minors can also visit the Niirala indoor swimming pool and gym free during the winter holidays (4.3.-10.3.)
    • The Wibit Aqua Track is open from Monday to Thursday.


Interested in laser tag? Juniors of under 18 can enjoy laser tag for a reduced price of 10 e / person / game on Week 10 from Tuesday to Saturday!

Book your game in advance: 050 318 9995,

  • How about some climbing or bouldering?

The climbing center VOEMA offers everyone of under 18 the opportunity to go climbing on a reduced price on week 10 (from Monday to Friday at 12-21)!

  • Bouldering* at 5 e/person (incl. shoe rental)
  • Climbing (rope climbing and bouldering) at 10 e/person (incl. shoe rental and harnesses)
    *Bouldering refers to climbing on walls no higher than 5 meters without a rope or a harness.

Please note:

  • No time restrictions
  • Minors of under 15 are not allowed to climb at VOEMA withouta parental supervision
  • The parents of each climber must sign a liability waiver  (user instructions), this can be done electronically at the site.
  • Kuopio Bowling alley offers reduced prices

Bowling, pool and darts at the Kuopio bowling alley (Kuopion Keilahalli) on 4.-8.3.2019.

  • Bowling from Monday to Friday: 9:00-16:00 for 10 e/track/hour
  • Pool from Monday to Friday: 9:00-16:00 for 5 e/hour