Holidays

Events and celebrations in St Petersburg

Russian people love holidays, so if you are going to spend some time in St Petersburg you are recommended to visit one or more public events and festivals in the city. Different seasonal fairs, theatrical and light performances, fireworks and interactive contests, magnificent shows like Scarlet Sails take place in Saint Petersburg all year round. Check the upcoming events and plan your trip in advance. Feel free to leave your questions and requests to get more information about staying in the North capital of Russia.

cruiser aurora in summer Navy Day in St Petersburg

A great national celebration is going to take place in Saint Petersburg on July, 28th. The holiday with the review of the Russian fleet first took place in 1939 and in 2006 the holiday became public rather than being only professional. On this day the President and other dignitaries give speech, some are awarded with […]

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Holidays and Events in St Petersburg Scarlet Sails 2019 in St Petersburg

Scarlet Sails, or as it is called in Russian “Alye Parusa”, is one of the most popular European festivals that takes place in Saint Petersburg every June. Initially created as a celebration for Russian school graduates, over the time Scarlet Sails have become a tremendous event awaited by millions of people worldwide. Tourists from all […]

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couple st petersburg Valentine’s Day in St Petersburg

We will celebrate Valentine’s Day on February 14 ? Do you remember? So today I have prepared for you a list of some romantic places in St. Petersburg in winter. 1. Colonnade of St. Isaac’s CathedralThis magnificent place is very suitable to confess love to each other.Address St. Isaac’s Square, 4Metro station Admiralteyskaya 2. PlanetariumWhat […]

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New Year Day's Russia 2019 The New Year Celebration Russia

The New Year is one of the calendar Russian holidays, celebrated on the night of December 31 to January 1 of each year. Until the XV century (perhaps also before the adoption of Christianity) in Russia, the new year began on March 1, according to the Julian calendar. From the XV century, the new year […]

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couple new year russia 2019 New Year’s Eve St Petersburg 2019

Today I want to tell you about the main holiday in Russia. Guess what is it? No, it isn’t Christmas. It’s New Year. We all love this holiday so much. There is something magical in it. We celebrate it on the 31st of December and on the 1st of January. All Russian people prepare beforehand. […]

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Traditional Russian holidays Traditional Russian holidays

You should see Russia yourself to dispel myths about this country. Bitter winter days will become a good background which will help you to take in the country spirit. In winter, you’ll realize why vodka is a national Russian drink. Walking along the Red Square or the windy embankment of the Neva river, going to […]

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Scarlet Sails neva river Scarlet Sails: beautiful show on Neva

Scarlet Sails is the name of an annual celebration that takes place on Vasylievskiy Island and the Palace Square. It always happens at the end of June on the day when all of high school seniors from all secondary schools of St. Petersburg graduate. Lots of tours, specific to this celebration, are organized across St […]

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Scarlet sails salut The celebration of the New Year’s Day 2019 in Saint Petersburg

City celebrations Palace square Sennaya Ploschad (Sennaya square) Nevsky Prospekt Banquets in restaurants and hotels Tours Skating rinks and ski tracks Celebrating New Year’s Day on the ship Saint Petersburg is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. That is why a lot of people from different countries come here […]

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