The main events of summer 2017 in Moscow
If you decide to visit Moscow in summer or for any reason you are staying in the capital during summer months, you can be sure that you will not get bored. Summer 2017 in the Russia’a capital promises to be interesting, eventful and entertaining: in June, July and August the city is offering the variety of festivals, concerts, fairs, and entertainment programmes for all tastes. Below you find descriptions of the main events of this summer that will spice up your life and make your stay in the city much more colourful.
The festival “Moscow Flower Show”
In the period from the 29th of June to the 9th of July 2017 the Park Muzeon will host one of the main events of this summer – the festival of flowers and gardens. It will gather experts and professionals in landscape design, who will demonstrate their works of authorship and will also organize master classes and lectures for visitors. The Moscow Flower Show is the violence of colours, dozens of magnificent gardens, and unforgettable flower compositions. This event will be interesting for all those, who appreciate the natural beauty.
Where: The Park Muzeon (near the Gorky Park)
When: 29th of June – 9th of July 2017.
Ahmad Tea Music Festival
On the 24th of June 2017 the Park Muzeon will host another significant event – one-day music festival of British music and culture. The headliner of the festival this year will be Richard Ashcroft, who is the leader of the popular rock band The Verve that was created in 1990 and became one of the most famous musical bands of the 90s. It is already the seventh Ahmad Tea Music Festival that brought to Russia many singers and bands from the Foggy Albion and made British culture more popular among Russian youth.
Where: the Park Muzeon (near the Gorky Park)
When: 24th of June 2017
The gastronomic festival “Taste of Moscow 2017”
It is one of the most unique events of summer 2017 in Moscow for both its citizens and guests. The festival will be interesting first of all for those, who want to combine an interesting entertainment and delicious food. During three days of this big and significant event all visitors will get a chance to try culinary delights cooked by talented chefs from 20 top Moscow restaurants. In addition everyone will have a possibility to participate in various master classes, where they can learn how to cook different culinary delicacies.
When: 22 – 25th of June 2017
Where: the Luzhniki Stadium
Everyone who likes racing, cars and adrenaline should not miss such annual event as DTM racing that will be held at the motordrome Moscow Raceway between the 21st and 23rd of July 2017. Besides the racing all visitors can enjoy the huge entertainment park organized by Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG, as well as playgrounds for children and a food court. On the 23rd of July, the last day of the racing, there will be also held a big concert, the headliner of which will be announced later.
When: 21 – 23 of July 2017
Where: the motordrome Moscow Raceway
On the 24th and 25th of June Moscow will host of the most long-awaited fashion events – the festival “Concept Market 2017” that will gather more than 100 European and Russian fashion designers, who will present their ultra-modern summer collections. As part of the event, there will be also the presentation of new brands, interactive public talk with the market’s organizers and participation of guests in creation of art installations.
When: 24-25 of June 2017
Where: “Letniy Sad” (the Kutuzovsky avenue, 12)
At the end of summer you will have a great chance to attend one of the most delicious events of 2017 – the annual fair of tea and coffee. This even does not only promote a healthy lifestyle, but also gives a chance to visitors to try and get familiar with various kinds of coffee and tea from all over the world. In addition, you will also have an opportunity to learn more about various tea and coffee traditions in different countries, which will be interesting even for those, who are not big lovers of these drinks.
When: 26-27 of August 2017
Where: the city park “Sokolniki”