Dog’s day at tivoli
Sep 13; Tivoli; over-8s: 99kr, under-8s: free adm, multiride wristband: 209kr; tivoli.dk
Treat the kids to a Tivoli they will barely recognise on September 13 (a week before it closes down until October 9).
Every dog has its day, or so they say, and Tivoli will quite literally have gone to the dogs.
Unsuspecting guests may feel they are barking up the wrong tree as hundreds of man’s best friends have the chance to go walkies in Tivoli.
Together with the Danish Kennel Club, Tivoli opens its dog doors for owners to meet other like-minded souls, chat about their breeds and take in the pedigree parade. (PS)
‘Toughest’ obstacle course
Sep 26; Amager Strandpark, Cph S; entry: 895kr; toughest.se
It’s no walk in the park – Amager Strandpark hosts an 8km 40-obstacle course where only the fittest will survive. Jump, swing, balance and climb your way to the finishing line or just hold your breath and watch safely from the sidelines. (PS)
CPH Chamber Music Festival
Sep 16-19; various locations; see website for ticket prices; ccmf.dk
The critically acclaimed chamber music festival presents an array of international top names. One of the highlights is the late-night session at the Round Tower featuring the excellent Polish string four-piece Apollon Musagete Quartet. (PS)
Ishøj Viking Market
Sep 12-13, 10:00-17:00; Ishøj Tange; adults: 40kr, kids: free adm; ishojvikingemarked.dk
As the summer comes to an end, this might be the last chance for a Viking encounter. Fearsome warriors clash swords while beer is brewed, cloth woven and tin melted. Witness Denmark as it was in the good old days. (PS)
Copenhagen Half Marathon
Sep 12; Fælledparken, Øster Allé, Cph Ø; 450kr; cphhalf.dk
There’s nothing half-hearted about the 20,000 runners pounding the streets of the capital in the Copenhagen Half Marathon. Winding its way through the city centre, the spectator-friendly course is also designed for fast times. (PS)
Sep 10-12; Huset, Rådhusstræde, Cph K; one-day tickets 235kr; copenhagenpsychfest.dk
Huset will attempt to recreate swinging Copenhagen in at a three-day psychedelic music festival. Around 40 of the grooviest bands and a pulsating light show are guaranteed to blow your minds. (PS)
Copenhagen Art Run
Sep 9, 16:00; Ishøj Strandpark; adults: 155kr, kids: 60kr; copenhagenartrun.dk
Join 600 fun runners on a 5km interactive run that passes arty happenings and experiences provided by artists, designers and architects. The reward at the finish is a goody bag with free tickets to Ishøj’s cultural treats. (PS)