Kulturnatten, high-quality dining and the world’s oldest amusement park

The best events in the capital this week, curated by The Copenhagen Post.


Culture Night
October 13, 18:00-00:00; all the city; kulturnatten.dk
Copenhagen’s annual Culture Night kicks off the autumn break in Copenhagen and offers children and adults hundreds of cultural events in just one night. Since 1993, Kulturnatten has been one of Copenhagen’s most well-attended cultural events.

Dining Week
October 13-23; Dronningens Tværgade 8A, Cph K; 250-525kr; diningweek.dk
Dining Week is the largest restaurant festival in the North, taking place twice a year; in the autumn holidays and the winter holidays. It brings together a wide range of the best restaurants around the country, all of which have put together a festival menu and dedicated the week to ensuring that guests get a unique restaurant experience at a great price.

Halloween in Tivoli
October 12 – November 23; Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; entrance fee; tivoli.dk
Special Halloween exhibitions and events fill the gardens with the “scary house” as a big hit among young and old. The Halloween program also includes the traditional pumpkin competition and the Monsters Night Out parade.


Kōnā x Il Buco
October 9; Kona Izakaya, Bag Elefanterne 15, Carlsberg; 400kr; konacph.com
Kōnā and Il Buco are hosting a collaborative 5-course dinner celebrating the best of Danish ingredients with Japanese and Italian inspiration.

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap
October 10-15; Biblioteket Rentemestervej, Rentemestervej 76; 130-175kr; eventim-light.com
Directed by Kristian Husted, The Mousetrap is about a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, one of whom is a murderer.

For news of other events coming up in the Copenhagen area, check out the new Copenhagen Post calendar here

The Caribbean Housewife
October 11, 18:00-23:00; Kitchen Collective, Slagtehusgade 11A, Cph V; 850kr; thecaribbeanhousewife.com
To celebrate their seven years, The Caribbean Housewife is throwing a festive four-course dinner of signature dishes. Alongside drink pairings. 

The Sound of Delfi
October 11, 19:00-20:30; Huset, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; 75kr; huset.kk.dk
Written and produced by The Do-It-Yourself Theatre group, The Sound of Delfi is about five oracles who answer life’s big and small questions.

David de Silva’s Sri Lanka
October 12, 18:00-22:00; Hahnemanns Køkken, Sankt Kjelds Pl. 14, Cph Ø; 280kr; madbillet.dk
Authentic varieties of Sri Lankan specialities, using aromatic spices, will be served at Hahnemanns Køkken. Snacks, beef, rice, dhal and more are on the menu.

Exhibition opening: After Nature
October 12, 17:00-18:00; Glyptoteket, Dantes Plads 7, Cph K; 95-125kr; glyptoteket.dk
Glyptoteket’s new special exhibition by Josefine Klougart delves into man’s relationship with nature seen through the prism of art. Josefine Klougart explores its beauty and its disappearance in our modern reality.

La verdulería
October 13-14, 18:00; Fiskerizakajaen, Smedetoften 25, Cph N; 990kr/2pers; fiskerikajgrej.dk
A plant-based pop-up composed of six veggie servings and a natural wine pairing will be served by Chefs Maria and Melina at Fiskerizakajaen seafood restaurant.

Exhibition Opening: The Fantastic Bus
From October 14, Copenhagen Contemporary, Refshalevej 173A, Cph K; copenhagencontemporary.org
Jakob Martin Strid’s unique universe is transcribed through his distinct style and joyful storytelling. He made a considerable contribution to children’s culture today with over 50 drawings.

Drag and Drinks
October 14, 15:00; Scandic Kødbyen, Skelbækgade 3A, Cph V; free adm; facebook.com
Scandic Kødbyen presents the premiere of the new unique event: “Drag & Drinks”. Mizz Privileze and Diana Diamond will be your hostesses at the bar, on the floor and maybe even on the tables. The divas will not only serve up drinks but also deliver stunning looks, drag performances, and act as your quizmasters for the afternoon pop quiz.

Do nothing
October 14, 21:00; Loppen, Sydområdet 4B, 1, CPh K; 150kr; loppen.dk
Do Nothing consists of childhood friends who started playing together as teenagers. The band managed to establish themselves among an exciting crowd of new British bands loosely gathered under the post-punk banner, and have played prominent festivals as several headline shows in the home country.

Trainman Blues
October 14, 22:00; Mojo, Løngangstræde 21C, Cph K; facebook.com
Trainman Blues is a dusty and atmospheric blues project, created by Irish singer/songwriter Richard Farrell, and the Danish producer/bassist Laust “Krudtmejer” Nielsen that brings the fruits of blues, gospel and soul together, with modern production techniques.

October 14-22 & 27-29; Dyrehavevej 62, Klampenborg; free adm; bakken.dk
The world’s oldest amusement park will be open during the autumn holidays. 32 rides, autumn-specific events, a new horror maze and much more are planned for this special period.

For news of other events coming up in the Copenhagen area, check out the new Copenhagen Post calendar here

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