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The City of Ylöjärvi and local organisations arrange plenty of cultural events and other activities.

The City holds events for children, adults and the whole family. The City’s cultural services organise changing art exhibitions, particularly at the main library, Leija, and Vanha Räikkä in the centre of Ylöjärvi. In addition to that, different types of music is performed throughout the year.

During the summer months, three museums operate under the City’s cultural services: Ylöjärvi Local History Museum, Kuru Open Air Museum and Ensign Stål’s Cabin, as well as Haveri Gold Mine Museum in Viljakkala. All three museums are free.

The neighbouring city of Tampere also offers a wide range of culture.

You can browse events in Ylöjärvi in the event calendar on the City’s website.

Children’s Visual Arts School Piirto

Run by Ylöjärvi, Piirto provides basic education in the arts for children and young people. New students are accepted to Piirto in order of registration at the start of each autumn term. The registration day is usually in mid-August.

Currently, Piirto has groups for 5–15-year-olds and roughly 120 students.

Päivitetty: 30.1.2023