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Kalmar

Contact Person: Harald Erici   +46703086255

City description

 

Watch the Official Kalmar Movie to have a glimpse of what the city offers!

Beautiful Kalmar by the sea is a most popular tourist destination and was voted Sweden’s Summer City of the Year in 2015 and 2016. Every year, the city attracts between 1,5 and 2 million visitors.

The famous renaissance Castle, historic structures, cobblestone streets and lovely parks give the city charm and character, At the same time there is a broad range of restaurants, pavement cafés, pubs, shops and galleries – all within walking distance.

All year round popular events and activities take place. The pitches chosen for street performances are in the very center of the city, where practically every visitor in Kalmar will pass. The dates offered below are when city activities guarantee thousands of visitors to Kalmar. Find out what´s on in Kalmar below or at Kalmar.com  You may also download the Kalmar Magazine

Do you look for a good and fairly cheap place to stay on you tour? Maybe you need a place to park your van, tent or caravan? Stensö Camping is conveniently located 2-3 km from the city center. More camping options are available in Öland, the spectacular island which is another popular summer destination, next to Kalmar. Check nearby campings here

See the list below for bigger events in Kalmar this summer. Contact us, and we will be do our best to help you promote your show in Kalmar!

Contact: harald.erici@kalmar.se +46703086255

 

List of dates and events that bring crowds to Kalmar 2017:

30 June-2 July Kalmar Soccer Festival

1 July Malkars 21 km or 5 km running competition.

1 July Qualifying Game Swedish Championship in Beach Soccer

4 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

6 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

10-15 July Kalmar Sand Sculpture Festival Watch the video

11 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

13 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

15 July Swedish Championship in Beach Soccer

15 July Kalmar Swimrun

18 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

20 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

21-23 July Swedish Beach Tour in Volleyball

21 July Let´s Spend The Night Together evening concert

22 July Vi som älskar 90-talet Music Festival

22-23 July Renaissance and Medieval market Kalmar Castle

25 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

27 July Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

28-29 July Kalmar Market. No regular pitches available for bookings.

1 Aug Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

2 Aug Atea Kalmarmilen. Running competition.

4-6 Aug Kalmar Grand Prix. Bike race. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings

3 Aug Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

8 Aug Music at Larmtorget. Popular free evening concerts. Pitch 2-3 available for bookings.

9-12 Aug Italian all day Food Market. Stadsparken.

10-12 Aug Kalmar City Feast

16 Aug Kalmar Mini Tri. Triathlon ompetition.

18 Aug Ironkids. Triathlon competition. Pitch 1 available for bookings

19 Aug Ironman Kalmar. Triathlon competition.

26 Aug Jill Johnsson evening concert.

26 Aug Nattloppet Kalmar. Night running competition.

9 Sep Kalmarsund Pride festival

 

For special info on Kalmar City Feast 10-12 Aug, please contact par.israelsson@kalmar.com

 

 

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Additional Inforamtion
  • DAYS: Peak Season (July -15th of August) every day is great days to work. Medium weekends are all fine to work.
  • HOURS: Peak Season between
    12.00-18.00 weekdays
    12.00-22.00 Friday and Weekends

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PITCHES

Pitches

Pitch 1

Address :
Larmtorget 1, Kalmar, Sweden
Surface :
Flat cobblestones
Conditions :
Suited for big circle shows
Descriptions :
Ideal space in front of a permanent stage placed on a popular Square with many outdoor bar and restaurants. The stage is good to have behind when you perform.

Pitch 2

Address :
Storgatan 25, Kalmar, Sweden
Surface :
Flat concrete and flat cobblestones
Conditions :
Suited for Small Circle shows 2-300 pers and Busker shows 50-100 pers.
Descriptions :
The pitch is located between the sign Stadium (as you can see in the picture) and Cubus (as you can see very small in the righ hand side of the picture).

Pitch 3

Address :
Storgatan 17, Kalmar, Sweden
Surface :
Flat cobblestones
Conditions :
Suited for Busker shows 50-100 pers.
Descriptions :
This pitch is in the corner of Storgatan 17 and Kaggensgatan, also known as "Speakers Corner"

Pitch 4 (10-14 July)

Address :
Kalmarsundsbadet, Kalmar, Sweden
Surface :
Sand or lawn
Conditions :
Temporal pitch available for booking 10-14 July
Descriptions :
This pitch is available during the Kalmar International Sand Sculpture Festival 10 -14 July. The festival is running its fith edition and attracts som of Worlds best sand sculpture artists who are persented in the mid of May. Thursday and Friday specially attracts a big crowd but the artists will work the whole week. The pitch is located at a popular bath destination which is very frequented during hot summers days. Please, contact harald.erici@kalmar.se for more information.

Pitch 5 (10-12 August)

Address :
Kalmar Stadspark, Kalmar, Sweden
Surface :
Lawn, gravel or concrete
Conditions :
Temporal pitch available for booking 10-12 August
Descriptions :
This pitch is available during the Kalmar City Feast 10 -12 August. The annual feast attracts thousands of visitors to Kalmar City. The pitch is located at the beautiful city park and the area will host a Italian food market, several stages with programmed performances and other festival activities. Please, contact harald.erici@kalmar.se for more information.

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Performers Performing in the city

News
  • we are happy to announce 2 new Special events in the calendar.
     

    1. Tallship Race in Halmstad taking place between 30th of June to 2nd of July 2017
    Click here to read more about the event.
    2. Stockholm Street Festival open up a special pitch for BuskinCity during the three day festival.
    Click here to read more about the event

    Read moreMay 19,2017
  • We are happy to announce 2 new Special Events in the calendar.
    These two events let you book your self on allocated pitches.

    1. Tallship Race in Halmstad taking place between 30th of June to 2nd of July 2017
    Click here to read more about the event

    2. Stockholm Street Festival open up a special pitch for BuskinCity during the three day festival.
    Click here to read more about the event

     

    Read moreMay 19,2017
  • Hi Guys!

    Kalmar has done an awsome job to create the best situations for street performing this coming summer.
    As voted as the SummerCity of the year 2015 and 2016, you can be sure there are alot of visitors in town while they having their different events.
    Check out Kalmar city profil page here on BuskinCity, to find out more about the pitches where and when. Click here >>>

    Read moreMay 04,2017
  • We are happy to announce that Halmstad City in Sweden is now open for bookings between 16th of June - 20th of Augusti 2017.
    There are 2 ordinary pitches for the full season.
    But please keep an eye open! There will be a special event for the Tall Ship Race. This is an event that attracts a lot of people to Halmstad City. More information to come. 

    Please remember to read the profile page for each city, and before you do any bookings check their own peak season chart.

    Cheers
    Team BuskinCity

    Read moreFeb 03,2017
  •  Hi Guys!

    Great news, just want you all to know we are right now in the process with an advance development on the new BuskinCity 2.0.
    We hope we´ll be able to launch the brand new site in first week of December 2016. We are going global.
    More about this soon :-)
    Read moreOct 27,2016
  • Remeber Borgholm has extended thier calender, as we mentioned in the mail you all recieved last week they open up extra for the  holiday weekend, 5th - 8th of May.
    Please see the bookable dates in thier calendar.
    Read moreMay 02,2016
  • Hi you all Street Performers!
    We want to let you all know there are some updates in Landskrona and Växjö!
    Please remeber you need to be loged in to see the new updates in the calendar
    Read moreApr 20,2016
  •  Hi Guys!
     
    You are now able to book your self in Landskrona, check thier dates in the calendar.
    They are going to open an extra pitch (Pitch 3) 5 & 6th of August were it´s a Gardening festival and a folkloreistic festival happening in the city.
    Pitch 3 TBA
    Read moreApr 07,2016
  • News for our Street Performers!

    Now you are able to book your self in Borgholm, Kalmar and Västervik.
    Please remember that you have to be logged in to see what dates are bookable.
    Most cities have 2-3 pitches to chose between. 
    In some dates you will only see Pitch 2 & Pitch 3 and not Pitch 1 or any other Ptich.
    This is due to other city events is booked on this Pitch, But you can book your self in the other Pitches as long as they are shown in the booking pop up menue.

    We will let you know when the other cities open up thier calendars asap.
     
    Team BuskinCity  
    Read moreApr 04,2016
  • Hi Everybody!
    We are so thrilled and excited! We are live as you can see.
    Allthough we still encounter a few bugs, there is one related to picture croping and compressed pictures.
    And there have had some issueses with the registration.
    The technicians are working really hard right now to fix these issueses.
    Note! remember that we can only allow a maximum size on 2MB for your uploaded pictures
    And please mail us on info@buskincity.com if you do have problems with the registration.

    Please follow us on twitter and Facebook.

    Cheers
    Team BuskinCity
     
    Read moreMar 21,2016
  • Right now we are preparing all the material, folders & rollup to promote BuskinCity at Subcase. And we are really excited to present the web site for the first time!

    Subcase is an annual Nordic showcase of Nordic contemporary circus showcase produced by Subtopia. International performing arts professionals gather at Subcase for a four day program of Nordic circus performances and presentations.

    Please read more about Subcase here: www.subcase.se
    Read moreMar 08,2016
  • We just got a call from Borgholm who said they want to step on board the BuskinCity project for 2016.
    It´s going to be a great summer city, due to it´s faboulus beaches and tourism. And dont forget the city has it´s 200 anniversary celebration this year.
    So we say congratualation to Brogholm.

    Read moreFeb 29,2016
  • Halmstad is used to street performance due to it´s tradition and by the International Street Theatre festivla since 20 years.
    Halmstad is to be the first city to sign up with BuskinCity. And we are thrilled. 8 cities now in Sweden.

    Read moreFeb 26,2016
  • We are now eventually in the staging mode with BuskinCity.com. Now we can see how the booking calender is going to look like.
    We are very excited to see the final result.
     

    Read moreNov 10,2015
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