Summer Solstice


Lielā diena / Spring equinox celebrations

This year the Spring equinox was celebrated in March 18th togaher with Folklore friends set "Skandinieki", ethno kokle band Ilgõ, Sprīdītis school of the Riga Latvian associacion and the Riga danči club.


The Garden of Winter Light

The Garden of Winter Light


Autumn in our museum

The Ethnographic Open Air Museum of Latvia is one of the most beautiful museums in Europe. Its landscapes are colorful and delightful in every season.


Midsummer cheese master class together with ERASMUS+ project EuRiCa

The Summer Solstice or Jāņi in Latvia and the traditional dish - a round sunny cheese roll, we are happy to share how it was made with us at the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum.


Open-Air Market / May 1


Spring Trail

From March 19 till May 9 everyone is welcome to the "Spring Trail" at the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia. The "Spring Trail" is decorated with multicolored sun decorations, 12 different swings, a maze, sun horses and hidden bunnies.


Autumn Mask Trail

From November 6 till December 6, 2020 we invite everyone interested in traditional culture or just eager to spend some time outdoors to the Autumn Mask Trail and the Traditional Mask Exhibition "Between Two Suns".


Autumn Harvest Festival 2020

Autumn Solstice, or the day of Miķelis, is associated with completion of the field works, harvest festival, rich feast and loud rejoicing. This is also the most popular time to celebrate marriage. The festival at the museum was enriched with a fair offering autumn harvest bounties and products made by craftsmen, folklore groups, games of old and delicious seasonal soup.


Contemporary Crafts Festival 2020

This year the the Festival gathered more than 140 craftsmen and almost 40 local food producers, offered to attend VI Latvian Festival of Amateur Theatres of Small Towns and Parishes and the presentation of the book “Blankets Woven in Southern Latgale” by Daina Kraukle.