Photo: Jan Ove Skjerping


From annual music festivals with famous artists to National Park festivals with nature events at its core – local businesses and volunteer groups in Årdal love to host exciting events for everyone. Throughout the year, there are also a variety of pub quizzes, popular running races in spectacular surroundings, knitting cafes, theatres, cinema and concerts and so much more to ensure there are events for all ages and all interests.

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Målrock -

MålRock is a great music festival where Rock'n roll and new norwegian language act together. Every first weekend in August.

Fjord til Fjell

This is a yearly event with markets and entertainment for all age groups. It takes place every first weekend in June.

National Park Festival

The festival is the second sista weekend in June. With guida turar, concerto and varied underhalding at Skåri, Hjelle. 

Did you know that.......

Årdal has status as a National Park municipality


Årdalsguiden 2022/23

This guide gives you a full overview of Årdal and its surroundings and what is on offer, such as local trips and hikes, services, shops, events and meeting spots.

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