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Thousands of tourists come to experience St. Petersburg every summer. If you’re here already and staying for the summer, you might as well take this opportunity to explore it like you mean it.
Peonies, wartime music, an adopt-don’t-shop event and the breathtaking Scarlet Sails festival – hurrah for a very varied weekend in St. Petersburg!
We Russians love public holidays, we really do: after all, what can be better than an extra day off? Only an extra day off during the white nights in St. Petersburg, when you can boat through the canals, watch the bridges being drawn, and walk all through the night. June 12 is exactly that kind of day, because this is when people celebrate Russia Day, which means that there’ll be no shortage of cool events for you to attend.
Cats breaking loose, two contemporary art exhibitions, a music concert in the Summer Garden, and a festival of local cuisines from around the world: this weekend in St. Petersburg promises to be a good one!
Celebrate the first weekend of summer with our evergreen guide of weekend events in St. Petersburg, featuring a quirky charity fair, a music evening with cats, a celebrated exemplar of Italian opera and a wildlife photo exhibition!
This weekend, St. Petersburg celebrates its 316th birthday, so there will be no shortage of great events for you to attend.
Laura Elidedt Rodriguez Torres and Ethan Avila Hernandez left sunny Mexico to come to Russia and study on ITMO University’s innovative Art & Science Master’s program. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, they discuss their Art & Science experience, the quirks of living in St. Pete, and advice for international students wanting to make the jump of studying in Russia.
Another long weekend, another jam-packed weekend guide full of sun, fun, art, travels, and celebrations of Victory Day!
See not one but two modern-day music legends in live concerts, rummage through vintage knick-knacks, peruse the intricacies of urban sculpture, and cacti it up at the Botanical Garden: it’s time to plan your weekend in St. Petersburg!
If you’ve never been to Russia (hint hint you really should come, summer is coming and we promise you won’t freeze to death, and bears have all abandoned their balalaikas and gone on vacation to the North Pole), you may not know that we love the beginning of May as dearly as we love that reposeful week after New Year’s. Why? Because ‘tis the sweet, sweet time of prolonged public holidays, often with the added plus of good weather. Here are our reflections on this wonderful time of the year.