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Opening Ceremony

Wednesday | kl. 17.00 | Venue v/ Søvej

Opening ceremony at the event site: parade through Silkeborg’s pedestrian streets and welcome by Silkeborg’s Mayor. After the ceremony there will be live music.

The fountain in Silkeborg Langsø has been upgraded and renovated and will be on display for the opening.

Free of charge.

Food Court

Monday – Wednesday (limited stalls) | kl. 11.00 – 21.00 | Venue v/ Søvej
Thursday – Sunday | kl. 11.00 – 21.00 | Venue v/ Søvej

The venue at Søvej will be a culinary oasis with food from all over the world. Here you can also experience concerts and the European Championships from the stands by the lake.

Super Jumper

Thursday – Saturday | kl. 11.00 – 18.00 | Venue v/ Søvej

Feel the rush – up to 7 meters up. Super Jumper is a fun experience in the thinner air layers, where safety is of course top notch.

A huge hit that many children love to try.

Free of charge.

Funballz Kids

Thursday – Friday – Saturday | kl. 10.00 – 18.00 | Søgade
Sunday | kl. 10.00 – 16.00 | Søgade

Can you walk on the water? With the huge funballz in Silkeborg Langsø you can! Try the fun and ball-crazy balls out on the lake.

Free of charge.

Face Paint

Thursday + Friday | kl. 11.00 – 15.00 | Town Square
Saturday + Sunday | kl. 11.00 – 15.00 | Venue v/ Søvej

A tiger, a butterfly, the Hulk, or something else? Kids love to be painted in the face, and it inspires a lot of fun games when you see the other kids painted as another animal or superhero.

Free of charge.

Mañana Trio

Wednesday | kl. 17.30 – 19.30 | Venue v/ Søvej
Saturday | kl. 18.30 – 20.30 | Venue v/ Søvej

Mañana Trio takes you into an entertaining, boundless and immersive universe. They interpret new, old and forgotten songs and give them renewed life. Mañana Trio creates a perfect atmosphere when the official competitions are over, while enjoying dinner at the Food Market.

Free of charge.

Walk around Fairies

Thursday – Friday – Saturday | kl. 11.00 – 14.00 | Venue v/ Søvej & Town Square

Come and meet the fairies who visit the children at Torvet and at The Event Square at Søvej with lots of glitter and magic.

Free of charge.

SUP Boards – for the whole family

Friday + Saturday | kl. 11.00 – 18.00 | Søgade

Friday and Saturday, during the European Canoe and Kayak Championships, the whole family can try their balance on the popular SUP boards.

You board the SUP boards, under expert guidance, on Søgade.

Free of charge.

Climbing Wall

Thursday – Friday | kl. 11.00 – 18.00 | Torvet

The 8-meter-high climbing wall equals fun for the whole family, where competition can also easily go in it.

Whether you are a child or an adult, it is a super fun activity with 5 levels of difficulty.

Free of charge.

Guided citywalk

Thursday | kl. 19.00 | Silkeborg Harbour

Join the Silkeborg Guides on a city walk through Silkeborg. On the trip we get around the central part of Silkeborg.

We begin at the harbor and the paper mill and then go up to the town aquare and around the streets of Silkeborg.

Free of charge.

Euro Cup – Stars of Tomorrow

Friday | kl. 11.15 – 13.45 | Venue v/ Søvej

Experience the youth rowers compete on the short course right in front of the audience melodies. Can you spot tomorrows new big star? It is going to be an intense race with two indulgences and plenty of winning mentality to be unleashed in a short period of time.

Free of charge.

Summer jazz in the Town Square

Saturday | kl. 11.00 – 14.00 | Town Square

Get a jazzy wibe at the ECA Canoe Marathon 2022 when Summer Jazz plays at the Town Square in Silkeborg. Experience the amazing program – you won’t be able to sit still.

Free of charge.


Monday – Friday | kl. 11 – 18.00 | Venue v/ Søvej & Town Square
Saturday | kl. 10 – 15.30 | Venue v/ Søvej & Town Square

Experience Silkeborg’s beautiful city center with the City Train. During the European Championship week, the train also stops at the Venue in front of the town hall on Søvej, where the spectator seats are.

Childrens Activity Ticket

Monday – Thursday | kl. 10.00 – 17.30 | Shops in Silkeborg
Friday | kl. 10.00 – 18.00 | Shops in Silkeborg
Saturday | kl. 10.00 – 15.00 | Shops in Silkeborg

Take the children to Silkeborg city center and explore for surprises that are both edible and physical. We look forward to seeing you for a wonderful summer in Silkeborg.



Nature Adventure at Odden

At Odden, in the middle of Silkeborg Langsø, you can go on a nature adventure. In the adventure, you follow the twins Alf and Echo via your mobile phones around the beautiful forest paths.

Read more and download the app >>

Nature Treasure Hunt at Odden

Pick up a treasure map at Silkeborg Children’s Library and explore Odden’s wild nature. Along the way, use your senses and answer questions about nature and wildlife correctly.


To vandrer i skoven


Silkeruten is a 12 km long nature, culture and urban trail that encircles central Silkeborg. The special combination of city and nature attracts visitors from near and far to experience the nature around Silkeborg. Either in the deep calm, or as active in nature.

Download a map of Silkeruten here >>

Kunstværk på gavlmur med motiv af sommerfule

Kunstruten (the art route)

On the Art Route, the whole family can discover Silkeborg and the art in a new way. Find the list of all the exciting works of art on your mobile phone and lay out exactly the route that suits you. There is something for everyone: the city’s oldest landmarks, sculptures, decorations and new gable paintings just waiting to be explored.

Download the Art Route here >>

Childrens Historic Walk

The 1 km long walk from Museum Silkeborg to Slotsholmen is a journey 10,000 years back in time for the little ones.

Watch the film here and experience Silkeborg city centre in a whole new way.