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By Noora Karppi  •  10.12.2018

Soot it will be the time to kick off the new year. In Tallinn, we do it with lots of good music and fun family events.

But, don’t worry, you still have time to linger in the Christmas spirit and celebrate Estonia’s centennial once more. We have gathered on our list also the events that will be closing in January. So, don’t miss your last chance to enjoy these special treats!

Below is our TOP list of events that take place in Tallinn in January 2019. For more events check our event calendar.

Culture and history


BachFest Tallinn

The BachFest Tallinn is a lovely New Year’s greeting from Tallinn to all the visitors and people of the city. This is the eighth time BachFest is taking place. On the menu, of course, we have great music from a great composer - Johann Sebastian Bach. During the festival, 13 concerts take place in St. Nicholas’ Church in Tallinn Old Town.

DocPoint Tallinn Festival

The international documentary film festival, DocPoint Tallinn 2019, is held in collaboration with DocPoint Helsinki, one of the most important documentary film festivals in the Nordic region. The festival takes place simultaneously in the two capitals and presents national and international documentary films that offer social criticism and deal with topical issues.

Shows and concerts

Disney On Ice

Meet your favourite Disney characters from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid and Tangled, in Saku Suurhall at this popular family event. Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck will also be there to bring joy and excitement for kids and adults.

Bill Burr 50
07.01.2019 20-22

Popular US comedian, actor and voice artist Bill Burr has performed to sold-out Madison Square Garden in New York and is finally coming to visit Tallinn with his show. Bill Burr is the creator of Netflix sitcom “F is For Family”. He’s also the host of the popular Monday Morning Podcast - one of the most downloaded podcasts on iTunes.

Ewert and The Two Dragons
17.01.2019 19:00

One of the most popular Estonian indie-rock bands, Ewert and The Two Dragons, releases their fourth studio album “Hands Around the Moon”. Enjoy great music, great atmosphere, great concert and a great evening with Ewert and The Two Dragons.

Paul Kalkbrenner
18.01.2019 20:00

Paul Kalkbrenner, a German music producer, actor and superstar, performs in Tallinn with his new live program “Part of Life”.

Estonian Music Awards 2019
24.01.2018 19:30

Estonian Music Awards are the Grammy’s of Estonia. At the gala, awards will be handed over in 17 different categories accompanied by the most popular Estonian music.

Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra from Vienna
28.01.2019 19:00

Internationally recognised Schönbrunn Palace orchestra will perform in Tallinn with their New Year’s Concert. During the beautiful concert, you will hear masterpieces from Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Josef Strauss and other classical composers of the era.

Last chance

Here are events and exhibitions that are closing in January. You still have time to visit!

Christmas celebrations in the Tallinn City Museum
Last chance 05.01.2019

Gingerbread Mania
Open until 06.01.2019

Christmas Market on Town Hall Square
Open until 07.01.2019

St Nicholas' Church's Christmas tree
Open until 09.01.2019

Holiday weeks at the farms
Continuing until 13.01.2019

100 years on water. The ships of Estonia 1918-2018
Open until 13.01.2019

100 YEARS - 100 FEET
Open until 23.01.2019