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HIPPALOT – Arts Festival for Children

This children’s art festival Hippalot has grown into a veritable cornucopia of drama, workshops, exhibitions, dance, music, films and circus. The festival has a yearly changing theme which is noticeable in the whole programme. The 2018 theme is monsters!

The festival has offered unforgettable moments for children and their families since 1978. Festival takes place in ARX Arts Centre and Verkatehdas Arts & Congress Centre, both situated in the heart of Hämeenlinna. 

If you have any questions considering our festival, do not hesitate to ask! Our English-speaking staff is more than happy to help you.


Before the festival:

A Ticketmaster company,
Tel: +358 (0)600 10800 (1,98 €/min + additional costs).

During the Festival: 
Ticketmaster outlet in Hämeenlinna: Verkatehdas Arts and Congress Centre, Paasikiventie 2. 
Tickets are also available at the venues (if not sold out). The ticket sales ends at an hour before the event.

NOTE: movie tickets are sold only at Bio Rex, which is located in Verkatehdas.



For accommodation there are several hotels in the city centre, you can contact these at

Hämeenlinna Tourist Information 
Raatihuoneenkatu 11, 13100 Hämeenlinna
Tel. + 358 (0)3 621 3373 

HIPPALOT – Arts Festival for Children
From Thursday August 2th to Sunday August 5th 2018
Verkatehdas Arts & Congress Center, 
Hämeenlinna, Finland



Further Information

ARX Arts Centre
Address: Keinusaarentie 1
13200 Hämeenlinna

Tel. +358 400 854 814