Annikki Poetry Festival in Tampere, Finland On Roads Less Traveled

Annikki Poetry Festival

Tickets & Info

Date & Festival venue

9 June 2018 11 AM - 10PM. Annikki Wooden Quarter (Annikinkuja 2) in Tampere, Finland. See the map.

Festival Schedule

The complete Festival schedule

Advance tickets

For the first time, you can buy advance tickets to Annikki Poetry Festival. A limited number of full-price adult tickets will be available in advance. Advance tickets are priced at €14 + service fee €1.5 + delivery fee. The tickets are already available through Lippupalvelu.

Full-price tickets

Full-price tickets for those aged 13 and over are €14 each. The ticket is a festival wristband that will be put on at the ticket office. It will provide access to the festival area throughout the day.

Discounted tickets

Tickets for pensioners, students (please show your student card), those in military or non-military service and the unemployed are €10 each. Personal assistants of festival guests get free admission. Discounted tickets are not available in advance.

Children’s tickets

Festival tickets for children aged 12 and under are €6 each. Children aged 3 and under get free admission. Please note: Due to lack of space, prams and pushchairs cannot be taken into the yard. There is a parking space for them next to the ticket office.

Festival location

Annikki Wooden Quarter is located at Annikinkuja 2, near Tammelantori Market Square, about half a kilometre from Tampere Railway Station and one kilometre from Tampere Bus Station. See the map.

Arrival to the event

We do not recommend coming by car. There are no public parking spaces near the quarter, and you could easily get a parking ticket. Please come on foot, by bus (TKL lines 2 and 14) or by bike. There is a bike parking area outside the quarter, on both sides of the ticket office. Due to lack of space, prams, pushchairs and pets cannot be taken into the yard. There is a parking space for prams and pushchairs next to the ticket office.


The festival area is accessible by wheelchair and has an accessible toilet. Personal assistants of festival guests get free admission.


You can support the poetry festival by buying merchandise from the ticket office: pins and posters. The residents have a buffet that offers affordable vegetable soup, sweet and savoury delicacies as well as coffee, tea and soft drinks. Books by most of our performers are sold at the book bazaar. There, you will also find the popular signing desk, where you can ask performers to sign a book for you. The café has a mobile phone charging station.


Please note that the festival’s ticket office and festival café can only accept cash. Some of the sellers at the book bazaar accept card payment. So please bring some cash to avoid inconvenience.

Take part!

Take part in a photo competition by sharing your festival photos with the hashtag #annikkipoetryfestival to win book prizes.


The entire festival area in the yard is smoke-free. There is a smoking area outside the quarter.