International Baltic Ballet Festival (April): There are very ballet festivals that are renowned worldwide; the International Baltic Ballet Festival makes it somewhere on the top of that list. Latvian as well as international ballet companies perform at this festival, leaving the audience awe-struck and rather envious.
Arsenals International Film Forum (September): One of the most awaited events in the Baltics, the Arensals International Film Forum is held in September and is known to attracted droves of film aficionados.Showcasing over 100 films, the film forum is held every two years.
Beaming Riga (November): Right around the corner from National Day in November, the entire city comes out alive in luminescent lights. Loosely translating to festival lights, the Beaming Riga is the city’s way of bracing itself for the cold winter ahead. During the long nights, buildings all over Riga shine brightly through the dark nights.