April: The month of April witness the Stavanger Wine Festival for all the food and wine connoisseurs planning to take a trip the city. Visit Stavanger in this month if you are a connoisseur of wine.
May: The MaiJazz International Jazz Festival takes place in May and has been since 1989. It attracts jazz performers from all over the world.
July: Scandinavia’s largest food festival, the Gladmat Festival, takes place in July. From cooking classes, to appearances and demonstrations by celebrity chefs, if you’re a foodie, plan your trip now!
August: The International Chamber Music Festival takes place this month where various orchestras, string quartets and opera singers perform and delight.
September: 2015 will witness Kapittel 10 - Stavanger Literature Festival meaning the 10th chapter of this particular annual literature festival.