What to do in Riga in October?Riga | Latvia | Events | Sport | Art | Night Life

Posted: 01/10/2017

If you are plannig to spend October holidays in Riga, but do not really know what to do, we would like to offer you some great suggestions about best events in Riga this month. And we have to say, in October there is really a wide range of entertainment opportunities. Choose yours and enjoy it!

HOCKEY

Hockey is one of the most popular sports in Latvia. Dinamo Riga is the number one hockey team in Latvia and if your visit coincides with a home fixture you would be crazy not to go. Dinamo Riga claim to have the best fans in the KHL. There is a chant the fans shout 'Tikai Riga, Tikai Dinamo' which translates to 'Only Riga, Only Dinamo'. Go to one of the hockey games in Riga and you will understand the true meaning.

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October Dinamo Riga hockey games shedule:

15 October at 17:00 DINAMO RIGA VS Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
17 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Severstal Cherepovets
23 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Sibir Novosibirsk
26 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Avangard Omsk region
29 October at 18:00 DINAMO RIGA vs Dinamo Minsk

Motocross

The most grand motor and adrenaline show in the Baltics "Optibet Champions Race" will take place at the “Arena Riga” on October 21. 60 athletes from the Baltic, Russia and other European countries will find winners in three motorcycle classes. Exciting final tours, a four-hour saturated entertainment program, best athlete autographs and photo sessions, competitions - all this will give fans of motor sport a chance to become an unforgettable eyewitness and participant of the show. Take part and enjoy your best holidays in Riga!

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ARENA KROSS / Optibet Champions Race

21 October at 18:00 - 22.00
Price from 11.60 € to 55.60 €
Tickets available: HERE

Football/Soccer

The Latvia national football team represents the country in international football competitions, such as the World Cup and the European Championships. It is controlled by the Latvian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Latvia. Welcome to enjoy one of the football games in Riga!

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October football/soccer games shedule:

10 October at 18:00 LATVIJA U21 - SCOTLAND U21
10 October at 21:45 LATVIJA – ANDORA
14 October at 16:30 LATVIJA WU17 – ENGLAND
17 October at 12:00 LATVIJA WU17 – SCOTLAND
20 October at 12:00 LATVIJA WU17 – SLOVAKIA

Riga Night Life

Club "Coyote Fly"

Every week Coyote Fly nightclub gathers more than 4500 holidaymakers, the best DJs and VJs in Latvia and world-famous artists. And it’s no wonder. Nowhere else you will find a barwoman who can mix the best cocktail and mess with one’s head, a deejay able not only to move the floor but also to raise the roof, and an atmosphere turning every day into a party. So, it`s great opportunity for you to spend amazing night in Riga, in Coyote Fly!

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BURAK YETER!

7 October at 23:00

Price from 10.00 € to 20.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
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“MUSIQQ”

13 October at 23:00

Price from 10.00 € to 20.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
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NELLY

27 October at 23:00

Price from 39.00 € to 900.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Night Club "Studio 69"

Night Club "Studio 69" is located in the Royal Casino & Hotel resort a short distance from the Freedom Monument – in the heart of Riga. Dress code: Smart Casual – Smart dress is essential to gain entry to "Studio 69”, sports shoes or trainers are not allowed. There is an karaoke opportunity in the club. Age restriction: 21+

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MAKS BARSKIH

14th October at 22:00

Price 30.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
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KASPIJSKIJ GRUZ

20th October at 21:00

Price 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
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OLGA BUZOVA

27th October at 22:00

Price 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Night Club "First Mir/ FIRST МИР"

Taking a major part in Andrejsala's development, First is located in one of the Soviet times industrial buildings. Currently Andrejsala is a multi-functional recreational, cultural and creative area near Riga center. In 9 seasons First managed to host a myriad of international and local celebrities and well known artists.

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MAKS BARSKIH

6th October at 23:00

Price 29.00 € - 34.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include First Mir VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
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ELDZEY

28th October at 19:00

Price 15.00 € - 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include First Mir VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Educational entertainment

Hungarian days 2017

The Hungarian Embassy for the third time organizes Hungarian days in Riga. Hungarian days in Latvia have already become a tradition that not only strengthens Latvian-Hungarian intercultural relations, but also gives an opportunity for Latvian and foreign audiences to participate and enjoy various forms of art and culture. The diverse marathon will last for one month (october) and during this time, Hungarian artists will invite everyone who is interested to take part in interactive and educational activities to discover the fascinating Hungarian cultural soul.

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HUNGARIAN DAYS 2017

3rd October

Free entrance

Different places in Riga

International Design Exhibition "Design Isle 2017"

In the autumn Riga, as usual, will become the capital of the Baltic design, as the international design exhibition "Design Isle 2017" will take place in Kipsala. Only here, only once a year - the most comprehensive offer of the design industry in one place! Visit the exhibition and look for design solutions for your living and working space or for your personal needs, view the best Latvian designers, get professional advice, learn the industry news, and stay well in a creative and active environment!

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International Design Exhibition "Design Isle 2017"

6th - 8th October

Price 5.00 € - 12.00 €

Tickets available: HERE

RIGA FASHION WEEK

In the coming Riga Fashion Week, the best Latvian and foreign designers will show the spring-summer season's anti-a-porte clothing collections in 2018. The third international lingerie industry forum will also take place in the show. This fashion week in Riga will have a new and unique image that will reflect the upcoming Fashion Week mood. It was created by the stylist Olga Kolotova using costumes from the recognized collection of Latvian designer Anna Led.

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RIGA FASHION WEEK

24th - 28th October

Other Activities

WINTER COSTUME PARADE IN ZOO

The Riga Zoo is open for visitors all year round. Each season of the year in the zoo is different, but they all are interesting in their own way. In autumn the newest generation of animals are learning the ways of life. If you are planning a visit to the zoo, keep in mind that animals are most active in the fist part of the day. In the territory of the zoo there is a paid parking lot, several cafes and kiosks (during the winter period cafes and kiosks may be closed), as well as nice places for picnic. You are welcome to spend nice holidays ir Riga Zoo!

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WINTER COSTUME PARADE IN ZOO

1st October – 15th October (10:00 - 18:00)
16th October – 31th October (10:00 - 16:00)

Price 3.00 € - 6.00 €

FAIR AT KALNCIEMS DISTRICT

Kalnciems District in Riga is part of a unique European wooden architecture heritage. To add colour and suburban flavour to your stay in Riga, visit Kalnciems District — seasonal markets on all Saturdays will give you a taste of local food & crafts. You are welcome to enjoy the creative atmosphere in Riga this october!

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FAIR AT KALNCIEMS DISTRICT

7th October
14th October
21th October
28th October

Free entrance

FIRE NIGHT IN RIGA

Make one of the autumn Saturdays longer by filling it with warmth and light. Take a garden candle and go to Ligatne to enjoy the wonders of Fire Night! The whole Light Forest of Vienkoci Park will be decorated with candles. You will be able to view a unique outdoor lighting. The big bonfire will be lit in the very middle of the forest, and you will be able to find warmth near it. The traditional torch walk will create a completely different view to the park: someone will feel scared, someone will think it unusual, yet others will find it romantic. A meal prepared on the fire and the special Fire Night wine will be offered as well.

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FIRE NIGHT IN RIGA

7th October

Price 4.00 € - 6.00 €

RIGA FLEA MARKET

Make one of the autumn Saturdays longer by filling it with warmth and light. Take a garden candle and go to Ligatne to enjoy the wonders of Fire Night! The whole Light Forest of Vienkoci Park will be decorated with candles. You will be able to view a unique outdoor lighting. The big bonfire will be lit in the very middle of the forest, and you will be able to find warmth near it. The traditional torch walk will create a completely different view to the park: someone will feel scared, someone will think it unusual, yet others will find it romantic. A meal prepared on the fire and the special Fire Night wine will be offered as well.

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RIGA FLEA MARKET

1st - 7th October

Free entrance

RIGA RESTAURANT WEEK

During this special week, Riga’s restaurants open their doors to all gourmands willing to treat themselves to an array of delicious flavors for an especially affordable price of 15–20 euros in a three-course meal. For the entire week, local residents and guests have the chance to savor the season’s best foods prepared by experienced and innovative chefs who give each meal a modern and sophisticated twist. It`s a great opportunity to pamper your taste buds in Riga! Don`t miss this opportunity!

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RIGA RESTAURANT WEEK

9th - 15th October

AN EVENING OF THE ANCESTRAL SPIRITS

When the nights get longer than the day and the mist falls over the land, the time of fallen souls has come. The gates are opened and the ancestral spirits come to visit the villages. Then the landlord make a meal for the ancestral spirits. In the evening we will sing and honor our ancestors at the House of Hernhout. Here you can have a truly unforgettable experience! Welcome!

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AN EVENING OF THE ANCESTRAL SPIRITS

22nd October 18:00 - 21:00

Price 0.70 € - 2.00 €

HOCKEY

Hockey is one of the most popular sports in Latvia. Dinamo Riga is the number one hockey team in Latvia and if your visit coincides with a home fixture you would be crazy not to go. Dinamo Riga claim to have the best fans in the KHL. There is a chant the fans shout 'Tikai Riga, Tikai Dinamo' which translates to 'Only Riga, Only Dinamo'. Go to one of the hockey games in Riga and you will understand the true meaning.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

October Dinamo Riga hockey games shedule:

15 October at 17:00 DINAMO RIGA VS Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
17 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Severstal Cherepovets
23 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Sibir Novosibirsk
26 October at 19:30 DINAMO RIGA vs Avangard Omsk region
29 October at 18:00 DINAMO RIGA vs Dinamo Minsk

Motocross

The most grand motor and adrenaline show in the Baltics "Optibet Champions Race" will take place at the “Arena Riga” on October 21. 60 athletes from the Baltic, Russia and other European countries will find winners in three motorcycle classes. Exciting final tours, a four-hour saturated entertainment program, best athlete autographs and photo sessions, competitions - all this will give fans of motor sport a chance to become an unforgettable eyewitness and participant of the show. Take part and enjoy your best holidays in Riga!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

ARENA KROSS / Optibet Champions Race

21 October at 18:00 - 22.00
Price from 11.60 € to 55.60 €
Tickets available: HERE

Football/Soccer

The Latvia national football team represents the country in international football competitions, such as the World Cup and the European Championships. It is controlled by the Latvian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Latvia. Welcome to enjoy one of the football games in Riga!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

October football/soccer games shedule:

10 October at 18:00 LATVIJA U21 - SCOTLAND U21
10 October at 21:45 LATVIJA – ANDORA
14 October at 16:30 LATVIJA WU17 – ENGLAND
17 October at 12:00 LATVIJA WU17 – SCOTLAND
20 October at 12:00 LATVIJA WU17 – SLOVAKIA

Riga Night Life

Club "Coyote Fly"

Every week Coyote Fly nightclub gathers more than 4500 holidaymakers, the best DJs and VJs in Latvia and world-famous artists. And it’s no wonder. Nowhere else you will find a barwoman who can mix the best cocktail and mess with one’s head, a deejay able not only to move the floor but also to raise the roof, and an atmosphere turning every day into a party. So, it`s great opportunity for you to spend amazing night in Riga, in Coyote Fly!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

BURAK YETER!

7 October at 23:00

Price from 10.00 € to 20.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

“MUSIQQ”

13 October at 23:00

Price from 10.00 € to 20.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

NELLY

27 October at 23:00

Price from 39.00 € to 900.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Coyote Fly VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Night Club "Studio 69"

Night Club "Studio 69" is located in the Royal Casino & Hotel resort a short distance from the Freedom Monument – in the heart of Riga. Dress code: Smart Casual – Smart dress is essential to gain entry to "Studio 69”, sports shoes or trainers are not allowed. There is an karaoke opportunity in the club. Age restriction: 21+

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

MAKS BARSKIH

14th October at 22:00

Price 30.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

KASPIJSKIJ GRUZ

20th October at 21:00

Price 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

OLGA BUZOVA

27th October at 22:00

Price 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include Studio 69 VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Night Club "First Mir/ FIRST МИР"

Taking a major part in Andrejsala's development, First is located in one of the Soviet times industrial buildings. Currently Andrejsala is a multi-functional recreational, cultural and creative area near Riga center. In 9 seasons First managed to host a myriad of international and local celebrities and well known artists.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

MAKS BARSKIH

6th October at 23:00

Price 29.00 € - 34.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include First Mir VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.
riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

ELDZEY

28th October at 19:00

Price 15.00 € - 25.00 €

Tickets available: HERE
Red Fox Tours can help you with table booking and include First Mir VIP nightclub as a part from Riga Pub Crawl.

Educational entertainment

Hungarian days 2017

The Hungarian Embassy for the third time organizes Hungarian days in Riga. Hungarian days in Latvia have already become a tradition that not only strengthens Latvian-Hungarian intercultural relations, but also gives an opportunity for Latvian and foreign audiences to participate and enjoy various forms of art and culture. The diverse marathon will last for one month (october) and during this time, Hungarian artists will invite everyone who is interested to take part in interactive and educational activities to discover the fascinating Hungarian cultural soul.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

HUNGARIAN DAYS 2017

3rd October

Free entrance

Different places in Riga

International Design Exhibition "Design Isle 2017"

In the autumn Riga, as usual, will become the capital of the Baltic design, as the international design exhibition "Design Isle 2017" will take place in Kipsala. Only here, only once a year - the most comprehensive offer of the design industry in one place! Visit the exhibition and look for design solutions for your living and working space or for your personal needs, view the best Latvian designers, get professional advice, learn the industry news, and stay well in a creative and active environment!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

International Design Exhibition "Design Isle 2017"

6th - 8th October

Price 5.00 € - 12.00 €

Tickets available: HERE

RIGA FASHION WEEK

In the coming Riga Fashion Week, the best Latvian and foreign designers will show the spring-summer season's anti-a-porte clothing collections in 2018. The third international lingerie industry forum will also take place in the show. This fashion week in Riga will have a new and unique image that will reflect the upcoming Fashion Week mood. It was created by the stylist Olga Kolotova using costumes from the recognized collection of Latvian designer Anna Led.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

RIGA FASHION WEEK

24th - 28th October

Other Activities

WINTER COSTUME PARADE IN ZOO

The Riga Zoo is open for visitors all year round. Each season of the year in the zoo is different, but they all are interesting in their own way. In autumn the newest generation of animals are learning the ways of life. If you are planning a visit to the zoo, keep in mind that animals are most active in the fist part of the day. In the territory of the zoo there is a paid parking lot, several cafes and kiosks (during the winter period cafes and kiosks may be closed), as well as nice places for picnic. You are welcome to spend nice holidays ir Riga Zoo!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

WINTER COSTUME PARADE IN ZOO

1st October – 15th October (10:00 - 18:00)
16th October – 31th October (10:00 - 16:00)

Price 3.00 € - 6.00 €

FAIR AT KALNCIEMS DISTRICT

Kalnciems District in Riga is part of a unique European wooden architecture heritage. To add colour and suburban flavour to your stay in Riga, visit Kalnciems District — seasonal markets on all Saturdays will give you a taste of local food & crafts. You are welcome to enjoy the creative atmosphere in Riga this october!

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FAIR AT KALNCIEMS DISTRICT

7th October
14th October
21th October
28th October

Free entrance

FIRE NIGHT IN RIGA

Make one of the autumn Saturdays longer by filling it with warmth and light. Take a garden candle and go to Ligatne to enjoy the wonders of Fire Night! The whole Light Forest of Vienkoci Park will be decorated with candles. You will be able to view a unique outdoor lighting. The big bonfire will be lit in the very middle of the forest, and you will be able to find warmth near it. The traditional torch walk will create a completely different view to the park: someone will feel scared, someone will think it unusual, yet others will find it romantic. A meal prepared on the fire and the special Fire Night wine will be offered as well.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

FIRE NIGHT IN RIGA

7th October

Price 4.00 € - 6.00 €

RIGA FLEA MARKET

Make one of the autumn Saturdays longer by filling it with warmth and light. Take a garden candle and go to Ligatne to enjoy the wonders of Fire Night! The whole Light Forest of Vienkoci Park will be decorated with candles. You will be able to view a unique outdoor lighting. The big bonfire will be lit in the very middle of the forest, and you will be able to find warmth near it. The traditional torch walk will create a completely different view to the park: someone will feel scared, someone will think it unusual, yet others will find it romantic. A meal prepared on the fire and the special Fire Night wine will be offered as well.

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

RIGA FLEA MARKET

1st - 7th October

Free entrance

RIGA RESTAURANT WEEK

During this special week, Riga’s restaurants open their doors to all gourmands willing to treat themselves to an array of delicious flavors for an especially affordable price of 15–20 euros in a three-course meal. For the entire week, local residents and guests have the chance to savor the season’s best foods prepared by experienced and innovative chefs who give each meal a modern and sophisticated twist. It`s a great opportunity to pamper your taste buds in Riga! Don`t miss this opportunity!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

RIGA RESTAURANT WEEK

9th - 15th October

AN EVENING OF THE ANCESTRAL SPIRITS

When the nights get longer than the day and the mist falls over the land, the time of fallen souls has come. The gates are opened and the ancestral spirits come to visit the villages. Then the landlord make a meal for the ancestral spirits. In the evening we will sing and honor our ancestors at the House of Hernhout. Here you can have a truly unforgettable experience! Welcome!

riga party events night life clubs pubs pub crawl ice hockey

AN EVENING OF THE ANCESTRAL SPIRITS

22nd October 18:00 - 21:00

Price 0.70 € - 2.00 €