Visit Hirtshals Fish Festival

Hirtshals Fish Festival is a three day celebration of fish and fishing. Get a taste of fresh North Sea fish.

The festival

Hirtshals Fish Festival is an annual three days celebration of fish and fishing with plenty of activities and events. It is held the first weekend in August and among the activities are fish auction, tastings of local fish and fish products, activities for children and harbor cruises. Both friday and saturday evening Hirtshals Fish Festival hosts a delicious local made fish buffet - the seats are limited and highly demanded. The festival closes saturday night with an amazing firework from the harbour side. Hirtshals Fish Festival is three funny days with lots of possibilities to get a taste of fresh fish.

For more information contact Hirtshals Tourist Office.

The history

Hirtshals Fish Festival started in the late 80s with tasting of local and nordic fish products. To day it is a three day celebration with focus on fishing and promotion of fresh fish.

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Hirtshals Fish Festival

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Hirtshals Harbour

is one of Denmark's largest fishing harbour

Hirtshals Fish Auction

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- Mors Seafood Festival.
- Løgstør Mussel Festival.
- Hirtshals Fish Festival. 
- Læsø Lobster Festival.

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