9 Guards Parades and MIL-Espa concerts

Guards Parades and MIL-Espa Concerts

The main event on summer Fridays is the Guards Parade, a ceremonial performance that dates back to the 18th century. Parade starts from the Senate Square and continues towards the Changing of the Guard at the Presidential Palace.

After the parade the Finnish Defence Force military bands perform a free public concert at Espa Stage.

  • 2020
  • Fr. 5. June The Lapland Military Band
  • Fr. 12. June The Guards Band
  • Fr. 10. July The Navy Band
  • Fr. 17. July The Conscript Band
  • Fr. 24. July The Conscript Band
  • Fr. 31. July The Guards Band (only Guards Parade)
  • Fr. 14. August The Air Force Big Band (only MIL-Espa)
  • Fr. 21. August The Dragoon Band

Concerts

CANCELLED! Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Lapland Military Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 05.06.2020
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

CANCELLED! Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 12.06.2020
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm and Mil-Espa concert at 2-3pm.

CANCELLED! MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 26.06.2020
    14.00
    Helsinki
THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED Concert at 2-3 pm.

MIL-Espa Concert: The Guards Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 03.07.2020
    14.00
    Helsinki
Concert at 2-3 pm.

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Navy Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 10.07.2020
    12:30
    Helsinki Senate square

THIS EVENT IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 17.07.2020
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm

Guards Parade: The Conscript Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 24.07.2020
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace.

Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm.

Guards Parade: The Guards Band

Free admission!
  • Fri 31.07.2020
    12.30 pm
    Helsinki

Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace.

MIL-Espa Concert: The Air Force Big Band (only MIL-Espa)

Free admission!
  • Fri 14.08.2020
    2 pm
    Helsinki

Concert at 2-3 pm.

Guards Parade and MIL-Espa Concert: The Dragoon Band

Free entry!
  • Fri 21.08.2020
    12:30 pm
    Helsinki
Parade starting from the Senate Square, Changing of the Guard - Presidential Palace, Concert at Espa Stage. Guards Parade at 12.30 - 2 pm, concert at 2-3 pm