What’s On in Copenhagen: April 2024

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It’s official: it’s spring in Copenhagen. Blossoms pop up all over the city, daylight stretches into the evening, and Copenhageners eagerly fill up every sunny spot they can find. So hop on your bike (bring a rain coat, it’s April after all) and get ready to explore all the Copenhagen events your heart desires.

From exhibitions to store openings to yoga to flea markets, here are the best events in Copenhagen in April:



Monday 1st April

Cecconi’s restaurant opening at Soho House Copenhagen

Italy aficionados, this one’s for you: Cecconi’s Copenhagen is opening to the public. Situated on the premises of members’ club Soho House in a former customs house adjacent to the harbor, the cosy restaurant boasts gorgeous sunset views across the water.

Welcome spring with aperitivo al fresco, indulge in Cecconi’s signature dishes such as the Spaghetti Lobster or try some of the Copenhagen specials.



Hailing from neighboring Malmö, Head chef Joakim Kjærkner infuses the restaurant’s Venetian-inspired cuisine with a Nordic twist, combining flavors from both regions to create a menu exclusively for Cecconi’s Copenhagen. The restaurant serves lunch from Wednesday to Friday, dinner throughout the week, and an a la carte brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.


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Saturday 6th April

Pura Utz store opening

Guatemalan-Danish accessories brand and female empowerment project Pura Utz is opening its new store: The Pura Utz *Tienda opens its doors on April 6th with an open event serving fruity jewelry, cold beers, and their brand new collection on display. The store is located on Sorgenfrigade 1 in Nørrebro and will be open on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday every week. Bring your friends and swing by to explore the brand’s joyful universe and meet the team.


Sunday 7th April

Kill Bill Vol. 1 at Cinemateket

Spend your Sunday afternoon with Uma Thurman and this Tarantino classic. The film follows a bride who after awakening from a four-year coma seeks revenge on the team of assassins who betrayed her. The screening starts at 4:45 pm.



Rita Blå’s flea market

Combine your Sunday stroll along Sønder Boulevard with a little treasure hunt. Keen to do some spring cleaning and want to pass on past favorites? Book a stall via the website. From 11 am to 4 pm.


Tuesday 9th April

RAVE power flow and saunagus at 25hours hotel Copenhagen

Well-being concept RAVE yoga is hosting an evening at 25hours hotel – starting with a candlelit power yoga class that warms the body up to its core. Get ready to be guided through an inner journey and wrap up the evening with a saunagus at the rooftop of the hotel including aromatherapy and immersive tunes.

Come in activewear, bring swimwear and clothes to change, the hotel offers beautiful facilities for you to take a relaxing shower after the event and hang out. Drinks and snacks are included. Tickets cost 299 DKK and the event starts at 5:30 pm.



Wednesday 10th April

Yoga and long-table dinner at Audo Copenhagen

Wellness concept RAVE is teaming up with design house and creative space Audo: join for a soothing yoga class including breathwork and aromatherapy in the Audo penthouse.

After yoga, the team will servea long-table sharing-style dinner at the Audo Restaurant. From 5:30-8 pm. Tickets cost 499 DKK. Bring activewear and some layers.


Thursday 11th April

Opening of Restaurant Dolores

Carlsberg Byen welcomes a new restaurant! From the people behind STUD!O and KILDEN comes Dolores, a casual but chic restaurant focused on family-style, sharing plates including menu items like Korean fried chicken, glazed shiitake mushrooms and rarely seen cuts of fish – for example grilled collars of hiramasa from Hanstholm. The restaurant will be led by head chef Oliver Lerche. Dolores opens at 12:00 pm on the 11th and is then open Wednesday – Sunday, 12:00 pm – midnight. Go catch a table!


Saturday 13th April

Saturday Night Live at Audo Restaurant

Saturday night plans sorted! Swing by the cosy Audo Restaurant and enjoy snacks and drinks alongside live music by upcoming artists. From 7:30 to 10 pm.



Sunday 14th April

Danish on a Sunday: Breaking the waves at Cinemateket

With its event series “Danish on a Sunday,” Cinemateket presents Danish movies in original language with English subtitles in order to open up the world of Danish cinema to Non-Danish speakers.

Set in a small patriarchal community on Scotland’s rugged Atlantic coast and directed by Lars von Trier, “Breaking the waves” follows Bess who after her boyfriend Jan becomes disabled in an accident, suffers physical abuse. The screening starts at 2:15 pm.


Tuesday 16th April

Talk with body therapist Martin Bonde Mogensen at Bremen

Author and body therapist Martin Bonde Mogensen will be sharing his insights on how to change habits for a better life. The talk starts at 6:30 pm and is in Danish. Tickets cost 364 DKK.



Thursday 18th April

Son of a Tailor store opening

Copenhagen-based clothing-tech brand Son of a Tailor is opening its first store, offering a unique tech-driven shopping experience to provide you with the perfect fit.

Stop by to check out the latest launches and try some cool technology which sizes you in an instant and lets you try on the brand’s range of colors without changing garments even once.



Sign up for a free fit consultation via the website or simply stop by, the store’s open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.



RAVE sound healing at Arne Aksel

Dive into the soothing sounds of crystal bowls and experience a deep meditative state of mind in the beautiful surroundings of Arne Aksel’s showroom when RAVE yoga is teaming up with Camilla from Kaito Yoga. Drinks and snacks are served after the event. Come in warm and comfortable clothing, no activewear or equipment required. The event starts at 6 pm and tickets cost 250 DKK.


&Tradition x New Mags Launch Part

To celebrate their new window display featuring &Tradition’s Quarter Past Noon book, New Mags will be hosting an open launch party at their Ny Østergade storefront. Enjoy drinks, snacks by Søren Westh, and of course the beautiful atmosphere of one of Copenhagen’s most beautiful book stores. The event is free and open. From 5 – 7 pm.


Concert: Carl Nielsen in Paris

Join for an evening with the theme “Carl Nielsen in Paris.” The concert will be performed by two award-winning musicians from the French Connection Academy, violinist Mariam Mnatsakanyan and pianist Astri Aareskjold. After the concert, Institut français invites for a glass of wine. The event starts at 5 pm and tickets cost 150 DKK.



Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st April

Nils Frahm at Vega

Composer-producer-pianist Nils Frahm is coming to Copenhagen and that means you’re in for a treat! Wrap yourself into his dreamy soundscape on Saturday or Sunday night. Doors open at 7 pm on Saturday and at 6 pm on Sunday, the cocnerts start an hour after. Tickets cost 420 DKK each.


Saturday 20th April

Absalon’s Drag Race: Season 4 Finale

10 drag artists, one winner. Join for the finale of season 4 of Absalon’s Drag Race. Doors open at 8:30 and after the performances, there’ll be an afterparty. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for a good time! Tickets cost 200 DKK.



Sunday 21st April

CC CARE x gong sound bath at Copenhagen Contemporary

Experience gong and sound baths at Copenhagen Contemporary with Ylenia Fiorini and complete your self-care zen with a full-body art experience. The vibration of a gong is a powerful way to reduce stress and balance emotions.

Known as a Gong bath, the gong creates a sea of sounds that are deeply relaxing and induce a holistic resonance in the body and spontaneous meditative state of mind, resulting in a feeling of expanded awareness and wholeness.

Tickets cost 140 DKK and include the 1-hour gong, but also access to CC’s exhibitions.


Thursday 25th April

Wine tasting: all about Rosé with Oinofilia

Let sommelier Eva Marie take you on a small tour de Rosé Grece. Get introduced to Greek grapes in eight different expressions from eight different wine makers and eight very different geographical locations, ranging from easy-to-drink on the terrace to best-with-food but all delicious. Summer vibes loading! The tasting runs from 6-7:30 pm and tickets cost 250 DKK.


Friday 26th – Saturday 27th April

4.48 Psychosis at Teaterøen

Macedonian director Oliver Micevski takes you on a mind-blowing theatrical journey to the depths of the human soul. This theatre performance invites the audience on an intimate journey, a poignant inquiry into suicide and depression in Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis.”

Kane was an acclaimed and controversial British playwright. Her plays explore themes of redemptive love, sexual desire, pain, cruelty, and death. “4.48 Psychosis” is the last play she wrote before she took her own life, and is considered to be her masterpiece. Tickets can be purchased here.


Friday 26th April

World Burlesque Day Show

In honor of World Burlesque Day, burleque collective Variaté Vixens invites you to celebrate sensuality, life, empowerment, and inclusion with a free show. The show starts at 8 pm.



Saturday 27th April

Exhibition opening: PROJECT ART WORKS Residential at Copenhagen Contemporary

Join for the opening of Residential: for thsi exhibition, British organization and artist collective Project Art Works transforms Hall 4 into a 1,000 m2 studio for CCs guests.

Project Art Works has been working with art practices for neurodivergent people for the past 25 years.

As a large-scale co-creation project, the exhibition will be in continuous development throughout the period. The total installation will be an aesthetically inviting space, consisting of works from the artist collective’s collection and a studio where visitors are invited to participate in producing works during the exhibition, where there will also be specially organized workshops.

The opening starts at 11, there’ll be workshops, talks, and more.


Sunday 28th April

Yoga and brunch at Audo

Kick off your Sunday with a soothing yoga class including breathwork and aromatherapy in the Audo penthouse. Afterwards a “Green Brunch” will be served at Audo Restaurant with Avocado Toasts and Matcha. The event starts at 10:30 am and tickets cost 395 DKK.


Ongoing in April

French Film Mondays at Grand Theatret

Dive into the world of French cinema with this event series by Institut Francais – every Monday. Check out the program via the website.


Movement Lessons with Zozo

Looking to get your body moving after a long winter? Zozo is passionate about helping women move towards a better body, mind, and spirit! She’s offering private running coaching, private yoga sessions, or private dance classes. Classes can be held in your personal space, or anywhere in Copenhagen or Malmo where you feel comfortable.

Are you interested in training for a race or just improving your ability to run? Set up a free 15-minute consultation to assess goals and capabilities.

If you want to take a more gentle approach to yoga or work on your flexibility, Zozo is a certified Kemetic yoga teacher and will guide you in a holistic approach to yoga. Or perhaps you want to create joy and self-empowerment by moving your body through dance? Zozo will choreograph an easy-to-follow dance that you work on together. Learn South African Amapiano and Afro Contemporary dance; it’s perfect for beginners!

1 Hour Private Yoga Session: 650DKK
45 Minutes Private Running Coach: 550 DKK
1 Hour Private Dance Lessons: 550 DKK

Get in touch with Zozo by email, or DM at on her on Instagram.


Grønt Market

Get your fix of fresh, seasonal produce and meet the people who grow it: Grønt Market’s mission is to build a strong connection and community between farmers and eaters.



ÅBEN Pop-Up kitchen: 3100

Brewery and beer bar ÅBEN is much loved for its delicious brews and industrial yet chic interior but the team’s also hosting regular kitchen takeovers in the back part of the space. Gather around the counter of the open kitchen or install yourselves at one of the tables and get ready to enjoy a menu served by a fellow Vesterbro-spot, restaurant and wine bar 3100 From 6th March and throughout the month.


Martin Noel at Sunday-S Gallery

Explore the oeuvre of German artist Martin Noel in Sunday-S Gallery’s new solo exhibition. Born in Berlin in 1956, the painter, draftsman, and graphic artist had a decisive influence on the development of contemporary printmaking in Germany. The exhibition will be on display from 5th April. Please note that the gallery can only be visited by appointment.



Maria Yelletisch: Waves, Rocks and Seaweed in Menorca at Ruby Atelier

As we’re collectively yearning for time spent south, dive into the nocturnal charm of Menorca: Spanish artist Maria Yelletisch’s artworks reflect the allure of moonlit shores and beach stones. On display until 11th April.


Børnebiffen at Cinemateket

This event series aims at delivering high-quality cinema for children between four and six years old. Find the program on the website.


Generation WHY at Rundetaarn’s Bibliotekssalen

In this traveling exhibition, selected artists from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland convey the emotions, experiences, and perspectives of their generation through powerful, moving works. Admission is included in the entry ticket for Rundetaarn. “Generation WHY” will be on display until 28th April.



Leïla Guinnefollau: Wonder Awaits, au seuil du merveilleux Institut français

With “Wonder Awaits”, French, Copenhagen-based artist Leïla Guinnefollau invites viewers to explore enchanting landscapes frozen in eternal spring, where familiar objects take on a magical aura. Through various mediums such as watercolor, ceramics, and blown glass sculpture, the artist immerses the audience in a mysterious and dreamlike narrative, evoking influences such as Henri Matisse and Leïla Menchari. The exhibition will be presented in the new exhibition space dedicated to emerging contemporary art in Institut français’ new premises in Frederiksberg. It will be on display until May 2024.


Genskin (Reflection) at Thorvaldsens Museum

Dive into the depths of ancient history and learn about the cultural, artistic, and societal significance of Etruscan mirrors. The exhibition explores how these artefacts have mirrored the Etruscan way of life, beliefs, and their enduring influence on modern artistry, notably that of Bertel Thorvaldsen. The exhibition will be on display until September.


Women’s Lives at The Workers’ Museum

Learn more about the known and unknown women of labor history. Discover stories of struggles, everyday life, equality, and equal pay. Explore the right to one’s own body and a place in history. This new exhibition at The Workers’ Museum gets up close to Danish women’s lives over the last 150 years.

A poster with the word kniddeliv on it.



The Fantastic Bus by Jakob Martin Strid at Copenhagen Contemporary

Coinciding with the launch of Jakob Martin Strid’s largest book work to date, this exhibition showcases the original illustrations behind it. Over 50 drawings, some measuring over 2 meters, allow you to step into his unique universe and to follow a road trip through incredible landscapes, into the stratosphere, and further to the mythical land of Balanka to save little Timo. It will be on display until April 2024.

An illustration of a cloud with a house on it.


Tove Storch: Slumping at GL Strand

With five new works created specifically for Gammel Strand, Danish artist Tove Storch explores subtle, unassuming gestures and showcases sculptures on a grand scale. Slumping is a craft technique within glass art and slang for exhaustion and laziness.

In the exhibition, Storch demonstrates her unique understanding of the capabilities of materials as she tests their different strengths: Can silk break down metal? How does the liquid shape the solid? How does time affect shape?

Through her choice of colors, motifs, and attitude, the works intertwine with archetypal narratives of the body, romance, and sexuality, gently shaking free from fixed interpretations. The exhibition will be on display until May 2024.



After Nature at Glyptoteket

“Nature no longer exists. That wild, untamed nature, untouched by human beings, is a thing of the past.” So states the author Josefine Klougart in her essay “After Nature.”

Glyptotek’s new special exhibition “After Nature – A New Reading of the Glyptotek’s Paintings by Writer Josefine Klougart“ is a kind of 3D essay, combining the author’s texts with with masterpieces from the Glyptotek’s collection.

These masterpieces include French painters Edgar Degas, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, and Henri Rousseau as well as Danish painters such as Christen Købke, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, and Johan Thomas Lundbye. The exhibition runs until August 2024.


Genskin (Reflection) at Thorvaldsens Museum

Dive into the depths of ancient history and learn about the cultural, artistic, and societal significance of Etruscan mirrors. The exhibition explores how these artefacts have mirrored the Etruscan way of life, beliefs, and their enduring influence on modern artistry, notably that of Bertel Thorvaldsen. The exhibition will be on display until September.



Little Table, Cover Thyself! at Design Museum Denmark

There’s something special about the art of table-setting and the way a decorated table sets the scene for special and everyday occasions. Experience how table-setting has changed over time and admire the collection of plates, figurines, jugs, and more. All the way through 2025, seven of the museum’s historical tables are decorated with items from the renaissance until today.


Guided tour: Highlights & Introduction at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Every Thursday from 2-2:45 pm, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art offers a guided tour of the museum’s collection and architecture. The tour is free for everyone but you need to pick up a ticket at the entrance up to two hours before the tour. This ticket is free for everyone with a valid ticket to the museum.



David Shrigley at Galleri Wallner

David Shrigley is one of the most popular contemporary artists. Galleri Wallner will be presenting a solo exhibition dedicated to the British artist.

The cover of a book with a man's face covered in clouds.




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Kay Litzinger

Kay is a creative multi-hyphenate with a focus on lifestyle and travel. After growing up in Germany and stints in Stockholm and Mexico City, he's now based in Copenhagen. He loves to explore new cities, one cup of coffee or glass of wine at a time. Get a sneak peek at @kayltr.