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17.2. - 18.2.2024
Salo marketplace and all around Salo
Portaat avantoon laiturin päässä. Portaiden vieressä kynttilälyhty

Do you like ice swimming or have you always wanted to try it? Start your winter holiday in Salo, where a hilarious ice swimming event is held all around Salo! There will be ice holes, saunas, a fashion show, winter festivities, freezing offers, and much more.

The program is constantly being updated! Stay tuned!

The main event of the ice swimming event will take place at the market square in Salo on Saturday, February 17th from 12pm to 4pm!

Live performance by Antti Ketonen! (Note! Temperature limit -15 degrees Celsius) If the concert is canceled, recorded music will be played at the event.

There will be a sauna (Space of mind wood-fired sauna), hot tubs, cold pools, a fashion show, a market café, market vendors. Bring your swimsuit and towel and come enjoy the unique event at the market square in Salo.

Rikalanmäki Riverside Restaurant open on the day of the ice swimming event, February 17th from 12pm to 4pm.

Cold and hot drinks available. Also present is Mikko Kukkonen from Pure Nordic Distillery showcasing authentic products from their distillery in Salo.

During the weekend, saunas will be open with extended opening hours on Saturday and Sunday:

Kokkila Sauna

Kokkilantie 880

Kokkila sauna photographed from the air. Snowy surroundings, unfrozen water.

February 17th from 12pm to 8pm, sauna fee 6 euros
Selling sausages and juice.
Contact person: Maarit Lehtonen p. +358 41 5383302.

February 18th from 12pm to 8:30pm, sauna fee 5.50 euros
Also present on Sunday, February 18th is a hot tub and hot juice available.


Pitkäniementie 119, Kisko

Laineranta ice hole with snowy stairs. Naarjärvi in the background on a sunny winter day.

On Saturday, February 17th from 3pm to 7pm, sauna fee is 5 euros. Note! There is a wood-fired sauna and the benches can accommodate 10-12 people at a time.
In the cabin, sauna coffee and pastries are sold. In the grill shelter, you can grill your own sausages and enjoy snacks. Welcome!

Naarjärvi sauna

Uimarannantie 257

Naarijärvi beach sauna photographed from the end of the pier. Snow-covered sunny beach.

Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 5pm, sauna fee is 5 euros per person.
The sauna can accommodate about 15 bathers at a time (upper benches).
Additional program includes coffee buffet and outdoor sausage grilling (bring your own sausages).

Varvojärvi sauna

Varvontie 478, Pertteli

Varvojärvi ice hole and beach photographed from the top of the sauna stairs towards the lake.

Welcome to our sauna located in the middle of beautiful nature to enjoy cold water and warm steam.
On Saturday, February 17th, from 12pm to 3pm, there is a family ice hole sauna and from 3pm to 6pm, a silent sauna.
On Sunday, February 18th, from 12pm to 4pm, there is an atmospheric sauna.
Adult sauna fee is 5 euros, children 3 euros.

Teijo village sauna

Telakkatie 31, Teijo

Teijo village sauna snowy pier terrace and ice hole.

Teijo village sauna has been in operation for over 120 years, come and enjoy our magnificent sauna and refreshing dip in the pond. In the fireplace room, you can grill and buy sauna drinks or enjoy your own snacks.

Saturdays from 1pm to 7pm
Sundays from 1pm to 8pm
Sauna fee is 8 euros.

Mathilda’s Marina

Ruukinrannantie 4

Saturday 17.2.
16:00-21:00 ice hole & sauna 10 €/person, free for Marina hotel guests
Ice hole buffet 25 €/person from 16:00-21:00
19:00 Village band Tupavuori, free entrance!

Sunday 18.2.
13:00-17:00 ice hole & sauna 10 €/person, free for Marina hotel guests

Märynummi sauna

Hirvitie 92, Salo

Saturday and Sunday: 12:00-18:00, sauna fee 5 euros
Grill hot on Sunday from 12:00-14:00. Sausages, drinks, and coffee for sale.

Ystävyyden Majatalo sauna

Kalkkilantie 74, Kruusila

Ystävyyden Majatalo is a cozy, unique, and beautiful inn by the lake. We are located in Kruusila, heading from Salo towards Helsinki. It is also a place of recovery for people recovering from life’s setbacks. It is perhaps the most inconspicuous, yet important function of this place.

We are open on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00-20:00. Juice and sausages are available. We kindly ask for a friendly donation for using the ice hole sauna. If you are coming with a larger group, please let us know in advance to avoid congestion. Welcome! Phone number: 050 362 3710

Other activities in the city:

Design Hill: Perhaps the best Sauna Shop in Finland?

On Saturday from 11:00-12:00 Playful Snow Angels Finnish Championship at Design Hill’s field (weather and snow reservation)
Host and judge: Interior Designer Niina Ahonen.
All participants will be rewarded with a small prize.

On Saturday from 3-4pm, Nina Ahonen will provide tips and ideas for designing a sauna and home spa section on our terrace (free entry).

Pinetta-Tuote Oy’s sauna stool, the largest in the world (?), and the Pinettan Mega sauna section – factory batches, offers, and demonstrations.
Osmia sauna scents – choose the best and win!
Finlayson sauna textiles and towels – offers!
Surprises from all bath and sauna products!
PetriS Cafe will have Shrove Tuesday Festivals and hot and cold specialty drinks!

The program and events will be finalized – follow Design Hill on Facebook Avantoralli 17-18.2.2024 and desighillshopandcafe on Instagram!

Mathildedalin Ruukinranta

On Saturday, February 17th, all shops and the cafe at Mathildedalin Ruukinranta will be open until 6pm and the restaurant until 9pm.

Pukkila Manor’s Shrove Tuesday celebration on February 18th from 12-4pm

Welcome to enjoy a family-friendly Shrove Tuesday celebration in the countryside of Pukkila Manor, only 10km from Salon Tori.
Pukkila offers a good time for the whole family and souvenirs for every taste.

Expect thrilling sled rides, warm soup, delicious Shrove Tuesday buns, and steaming drinks. Local producers will be selling their products on-site, including Peltosaari Sheep Farm, Alaspää Farm, Antsu Mustard, West Gård/Raasepori Meat Processing, Veljesten Cucumbers, Katiskanmäki Local Food Kiosk, Kirakan Turkey, Hunajavilli & Varsin Villi.

There will also be sheep and bonfires in the yard. Kukkapalvelu Unikko will be creating flower bouquets at the event.

By attending, you can also participate in a raffle to win a Mother’s Day lunch for two adults at Pukkila Manor.

Best sledding outfit will be rewarded 🙂

Pukkila Manor
Villiläntie 276
24130 Salo

The program will be updated: Follow pukkilankartanonjuhlatilat on Instagram.



Updated 2.2.2024
Event Coordinator, City of Salo