Tickets for Sports, Concerts, and Theatre in Oslo
Warm and welcoming Oslo
Oslo, Norway's capital and its main economic centre, is a very tourist-friendly city. It's also not as cold as you'd imagine, even though it's in a part of the world that is commonly considered to be frigidmost commonly called frigid. It has more comfortably humid summers than other cities in the region, and its winters don't get as cold. So when you buy Oslo event tickets on StubHub, you'll find a welcoming city that offers plenty to see and do. Sports events in Oslo cover a range of different winter activities, and the city has some magnificent theatres and opera houses.
Oslo, Norway's sporting capital
A glance at the favourite pastimes among the locals in Oslo will reveal just how much the city loves its sport. Ice hockey is naturally the first sport that springs to mind, and besides having two of its own teams, Vålerenga Ishockey and Mangelrud Star, Oslo is also the headquarters of the Norway's national ice hockey team. Football is another popular game, and tickets to Vålerenga home games are quickly snapped up. The team plays at Intility Arena, so includecheck out this venue when you're booking your Oslo event tickets. Similarly, the city is also where the Norwegian national team plays its home games, so you might want to plan your visit to coincide with one of these. For world class athletics events, head to Bislett Stadion. It goes without saying that theatre- and music lovers are well catered for too, as the city has become a northern European cultural centre, particularly when it comes to opera and music festivals.
The musical legacy of Oslo
Oslo is where you'll find Norway's National Theatre and the Oslo Opera House, which isn't limited to this genre – you can watch dance and other musical performances there too. If popular music is your thing, be on the lookout for venues like Sentrum Scene and the Oslo Spektrum, both of which host a variety of different international bands and solo performers. The city is also known for its bars and clubs, offering many night-time entertainment opportunities. A number of large parks also dot the city, providing venues for festivals, markets and outdoor events, like the Oslo Jazz Festival and its biggest rock festival, Øyafestivalen. Time your Oslo event tickets right and you can enjoy both.
Exploring wider Scandinavia
While you're in Oslo, it would be a pity not to visit other nearby capitals to make the most of your Scandinavian trip. The nearest largish city in Norway is Bergen, on theits western coast – well worth the visit for its spectacular fjords. A short flight south takes you to Copenhagen, capital of Denmark, in time for the Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Otherwise you can fly directly east to visit Stockholm in beautiful Sweden. Tickets to events in all of these cities are available on StubHub.
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