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Reykjanes offers some yearly festivals that are worth checking out!

Sandgerðisdagar in Sandgerdi
Annually on the last weekend in august there is a family festival held in Sandgerði which emphazises on the enjoyment of people coming together and entertaining each other. Many events are available to people from Friday to Sunday because then all of the local citizens put in an effort to make the weekend as memorable as possible. For more information visit the official webpage of Sandgerði www.sandgerdi.is .
The Happy Sailor in Grindavík
A family and port festival is held annually in Grindavík in the beginningof june. Held on the seamens´day week end, it is an entertainingfestivity which honors earlier times which influenced the localcommunity since it's establishment seamanship and seagoing hasbeen the main source of occupation and income for the inhabitantsof Grindavík. For more information visit Grindavík's official homepagewww.grindavik.is..
The Night of Lights - Reykjanes
Family and cultural festival As the bright nights of summer give way to the shorter days of autumn, the first Saturday of September sees the stagingof the highly popular Night of Lights, Reykjanes family and cultural festival. Now a fixed event in Iceland's cultural calendar, the event, which despite its name is now staged over four days from Thursday to Sunday, offers guests a taste of the very best in local culture,culminating in a spectacular fireworks display.An ever-growing celebration of local culture included more than 100 separate events. The Night of Light offers something for everyone, rangingfrom art, theatre and music performed by groups and individuals, to a spectacular finale under a blaze of fireworks. For more information visit the festival's website www.ljosanott.is.
The Sunset Festival on Garðskagi
The Sunset Festival on Garðskagi is truly a festival for the whole family. The festivities are held annually on Garðskagi in the middle of the summer. The facility is ideal for campers with tents, trailer tents and winnabegos. The sunset on Garðskagi is a unique vision and the timing of the festival is appropriate because then the solstices will have seized for the summer and the sunset glitters on the ocean while citizens of Garður and their guests sing and celebrate around the campfire. For more information about the festival's date each year as well as the schedule visit the following website www.svgardur.is/ferdathonusta/solseturshatid
Midsummer night hike in Þorbjörn
Annually, The Blue Lagoon and the town of Grindavík sponsor a Midsummer night hike on the mountain Þorbjörn. On the top of the mountain there is entertainment which includes singing and camp fire. The walk ends at the Blue Lagoon which is open past midnight that evening. This is an entertaining recreation for the whole family. For information about the forthcoming Midsummer day hike visit the official website of Grindavík www.grindavik.is or www.bluelagoon.com.
Familyday in Vogar
Each summer in August a Family Day is held in Vogar in Vatnsleysuströnd. At this time the family is in the forefront and everyone is welcome. The program is mostly arranged by the locals and made to fit all ages of family members. Among other things for amusement are soap-soccer, fishing in the harbour, home-made car race and many other interesting and amusing things. Also look for other events and more information about the festival on www.vogar.is