Reykjavík Winter Lights Festival; February: Wondering what to do in Iceland during the dead of winter? Held as the darkness of winter starts to fade, Reykjavík’s Winter Lights Festival is a free celebration with light installations, art exhibitions and musical performances.
Reykjavík Art Festival; May-June: For its size, Iceland’s creative output is remarkably high. Reykjavík’s art festival is an annual celebration of the island’s creativity, through music, dance, visual art, literature and design. International artists such as Led Zeppelin and David Bowie have featured, as well as homegrown talents such as Björk and Sigur Rós.
Flight of the Pufflings; August: Head over to the Heimeay, the biggest of Iceland’s Westman Islands and watch as thousands of baby puffins fly the nest and try out their wings for the very first time.