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Helsinki City Running Day – traffic diversions on 13 and 14 May

Helsinginkatu, the road that runs past the Opera House, will be closed on Saturday 14 May from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. due to the Helsinki City Running Day event in central Helsinki. Mäntymäentie is closed between Friday 13 May 5 p.m. until Saturday 14 May 8 p.m. The pedestrian and bicycle path next to Töölönlahti bay will also be closed Saturday 14 May from 9.30 a.m. to 9.40 a.m, from 10.45 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m to 3.20 p.m. 

The event will also cause other traffic disruptions in the vicinity of the Opera House, so please reserve extra time for travelling to a performance. Congestion is expected, which may make it difficult to find parking near the Opera House. For more information, please see the event’s traffic bulletin (pdf, in Finnish). 

Read more about arriving at the Opera House. 

Read more about the Helsinki City Running Day.