Most big events in Klaipeda take place during the summer season. Events such as the Sea Festival or the Klaipeda Jazz Festival, which attract musicians from all over the world have long traditions. The city is also famous for its museums. All in all exist 5 museums and many more in the nearby cities as in Palanga or in Kretinga. Theatres, art galleries, shopping centres or multifunctional arenas for various events are other places to spend ones leisure time.
Water sport is not very cultivated in Klaipeda region. But there is currently one yacht port in Klaipeda where individual enthusiasts can practice several water sports activities. Team sports are more popular in this region why a couple of some famous national sport clubs exist.