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.
Klaipeda Drama Theatre is a professional troupe of actors. The plays are shown in Klaipeda and in others towns of Lithuania. The original building of the Klaipeda Drama Theatre stands in the heart of Klaipeda’s old town - in the Theatre Square.Internet: www.kldteatras.lt
Klaipeda State Music Theatre is the biggest professional art association not only in Klaipeda, but in all Western region of Lithuania. There are 232 workers in the theatre. Klaipeda State Music Theatre organizes occasional and theatrical concerts and symphonic music programs. The theatre has its own ballet troupe which is known for its strength and universality.Internet: www.klaipedosmuzikinis.lt