Spill overs and Rapids shows 2022

Spill overs

  • 23 May - 6 July daily from early morning till late night

During the spill overs the water will be released to the old river bed for technical reasons. 

Rapids shows

  • 21 May at 6 pm
  • 7 July at 6 pm
  • 8 July at 7 pm (during the Saimaa Cycle Tour start)
  • 9 July - 28 August daily at 6 pm
  • 20 August additional Imatra Day' show at midnight
  • 3 and 4 September at 6 pm
  • During the southern Finland's school autumn breaks on Sat and Sun at 6 pm
    (dates will be confirmed later)
  • 6 December at 4 or 5 pm (will be confirmed later)

The Rapids show lasts approx. 16 minutes. Eight minutes after the flood gates are opened, the foams reach their peak with an average of 400 cubic metres of water per second flowing in the stream.  In the summer surge of the rapids will be accompanied by music of Jean Sibelius. 

The best places to watch the Rapids shows are Koskisilta Bridge and Koskipuisto Park. 

Last updated 29 June 2022