What to see in St. Petersburg at the weekend

20 November 2020

“Visit Petersburg” provides a selection of the most interesting events (in our opinion), that will take place in the city on the Neva on November 21 and 22.

Travel-fest tourist festival

The public space "Sevkabel Port "will host the Tourist festival"travel-fest" on November 21, 2020. It will bring together professional travelers, travel bloggers, photographers, organizers of hiking trips, coordinators of various projects, guides to Europe, St. Petersburg, Leningrad region and many other interesting people who will share their unique experience. They will tell you about different directions, travel, adventures, and give you good advice. Guests will enjoy an interactive program with games and master classes. The organizer is the Information and leisure center "M-86" of TSGPB named after V. V. Mayakovsky.

WHERE: m.s. Primorskaya, Kozhevennaya Line, 40D, Sevkabel Port, premises of Studio 42

WHEN: November 21, 2020, 15: 00-20: 00

Admission is free by registration

Concert "I came to Christmas with an empty pocket..." for the 80th anniversary of Joseph Brodsky

The concert "I came to Christmas with an empty pocket" will take place on the big stage of the Music Hall Theater. Accompanied by the Northern Symphony orchestra conducted by Maestro Fabio Mastrangelo, popular Russian theater and film actor Vladimir Koshevoy will read a series of Christmas poems by J. Brodsky. The concert will also feature soloists and the theater's choir. Directed By Viktor Vysotsky.

The music program will be based on the works of composers that the poet particularly singled out and whose work had accompanied him throughout his life.

WHERE: m.s. Gorkovskaya, 4 Alexandrovsky Park, Music Hall Theater

WHEN: November 21, 2020 at 19: 00

Ticket price: 700-1200 rubles.

StandUp Petersburg Show

The best stand-up comedians of the Northern capital decided to come together to bring us to our senses and lift the mood with their killer humor. For 7 long years, they have been honed their skills on television, participating in the programs "Comedy battle", "Open microphone" and "Do not sleep", have traveled around the country with concerts. And now they will present a new and better program to their hometown.

WHERE: m.s. "Petrogradskaya", Kamennoostrovsky pr., 42 DC. Lensoveta

WHEN: November 21, 2020 at 19: 00

Ticket price: from 1400 to 3500 rubles.

Art weekend

On November 20 and 21, 2020, a large-scale public exhibition project “Art weekend” will be held in St. Petersburg for the second time. Two days of "open doors" will be organized for visitors by city sites engaged in contemporary art — galleries, exhibition halls, creative spaces. Special events will be held everywhere so that everyone can explore and evaluate the current state of the St. Petersburg art scene.

This time, the project will involve 40 venues in the city, among them: Marina Gisich’s  Gallery, Wöd Graphics Office, Manege Central exhibition hall, Masters School, Street Art Museum, Anikushin Workshop branch of the city Sculpture museum, new stage of the Alexandrinsky theater, “Shame” space, Pushkinskaya-10 art center, Sevkabel Port, Sergey Kuryokhin’s center of contemporary art, Yegorka municipal gallery and many others.

Almost all exhibitions will be open from 12: 00 to 20: 00 by pre-registration. Some are paid-for.