The combination of both scenic beauty and history Rize welcomes a great number of visitors for a variety of events organized throughout the year.
The International Mountaineering Festival, Rize Tea and Tourism Festival and the Firtina Rafting Festival are some of the activities taking place in the month of July. Welcoming visitors from Turkey and many countries of the world, these festivals are also the scene of many activities.
The Formulaz Wood Car Festivals, Ardeşen Kaçkar Plateau Festival, and Kalkandere Tourism and Friendship Fest are among the major events of August. Organized by the people of the province and the scene of a variety of enjoyable activities, the festivities get even more colorful with the participation of large crowds.
Çamlıhemşin Ayder Snowman Festival, the only festival held in the winter months due to the changing weather conditions, becomes the scene of many colorful events and activities. The highland festivals, on the other hand, continue the entire summer.
Many other festivals and celebrations including entertaining events and activities are being held from April to September receiving the attention of guests from across the world.