Metallica's concert is held in Hämeenlinna, Kantola's event park. The Kantola Event Park is located within walking distance of the center of Hämeenlinna in a 9.5 hectare park on the Vanajavesi River, in the industrial area of Kantola.

We are expecting over 55 000 Metallica fans on the day of the event and the roads to the city and within and also the gates may be crowded at times. We recommend arriving early and enjoying the services of the venue.


The easiest way to get to Hämeenlinna on the concert day is by public transport. You can reach the Event Park through the walking route of Vanajantie-Kantolankatu-Luukkaankatu-Puusepänkatu. You can reach the area by walking or by bike. Main gate is located on Puusepänkatu.

We recommend reserving plenty of time for arrival. The walking distance from Hämeenlinna train station and bus station to the main gate is about 3 kilometers. We strongly recommend booking tickets from VR in advance. Train tickets are NOW ONSALE at

Extra trains to Helsinki and Tampere after the show leave Hämeenlinna between 1.10 AM and 2.25 AM. More information about train connections after the concert here. offers travels to and from the concert. The early bird price of 9€ + 1€ booking fee is valid until the 27th May. More information from Onnibus website. Book your tickets soon and ensure a seat on the bus!


We highly recommend arriving to the concert by public transport but we will be arranging a limited amount of parking areas near the venue. We will notify of the traffic arrangements on this page as soon as they have been confirmed.