The modern culture forum White Night 2017 in Riga was scheduled for the night of 9 September and 10 September, offering 59 various contemporary art and cultural events in Riga.

For the twelfth time, White Night has become a welcome and integral part of Riga’s cultural calendar and takes place at the beginning of September each year. The White Night programme included 34 culture and art projects, including concerts, installations and performances in an urban environment, exhibitions, multimedia projects, poetry readings and movie programmes. 25 initiative projects added up to the programme organised by art galleries, cafes, art and culture studies and other active inhabitants of Riga and likeminded people.

All White Night events were free of charge and was hosted in different parts of the city. The most active locations this year are in and near the Spīķeri Quarter, the Old Town, Miera street, the active centre of Riga as well as the left bank of River Daugava.