A place for hobby activities and events in Karakallio

Karatalo is a diverse venue for culture, art and recreational activities. The building also houses youth services and facilities for teaching and activities. The organisations providing teaching include Swedish Education and Cultural Services, Espoo School of Art, Juvenalia Music Institute, Rhythm Music School Tauko and Omnia (Espoo Adult Education Centre).  In addition, an active group of different recreational groups rehearse in Karatalo.

Karatalo takes the wishes of local residents and the interests of the public at large into account. Activities and events are arranged for everyone. Karatalo is a low-threshold venue: participate, see and try your hand at a variety of activities – come as you are.

Opening hours

Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm

Exceptional opening hours:
Thu 20 June at 9–15
Fri 21 June closed
Mon 1 July – Sun 28 July closed
Mon 29 July – Fri 2 Aug at 9–16 (summer camp, lobby services provided by Ari Mononen)






A bicycle pianist
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Bike makeover!
Wed 26.06.2019 16.00
Mölkky throwing game
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: There is no summer without Mölkky!
Wed 03.07.2019 16.00
Nuoei Espoo van
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Nuori Espoo van for young people
Wed 10.07.2019 16.00
Nuori Espoo van
Karatalo Summer Wednesdays: Nuori Espoo van for young people
Wed 17.07.2019 16.00
Kotkatie | Örnvägen 4 02620 Espoo | Esbo
PL | PB | P.O. Box 62301 02070 Espoon kaupunki | Esbo stad | City of Espoo
+358 9 816 82708 | karatalo@espoo.fi