In many cities, the center is defined by the marketplace. In Jyväskylä, the center is the Pedestrian street. The end of the Kauppakatu is Jyväskylä's absolute destination and the heart of the city center. Take tour on the city's best shopping malls and shops. While shopping, there's also lots of good places to relax and rest. Most of the city's restaurants are located on pedestrian street or near by area. Have a cup of coffee, glass of vine or dinner - you'll find it all from Kauppakatu!
Summertime many happenings and performances takes place on Kauppakatu, for example Jyväskylän Kesä (Jyväskylä Summer) Festival -The multi-arts event is the province's most important festival attracting more than 30,000 visitors annually.