On Hans Christian Andersens birthday is everybody welcome to participate in a small ceremony in the memorial hall at 1pm to 2 pm.
Entrance is free all day.
Every year it is a tradition to celebrate the birthday in Hans Christians Andersen's house, which now is a museum.
A part of the tradition is the Hans Christian Andersen Parade and their shows in the garden in front of the museum
An important event is also that to award the scholarship "H. C. Andersen Hjælp" to a hard-working schoolboy. The scholarship was instituted by the poet himself in 1879.