The Hultsfreds Music festival started in 1986 and has almost from the beginning been one of the largest music festivals in Sweden, many international artists and bands have played at Hultsfreds festivalen. The festival takes place in july and draws a large amount of visitors. In 2005 the festival was visited by a record 31 800. The festival has also meant a lot for the community of Hultsfred in many ways. In 2013 the festival moved to Sigtuna and is now called Hultsfred Stockholm.