Everything for theatre-lovers is just in 30 minutes of driving from Vuokatti. The City Theatre of Kajaani is the only professional theatre in Kainuu province. The theatre works in co-operation with Oulu regional theatre, giving the performances in regional municipalities. Every year Kajaani theatre presents about 5 premiers, two of which present the work of local theatres.
Kuhmo, another neighbouring town, is famous as a venue for numerous cultural events. In July there is a popular Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, which also has concerts in Vuokatti as part of its three-week programme. All major events of Vuokatti can be found in Sotkamo region event calendar.
Sotkamo events can be found in the regularly updated Event Calendar, where it is also possible to see all events in Kainuu region by choosing the corresponding menu title.