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CA: 45th Scandinavian Festival

California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA, United States

Both days of the Festival are filled with music, dancing, food, lectures, demonstration, vendors and activities for young and old alike. The Viking Encampment and Sami Village will once again […]

CA: Sacramento Scandinavian Festival

Scottish Rite Masonic Center Sacramento, CA, United States

The 37th festival features Scandinavian food, baked goods, and merchandise for sale. Viking reenactors will be present with interactive activities for the whole family. Come gather information about the Nordic […]

WA: Seattle Symphony Family Concert

Benaroya Hall Seattle, WA, United States

Come with us on a journey through Scandinavia with our friend Peer Gynt! Made popular by Looney Tunes and The Simpsons, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite transports you to the lush vastness of Scandinavia with popular tunes like Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King. Our journey ends in Finland where we’ll need your help to perform Sibelius’ expansive Finlandia. Are you up for the journey? Let’s go!

WI: Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890-1980

Milwuakee Art Museum Milwaukee, Wisconsin

This exhibit explores the exchange of design ideas between the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) and the U.S. in furniture, textiles, drawings, jewelry, glass and product design.

MN: Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival

The Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festival celebrates all things Nordic, from the forested lakes of Finland through the Norwegian fjords to the shores of Iceland. Experience an international collection of chefs, artists, musicians, storytellers, historians, and vendors to fully immerse you in the Nordic roots that planted themselves so prominently in the Red River […]

MN: Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival

The Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festival celebrates all things Nordic, from the forested lakes of Finland through the Norwegian fjords to the shores of Iceland. Experience an international collection of chefs, artists, musicians, storytellers, historians, and vendors to fully immerse you in the Nordic roots that planted themselves so prominently in the Red River […]

WI: Scandinavian Festival

Ronald Reagan Elementary School New Berlin, Wisconsin

Live music, ethnic dancing, activities for the children, geneaology consultants and presentations, Nordic gifts, art, decor, foods and more!

AZ: Scandinavian Jul Bazaar

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Phoenix, Arizona

Enjoy wine and live bands playing beautiful music in the park.

IL: Scandinavian Day Festival

Vasa Park - IL South Elgin, Illinois

The 41st celebration features an ABBA Salute and other entertainment, re-enactors, activities for the kids, delicious foods and an assortment of goods of the five Nordic countries.

Kalevala Day

The first edition of the Kalevala appeared in 1835, compiled and edited by Elias Lönnrot on the basis of the epic folk poems he had collected in Finland and Karelia. This poetic song tradition, sung in an unusual, archaic trochaic tetrametre, had been part of the oral tradition among speakers of Balto-Finnic languages for 2,000 years. Several […]