For a brief introduction to Swedish Midsummer, including a handful of recipes, see Svensk Midsommar'

California


Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles
30 Jun 2012 5:00 PM– 10:00 PM
Annual Midsummer Shrimp Feast at Nansen Field. All you can eat of you- peel shrimp and other delicious food will be offered. Live music and dancing. Reservations! For more info www.nansenfield.org or call Sue Berlin (310) 869-4337 or NansenField@yahoo.com

House of Sweden, San Diego
24 Jun 2012 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
Breakfast and Maypole decorating. midsummer celebration. More info www.houseofsweden.us pat.coffey@cox.net or call 619-300-1738

Petaluma
23 Jun 2012 11:00 AM
Linnea Lodge #504s Midsummer Festival at the home of Lorentz and Bonnie Koagedal. Decorating of the Maypole and a traditional Swedish potluck lunch, bring a dish for 6-8 people. For more info koagedal@comcast.net or call 707-763-7728

Sveadal, Morgan Hill
23 Jun 2012 10:00 AM–11:30 PM
Swedish American Patriotic League 118th Midsummer Celebration. Maypole, dancing, music & Dinner. More info www.sveadal.org Email midsummertickets@.sveadal.org or call 408-782-4631

Vasa Park Agoura
24 Jun 2012 8:00 AM –6:00 PM
The Swedish American Central Association Annual Midsummer Festival. Maypole, dancing, singing, Children’s Games. Info www.vasapark.org, email: janehendricks@att.net or call 213 364-4425

Colorado


Estes Park
23 Jun 2012 - 24 Jun 2012 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Scandinavian midsummer celebration with Maypole, Scandinavian food, crafts, dancing, music and Viking re-enactors. More info www.estesmidsummer.com, email: info@estesmidsummer.com or bouldercathy@msn.com or call 303-449-9596

Connecticut


Fairfield
23 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Annual Midsummer Fest at The Scandinavian Club. Maypole, music, dance and games for kids. More info www.thescandinavianclub.com or Wivan Sundman bullarmaker@yahoo.com or 203-685-0774

Fairfield
24 Jun 2012 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Annual St Hans Midsummer Fest at The Scandinavian Club. BBQ and Bonfire. More info www.thescandinavianclub.com.

Delaware


Wilmington
23 Jun 2012 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Midsommar Fest at the American Swedish Historical Society. More info www.colonialnewsweden.org

Florida


Fort DeSoto, St. Petersburg
23 Jun 2012 4:00 PM
Midsommar with Swedish Club of Sarasota and Tampa Bay. Maypole. Swedish food “Knytkalas”, “Fiskdamm” and “Tipsrunda”. More info www.swedishclubtampabay.org or swedishclubtampabay@gmail.com or Facebook: Swedish club of Tampa bay

Georgia


Heritage Green, Sandy Springs
24 Jun 2012 11:00 AM - 3.00 PM
SACC Georgia Traditional Swedish Midsummer Party. Swedish smorgasbord, dance around the midsummer pole, snaps and singing. RSVP 770-670-2480, or info@sacc-georgia.org. More info http://sacc-georgia.org/pdf/midsummer_2012_invitation.pdf or info@sacc-georgia.org

Illinois


Andersonville
8 Jun 2012 5:00 PM - 10 Jun 2012 10.30 PM
47th Annual Midsommarfest. Maypole, Swedish Music, dancing, kids’ entertainment, delicious food and ethnic dance troupes and cutting-edge bands. Info: www.andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Bishop Hill
23 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Music Festival and Midsommar Celebration. Music for the whole family. Procession to the Colony School. Decoration and dancing around the Maypole, Barn Dance. Info www.bishophill.com or Call 309-927-3899 or 309-927-3345

Chicago
9 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 10 Jun 2012 4:00 PM
Come celebrate Midsommar at the The Swedish American Museum. Traditional Swedish music and dancing around the Maypole!  Info www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Good Templer Park, Geneva
17 Jun 2012 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Swedish Days, Geneva’s 101th Midsommar Festival. Arts & Crafts Fair, Folk Dancers, Maypole Celebration, Live Scandinavian Music, Children’s Choir  Info: www.swedishday.net, email: SwedishDay@gmail.com or call 847-845-2640

Geneva
19 Jun 2012 – 24 Jun 2012
Annual Midsummer Festival - Swedish Days. Parade, great food, carnival rides, live music, a craft show and many children’s games. More info: Ph 630-232-6060 or www.genevachamber.com

Rockford
16 Jun 2012 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Swedish Historical Society hosts Midsommar Festival at the Erlander Museum. Maypole and entertainment, Swedish food & market, kid’s activities. More info 815-966-1218, email: bkhammar@comcast.net or www.swedishhistorical.org

Vasa Park, South Elgin
23 Jun 2012 2:00 PM - 9 PM
7th Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration. Maypole, dancing, Children’s Parade, KUBB instruction. More info: www.vasaparkil.com

Iowa


Iowa City
23 Jun 2012 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Iowa City Swedish Club Midsommar Fest. More info: http://web.me.com/robertcoffman2513/IowaCity_Swedish_Club/Current_Program.html or jswan52246@aol.com 319-338-9129 or jsmadsen@mchsi.com 319-351-2595

Swedesburg
29 Jun 2012 7:00 PM
Swedish Heritage Society Midsummer Fest. Majstång with dancing and Swedish folk songs. More info www.swedishheritagesociety.org, email: swedish@iowatelecom.net or call 319-254-2317

Kansas


Lindsborg
16 Jun 2012 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Midsummer’s Festival. May pole, Music, Scandinavian style food, Kubb, Folk Dancers, fun run, Arts & Crafts. More info www.midsummersfestival.org, email: cvbdir@lindsborgcity.org or call 888.227.2227

Maine


New Sweden
22 Jun 2012 9:00 AM – 24 Jun 2012 2:00 PM
New Sweden Historical Society 141th Midsommar Celebration. Maypole, Dancing, Fun and Food. More info www.maineswedishcolony.info

Michigan


Grand Rapids
23 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SAHS/WM Midsummer Fest. Dancing around the maypole, music, games, Scandinavian food, raffle Advance Reservation: More info call 616-458-0420 or www.sahswm.org or info@sahswm.org
Farmington Hills
23 Jun 2012 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Swedish Club of Metropolitan Detroit’s Midsummer Celebration. Dancing around the maypole, music, Swedish Pancakes. For more info www.swedishclub.net or call 734 459 0596.

Minnesota


Lancaster City Park,
20 Jun 2012 2:00 PM
Midsommar Fest with Maypole, Ringdance, Music and Smorgasbord. Agassiz Swedish Heritage Society. More info: Marilyn Gustafson 218-843-2655, Lyndon Johnson 218-843-2834 or Matt Edman 218-965-4854.

Minneapolis
12 Jun 2012 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
13 Jun 2012 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Midsommar Music and Magic Preschool Program at American Swedish Institute. Sing and dance around the maypole, learn about the magic of midsommar flowers, and make your own maypole and midsommar headwreaths. For more info: www.asimn.org or Call 612-871-4907

Minneapolis
23 Jun 2012 7:00 PM
The Nordic Singers Midsummer Concert at Minnehaha Academy. The Nordic Singers will perform a concert of Scandinavian music For more info: www.asimn.org or Call 612-871-4907

Minnehaha Falls Park, Minneapolis
24 Jun 2012 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
79th annual Svenskarnas dag Midsommar. Swedish entertainment, Maypole, singing, dancing and food, More info www.svenskarnasdag.com or noble.ted66@gmail.com or 612-825-8808

Moorhead
22 Jun 2012 – 23 Jun 2012 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The 35th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival. Music & Dance, Scandinavian entertainment, Viking Village, children’s activities. More info www.NordicCultureClubs.org or www.hcscconline.org, email ann@nordiccultureclubs.org or call 218-299-5452

Nisswa
8 Jun 2012 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM – 9 Jun 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
13th Annual Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival. 100 folk musicians performing, day-long dancing, dance instruction, a cultural children’s activity/performance tent, and great Scandinavian food. More info http://www.nisswastamman.org/ email: pwilson@brainerd.net  or Call 218-764-2994 

Scandia
23 Jun 2012 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Gammelgården Museum Midsommar Dag Celebration. Majstång, dance, children’s activities & food. Info www.gammelgardenmuseum.org, email: museum@gammelgardenmuseum.org or 651-433-5053

Nebraska


Stromsburg
15 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 17 Jun 2012 7:00 PM
Stromsburg 60th Swedish Midsummer Festival. Traditional Swedish Cuisine, games, Viking Festival, Swedish Dancers and entertainment. For more info www.theswedishfestival.com, Email: theswedishfestival@gmail.com or Call 402-764-5265

New Jersey


Vasa Park, Budd Lake
23 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration by SAHS. Scandinavian Vendors, Food, Maypole, Folkdancing. Musical entertainment, Children’s Activities. More info SAHSNJ@aol.com, call 201-262-4074 or www.sahsnj.org

New York


Throggs Neck, Bronx
16 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
72th Annual SWEDEN DAY – Midsommar celebration at Manhem Club. More info www.swedenday.com or Call Sweden Day 516-565-2091

Scandinavia House, New York
20 Jun 2012 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Aannual Nordic Midsummer Celebration, featuring music by the Swede Beat, extended gallery hours More info www.scandinaviahouse.org or Call 212-779-3587

Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, New York
22 Jun 2012 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Swedish Midsummer Festival. Swedish delicacies, traditional music, folk dancing, decorating of May pole and wreath making. For more info www.bpcparks.org or www.swedenabroad.com

Melville, Long Island, New York
2 Jun 2012 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Swedish Midsummer on Long Island. dancing around the “Majstång,” Live music, midsommarkrans, kids games, raffles. For more info www.facebook.com/districtfour email: lindberghlodge@aol.com or call 718-415-0602

North Carolina


Durham
9 Jun 2012 4:00 PM
The Carl Larsson Lodge and Friends of Scandinavia will celebrate Midsommar with decoration and dance around the Maypole, Music by The Spelmannslag. Bonfire and Scandinavian food. For more info call 919.544.6242 or rita.hollinghurst@gmail.com.

North Dakota


Sertoma Park, Shelter#5, Bismarck
21 Jun 2012 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Three Crowns Swedish-American Association will celebrate Midsommar Fest in Sertoma Park. Potluck.. For more info call 701-663-0569.

Ohio


Blendon Woods Park, Westerville
23 Jun 2012 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Scandinavian Club of Columbus, Ohio Midsummer fest. Picnic. Maypole, Scandinavian food, crafts and children’s activities, For more info www.scandiclub.com, email: paivirs@hotmail.com or lindner6@hotmail.com or call 614-825-4498

Oregon


Oaks Park, Portland
16 Jun 2012 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Portland Midsummer festival. By Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the League of Swedish Societies. Maypole, Scandinavian food and crafts, Music, Dancing and children’s activities, For more info www.scanheritage.org, email: leif2845@comcast.net or call 503-244-3697.

Astoria
22 Jun 2012– 24 Jun 2012
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival - Over 45 years of Festival. Midsummer pole, Vikings, Scandinavian music, dance and theater groups, Scandinavian traditional handcrafts and food. For more info www.astoriascanfest.com

Pennsylvania


Philadelphia
23 Jun 2012 4:00 PM –7:30 PM
ASHM’s annual Midsommar Fest. Music, dancing, traditional maypole, Swedish food, games and more! Info: www.americanswedish.org, info@ americanswedish.org or 215-389-1776

South Dakota


Vermillion
22 Jun 2012 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dalesburg Scandinavian Association 143rd Annual Midsommar celebration. Scandinavian smorgasbord, entertainment, arts and crafts, games, music, raising of the midsummer pole and ring dances. More info call 605-253-2575

Washington


Vasa Park resort, Bellevue
17 Jun 2012 9:00 AM– 3:30 PM
Midsummer Festival with Swedish pancake breakfast, dancing and old fashioned recreation, Swedish food. Info www.vasaparkresort.com, email: sawink@comcast.net or call 425-746-3260

Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore
24 Jun 2012 11:00 AM– 6:00 PM
Midsommar Fest by Skandia Folkdance Society, Majstång and Långdans, music, dancing, Hemslöjdsmarknad, food and crafts. Info www.skandia-folkdance.org, email: info@skandia-folkdance.org or call 206-784-7470

Vermont


Landgrove
24 Jun 2012 2:00 PM
Nordic Harmoni’s annual Midsummer Festival. wreath making, decorating of May pole, food, songs by the chorus. For more info call Sven Johanson 802-824-6419

Wisconsin


Folklore Village, Dodgeville
5 July 2012– 8 July 2012
Midsummer Festival - Workshops in Scandinavian and other dance, crafts from around the world, evening parties, music, children’s program, a Midsummer Majstång, Bonfire, and more. For more info http://folklorevillage.org/t2/home email: staff@folklorevillage.org or call 608-924-4000

Old World, Eagle
23 Jun 2012 6:00 PM– 9:00 PM
Midsummer Magic: Music, food, drinks, dancing and more. Info http://oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org/, email: oww@wisconsinhistory.org or call 262-594-2922.

Old World, Eagle
24 Jun 2012 10:00 AM– 3:00 PM
Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsin celebrating Midsummer. Decorating and Raising of the Maypole, wreath making for Children, Scandinavian Folk Dancers and Musicians. Info www.sahswi.org, email: wenz611@netzero.net or call 414-352-7890.

IKEA, wherever you are in the U.S.


USA - 15 Jun 2012 4:30 PM– 8:30 PM
Swedish Midsummer party at all IKEA Restaurants with an all you can eat Buffet! For more information: Contact your local IKEA store.

No Celebration listed close to you? For continuous info from all the U.S., see events at www.nordstjernan.com. Also, find your local SWEA chapter by going to www.swea.org - almost every SWEA organization will celebrate this day.