Find the event close to you and enjoy the maypole and music, food and flowers, dancing and joy … a piece of Swedish culture and tradition you don't want to miss. This is what it's all about - Swedish Midsummer 101

No celebration listed close to you? For continuous info from all over the U.S., see events at (and upload your own celebration, listing is free) Also, find your local SWEA chapter by going to - almost every SWEA organization will celebrate this day.



San Pedro, (Norwegian Church)
25 Jun 2016
SWEA Los Angeles, SACC-LA’s & The Swedish Church’s Midsummer celebration. Maypole decorating, dance and food. More info or Email: or or call 310-292-7080

House of Sweden, San Diego
26 Jun 2016 8:00 AM–4:30 PM
Midsummer celebration. Swedish food, a Swedish choir, folk dancing and dance around the Maypole. Swedish Meatballs and pastries. More info Email: or or or call 619-300-1738 or 619-286-8293

Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles
27 Jul 2016 5:00 PM
Annual Midsummer Shrimp Feast at Nansen Field. All you can eat of you- peel shrimp and other delicious food will be offered. Dancing around the maypole. Reservations! For more info or or or or or 310-546-6680

Sveadal, Morgan Hill
18 Jun 2016 10:00 AM–11:30 PM
Swedish American Patriotic League 122th Midsummer Celebration. Maypole, dancing, music & Dinner. More info Email or call 408-779-2854 or 415-407-0095 or 408-782-4631

Vasa Park Agoura
26 Jun 2016 8:30 AM –6:00 PM
The Swedish American Central Association Annual Midsummer Festival. Maypole, dancing, singing, Children’s Games, Spelmanslag and Folk Dancing. Info, email: or call 563-923-5828 or 818-894-2836

Estes Park
24 Jun 2016 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
25 Jun 2016 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
26 Jun 2016 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Scandinavian midsummer celebration with Maypole, Scandinavian food, crafts, dancing, music, Scandinavian Folkdancers, Viking re-enactors and Vintage Volvo and Saab auto show. More info, email: or or call 303-449-9596

Grand Junction
12 Jun 2016 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Swedes of the Grand Valley Midsummer Celebration at Hawthorne Park, between Gunnison and Hill avenues and N 4th and N 5th streets. Email or call 970-250-2553.

25 Jun 2016 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Annual Midsummer Fest at The Scandinavian Club. Maypole, music and dance. More info or or or 203-259-1571

Vasa Park, Meriden
26 Jun 2016 11:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Traditional Swedish Midsommarfest. Maypole, music, dance, entertainment and food. More info on Facebook: Vasa-Park-South-Meriden-Connecticut or or call 203-238-7829 or 860-563-0040

10 Jun 2016 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11 Jun 2016 11:00 AM - 10.00 PM
12 Jun 2016 11:00 AM - 10.00 PM
50th Annual Midsommarfest. Maypole, Swedish Music, dancing, kids’ entertainment, delicious food and ethnic dance troupes and cutting-edge bands. Info:

Bishop Hill
18 Jun 2016 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 or Call 309-927-3899 or Email:

11 Jun 2016 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Come celebrate Midsommar with the The Swedish American Museum. Traditional Swedish music and dancing around the Maypole! Info or

Good Templer Park, Geneva
19 Jun 2016 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Swedish Days, Geneva’s 106th Midsommar Festival. Arts & Crafts Fair, Folk Dancers, Maypole Celebration, Live Scandinavian Music and Dances, Children’s Choir, Viking Encampment and Swedish food. Info:, email: or or call 847-845-2640 or 863-268-4664

21 Jun 2016 – 26 Jun 2016
Annual Midsummer Festival - Swedish Days. Singing and Dancing around the Maypole, Parade, great food, lutfisk tasting, carnival rides, live music, a craft show, Swedish entertainment and many children’s games. More info: Ph 630-232-6060 or

Lake Forest
25 Jun 2016 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
SWEA Chicago Midsummer Celebration. Dancing around the maypole, games and smörgåsbord. More info: or

18 Jun 2016 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Swedish Historical Society hosts Midsommar Festival at the Erlander Museum. Maypole, Folk Dancers and entertainment, Swedish food & market, kid’s activities. More info
or 815-963-5559 or email:

Vasa Park, South Elgin
18 Jun 2016 3:30 PM – 10:00 PM
11th Annual Scandinavian Midsummer Celebration. Maypole, dancing, kid’s activities, picnic, bonfire and music. More info: or call 630-665-7866 E-mail: or or

Willow Creek Park, Iowa City
12 Jun 2016 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Iowa City Swedish Club Midsommar Fest with Majstång, games and a potluck dinner. More info: or 319-338-9129 or 319-351-2595

16 Jul 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Swedish Heritage Society Midsummer Fest. Majstång with dancing, music and Swedish folk songs. More info or email: or call 319-254-2317

18 Jun 2016 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Midsummer’s Festival. May pole, Music, Scandinavian style food, Kubb, Folk Dancers, fun run, Arts & Crafts. More info or email: or call 785-227-8687

New Sweden
17 Jun 2016 – 19 Jun 2016
New Sweden Historical Society Midsommar Celebration. Maypole, Dancing, Fun and Food. More info Facebook: or Email: or call 207-896-7909 or 207-896-3416

Carderock Park, MD
26 Jun 2016 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Midsummer Celebration hosted by ASA, Drott Lodge, and SWEA DC. Maypole, dancing, activities for children and Potluck dinner. For more info or or or email: or

18 Jun 2016 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Midsummer Picnic hosted by Scandinavian Cultural Center & SACC-NE. Maypole, dancing and Picnic with all-you-can-eat smörgåsbord. For more info or or email: or or 617-795-1914 or 760-799-6333

Alaska, Grand Rapids
25 Jun 2016 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SAHS/WM Midsummer Fest. Dancing around the maypole, music, food, games, Kubb game and Kubb demonstration and more. For info call 616-530-1842 or 616-458-0420 or or or

Farmington Hills
18 Jun 2016 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Swedish Club of Metropolitan Detroit’s Midsummer Celebration. Breafast and Brunch. Dancing around the maypole, music, Swedish Pancakes. For more info or Email: or call 248-478-2563.

19 Jun 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Bemidji A.S.I. Affilate 40th anniversary and celebration of Midsommar Fest! Decorating the Majstang. Procession, music, dancing and lunch. More info: Call 218-785-2368 or Email:

Halma, Jupiter Township
22 Jun 2016 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Agassiz Swedish Heritage Society celebrates Midsommar Fest with Maypole, Ringdance, Music and Smorgasbord. More info: Lyndon Johnson 218-843-2834 or Bryan Kays 612-968-6323 or or

18 Jun 2016 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Midsommar Celebration at American Swedish Institute. Sing and dance around the maypole, Traditional Midsummer fare, handcrafts, flower wreath making. For more info: or Call 612-871-4907

Minnehaha Falls Park, Minneapolis
26 Jun 2016 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Scandinavian summer fest celebration by Svenskarnas Dag and Norway Day. Midsommar Loppet. Entertainment, Folk Dancing, Choruses, Maypole, singing, dancing and food, More info or or 612-825-8808 or 612-861-4793

24 Jun 2016 – 25 Jun 2016 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The 38th Annual Scandinavian Hjemkomst & Annual Midwest Viking Festivals. Music, Food, Crafts & Dance, Scandinavian entertainment, Viking Village, children’s activities. More info or, email or call 218-299-5452 or 218-299-5952

10 Jun 2016 7:00PM – 10:00 PM
11 Jun 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
17th Annual Nisswa-stämman Scandinavian Folk Music Festival. 150 folk musicians performing, day-long dancing, dance instruction, a cultural children’s activity/performance tent, and great Scandinavian food. More info: email: or Call 218-764-2994

25 Jun 2016 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Gammelgården Museum Midsommar Dag Celebration. Majstång, dance, children’s activities & food. Info, email: or 651-433-5053

25 Jun 2016 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Leif Erikson, Sons of Norways Midsommar Celebration with Maypole, dancing, music and Potluck dinner. More Info Facebook: Leif Erikson, Sons of Norway, Vining MN, email: or 218-769-4296

3 Jun 2016 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
4 Jun 2016 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
5 Jun 2016 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Swedish Heritage Center’s Swedish Heritage festival. Scandinavian Dancers, Swedish food, Parade, Lego Dala Horse competition, Swedish Tractor pull etc. For more info or Email: or Call 402-380-9458

12 Jun 2016 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Omaha Committee. Annual Midsummer Celebration with maypole, crafts, Traditional Swedish music and dance. For more info Email: or Call 402-830-6679

17 Jun 2016 1:00 PM –1:00 AM
18 Jun 2016 7:00 AM –1:00 AM
19 Jun 2016 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Stromsburg 63rd Swedish Midsummer Festival. Traditional Swedish Cuisine, games, Viking Festival, Swedish Dancers and entertainment. For more info, Email: or or or Call 402-764-5265

New Jersey
Vasa Park, Budd Lake, Hackettstown
25 Jun 2016 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Swedish Midsummer Celebration by Vasa New Jersey District 6. Scandinavian Vendors, Food, Maypole, Folkdancing, entertainment by Smorgasbandet and Ed Hendela. Musical entertainment, Children’s Activities. More info, see or or Email: . For other districts and clubs of the Vasa Order of America, see

New York
Throggs Neck, Bronx
18 Jun 2016 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
75th Annual SWEDEN DAY – Midsommar celebration at Manhem Club. More info: or email: or Call Sweden Day 516-565-2091

Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, New York
24 Jun 2016 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 or

Melville, Long Island, New York
4 June 2016 1:00 PM
Swedish Midsummer by Vasa Lodge Lindbergh of Long Island. dancing around the “Majstång,” Live music, food, kids games. For more info email: or or call 718-415-0602

15 Jul 2016 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM
16 Jul 2016 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
17 Jul 2016 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
15th Annual Scandinavian Folk festival – Swedish Folk Dancers, Viking ship. Midsommar celebration on Saturday with maypole and ring dances. . More info: or email: or Call 716-665-0883

North Dakota
Buckstop Junction, Bismarck
21 Jun 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Three Crowns Swedish-American Association will celebrate Midsommar Fest with Potluck dinner, majstång, Swedish Flickorna dancers and games for children. For more info call 701-258-1262 or email:

Alum Creek, Lewis Center
25 Jun 2016 6:00 PM
Scandinavian Club of Columbus, Ohio Nordic Midsummer fest. For more info email:

Oaks Park, Portland
11 Jun 2016 11:00 AM – 6:00 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, email: or call 503-977-0275.

17 Jun 2016 2:00 PM – 10:30 PM
18 Jun 2016 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
19 Jun 2016 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival - Over 45 years of Festival. Midsummer pole, Scandinavian music, dance and theater groups, Scandinavian traditional handcrafts and food. For more info

25 Jun 2016 4:00 PM –7:00 PM
ASHM’s annual Midsommar Fest. Music, dancing, traditional maypole, Swedish food, games and more! Info:, or 215-389-1776

South Dakota
24 Jun 2016 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Dalesburg Scandinavian Association Annual Midsommar celebration. Scandinavian smorgasbord, entertainment, arts and crafts, games, music, vikings, raising of the midsummer pole and ring dances. Info: More info call 605-253-2575, Email:

South Carolina
4 Jun 2016 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The Nordic Club Midsommar celebration. A traditional midsummer celebration. Info: More info call 843-324-8076 Email: or

Salt Lake City
25 Jun 2016 3:00 PM –7:30 PM
Swedish Heritage Society of Utah annual Midsommar Fest. Music, dancing, traditional maypole and Smorgasbord. Info: or Email:

Landgrove Inn, Landgrove
11 July 2016 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nordic Harmoni’s annual Midsummer Festival. Mini Smorgasbord, wreath making, decorating of May pole, songs by the chorus. For more info call the Inn 802-824-6673 or Carl-Eric Westberg 802-824-6578 or email

Vasa Park resort, Bellevue
19 Jun 2016 9:00 AM– 8:00 PM
Midsummer Festival with Swedish pancake breakfast, dancing and old fashioned recreation, Swedish food. Info, email: or call 425-746-3260

Saint Edward State Park, Kenmore
26 Jun 2016 11:00 AM– 6:00 PM
Midsommar Fest by Skandia Folkdance Society, Majstång and Långdans, music, dancing, Hemslöjdsmarknad, food, craft and kids activities. Info, email: or call 425-954-5262

Washington D.C
Carderock Park, MD
26 Jun 2016 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Midsummer Celebration hosted by ASA, Drott Lodge, and SWEA DC. Maypole, dancing, activities for children and Potluck dinner. For more info or or or email: or

Old World, Eagle
18 Jun 2016 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Midsummer Magic: Music, food, drinks, dancing and more. Info, email: or call 262-594-2922.

Old World, Eagle
19 Jun 2016 10:00 AM– 3:00 PM
Swedish American Historical Society of Wiscons Midsummer celebration. Decorating and Raising of the Maypole, wreath making for Kids, Scandinavian Folk Dancers and Musicians. Info, email: or call 414-352-7890 or 262-781-6113.

24 Jun 2016
A Swedish Traditional Midsummer Smörgåsbord, US wide with all you can eat Buffet. Each store has different seatings. Call your local store for details. Some of the stores have live Swedish entertainment.

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