Herring and boiled new potatoes, Maypoles and dancing – today is Midsummer eve. Here are the places where you can celebrate in city today.
|Midsummer at Skansen
Photo: Yanan Li - Stockholm Visitors Board
It is Midsummer eve, one of the most important Swedish holidays. As usual, many Stockholmers are planning to travel out into the archipelago. But also those who stay in town have a good chance to celebrate this Nordic tradition.
Midsummer celebration will be available in several parks in the city.
Help to dress the Maypole. Then, there will be games, dance and a show by Brage guild.
Time: 12:30 - 15:00 pm
In the leafy park of Södermalm, Midsummer is celebrated with games, fish pond and dancing around the Maypole.
Time: 13:00 - 16:00 pm
Skansen open-air museum
As usual Skansen celebrates Midsummer in a traditional manner. In the morning the children tie garlands of birch leaf at Orsakullen. At two o´clock is the Maypole raised on Tingsvallen. Then, it will be dancing and games. The evening continues with a dance show, concerts and more dancing.
Time: 10:00 - 24:00 pm