Sacramento thinks Scandinavian

August 11, 2017 by  

The Sacramento Scandinavian Festival, Sacramento’s 34th Annual Sacramento Scandinavian Festival will be held in a few days.

In celebration of Nordic Heritage, local Danish, Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian clubs will be hosting the event. Tit will offer an array of Scandinavian food, music, merchandise, and entertainment that will include traditional songs and dance. Flags from the countries involved will be presented during the opening ceremony.

Baked goods and Scandinavian food will be available for purchase, and merchandise with a Scandinavian theme will also be available. Viking reenactors will be meandering through the guests and presenting family-friendly interactive activities too. There will be a Scandinavian fashion show, art exhibit, and a reenactment of an authentic Viking camp.

Scandinavian clubs will be displaying exhibits, passing out information flyers and demonstrating and discussing their country’s traditions, culture, music, and dance with passersby. Guests will also be automatically entered in contests to receive door prizes.

Families with Danish, Swedish, Finnish, or Norwegian backgrounds will be taking pictures for their family calendars and personalized stationery. Many may be dressed in costumes like those worn by their ancestors.

The Sacramento Scandinavian Festival will be held on its new date, Saturday, August 19 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at its new location the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento. Admission will be $5 for adults and free for kids under 12.