Midsummer at Skansen

Discover Stockholm’s greatest Midsummer celebrations! At Skansen, Midsummer lasts for three days with activities from the morning and well into the bright summer night.

  • Midsummer’s Eve, Friday 21 June

    Midsummer wreaths

    10.00-15.00, Orsakullen
    Children can get help tying up their birch leaf wreaths. Price: SEK 40 per wreath.

    Midsummer market

    11.00-20.00, Bollnäs Square and Market Street
    All kinds of goods for sale!

    Raising the maypole

    11:00–11:30, Tingsvallen
    Experience the festive raising of the decorated maypole!

    Dancing and games

    11.30-12.10, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians.  The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    The wise old woman

    11.30-13.00, Kyrkhult Farmhouse
    Tales about the beings and spirits that appear at Midsummer.

    Dancing and games

    13.30-14.10, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians.  The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Midsummer in folklore

    15.00, 16,00, 17.00, Seglora Church
    Be charmed and moved by Frispel in Seglora church.

    Dancing and games

    15.00-15.40, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians.  The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Music by the lake

    16.15-16.45, Motjärn
    Skansen’s folk musicians play at Motjärn

    Midsummer concert with Lena Willemark

    16.00.16.45, Tingsvallen stage
    A flourishing musical tribute to the light and summer!

    Dancing and games

    17.20-18.00, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians.  The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Midsummer folk dancing

    18.30-19.00, Tingsvallen stage
    Skansen’s folk dance group dances to music from Skansen’s folk musicians.

    The Västanvinden trio invites you to dance

    19.00-21.00, Bollnäs square stage
    Swinging folk music to dance to, and a trio with its own unique sound!

    Dance evening

    20.00-24.00, Galejan
    Modern dancing as Sandins takes to the stage.

  • Midsummer’s Day, Saturday 22 June

    Midsummer market

    11.00-17.00, Bollnäs square and market street
    All kinds of goods for sale!

    The wise old woman

    11.30-13.00, Kyrkhult Farmhouse
    Tales about the beings and spirits that appear at Midsummer.

    Dancing and games

    13.00-13.40, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians. The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Midsummer in folklore

    14.00 and 15.00, Seglora church
    Be charmed and moved by Frispel in Seglora church.

    The wise old woman

    14.00-15.30, Kyrkult Farmhouse
    Tales about the beings and spirits that appear at Midsummer.

    Dancing and games

    15.00-15.40, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians. The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Music by the lake

    16.00-16.30, Motjärn
    Skansen’s folk musicians play at Motjärn.

    Midsummer folk dancing

    16.30-17.00, Tingsvallen stage
    Skansen’s folk dance group dances to music from Skansen’s folk musicians.

    The Västanvinden trio invites you to dance

    18.00-20.00, Bollnäs square stage
    Swinging folk music to dance to, and a trio with its own unique sound!

    Dance evening

    19.00-23.00, Galejan
    Modern dancing as Sandins takes to the stage  at the Galejan dance floor.

  • Sunday, 23 June

    Midsummer market

    11.00-17.00, Bollnäs square and market street
    All kinds of goods for sale at the Bollnäs Square and Market Street!

    The wise old woman

    11.30-13.00, Kyrkhult Farmhouse
    Tales about the beings and spirits that appear at Midsummer.

    Dancing and games

    13.00-13.40, Tingsvallen
    Dancing and games for everyone around the maypole, together with Skansen’s folk dance group and Skansen’s folk musicians. The programme will be presented in Swedish and English.

    Folk dance demonstration

    14.00, Tingsvallensen
    Dance performance with Skansen’s folk dance group.

     

    Subject to changes

  • Swedish midsummer traditions

    Are you curious about the Swedish midsummer traditions? Learn more here

Day Time
21 June 2024 10.00-23.59
22 June 2024 11.00-23.00
23 June 2024 11.00-16.00
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