Events in Sweden

December 2014

  • Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing 01 January 2013 - 31 December 2014
    Power of Fashion - 300 years of clothing

    The power of fashion is strong. All social groups use clothing to create their identity. Meet people from three decades, the 1780s, 1860s and 1960s, times when the economy, currents of ideas and technical developments clearly affected clothing and fashion.

    More about the exhibition

    Location: Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
  • Umeå - European Capital of Culture 2014 01 January 2014 - 29 January 2015
    Umeå - European Capital of Culture 2014

    “Co-creation” is the key word in Umeå2014’s capital of culture initiative. Here, the concept means that everyone can participate and contribute to the programme. To promote a long-term perspective and encourage the continuance of capital of culture activities beyond 2014, it is intended that projects should be run by the “cultural operators” themselves.

    Location: Umeå
  • Swedish Sin - Exhibition 22 May 2014 - 18 January 2015
    Swedish Sin - Exhibition

    ”Sweden – more pornography, more suicides, more alcoholism and more gonorrhoea every year”
    Sign at a 1971 demonstration in London against the Swedish sexual education film Language of Love.
    Welcome to an exhibition on images of Sweden, spirits and sex. In collaboration with artist Peter Johansson, we get to grips with lust and vice, liberation and shame – with ”Swedish sin”, both the myth and the phenomenon.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Christmas at Liseberg 14 November 2014 - 30 December 2014
    Christmas at Liseberg

    Scandinavia’s largest Christmas market at Liseberg and innovative, stylish lighting design and attractions along the central three kilometre Lane of Light. Liseberg is open until the end of December, the city illuminations all over New Years.
    Place: Liseberg Amusement Park

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Steninge Slott Christmas Market 15 November 2014 - 23 December 2014
    Steninge Slott Christmas Market

    Our indoor market features handmade crafts, Christmas decorations, as well as Christmas delicacies that the whole family will enjoy.

    Location: Steninge Slott, Stockholm
  • Old Town Christmas Market 22 November 2014 - 23 December 2014
    Old Town Christmas Market

    Welcome to visit this famous, oldest and most traditional Christmas Market in Stockholm with a special cheery festive atmosphere! It is located in the heart of the Old Town (Gamla Stan) at Stortorget square (close to the Royal Palace).

    In the Old Town Christmas Market you will find Swedish Christmas sweets smoked sausages, reindeer, elkmeat and other delicacies.

    There is also Glögg (mulled wine), a range of Swedish handicrafts and decorative arts of high-quality workmanship.

    Open daily between 11.00 and 18.00 hours.

    Location: Old Town, Stockholm
  • Christmas Market at Skansen 29 November 2014 - 21 December 2014
    Christmas Market at Skansen

    Traditional Christmas market at Skansen. The Christmas market will be open from 10:00 to 16:00 every weekend in Advent: 29-30 Nov, 6-7 Dec, 13-14 Dec and 20-21 Dec. Price: Adults: SEK 140, children aged 6-15: SEK 60

    Location: Stockholm
  • Skansen Christmas Market 29 November 2014 - 21 December 2014
    Skansen Christmas Market

    There has been a traditional Christmas market at Skansen every Christmas since 1903. The market is crowded with stalls selling traditional sausages, cheeses, handicrafts, spices and essences, Christmas decorations, embroidery, leather goods, Skansen's own handmade mustard, glass, bread and cakes, hand-knitted mittens, sugared almonds, tallows, honey, marzipan, crisp bread, smoked turkey, jams and marmalades, candy, children's books and masses of other irresistible items!

    Check out Skansen website for information about opening hours.

    Location: Skansen, Stockholm
  • Sigtuna Christmas Markets 30 November 2014 - 21 December 2014
    Sigtuna Christmas Markets

    Enjoy Swedish Christmas traditions in Sweden’s oldest town with dancing, singing and Swedish traditional handicraft.

    Four Sundays before Christmas Eve
    November 30, December 7, 14 and 21, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Location: Sigtuna
  • Advent 30 November 2014 - 21 December 2014

    By the time December comes round, Sweden has very few hours of daylight. The sun drops out of sight in the afternoon. The first Sunday of Advent comes as an eagerly awaited sign that Christmas is approaching. Although by then, of course, the world of commerce has made sure we know what is coming — sales campaigns begin in mid-November and Christmas shop windows and street decorations are already in place.

    Location: All over Sweden
  • Christmas 24 December 2014

    After nearly a month of waiting, Christmas Eve finally arrives — the height of the celebration in Sweden. Work is at an end, schoolchildren are on holiday and the Christmas preparations are complete.

  • New Years Eve at Skansen 31 December 2014 - 01 January 2015
    New Years Eve at Skansen

    Welcome to Stockholm's best New Year celebration, with origins from 1895! Songs, music and fireworks at the Solliden Stage at 23.10 - 00.10

    Location: Stockholm


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