Events in Sweden

During the course of a year, Sweden has all sorts of events and happenings. To find out what, when and where these events take place, please select the month of your interest. These are just some of the events taking place in Sweden this year. Although VisitSweden has done its outmost to check the accuracy of the information, dates, venues and other details can be subject to change and we do not take responsibility for any mistakes nor any omissions. We recommend the readers to, well in advance, carefully check all facts with each event.

Upcoming events in Sweden

  • The Legacy of Andy Warhol at Artipelag 15 April 2016 - 25 September 2016
    The Legacy of Andy Warhol at Artipelag

    Andy Warhol is one of the most popular artists of the twentieth century. Warhol left his mark not only on art; he also influenced the modern lifestyle in many ways. The Legacy of Andy Warhol exhibition attempts to reflect his multifaceted significance.

    Location: Artipelag, Stockholm
  • Josef Frank på Millesgården 20 May 2016 - 02 October 2016
    Josef Frank på Millesgården

    In Millesgården’s major summer exhibition, the designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) is placed in an art historical context. The exhibition comprises four sections. Josef Frank is presented as architect, designer and pattern designer with furniture, objects, fabrics and wallpapers as well as through the medium of photography.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Yayoi Kusama in Infinity at Moderna Museet and Arkdes 11 June 2016 - 11 September 2016
    Yayoi Kusama in Infinity at Moderna Museet and Arkdes

    Yayoi Kusama in Infinity at Moderna Museet and Arkdes June 11 – September 11 Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is one of today’s most acclaimed artists. The exhibition, which will be on view at Moderna Museet and the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design (Arkdes) this summer, is the first major retrospective presentation of her work in Scandinavia. This exhibition will feature her deep interest in fashion and design.

    Location: Stockholm
  • International Summer Festival at Balettakademien 13 June 2016 - 19 August 2016
    International Summer Festival at Balettakademien

    Ten weeks of dance euphoria in the beautiful city of Stockholm. Classes, performances and workshops with renowned dance artists like Hofesh Shechter company, Wendy Houstoun and the late Bob Fosse. Take a class, see a show or just have something to eat at our fantastic bistro in the garden.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Shaun the Sheep Land 18 June 2016 - 06 November 2016
    Shaun the Sheep Land

    The worlds biggest and only Shaun the Sheep Land is coming to Skåne Animal Park in the summer of 2016. Everyone’s favourite Shaun the Sheep moves in at 20.000 square meters and here you enter a unique world created around the story and the characters from the TV-show and the movie. Premiere 18th of june.

    Location: Skåne Animal Park
  • Fryksdalsdansen 28 July 2016 - 30 July 2016

    Fryksdalsdansen is an annual event that attracts a large audiences. There is a wide range of performers and dance bands in the elite class, making it one of the summers  "Must-visit-places".

    Location: Sunne, Värmland
  • Into the Valley in Dalhalla 28 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
    Into the Valley in Dalhalla

    The Into the Valley festival takes place in Dalhalla, a former limestone quarry located in Dalarna. There is a festival train into the valley festival from Stockholm to Rättvik on Thursday July 28, and back again on Sunday July 31. See more info and buy your ticket here

    Location: Dalhalla
  • Norberg festival 28 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
    Norberg festival

    Welcome to Scandinavias biggest electronic music festival in Norberg! It´s a fantastic and unique event! The combination of music that makes your feet fly high, music that gets your brain vibrating, the Mimer location in the middle of the forest and all the really nice people is just awesome.

    Location: Norberg
  • Medieval Week on the island of Gotland 07 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
    Medieval Week on the island of Gotland

    Travel 600 years back in time!
    During eight days in August the Middle Age is back. Gotland’s special settings, Visby’s 200 medieval houses on winding lanes, splendid church ruins, and the magnificent city wall frame a spectacle without equal.

    The tournament is medieval most spectacular sporting events. See Sweden’s best knights make up in a noble fight. In the stands, the atmosphere is vibrant, and make everyone not hesitate to  either cheer or boo, but it helps your favorite!

    Location: Gotland
  • The Malmö Festival 12 August 2016 - 17 September 2016
    The Malmö Festival

    The Malmö Festival - a warm, friendly and sustainable festival and that has taken the city of Malmö for a wild dance one week every year since 1985. Right in the heart of the city you will experience everything from ground breaking art, music and culture to a variety of food that reflects the intercultural vibes and people of Malmo.

    Location: Malmö
  • Stockholm Culture Festival 16 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
    Stockholm Culture Festival

    Stockholm Culture Festival fills streets and squares with all kinds of culture in all genres, for all ages. 600 program starts, during six vibrant August days. In the middle of the city center and with free admission. From Sergels Torg, to Gustav Adolfs Torg, all the way over Norrbro and finally to Skeppsbron with treats and samples of all the culture that Stockholm has to offer all year round, with performers and guests from all corners of the world.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Gothenburg Culture Festival 16 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
    Gothenburg Culture Festival

    For six days in August, the streets and squares of Gothenburg are transformed for a vibrant celebration – the annual Culture Festival. You're invited! Come and immerse yourself in a wealth of culture, in the fullest sense of the word.
    The Gothenburg Culture Festival is for everyone and everything is free!

    Location: Gothenburg
  • The Vallåkra Rally 20 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
    The Vallåkra Rally

    Scandinavia's largest motor rally for rebuilt European and Japanese cars.

    Location: Helsingborg
  • Baltic Sea Festival 28 August 2016 - 04 September 2016
    Baltic Sea Festival

    The Baltic Sea Festival operates in three main areas in order to create a better future for the Baltic Sea region. We believe that music can serve as a good platform, and that it can initiate discussions that can solve large and difficult questions. Environmental issues in the Baltic Sea can only be solved jointly. For such calls to be successful it requires good leaders who can get things done, and point out the right way.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Fashion Week Stockholm 29 August 2016 - 31 August 2016
    Fashion Week Stockholm

    The next edition of Fashion Week in Stockholm, presenting the SS17 collections, will take place during 29 – 31 August.

    Location: Stockholm


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