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

  • 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
  • Game On 2.0 25 October 2013 - 28 September 2014
    Game On 2.0

    The international exhibition Game On 2.0 - the world's largest exhibition of computer games, is now visiting The National Museum of Science and Technology. Test your skills on more than 100 of your favourites from gaming history, ranging from the 1960s to the present day!

    Location: 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
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  • 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
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  • TaubeSpelen - Music Festival 12 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    TaubeSpelen - Music Festival

    TaubeSpelen is an outdoor event where some of our best artists interpret Taube's songs in their own way. Celebrated in Taubes own Bohuslän.

    Location: Tanumstrand/Grebbestad, West Sweden
  • Malmö City Horse Show 25 July 2014 - 03 August 2014
    Malmö City Horse Show

    Show Jump, dressage and eventing , all included in this year 's edition of the Malmö City Horse Show.

    This year we gather all disciplines during the 10-day contestants on Ribersborg in the middle of Malmö.

    Location: Malmö
  • Baltic Sea Festival 2014 22 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Baltic Sea Festival 2014

    For the twelfth time Berwaldhallen presents world class singers and musicians during the Baltic Sea Festival.

     

    Location: Berwaldhallen, Stockholm
  • Fashion Week Stockholm 26 August 2014 - 28 August 2014
    Fashion Week Stockholm

    Here activities will focus on the latest news for the spring/summer 2014 collections and nearly 800 brands will be represented. The activities will take place in showrooms, fairs, exhibitions, fashion shows and other kinds of events around the city.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Oktoberfest 28 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Stockholm Oktoberfest

    You no longer have to go to Munich, Germany to experience the fantastic and fun atmosphere and spirit of Oktoberfest. For the third time ever an official Oktoberfest is taking place in Stockholm.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Inkbash 29 August 2014 - 31 August 2014
    Stockholm Inkbash

    International tatoo fair.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Popaganda - Music Festival 29 August 2014 - 30 August 2014
    Popaganda - Music Festival

    The music festival Popaganda will be held at Eriksdalsbadet, Stockholm, Sweden, on the 29th-30st of August 2014.

    This year is the sixth time that the Popaganda festival is arranged at Eriksdalsbadet in Stockholm. It is the twelfth festival since the start in 2002, back then located on the campus of the Stockholm University.

    Location: Stockholm
    Website:
  • Water Week and Water Prize Ceremony 31 August 2014 - 05 September 2014
    Water Week and Water Prize Ceremony

    The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. It is hosted and organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm.

    World Water Week also highlights the field's most renowned honors, including the Royal Award Ceremony and Banquet for the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize.

    This congress is for invited only.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Icebug Xperience – West Coast Rock Trail 04 September 2014 - 06 September 2014
    Icebug Xperience – West Coast Rock Trail

    The Icebug Xperience is a new outdoor event in the archipelago of Bohuslän. Participants spend three days walking or running through a varied and stunning natural landscape. The region, ranked by CNN as the seventh most beautiful wilderness in the world, offers magical forests, agricultural land and the windswept coast, with its pink granite and smooth rocks.

    Many other walking and running activities take place in a mountain setting; we wanted to instead show off the archipelago of Bohuslän, a unique natural environment. The event will be centred round the Ramsvikslandet area - between Hunnebostrand and Kungshamn. 

     

    Location: West Sweden
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  • Stockholm Oktoberfest 04 September 2014 - 06 September 2014
    Stockholm Oktoberfest

    You no longer have to go to Munich, Germany to experience the fantastic and fun atmosphere and spirit of Oktoberfest. For the third time ever an official Oktoberfest is taking place in Stockholm.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Falsterbo Bird Show 05 September 2014 - 07 September 2014
    Falsterbo Bird Show

    Falsterbo Bird Show is an annual, international bird-watching event. The timing coincides with peak bird migration and promises to deliver spectacular encounters with migrating birds. It takes place at Nabben, Skanörs ljung and, with a fair, at the adjacent Falsterbo Horse Show’s arena. There are plenty of interesting bird and birding-related activities available for everyone.

    Location: Falsterbo

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