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
  • 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
    Website:
  • 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
    Website:
  • 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
  • Christmas at Mårbacka 30 October 2014 - 01 November 2014
    Christmas at Mårbacka

    Traditional christmas market with lots of artisans and a larder full of all the Christmas treats.

    You can also visit the home of Selma Lagerlöf.

    Location: Mårbacka, Värmland
  • Comic Con 30 October 2014 - 02 November 2014
    Comic Con

    Comic Con is the place to be for anyone who loves movies, tv series, comic books and gaming

    Location: Stockholm
    Website:
  • Wedding Fair 23 January 2015 - 25 January 2015
    Wedding Fair

    At the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, three days to give you inspiration for the most important day in life. For the 15th time, 120 exhibitors to becoming engaged couples gather to give inspiration.

    Location: Stockholm
    Website:
  • Göteborg International Film Festival 23 January 2015 - 02 February 2015
    Göteborg International Film Festival

    Welcome to the leading film festival in Scandinavia and – with an audience of 200 000 visitors a year –  one of the largest festivals in the world. In addition to the intense eleven day long festival we provide you with screenings, premieres, parties and seminars all year around.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • European Figure Skating Championships 26 January 2015 - 01 February 2015
    European Figure Skating Championships

    Experience the excitement and drama on the ice when some of the world’s greatest figure skaters compete for the medals. During the week the skaters, single men and ladies, pairs and ice dance couples, will compete in their Short Program and Free Skate. Be ready for some powerful skating, fantastic quadruple jumps and great entertaining programs!

    Location; Ericsson Globe Arena

    Location: Stockholm
  • Meeting You - A dance performance by Helena Franzén & Ori Flomin 28 January 2015 - 01 February 2015
    Meeting You - A dance performance by Helena Franzén & Ori Flomin

    Helena Franzén is one of Sweden’s foremost choreographers in contemporary dance, with over 70 works in 20 years. Helena and Ori met in New York back in the 90’s and have since then continuously met in different contexts in the dance world.

    Location: Stockholm
  • The 2015 Spring Salon 30 January 2015 - 29 March 2015
    The 2015 Spring Salon

    As always, the Spring Salon is Liljevalchs' proud kick-off to the new art year! To be selected or not to be selected to the exhibition, where all contributions are evaluated by a jury, that is the question for both well-established and non-established artistic practitioners.  For the audience, the Spring Salon offers a unique opportunity to see a wealth of diverse and unexpected, and perhaps expected, artistic expressions and techniques.  All the works exhibited at the Spring Salon are for sale.

     

    Location: Stockholm
    Website:
  • Göteborg Boat Show 31 January 2015 - 08 February 2015
    Göteborg Boat Show

    Boat fair with boats of all types and sizes.
    Svenska Mässan Exhibition and Congress Centre

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Stockholm Design Week 02 February 2015 - 08 February 2015
    Stockholm Design Week

    Scandinavian design is a well known and highly valued concept for design-interested people all over the world. The largest source of inspiration in this field is Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair. With the fair as its natural hub, the whole city gets involved as a large number of events, showrooms and parties are organized during the Stockholm Design Week.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Northern Light Fair 03 February 2015 - 07 February 2015
    Northern Light Fair

    Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is the world's largest meeting place for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design, for both home and public environments.

    Location; Stockholm International Fairs

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Furniture Fair 03 February 2015 - 07 February 2015
    Stockholm Furniture Fair

    The world´s largest meeting place for Nordic design.
    Furniture, lamps, design, textiles and interiors for homes, offices and public areas.

    Location: Stockholm, Älvsjö

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