Events in Sweden

September 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tjejmilen 06 September 2014

    This is the biggest sporting event in Sweden for women with 28,000 female runners and joggers of all ages.
    Everyone loves the scenic course through the royal park ”Djurgården” in central Stockholm. The distance is 10,000 metres.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Klarälvdalen Challenge 06 September 2014
    Klarälvdalen Challenge

    The Klarälvdalen Challenge offers Paddlers to test themselves: 84 km within 12 hours.

    Klarälven is one of Sweden’s classic paddling rivers, running through beautiful countryside in the north of Värmland. The Klarälvdalen Challenge offers paddlers the opportunity to test themselves over a substantial section of this great river.

    At “normal” water levels, Klarälven flows at around 2 – 2.5kms/hour and the Challenge course goes with the flow.

    There are no natural obstacles in the river but to ensure paddlers safety and reduce the risk of injury, 3 compulsory check points are included. Paddlers must get out their canoe or kayak to check in approximately 100 meters from the river.

    The event is open to single and double seat canoes and kayaks with cash prizes for all classes. The event is open to all types of kayak.

    Buoyancy vests must be worn by all participants.
    Minimum age for entry is 17 years old

    Location: Start ist Branäs, Värmland
  • Fresh Fish Fashion Fair 12 September 2014 - 14 September 2014
    Fresh Fish Fashion Fair

    Fresh Fish fashion fair is Sweden's Annual Fashion Fair & Competition. 3 eventful days filled with the most talented and fresh new designers.

    Location; The Swedish Exhibition And Congress Centre - Svenska Mässan

    Location: Gothenburg
  • The Autumn Fair - Harvest Festival 13 September 2014 - 29 September 2014
    The Autumn Fair - Harvest Festival

    At Skansen, the Autumn Fair is an annual fixture at which you will meet tavern waitresses, stable-lads, farmers and smallholders bringing this year’s produce to market. The fair is organized by Skansen’s Village Institute and it provides a taste of life at a country fair in the old days. Skansen’s Autumn Fair takes Place at the Bollnäs Square.

    Takes Place; September 13-14 and September 27-28.

    Location: Skansen, Stockholm
  • Stockholm Half Marathon 13 September 2014
    Stockholm Half Marathon

    The Stockholm Half Marathon is run on an inspiring and fast course through the inner city areas of Stockholm; Norrmalm, Vasastan, Kungsholmen, the Old Town and Södermalm. Start at the Royal Palace, finish at the city park in Kungsträdgården.
    During the race you will pass many of Stockholm’s most famous landmarks and buildings; Karlberg's Castle, the City Hall, the House of Nobility, the Royal Palace, the Swedish Parliament and the Royal Opera House.  
    The difference between the highest and the lowest point of the course is 27 metres.
    The distance is 21 098 metres.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Culture Heritage Day - In the footsteps of war 14 September 2014
    Culture Heritage Day - In the footsteps of war

    Heritage Day will help to create an understanding and interest in the heritage and cultural environments. At various events around the country, we show cultural sites, cultural landscapes and historical buildings and sites and tells the stories surrounding them.

    Location: All Sweden
  • Umeå Taste Festival 17 September 2014 - 21 September 2014
    Umeå Taste Festival

    Umeå Centre will be filled with street food mixed with local and regional producers, food court, food market and a packed program!

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Kulturnatten i Lund (Lund Culture Night) 20 September 2014
    Kulturnatten i Lund (Lund Culture Night)

    Kulturnatten i Lund (the Lund Culture Night) is a unique manifestation of arts and culture, taking place in the city of Lund September 21st, 2013.
    Lund is filled with culture made by the people of Lund for the people of Lund. Events and activities carry on long into the night and are usually free. In the charming city centre between 300 and 400 events compete for attention. The historically exciting city of Lund becomes a dramatic backdrop to a wide range of cultural expressions. Most events are free of Charge.

    Location: Lund
  • Survival Kit Umeå 20 September 2014 - 19 October 2014
    Survival Kit Umeå

    Survival Kit Umeå is an international contemporary art festival exploring the theme of local and global survival. The month-long festival is filled with visual art, music, food and film as well as discussions, seminars and lectures by invited artists and activists.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Öland's Harvest Festival 25 September 2014 - 28 September 2014
    Öland's Harvest Festival

    Öland´s Harvest Festival (Ölands Skördefest) attracted a lot of visitors already during its first year in 1997 and has grown into Swedens most popular autumn festival. The festival revives an ancient farmers tradition of celebrating Michaelmas, the closure of the growing season of the year, when the harvest was collected and the animals were brought into the stable for the winter. This was followed by a large Michaelmas feast, a celebration surpassed only by the Christmas celebrations, and Michaelmas markets, where the newly harvested products were traded. Ölands Harvest festival builds on this tradition and is used as a springboard for exhibiting off the islands fine cuisine and introducing new food products and rich culture.

    Location: Öland
  • Lund International Fantastic Film Festival 25 September 2014 - 05 October 2014
    Lund International Fantastic Film Festival

    Lund International Fantastic Film Festival is Scandinavia's largest festival for fantastic film. The idyllic city of Lund in Southern Sweden becomes a meeting place for filmmakers, audiences, and business from all over the world.


    Location: Lund
  • Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival with Taste Experience 25 September 2014 - 27 September 2014
    Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival with Taste Experience

    The most enjoyable weekends of the year!
    The exhibition takes place at Factory in Nacka Strand, the 25th - 27th of September and the 2nd - 4th of October. A manifestation to increase knowledge of beer and whiskey. All this in an enjoyable atmosphere.
    The exhibition is internationally highly ranked. It is Europes largest beer exhibition and the worlds largest whiskey exhibition! This year we will break a record with over 1.300 beer, whisky and calvados exhibitors.
    This year it's extended with a whole new hall - Taste Experience.

    Location: Nacka Strand, Stockholm
  • Göteborg International Book Fair 25 September 2014 - 28 September 2014
    Göteborg International Book Fair

    Göteborg International Book Fair is the biggest book fair in Scandinavia and a meeting place for authors, publishers, agents, teachers and librarians. It is also a major event for media people. Here you will find many of the Nordic and Swedish authors and publishers — it's the right place to meet established authors and get to know the new names.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Lights in Alingsås 26 September 2014 - 06 November 2014
    Lights in Alingsås

    Every year leading lighting designers from all over the world visit Alingsås. Each of them has selected a public environment in Alingsås in advance and has accepted the assignment to create exciting lighting with the help of students participating in workshops. The assignment is full of creative challenges and developing work. Besides the competence improving part, Lights in Alingsås is also a significant international meeting place for lighting designers, students, and trade people. The results are marketed and exhibited to trade representatives, the general public and the media during October.

    Location: Alingsås
  • DreamHack Stockholm 26 September 2014 - 27 September 2014
    DreamHack Stockholm

    DreamHack Stockholm will gather world class eSports and the sensational Swedish Game Industry in one event, where lectures, congress and hackathons will be a natural part of the event. In addition to this, DreamHack will invite international Keynote Speakers to hold presentations live on-stage and make DreamHack Stockholm the most important B2B-event in the Swedish Game Industry today.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Ladies Curling Cup 26 September 2014 - 28 September 2014
    Stockholm Ladies Curling Cup

    Stockholm Ladies Curling Cup is an international women’s curling event on the Curling Champions Tour and the World Curling Tour, held just outside beautiful Stockholm

    Location: Danderyd Curling Arena, Stockholm
  • Lidingöloppet 26 September 2014 - 27 September 2014

    Welcome to the worlds largest cross country race! Lidingöloppet is without a doubt a challenge for most people irrespective of which distance you choose to run.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Apple market in Kivik 27 September 2014 - 28 September 2014
    Apple market in Kivik

    Harvest festival with the focus on apples. Two-day festival that always attracts around 20,000 visitors who listen to music, see the world´s biggest picture made from apples and follow guided tours of the apple factories of Äppelriket Österlen (the Österlen Apple Kingdom) and Kiviks Musteri (Kivik´s Juicery).

    Location: Kivik, Skåne


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