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.

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    Location: Nordiska Museet, Stockholm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vasaloppet - the challenge 28 February 2015 - 08 March 2015
    Vasaloppet - the challenge

    The world’s longest cross-country race between Sälen and Mora in Dalarna covering 90 km (56 miles) with some 30,000 participants. The week begins on the 27th of February, with something for the whole family, KortVasan, 30 km in classic style from Oxberg. Then follow TjejVasan, Öppet spår, HalvVasan, StafettVasan and the whole week culminating with Vasaloppet itself on March 8.

    Location: Dalarna
  • The Wilderness Fair 06 March 2015 - 08 March 2015
    The Wilderness Fair

    The products, the places, the experiences. Everything within outdoor, adventure, fishing, canoeing, scuba diving and travel. Try-out activities and seminars for elite and beginner.

    Location: Stockholm
  • BUFF Film Festival 2015 09 March 2015 - 14 March 2015
    BUFF Film Festival 2015

    BUFF, the International Children and Young People’s Film Festival in Malmö, was founded in 1984 and is a non-profit organization. The aim was, and still is, to screen good films for children and young people as well as adults. A meeting place for people working with children, young people and film.

    Location: Malmö
  • Haglöfs Arctic Weekend 12 March 2015 - 15 March 2015
    Haglöfs Arctic Weekend

    Come with us to Riksgränsen on March 12-15 2015 for a weekend full of skiing, product testing and other activities.

    Location: Riksgränsen
  • TUR 2015 20 March 2015 - 21 March 2015
    TUR 2015

    Annual travel and tourism trade fair. Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre

    Location: Gothenburg
  • The Liquorice Festival 2015 21 March 2015 - 22 March 2015
    The Liquorice Festival 2015

    Lakritsfestivalen - The Swedish Annual Liquorice Festival.
    The Swedish Annual Liquorice Festival is a celebration of the love for liquorice and a meeting place for liquorice lovers from all over Sweden and the rest of the world.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Nordic Gardens 26 March 2015 - 29 March 2015
    Nordic Gardens

    It's more than just a plant sale. It's a total gardening weekend at Stockholm International Fairs, Sweden. Seminars, open lectures and inspirational displays.


    Location: Stockholm
  • Easter celebration at Skansen 02 April 2015 - 06 April 2015
    Easter celebration at Skansen

    Easter week is celebrated at Skansen in different ways. On Maundy Thursday children all over Sweden dress up as witches to deliver Easter letters and receive candy.

    Location: Stockholm
  • The International Science Festival 13 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
    The International Science Festival

    With hundreds of activities and about 70,000 visits The International Science Festival in Gothenburg is one of Europe’s leading popular science events and the only one of its kind in Sweden.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Stockholm Art Week 14 April 2015 - 19 April 2015
    Stockholm Art Week

    Stockholm Art Week - A platform for the Stockholm art scene - was held for the first time 2013. Leading institutions, museums, fairs and other participants is arranging special events through out the week. 

    Location: Stockholm
  • MARKET ART FAIR 17 April 2015 - 19 April 2015

    MARKET ART FAIR is the Nordic region’s leading fair for contemporary art and a meeting place for everyone interested in the art world

    Location: Stockholm
  • Stockholm Culture Night 25 April 2015
    Stockholm Culture Night

    Stockholm Culture Night is the night when the cultural institutions of Stockholm come together to create a special and unforgettable experience. All with free admission!

    Location: Stockholm


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