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

  • 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
  • Uppsala Short Film Festival 24 October 2016 - 30 October 2016
    Uppsala Short Film Festival

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival takes place in October of every year and screens over 300 films in four cinemas in central Uppsala during one week.

    Location: Uppsala
  • Old Town Christmas Market 19 November 2016 - 23 December 2016
    Old Town Christmas Market

    Welcome to visit this famous, oldest and most traditional Christmas Market in Stockholm with a special cheery festive atmosphere! It is located in the heart of the Old Town (Gamla Stan) at Stortorget square (close to the Royal Palace).

    In the Old Town Christmas Market you will find Swedish Christmas sweets smoked sausages, reindeer, elkmeat and other delicacies.

    There is also Glögg (mulled wine), a range of Swedish handicrafts and decorative arts of high-quality workmanship.

    Open daily between 11.00 and 18.00 hours.

    Location: Old Town, Stockholm
  • Nobel Prize Day 10 December 2016
    Nobel Prize Day

    Nobel Prize Day Every year, on December 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf presents the Nobel Prizes in economics, chemistry, physics, medicine, and literature. The ceremony takes place in Konserthuset in Stockholm. Afterwards, a banquet for 1,200 invited guests is held in Blå Hallen in Stockholms Stadshus (City Hall). One hundred years ago marks the tenth time the Nobel Prizes were awarded according to Alfred Nobel's will.

    Location: Stockholm
  • 50 Shades Of Ink Tattoo Expo 14 April 2017 - 16 April 2017
    50 Shades Of Ink Tattoo Expo

    International Tattoo Convention with over 60 top tattooers from almost all over the world together with performers, traders and more.

    Location: Sundspärlan, Helsingborg Sweden


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