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

  • 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
  • Viking Summer 2014 22 June 2014 - 24 August 2014
    Viking Summer 2014

    The Vikings are legendary, misunderstood and feared. Enjoy intriguing accounts of Viking society, and learn more about life in places such as the trading port of Birka. We have the largest collection of Viking Age objects in the world.

    Guided tours in English every day (except 28 July–1 August) at 11.00 and 13.00 and in Swedish at 14.00.

    Location: Stockholm
  • Falsterbo Horse Show 05 July 2014 - 13 July 2014
    Falsterbo Horse Show

    At Falsterbo Horse Show it is always as much Horse as Show. With almost a thousand horses and riders, fifty different disciplines and over six hundred people working in the Falsterbo Horse Show crew, you soon realize Falsterbo Horse Show is not just an ordinary event. It is a lifestyle, a venue and above all, the week of the summer everyone is waiting for.

    Location: Falsterbo
  • Evening theatre in Villekulla Cottage 07 July 2014 - 27 July 2014
    Evening theatre in Villekulla Cottage

    Pippi in the South Seas
    Pippi’s father Captain Efraim is being held captive by Blood Svente and Jocke the Knife in a prison dungeon far, far away on the island of Porto Peluse.

    We get to follow the exciting story about Pippi in the South Seas performed in a genuine South Pacific setting. Cannon salvoes, smoke, a pirate ship, sword fighting and wonderful singing and music make this evening one of the highlights of summer.

    The duration of the show is approx 75 minutes and it is performed Monday-Thursday weeks 28, 29 and 30.
    Showtime 19:30.

    Location: Astrid Lindgrens Värld, Southern Sweden
  • Vikings 09 July 2014 - 31 December 2014

    The Vikings are possibly best known as brutal robbers. Today there are many pictures and stories about the Vikings. They describe how they travelled around the world frightening the life out of people. This is not the true story of the Vikings.

    Location: 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
  • Danceweek in Malung 13 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Danceweek in Malung

    THE WORLDS GREATEST DANCEWEEK always in the middle of July (week 29) –

    6 dancefloors under roof
    3.000 m² dancefloors
    Over 50.000 visitors
    Nonstop dance – 7 evenings

    Over 80 danceteams from Sweden, Norway, Finland och Denmark. Thousands of visitors from whole Scandinavia. Daytime events. Campingsites with over 4.000 caravans.

    Happiness – Pleasure – Desire

    Location: Malung
  • Collector Swedish Open 13 July 2014 - 20 July 2014
    Collector Swedish Open

    The Collector Swedish Open (or Swedish Open Båstad) is an ATP World Tour 250 series tennis tournament on the ATP Tour held in Båstad, Sweden in July each year.

    Location: Båstad
  • Gothia Cup 13 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Gothia Cup

    Leading annual youth football tournament, with 1600 teams from 60 contries.

    Location: Gothenburg
  • Karlshamn Baltic Festival 16 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    Karlshamn Baltic Festival

    Each year, during a few magical summer days in July…

    ...our seaside town Karlshamn shows itself from its most charming and relaxed side. Then the town welcomes everyone to a festival of gigantic proportions – the Karlshamn Baltic Festival (Östersjöfestivalen).

    Location: Karlshamn
  • The Waterfalls Days in Trollhättan 18 July 2014 - 20 July 2014
    The Waterfalls Days in Trollhättan

    The Waterfalls days in Trollhättan is one of the oldest and largest cityfestivals in Sweden. The whole town is full of activities, life, and movement from early morning until late at night. The festival provides the show in the waterfall area every second hour during the festival.

    Location: Trollhättan
  • U x U Festival in Umeå 18 July 2014 - 19 July 2014
    U x U Festival in Umeå

    U x U is a music festival by the people for the people. Metaphorically speaking; the stages have been installed. They are already there. All revenues from ticket sales will consequently be directed towards filling these stages; with artists that is.

    Location: Umeå, Northern Sweden
  • Sweden Sky Race 24 19 July 2014
    Sweden Sky Race 24

    In the land of the Midnight Sun, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle where the sun shines around the clock, the inaugural Sweden Sky Race will be staged.

    Location: Björkliden, Northern Sweden
  • Ljungbackastämman in Sölvesborg 20 July 2014
    Ljungbackastämman in Sölvesborg

    Ljungbacka folk music festival in Sölvesborg's municipality in Blekinge

    A wide spectrum of folk music with instrumentalists and singers on the main stage and spontaneous sessions on the patios, under the old chestnut tree or between the birch trees. The house is open to all musicians and listeners.

    From 15.00-21.00

    Location: Sölvesborg, Southern Sweden
  • Emmabodafestivalen 22 July 2014 - 26 July 2014

    Artists like Paul Kalkbrenner, Chase & Status DJ Set & rage, Pretty Lights, DVBBS and Infected Mushroom (Retro Live Set) all meet at Emmabodafestivalen.

    Location: Emmaboda, Southern Sweden


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