Midsummer celebration in Sigtuna

Midsummer celebration in Sigtuna

Welcome to celebrate traditional Swedish midsummer in Sigtuna. All around the destination, you can dance around the maypole and play traditional midsummer games. Extend your visit with dinner and an overnight stay at the Sigtuna Foundation, 1909 Sigtuna Stadshotell or Wenngarn Hotel and Conference.


Traditional Midsummer Celebration

Sigtuna town
22 June, 7 pm
Come and help decorating the Maypole in Sigtuna Museum’s garden. Bring flowers and the whole family!

23 June, 2 pm
We gather in Sigtuna Museum’s garden at 2 pm and thereafter march to Borgmästarängen where the folk dance group ”Märsta Folkdansgille” leads the traditional dance.
Organizer: Sigtuna Hembygdsförening

22 June, 6 pm
Join the Maypole decoration ceremony at Råbergsvallen, everybody is welcome! Please bring your own flowers for the decoration.

23 June, 2.30 pm
We gather at Råbergsvallen and carry the Maypole all together to the playground nearby.

3 pm
Dance the traditional midsummer dances around the Maypole. Let the kids play games, participate in lotteries and have a Swedish ”fika”.
Organizers: Rosersbergs IK, Föreningen Rosersberg Villastad

23 June, 11.30 am
Traditional midsummer festivities in Sätunaparken, Märsta. Folk dance led by Märsta Folkdansgille and games around the Maypole.
Organizers: Märsta Folkdansgille 

23 June, 12 pm
Midsummer worship in Lunda church.

1 pm
We gather by the grass court of the church. A cortege of tractors will arrive with flower arrangements.

3 pm
We raise the Maypole together with music, dance and games. All the children get free ice cream! The café in the old school will be open all day.
Organizers: Lunda Hembygdsförening

23 June, 12 pm
We meet up by Vidbo parish house. Dance around the Maypole, participate in the fishpond and lotteries, enjoy a coffee.
Organizers: Vidbo Centerkvinnor


Midsummer lunch and dinner

Midsummer package at Sigtunastiftelsen (the Sigtuna Foundation)
After you have danced traditional Swedish midsummer dances you can check in at Sigtunastiftelsen. Enjoy the midsummer menu of the evening with traditional midsummer food such as herring and strawberries. Call +46(0)8 592 589 00 to reserve your dinner or overnight stay.

Midsummer dinner at 1909 Sigtuna Stadshotell
Spoil yourself with a delicious 4-course meal with a beautiful view over lake Malaren. Book a table by calling +46(0)8 592 501 00.

Herring Buffet at Wenngarn Hotel and Conference
Enjoy the traditional midsummer food herring in different tastes for lunch. Book a table by calling + 46 (0)8-599 29 330.

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