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Consulate-GeneralNew York, USA

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Swedish Midsummer Festival 2024

10 Jun 2024

Join us for the annual Swedish Midsummer Festival, a vibrant celebration held at Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City. Hosted at the same location as last year, this event promises to bring the festive traditions of Swedish Midsummer to the heart of Manhattan!

Rockefeller Park, Battery Park City, Downtown Manhattan
Friday, June 21 | 5 PM to 9 PM | Rain or Shine

Find the festival area on Google Maps

Event Highlights:

  • Dance Around the Midsummer Pole: Enjoy traditional folk music and dance led by Ross Sutter, a renowned Scandinavian folklorist.
  • Live Music: Featuring Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis.
  • Picnic and Treats: Savor seasonal delicacies from local Swedish restaurants and food vendors.
  • Evening Entertainment: DJ Mademoiselle Carousel will set the vibe with her music. We also promise a special surprise artist!

Coming soon:

  • Midsummer NYC App: Launching soon - courtesy of Bontouch. Find all essential information, including an event map and program details.

Sustainability Focus: As in previous years, we are committed to sustainability. We encourage all guests and vendors to be mindful of their environmental impact by recycling and reducing plastic use.

Event Sponsors: This festival is co-presented by the Battery Park City Authority and the Consulate General of Sweden in New York, with support from leading Swedish companies: VolvoSwedbankHandelsbanken,SEBSASEricssonPatricia IndustriesTeakBonTouchBonBonFjällräven, and Bronx Brewery/Bastard Burgers.

Come rain or shine, we look forward to celebrating Swedish Midsummer with you!

Last updated 11 Jun 2024, 8.51 AM