swed fest

Kingsburg's 51st Annual Swedish Festival

May 18 - 20, 2017

The ultimate Scandinavian Vacation the third weekend in May invites all who dare to experience and taste the rich culture of Sweden in Kingsburg. This event is filled with entertainment, food and fun. It all begins on Friday night with a Swedish Smorgasbord. Start your Saturday morning with a traditional Svenska Pancake Breakfast. The Swedish Village is filled with specialty shops, there you can also see more of the Swedish Culture in the Swedish Cultural Village on Draper Street and discover many food, craft booths and entertainment.

Thursday, May 18th 5pm-8pm

SWEDISH PEA SOUP & PANCAKE SUPPER
5:30pm to 7pm Draper Street-Downtown
Prepared By the Lions Club & Kingsburg Cancer Volunteers
Pea Soup & Pancakes $10.00
Pea Soup Only $5.00
Pancakes Only $6.00

CROWNING OF THE SWEDISH QUEEN
6:30pm on Draper Street - Downtown

SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT
5pm to 8pm on Draper Street – Downtown
(List available at Chamber Office)

DOWNTOWN BOUTIQUES
& RESTAURANTS OPEN
5pm to 8pm on Draper Street - Downtown
(List available at Chamber Office)

Friday, May 19th 4pm-9pm

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER DRESS
REVIEW & AWARD CEREMONY
4pm Downtown Park - Pavilion

SWEDISH SMÖRGÅSBORD
5:30pm to 7:30pm Downtown Park - Pavilion
Adult Dinner $12.00
Childs Plate $5.00

SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT
5:30pm to 9:00pm Downtown Park
(List available at Chamber Office)

FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
9am to 8pm Village Mall

CITY OF KINGSBURG’S MOBILE SKATE PARK
3pm to 7pm Workouts Unlimited Gym

LATE REGISTRATION DALA HORSE TROT
5pm to 7:30pm Chamber Office

DOWNTOWN BOUTIQUES & RESTAURANTS OPEN
5pm to 8pm on Draper Street – Downtown
(List available at Chamber Office)

Saturday, May 20th 7am-8:30pm

SWEDISH PANCAKE BREAKFAST
7am to 10am Downtown Park - Pavilion
Prepared By the Lions Club & Kingsburg Cancer Volunteers
Breakfast: $7.00 - Pancakes, Peaches, Sausage & Drinks

DALA HORSE TROT
7am to 9am Downtown - City Hall
10K and 2-Mile Runs

DECORATING OF THE MAYPOLE
7:30am to 9am Downtown Park
DALA HORSE TROT AWARDS
9am at City Hall - Parade Stage

WELCOME CEREMONY &
HAMBO DANCE DEMONSTRATION
10am Downtown - City Hall

SWEDISH FESTIVAL GRAND PARADE
10:30am to 12:00pm Draper Street

RAISING OF THE MAYPOLE & DANCING
12pm Draper Street - Downtown
After the Grand Parade

Saturday, May 20th Continued

CITY OF KINGSBURG’S MOBILE SKATE PARK
12pm to 7pm Workouts Unlimited Gym

SWEDISH CULTURAL VILLAGE
8am to 5pm Draper Street - Downtown

SWEDISH ENTERTAINERS
12pm to 4pm Cultural Village - Downtown
(List available at Chamber Office)

COMMUNITY CONCERT
1pm Kingsburg Community Church

PRESENTATION OF BAND AWARDS
1:30pm Downtown Park - Pavilion

FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
8am to 4pm Village Mall

FESTIVAL ARTS & CRAFT FAIR
8am to 4pm Draper Street - Downtown

GAMMALDANS-DANCING
“Come Learn Swedish Dancing”
7:30pm to 10pm Downtown Park - Stage

Saturday, May 20th Continued

EXPLORE KINGSBURG’S HISTORY
“Take the trolley”
12pm to 3pm

Kingsburg’s Historical Park
Concordia Lutheran Church Stain Glass
Kingsburg’s Historic Train Depot
(Information available at Chamber Office)