swed fest

Kingsburg's 53rd Annual Swedish Festival

May 16 - 18, 2019

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. There will be a lot to see so keep checking back for more information!

Thursday, May 16th 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 17th 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 $15.00
Childs Plate $5.00

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

FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
8am to 8pm Village Mall

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

Saturday, May 18th 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

SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT
8am to 9am Downtown Park
(List available at Chamber Office)

DALA HORSE TROT
7am to 9am Downtown - Fire Station
10K and 2-Mile Runs

DECORATING OF THE MAYPOLE
7:30am to 9am Downtown Park

Festival Arts & Craft Fair
8am- 4pm- Draper Street, Downtown

Flower & Garden Show
8am- 4pm- Draper Street, Downtown

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

 

Saturday, May 18th Continued

 

Dala Horse Trot Awards 
9am - City Hall Parade Stage

Battle of the Badge Blood Drive 
10am-2pm- Marion St- Downtown

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 18th Continued

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

Sacred Concert
1pm- Kingsburg Community Church

PRESENTATION OF Parade AWARDS
2pm- Kingsburg Train Depot

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