Your complete guide to all the Easter related events in Stockholm throughout Easter break. In Sweden, Easter is called “Påsklov”. Påsklov in Stockholm 2018 for the whole family, but mostly for kids.
What's on Easter Break 2018 in Stockholm
Easter in Stockholm for kids 2018. Your quick and easy guide to what’s on this Easter in Stockholm for kids and the not so big kids, too. Who doesn’t love a good egg hunt??
Easter break at Skansen
Stockholm’s most celebrated Easter festival is at Skansen, the outdoor museum and anthropological garden. It’s a wonderful festival with tonnes of activities for kids; from påskpyssel, glass blowing, hand made arts and crafts at the market, music, singing and egg rolling, plus so much more!
On Thurs 29th March all Påskkärring and Påskgubber get into Skansen for free (15 years and under).
OBS!! For a short time over Easter (26th Mar – 15th April) Junibacken and Skansen have teamed up to offer a all inclusive ticket for both attractions.
Fantastic value for money for both attractions over Easter break:
Adult 250 kr (ordinary price 304 kr)
Kids 4–15 år 170 kr (ordinary price 209 kr)
Dance @ Artipelag
Intergalactic Underwater Palace is a Riksteatern and Cullbergballeten co-production. A sensational dance production for kids between the ages of 8-13. The show will challenges your senses and create a journey through another galaxy.
How does my body feel under water?
How would a robot behave in a royal palace?
Can we just imagine it or can we actually experience it?
The show starts on the 4th April, 12pm at Artipelag on Värmdo. You can grab your tickets via Artipelag’s website.
Påsklov at the Royal Stables
Visit the horses in the stable, try a tricky word search and join a mini guided tour at 15:00 in English. Refreshments will be served in the café. Lemonade and a cookie for all the kids. Other refreshments will be available at cost price.
Admission: SEK 50 per person. Free entry for children under the age of 7. Includes the tour, and lemonade and cookie for under twelve years old. Littlebearabroad events calendarSee event notice in the .
Egg hunts at the Royal Palace
Little Prince Gustav (III) usually manages to get up to mischief during the holidays in the Palace. This time he has hidden Easter eggs in the Palace’s grand State rooms! Egg Hunt at the Royal Palace 30 March–8 April.
The activity, suitable for ages 5 to 10, is available during the Palace’s opening hours 10:00–16:00 daily. There’s a reward for any young hunters who help look for the Easter eggs during the school holiday! You can find all the details on Royal Palaces’ calendar.
The activity is available in Swedish, Finnish, English and Russian.
Påsklov at the Opera
On the 3rd and 5th of April, the Royal Opera is hosting two concerts starting at 11am for Children. Taking place in the Gold Hallway of the Opera House, the concert lasts for 35 minutes each. The show is recommended for kids 5 years and over.
To get tickets for the Easter event, check out the Royal Opera’s website. If you’d like to know more about the kid’s programme at the Royal Opera House, you can click on the link to our events calendar which will take you to their Kid’s Saturday workshops.
Clarion Hotel egg hunt - Stockholm
Taking place all over Stockholm – Östermalm, Södermalm, Kungsholmen and City on Thurs, 29th March and starting at 6am.
The Swedish word for egg hunt is “äggjakt” so look out for signs around the areas above. There are between 20-100 eggs being hidden by each hotel and they include prizes such as pillow sets, breakfasts and luxury over night stays.
You can find out more about the golden eggs that will be hidden and the social media campaign behind the hashtag #ClarionEggHunt2018
Bergianska Trädgård - Chocolate and Marzipan
Ever wondered what other people eat at Easter? Bergianska Trädgård Easter exhibition explores where chocolate and marzipan come from.
From 3rd of April to the 6th April, guided tours of the Edvard Andersons växthus to find all the sweet and sugary treats from nature. Suitable for kids between the age of 6 and 10 (although younger siblings are most welcome).
The guided tour is on daily between the 3rd and 6th April at 1pm.
Easter flower show at Ulriksdal slott
See the Easter flower show, with floral arrangements and historic costumes that bring the natural joy of the Romantic period to life. The playful, colourful display is being shown alongside the National Museum’s sculptures in the Orangery in Ulriksdal Palace Park.
Easter flowers such as grape hyacinths, snowdrops, tulips and pansies all contribute towards a fantastic experience filled with fragrance and colour.
The show will be on display until from 30th March – 8th April open between 11:00 – 16:00.
Påsklov på Nordiskamuseet
Always guaranteed a brilliant programme of events at Nordiska during the holidays. Easter is no different. From the 24th March – 8th April the museum is hosting egg hunts, egg rolling and travelling back in time, hundreds of years at the lekstuga.
For all the details you can find more information on the Nordiska museet website.
Pirate Easter break!
On the 3rd til the 8th April come to the Ethnographic Museum and hear about the pirates who lived in the Caribbean and along the coast of America on our family view.
Design your own pirate flag, decorate your own eye-patch, bandana and pirate sword in our workshop so you can become a real pirate!