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Swedish National Day 2019

National Day in Sweden is a holiday and there are plenty of celebrations around Stockholm.


Nationaldagen på Skansen

Celebrate Sweden’s National Day at Skansen with flag workshops, face painting, and many fantastic children’s activities. The day ends with a spectacular, celebrity packed concert on Solliden Stage in the presence of the Royal Family as the sun-set across Stockholm. Spine-tingling stuff!

Look out for:

  • – Retro and vintage games (stilts, hopp-scotch, sack races).
  • – Don’t forget to visit your favourite animals.
  • – Get a real taste for the history and folklore of Sweden.
  • – Try out some traditional Swedish folk dancing.


When: Thursday 6th June, 10-19:30.

Where: Skansen outdoor museum, Djurgården

Cost: 195 SEK (adults), 60 SEK (children)



Drottningholm Palace Park welcomes visitors of all ages to their National Day celebration on Thurs 6th June 2019.

Look out for:

  • – Parkour
  • – Bark boat building
  • – Acrobatics Show
  • – Bröderna Lindgren
  • – Drop-in wedding
  • – and, a citizenship ceremony.


When; Thurs 6th June 2019, 10:00 – 17:00

Where: Drottningholm Palace, 178 02 Drottningholm

Cost: 200 SEK (adults); 100 SEK (children 7-17)



The sea-port of Strängnäs, just north of Stockholm, is celebrating National Day with a city full of events and activities. Strängnäs is a stunning little seaside village in the northern part of the Stockholm Archipelago.

Look out for:

  • – Concerts at Strängnäs Cathedral
  • – Guided city tours
  • – Crafts fair
  • – National Days concert in Gyllenhjelmstorget


When: Thurs 6th June 2019, 09:00-21:00

Where: Strängnäs

Cost: Free



Celebrate Sweden’s National Day at Hågelbyparken with Tobbe Trollkarl, Gycklargruppen Trix, Parrot shows and Cadillac cars.

As well as the usual singing, dancing and flag waving, you can expect ponyriding, miniature train, Lotto games and allsång. A truly carnival atmosphere in a rare setting, the grounds of the beautiful Hågelbyparken.

Look out for:

  • – Tobbe Trollkarl show
  • – Hälser new Swedish citizens in Botkyrka Kommun
  • – Petting Zoo at Hågelby 4H


When: Thurs 6th June, 11:00 – 16:00

Where: Hågelbyparken, Tumba

Cost: 0 SEK


Skokloster Palace

Skokloster Palace, set in the north of Stockholm, closer to Uppsala. Half-hour tours showing the unfinished hall and Carl Gustav Wrangel’s rust chamber. Show and market Food and market in the area, music and shows on stage. Arranged in collaboration with Håbo municipality.


When: Thurs 6th June 2019, 11:00-17:00

Where: Skokloster Palace, Håbo Kommun

Cost: Free Entry


Haga Park National Day

During National Day, the Royal Opera, together with Solna City and the Royal Court, invites you to a great celebration in the Hagaparken – this year in the presence of .HH. The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel.

Take part in a packed program on the big stage, buss och lek, and dressing up for all ages at Koppartälten. Bring friends and family – celebrate with singing, dancing, music and picnics in the green!

Look out for:

  • – The Story of Gustav III
  • – Kid’s activities at the Copper Tents
  • – The Summer Concert with Ballet
  • – Singing of the Swedish national anthem, Du Gamla, Du Fri


When: Thursday 6th June, 11:00 – 16:00

Where: Hagaparken, Brunnsviken

Cost: 0 SEK


Humlegården 400

National Day 2019 coincides with Humlegården’s 400 year anniversary. A full day of celebrations with music and dance on stage, activities around the park and open house at Kungligabibliotek.

Look out for:

  • – Pop-up Theatre
  • – Cycle show from Freestyle FTB between 13:00 – 15:00
  • – BBQ
  • – Outdoor street-painting
  • – Flag workshops
  • – Guided tours of Humlegården.


When: Thurs 6th June 2019, 12:00 – 16:00

Where: Humlegården Park, Östermalm

Cost: FREE



National Day is RACE DAY… and a whole day out for the family. The program includes gallop races which are framed by live music, the national anthem, hat parade, children’s area, pony races, and other fun activities.


Look out for:

  • – Shirin & Renaida performing live.
  • – Children’s area.
  • – Children’s hat parade.
  • – Hat Parade with the first prize as a night in Såstaholm Hotell & Konferens.


When: Thurs 6th June 2019, 11:30 – 16:30

Where: Gärdet, Stockholm

Cost: Free entry



Possibly one of the largest inner-city celebrations for National Day, Rålambshovsparken.  There is so much taking part that it’s difficult to know what is best!

Activities will take place both at Rålambshovsparken and Smedsuddsbadet.

Look out for:

  • – Parkteatern performances
  • – Kulturskolan performing at the Amphitheatre
  • – Bouncy castle and face-painting
  • – Pony riding
  • – Try out climbing
  • – Try out basketball


When: Thurs 6th June 2019, 12:00 – 18:00

Where: Rålambshovsparken, Kungsholmen

Cost: Free


Your local National Day celebrations

If you’re looking for something a little closer to home, and maybe a bit smaller, you can find a listing of locally organised, kommun supported celebrations on the Stockholm Stad website.












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