Plenty to see and do for the whole family
From dancing around the Midsummer Pole to a gnome scavenger hunt, there's something to do for everyone.
Popular activities like flower crown making may end early if supplies run out, so come early!
The fresh summer greenery of nature is said to contain magic. Embrace the enchantment of nature by crafting your own floral Midsummer crown, a centuries-old Scandinavian tradition believed to harness the magic of summer greenery and ensure good health. Create a stunning crown using vibrant flowers, verdant leaves, and delicate birch branches.
Food & Drink
Satisfy your cravings with delectable Nordic cuisine and refreshing beverages from our beer & wine garden. Tempt your taste buds with offerings from The League of Swedish Societies, Broder Söder, Carina's Bakery, and more!
Experience Nordic beer on tap from Ridgewalker Brewing, savor exquisite mead from Oran Mor Artisan Mead, and relish drinks served by Nordic Northwest and Broder Söder.
Stroll through the venue and discover an array of Nordic vendors from across the Pacific Northwest. Explore vintage treasures, artisan crafts, and Nordic gear, while also learning about non-profit organizations that promote Nordic programming in the region. With a plethora of unique items and gifts on offer, you're sure to find something special!
Lawn Games & Crafts
Unleash your inner child with fun-filled lawn games and crafts for all ages. Test your strength in a friendly tug-of-war, try your hand at the traditional game of Kubb, or embark on a gnome-themed scavenger hunt. Enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, and more!
Presented by The League of Swedish Societies, join in the 96th annual raising of the Midsummer Pole, an Oregon Heritage Tradition. Engage in the jubilant dance around the Midsummer Pole when the sun reaches its zenith, heralding the arrival of the summer season. Adorned with blossoms and birch, the Midsummer Pole stands as a symbol of the festivities. Don't miss the parade and gathering, the highlight of Saturday's celebration – let summer begin!
Experience combat and history come alive with the Timberhaven Vikings. Travel back in time with historical and craft demonstrations of how Vikings lived. Marvel at the impressive 20-foot replica of a Viking ship featured in the Starlight Parade.