Best time to visit Stockholm

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8 THINGS TO DO IN STOCKHOLM (DECEMBER 02 - DECEMBER 11)

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

mid-November–December  • event

A heart-melting Scandinavian holiday tradition

Halloween

Halloween

late September–late December • event

Discover Sweden's dark and scary secrets

Swedish Bandy

Swedish Bandy

September–May • event

A wild mix of hockey and football is one of Sweden's favorite sports

Glogg

Glogg

November–January • food

Swedish mulled wine with raisins, cinammon, and almonds!

Pepparkakor or Gingersnaps

Pepparkakor or Gingersnaps

November–January • food

The obsession with Christmas starts with these delicious cookies!

Safran Season

Safran Season

December 1–December 13 • food

With Lucia approaching, safran is all around! Enjoy!

Julmust

Julmust

December • food

Sweden has its own Christmas coke!

Kanelbullar or Cinnamon Rolls

Kanelbullar or Cinnamon Rolls

December • food

A typical Swedish bun is also a symbol of winter and perhaps the best way to survive during the dark days

14 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Midsummer (Midsommar)

Midsummer (Midsommar)

out of rangeJune 26, 2021 • event

Originating from pagan times, this holiday is a celebration of everything summery and Swedish

Surströmming or Sour Herring

Surströmming or Sour Herring

out of rangelate August–early September • food

Every country has its own weird food and Sweden is no exception

Sigtunarännet

Sigtunarännet

out of rangeFebruary 15, 2020 • event

Follow the old Viking​ route on skates together with a crowd of enthusiasts like yourself

Honey

Honey

out of rangeMay–September • food

Sweden is famous for its organic honey

National Day

National Day

canceledJune 6 • event

A day of many picnics and joyful partying

Pickled Herring

Pickled Herring

out of rangeDecember 24–December 25 • food

A typical Christmas dish made of fermented herring with sugar and onions

St Lucia Day

St Lucia Day

out of rangeDecember 12–December 13 • event

One of the celebrations that light up the gloomy winter season

Kräftskiva: Crayfish Party

Kräftskiva: Crayfish Party

out of rangeAugust • food

Enjoy a jolly time eating crayfish with a chef's hat on!

Semla Dessert

Semla Dessert

out of rangeFebruary • food

The first week of February is all about fatty treats!

Easter

Easter

out of rangeApril 4, 2021 • event

Easter in Sweden is full of traditions connected to the celebrations of spring, nature awakening, and family reunions—but with a twist!

Svartsoppa for St Martin's Day

Svartsoppa for St Martin's Day

out of rangeNovember 11 • event

St Martin is a day of geese! People gather for huge festive meals and eat special food!

Highschool Graduation

Highschool Graduation

out of rangeMay–June • event

Don't be surprised if you see vans full of highschool kids waving and shouting to you

Melodifestivalen

Melodifestivalen

out of rangeFebruary 6–March 13, 2021 (without an audience, online) • event

This is one of the few cases when something bad is so bad that it becomes cool

Påskmust

Påskmust

out of rangeApril 4, 2021 • food

Sweden has its own Easter coke!