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8 THINGS TO DO IN STOCKHOLM (DECEMBER 05 - DECEMBER 14)

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

mid-November–December • event

A heart-melting Scandinavian holiday tradition

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 01–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

St Lucia Day

St Lucia Day

December 12–December 13 • event

One of the celebrations that light up the gloomy winter season

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Midsummer

Midsummer

June 26, 2021 • event

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

Surströmming or Sour Herring

Surströmming or Sour Herring

late August–early September • food

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

Honey

Honey

May–September • food

Sweden is famous for its organic honey

National Day

National Day

June 06 • event

A day of many picnics and joyful partying

Pickled Herring

Pickled Herring

December 24–December 25 • food

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

Sigtunarännet

Sigtunarännet

February 15, 2020 • event

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

Semla Dessert

Semla Dessert

February • food

The first week of February is all about fatty treats!

Halloween

Halloween

mid-October–early November • event

Discover Sweden's dark and scary secrets

Kräftskiva: Crayfish Party

Kräftskiva: Crayfish Party

August • food

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

Easter

Easter

April 12, 2020 • 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

November 11 • event

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

Highschool Graduation

Highschool Graduation

May–June • event

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

Melodifestivalen

Melodifestivalen

February 01–March 07, 2020 • event

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

Påskmust

Påskmust

April 12, 2020 • food

Sweden has its own Easter coke!