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2 THINGS TO DO IN STOCKHOLM

Honey

May–September • food

Sweden is famous for its organic honey

Highschool Graduation

May–June • event

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

18 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Kräftskiva: Crayfish Party

August • food

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

Surströmming or Sour Herring

late August • food

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

Midsummer

June 23, 2018 • event

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

Pickled Herring

December 24–December 25 • food

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

Semla Dessert

February • food

The first week of February is all about fatty treats!

National Day

June 06 • event

A day of many picnics and joyful partying

Vikingarännet

February (TBA) • event

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

Swedish Bandy

September–May • event

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

Safran Season

December 01–December 13 • food

With Lucia approaching, safran is all around! Enjoy!

Julmust

December • food

Sweden has its own Christmas coke!

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

December 13 • event

This day is one of the celebrations that lights up the gloomy winter season

Easter

April 21, 2019 • event

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

Glogg

November–January • food

Swedish mulled wine with raisins, cinammon, and almonds!

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!

Pepparkakor or Gingersnaps

November–January • food

The obsession with Christmas starts with these delicious cookies!

Påskmust

April 21, 2019 • food

Sweden has its own Easter coke!

Melodifestivalen

February 03–March 10, 2018 • event

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