Upcoming events in Sweden

Looking for things to do in Sweden? Check out our carefully curated calendar, which is packed with upcoming events! You’ll find all sorts of things going on, from traditional Swedish festivals in the countryside to cutting-edge events in big cities like Stockholm and Gothenburg. There’s a surprising amount happening across the country, including some real ‘only in Sweden’ events – from midsummer parties and oyster-opening championships to Santa-themed fun runs.

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Jul 29 – Aug 3 all-day
12:00 am
The largest Pride festival in the Nordic countries, Stockholm Pride pulls in thousands of revellers from the LGBT community in Europe...
Stockholm
12:00 am
Want to take part in a brutal swimming and running race that covers some 40km around some of the beautiful...
Gothenburg
Aug 6 – Aug 11 all-day
12:00 am
Göteborgs Kulturkalas is one of the largest cultural festivals in Scandinavia, drawing more than 1.5 million visitors every year. The...
Gothenburg
Aug 8 – Aug 10 all-day
12:00 am
Come and enjoy good food, fun times, and great music in the southern Swedish city of Kalmar this August at...
Kalmar
Aug 13 – Aug 17 all-day
12:00 am
For five days in August, Stockholm celebrates its richness and openness with a huge (and free!) cultural event that includes concerts,...
Stockholm
Aug 14 – Aug 18 all-day
12:00 am
While the popular Stockholm Film Festival takes place during the dark days of mid-November, the equally popular ‘Sommarbio’ is held...
Stockholm
Aug 17 @ 9:20 pm – 11:59 pm
9:20 pm
Tourists visiting Stockholm in the summer will be captivated by its crisp Scandinavian light late into the evening. But for...
Stockholm
12:00 am
Music fans shouldn’t miss this: a pop and dance music extravaganza taking place on two separate weekends in Sweden’s two...
Gothenburg & Stockholm
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
12:00 am
Foodies will flock to the islands of Fjäderholmarna at the end of the summer, as Stockholm’s archipelago turns into a...
Stockholm
12:00 am
Scandinavians love their bikes whether for the daily commute or a leisurely trip – and this event is the latter....
Stockholm
12:00 am
Just like Edinburgh, Stockholm has its own Fringe Festival. Although not as famous as its Scottish cousin, the 10th anniversary...
Stockholm
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Prepare for an exciting journey back into Scandinavia’s history, with the sights and sounds of heavy swords striking colourful shields...
Stockholm
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm
11:00 am
While Skansen is a popular go-to place all year around for a bit of idyllic time-travelling, the world’s oldest open-air...
Stockholm
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
12:00 am
Stockholm is a city of exciting architecture and wonderful urban areas and during three Open House days at the beginning...
Stockholm
12:00 am
You might want to diet for a couple of days, or at least go heavy on the veggies before hitting...
Stockholm
Feb 3 – Feb 9 all-day
12:00 am
Mad about Scandinavian design, or can’t tell a modernist from a functionalist? Either way, Stockholm Design Week is your chance...
Stockholm
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