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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Sep 27 – Oct 3 all-day
12:00 am
Gothenburg’s most colourful festival – West Pride – will see the city decorated with 500 rainbow flags. Expect 250 different events,...
Gothenburg
Oct 1 – Nov 7 all-day
12:00 am
The town of Alingsås will be especially dazzling this autumn, thanks to the return of a very special event. Each...
Alingsås
Oct 1 – Oct 3 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Oct 8 – Oct 10 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Oct 9 – Oct 11 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Oct 9 @ 11:10 am
11:10 am
Feel like a challenging bit of exercise on your trip to Stockholm? The city’s annual marathon is an unforgettable event...
Stockholms Stadion, Lidingövägen
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
12:00 am
Now in its 15th year, the independent art fair called Supermarket aims to give independent artists from around the world...
Skrapan
Oct 15 – Oct 17 all-day
12:00 am
Yes, it’s true: Stockholm’s very own sausage fest will be taking place at the spectacular Munich Brewery, right in the...
Eriksbergshallen and Munchenbryggriet, Stockholm
Oct 15 – Oct 24 all-day
12:00 am
Forget ABBA and Avicii! In Stockholm this October, the cheesy pop and electronic beats will be replaced by swing, beebop,...
Various locations
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
12:00 am
Love, migration, indigenous identity and urban dislocation are just some of the themes likely to be tackled by international filmmakers...
Various locations
Oct 29 – Oct 30 all-day
12:00 am
These days, most big Scandinavian cities put on culture nights once or twice a year to get everyone together and...
Gothenburg
Oct 29 – Oct 30 all-day
12:00 am
Ice hockey is big in the Nordics, but there are plenty of equally gritty and intense sporting events taking place....
Gotland
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 30 @ 11:00 pm
5:00 pm
There is something brewing at Malmö’s former slaughterhouse turned atmospheric event venue, and it’s the inaugural edition of the Great...
Malmö
Nov 5 – Nov 7 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Nov 6 – Nov 8 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Nov 7 – Nov 9 all-day
12:00 am
If the dark days and cold weather have you down, then it’s time to get up and get your body...
multiple locations in Sweden
Nov 10 – Nov 21 all-day
12:00 am
Lighting up the dark days of autumn is the Stockholm Film Festival. The film bonanza, which boasts a wide and...
Stockholm
Nov 20 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
The cobbled streets are lightly dusted with a fresh layer of snow, candles glow in storefront windows and the ghost...
Stockholm
Nov 24 – Nov 28 all-day
12:00 am
The Umeå European Film Festival was started to showcase films that convey different understandings of European cinema. Ticket prices hadn’t...
Umeå
Dec 3 – Dec 5 all-day
12:00 am
Keen photographers will definitely want to check out Scandinavia’s largest photo fair, which comes to Stockholm this December. This massive...
Stockholm
Jan 26 – Jan 30 all-day
12:00 am
Many people might dislike the ice and snow of the long dark winter but in the town of Kiruna, in...
Kiruna
Feb 7 – Feb 13 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
Feb 8 – Feb 12 all-day
12:00 am
Every winter the interior design world comes to Scandinavia. The Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair is a massive week-long gathering...
Stockholm
Feb 18 – Feb 20 all-day
12:00 am
There will be something cheesy going on at Stockholm’s Münchenbryggeriet (The Munich Brewery) in the middle of February as the Ostfestivalen (Cheese Festival)...
Stockholm
Feb 19 all-day
12:00 am
Join the action in Stockholm as the home of the Swedish football national team is transformed into a giant obstacle...
Stockholm
Feb 24 – Feb 27 all-day
12:00 am
Rally Sweden is one of the biggest events in Värmland’s winter calendar, a time when hundreds of spectators gather and...
Värmland

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