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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Nov 1 – Nov 18 all-day
12:00 am
November is widely considered by Swedes to be the most depressing month of the year. It’s cold and dark, and...
Various locations
12:00 am
Lights, camera, action! The Stockholm International Film Festival (SIFF) is back, promising yet more magic moments on the big screen....
Stockholm
Nov 16 – Nov 18 all-day
12:00 am
In the brief window from October until the first snow begins to fall, it’s truffle season on Gotland. Often called...
Gotland
Nov 23 @ 4:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
If you’ve had enough of mulled wine, cookies and carols for while, you will be pleased to find this non-traditional...
Gothenburg
Nov 24 – 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
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Once used to store heavy artillery, the 17th-century building known as Kronhuset now oozes a peaceful atmosphere, making it the...
Gothenburg
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm
10:00 am
The procession of Lucia (Saint Lucy) has turned into a celebration of light in the dark Scandinavian winter, and few...
Stockholm
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Fire-spewing stunts in a hardcore, post-apocalyptic universe? It’s not normally what you’d expect from a Christmas show at a nice...
Gothenburg
12:00 am
Skansen is a much-loved gathering place for Stockholm locals when it comes to big celebrations throughout the year – and New Year’s...
Stockholm
12:00 am
The world – or at least the Swedish city of Trollhättan – will be your oyster on January 26th, as...
Trollhättan
Feb 1 – Mar 9 all-day
12:00 am
Two wins and four top-five places this decade, and six first places overall: Sweden is Eurovision royalty. But why does...
Various locations
Feb 7 – Feb 9 all-day
12:00 am
Dress up warm before heading to Jokkmokk, a small town of 3000 inhabitants that lies in Swedish Lapland, just north...
Jokkmokk
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