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Tid för festivalen

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Always the third weekend in May, all are welcome to experience and taste the rich culture of Sweden in Kingsburg. This event is filled with entertainment, food and fun. It all begins on Thursday night with Pea Soup and Pancake dinner and the crowning of the Festival Queen. Followed by Friday night with a Swedish Smörgåsbord. Start your Saturday morning with a traditional Svenska Pancake Breakfast. Stay for the Grand Parade later in the morning. The Swedish Village is filled with specialty shops, there you can also see more of the Swedish Culture in the Swedish Cultural Village on Draper Street and discover many food, craft booths and entertainment.


Thursday May 14th & Friday May 15th

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Thursday, May 14th 5pm-8pm

SWEDISH PEA SOUP & PANCAKE DINNER

5:30pm to 7pm Draper Street-Downtown

Pea Soup & Pancakes $10

Pea Soup Only $5

Pancakes Only $6


CROWNING OF THE SWEDISH QUEEN

6:30pm on Draper Street - Downtown


SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT

5pm to 8pm on Draper Street – Downtown

(List available at Chamber Office)


DOWNTOWN BOUTIQUES

& RESTAURANTS OPEN

5pm to 8pm on Draper Street - Downtown

(List available at Chamber Office)

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Friday, May 15th 4pm-9pm

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER DRESS

REVIEW & AWARD CEREMONY

4pm Downtown Park - Pavilion

SWEDISH SMÖRGÅSBORD
5:30pm to 7:30pm Downtown Park - Pavilion
Adult Dinner $15
Childs Plate $5

SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT
5:30pm to 9:00pm Downtown Park
(List available at Chamber Office)

FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW
8am to 8pm Village Mall

DOWNTOWN BOUTIQUES & RESTAURANTS OPEN
5pm to 8pm on Draper Street – Downtown
(List available at Chamber Office)


Saturday May 16

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SWEDISH PANCAKE BREAKFAST

7am to 10am Downtown Park - Pavilion

Breakfast: $7 - Pancakes, Peaches, Sausage & Drinks

SWEDISH ENTERTAINMENT
8am to 9am Downtown Park
(List available at Chamber Office)

DALA HORSE TROT
7am to 9am Downtown - Fire Station
10K and 2-Mile Runs

DECORATING OF THE MAYPOLE
7:30am to 9am Downtown Park

Festival Arts & Craft Fair
8am- 4pm- Draper Street, Downtown

Flower & Garden Show
8am- 4pm- Draper Street, Downtown

SWEDISH CULTURAL VILLAGE
8am to 5pm Draper Street - Downtown

Dala Horse Trot Awards 9am - City Hall Parade Stage

Battle of the Badge Blood Drive 
10am-2pm- Marion St- Downtown

WELCOME CEREMONY & Hambo Dance Demonstration 
10am Downtown - City Hall

SWEDISH FESTIVAL GRAND PARADE
10:30am to 12:00pm Draper Street

RAISING OF THE MAYPOLE & DANCING
12pm Draper Street - Downtown
After the Grand Parade

SWEDISH ENTERTAINERS 12pm to 4pm Cultural Village - Downtown (List available at Chamber Office)

Kingsburg Historical Park (Sierra Street East of the high school ) Open 11AM to 3PM Free admission.

Sacred Concert 1pm- Kingsburg Community Church

PRESENTATION OF Parade AWARDS 2pm- Kingsburg Train Depot

GAMMALDANS-DANCING “Come Learn Swedish Dancing”
7:30pm to 10pm Downtown Park - Stage