Norskedalen’s 40th Midsummer Fest

Jun 18, 2022

10:00 am - 04:00 pm

N455 O. Ophus Road
Coon Valley, 54623

Event Website

(608) 452-3424

A traditional Norwegian holiday, Midsummer Fest celebrates the longest day of the short Scandinavian summer. At Norskedalen, we add the celebration of the Norwegian-American heritage to our Midsummer Fest. Join us between 10-4 on June 18 and enjoy:
~ demonstrations of blacksmithing, ropemaking, corn shelling, flintknapping and bee keeping
~ a wide variety of traditional fiber arts such as spinning, weaving, knitting, embroidery, Hardanger embroidery and more.
~ traditional Norwegian folk arts of rosemaling and wood carving
~ Norwegian Fjord horses plus Emma the Donkey
~ horse-drawn wagon rides
~ Docent-led tours of the Historic Bekkum Homestead and the Helga Gundersen Arboretum
~ Entertainment throughout the day by the Wergeland Dancers, Buddy Rundhaugen, David Hartman, Saner & Gibbons, and the GrassRun Band
~ Traditional Norwegian open-faced sandwiches, lefse, strawberry shortcake, tapped rootbeer and more
~ Too many more wonderful things to list – come and join us at Norskedalen’s 40th Midsummer Fest!!