Swedish Midsummer Festival! Marking the longest night of summer, this annual event in Wagner Park will feature traditional music by Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, folk dances from Barnklubben Elsa Rix and Swedish Folkdancers of New York, and pole dancing led by Scandinavian folklorist and singer Ross Sutter. Food will be presented by some of NY’s best Swedish restaurants including FIKA, The Shop at Scandinavia House, Russ & Daughters, Nordic Preserves, Smörgås Chef/Crepes du Nord, Sockerbit Sweet & Swedish, Red Rooster as well as Gigino’s. Activities will include children’s game and flower-wreath making, as well as a parade and decorating the traditional midsummer pole.
Date: Friday, June 19th