One of our most favorite events in Battery Park…the Swedish Midsummer Festival! Enjoy this unique celebration of the summer solstice. Learn traditional Swedish folk dances from Barnklubben Elsa Rix and join in lively dance around the Midsummer pole. Make wreaths from beautiful flowers representing those in bloom on the solstice in Sweden. Enjoy a parade, children’s games, and Swedish delicacies. Traditional music by Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Insitute in Minneapolis. Dances led by Ross Sutter, Scandinavian folklorist.
Date: Friday, June 21st
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: 20 Battery Place – Robert F. Wagner Park
Age(s): All ages welcome
For more information please visit the website HERE.