NEW DATE for midsummer, Saturday June 24th

June 8th, 2017

Yes, midsummer is almost here! This is such a fun Swedish tradition that we would like to continue celebrating in Salt Lake.
International Peace Gardens
1060 S 900 W, SLC
Located in the NW corner of Jordan Park
3:00 PM Bring fresh flowers/foliage (birch) to
help decorate the May Pole
3:30 PM The store opens
4:00 PM Pole raising – Dancing
5:00 PM Games for the children / Dancing/Music
6:00 PM Dinner catered by “Copper Grill”. Dinners will have to

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Valborg – Come welcome Spring – Saturday, May 13, 6:00 PM

May 3rd, 2017

Join us for Valborg Saturday, 13 May 6 pm
Sugar House Park, SE corner
(By the playground/amphitheater — look for the Swedish flag)

If you have branches to burn, please bring. The more branches the taller the bonfire.
Welcome spring and sing traditional songs around the bonfire!
Come hungry, as we will sell Swedish style hotdogs, mashed potatoes, warm & cold drinks, and Swedish pastries, like princesstårta, Budapest, semlor, vaniljbullar…

Make sure to bring family and friends. We will have a small Swedish store set

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Come Celebrate Lucia on Dec 3

November 30th, 2016

Come Celebrate Lucia

Date: Saturday, Dec 3
First Baptist Church
777 S 1300 E, SLC
Time: 6:00 PM Lucia Program (Sanctuary)
Admission: Adult: $7 – Child: $4 (4-16)
If you join SHS for 2017, you get the member price.
Members of SHS: Adult $4/Child $2
Come hungry and enjoy dinner catered by “Copper Grill”.
Dinner will be served from 4:00PM-5:30PM. Dinner will not be served after the program.
Adult: $14- Child: $9 (10 & under)
If you join SHS, you get the member price. The membership will be good for all of next year.
Members

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Midsummer June 25 starting at 3 PM

June 6th, 2016

Yes, midsummer is almost here! Traditionally we celebrate the same weekend they celebrate Midsummer in Sweden and it will be here in just 3 short weeks!!  This is such a fun Swedish tradition that we would like to keep celebrating.  We’re planning on starting the festivities at 3 PM.

This activity requires a lot of volunteers to make a successful event for all. We are a volunteer organization and are dependent on helpers at the events. We strongly encourage all former and future participants of the Lucia procession

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Valborg 2016

May 5th, 2016

This is a popular family event. If you have branches to burn, please bring. The more branches the taller the bonfire. If you would like to help at this event, please email us back ASAP!!
Join us for Valborg Saturday, 7 May
6 pm
Sugar House Park, SE corner
(By the playground/amphitheater — look for the Swedish flag)
Welcome spring and sing traditional songs around the bonfire!
Come hungry, as we will sell Swedish style hotdogs, mashed potatoes, warm & cold drinks, and Swedish pastries,

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Come Celebrate Lucia Dec 5

November 17th, 2015

Date: Saturday, Dec 5First Baptist Church777 S 1300 E, SLC
Time: 6:30) PM Lucia Program (Sanctuary) Note the time change!!
Admission: Adult: $6 – Child: $4 (4-16) If you join SHS for 2016, you get the member price.
Members of SHS: Adult $4/Child $2
Come hungry and enjoy dinner catered by “Copper Grill”.
Dinner will be served from $4:30PM-6PM. Dinner will not be served after the program.
Adult: $13 – Child: $8 (10 & under)
If you join SHS, you get the member price.
Members of SHS: Adult $11/child $7 (10 & under)
See Lucia

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Allt för Sverige – Season 5, Episode 1

November 7th, 2015

This year on the Swedish reality show “Allt För Sverige”, there is a contestant from Utah. Here is the web site for the show: Allt För Sverige.

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Pre-Christmas store

November 7th, 2015

We will have our pre-Christmas store open this coming Saturday, November 7, from 5-7pm at the Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, 1580 East Vine Street (about 6100S), in Salt Lake City, UT 84121.The store will be open in conjunction with The Scandinavian Dancing Fall Fest. There will be easy access to the store – no stairs. You can come and dance or watch the dancers and listen to the music, as well. This is FREE of charge for the Saturday night dance which starts at 7 PM.  Here is a partial

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Midsummer 2015, Saturday, June 20

June 10th, 2015

Midsummer Celebration by the Swedish Heritage Society
Saturday, June 20
International Peace Gardens
1060 S 900 W, SLC
Located in the NW corner of Jordan Park

4:00 PM Bring fresh flowers/foliage (birch/other) (no ivy) to help decorate the May Pole
5:00 PM Pole raising – Dancing
6:00 PM Raffle drawing, Dancing, Sing-a-long, Games for the children
7:00 PM Dinner catered by “Copper Grill”.
Non-members of SHS – $13/adult, $8/child (10 & under).
Members of Swedish Heritage Society – $11/adult, $7/child.

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Valborg 2015 – May 2nd at 6 PM

April 30th, 2015

We will have warm weather on Saturday. A rain shower will not make us cancel the event. We appreciate your support.
We will have two KUBB games starting at 5:30 if you would like to learn how to play the Swedish game KUBB. They will also be for sale.
The store will open at 5:30 pm.
This is a popular family event. If you have branches to burn, please bring. The more branches the taller the bonfire. If you would like

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