Scandinavian Midsummer Festival (20th Annual)
Date: June 20-21, 2015
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre, Burnaby; 6540 Thomas St (Kensington Ave & Sprott St; Exit 32 Eastbound, Exit 33 Westbound, from Hwy#1)
Join over 5000 people and celebrate Midsummer at the Scandinavian Community Centre June 20 & 21! Gates open at 10am on Saturday: Tickets $10 at the gates; Under 16yrs FREE and Parking is FREE! Fun for the entire family!
This years’ theme is Capital Cities: there will be cultural displays, a Nordic market place & crafters, lots of Scandinavian foods, kids activities, continuous entertainment, a Vintage Volvo display, raising of the Midsummer Pole on Saturday ~noon, a Midsummer bonfire Saturday night, and a Beer Garden for those that are legal drinking age!
There will also be a Viking Village with Real Vikings!
Wife Carrying contest June 21st @2pm: win your *wife*’s weight in Carlsberg beer! Refer to website for registration details and rules http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/wife-carrying-contest/.
Win a trip for 2 anywhere in Scandinavia with Icelandair, or $2500 in cash prizes! call the Scandinavian Centre to buy your tickets! Winners are drawn June 21st at 4pm.
For more information visit http://www.scandinavianmidsummerfestival.com/