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SWEDISH HOLIDAY MARKET

THE SWEDISH HOLIDAY MARKET AT HOUSE OF SWEDEN IS ONE OF THE MOST WELL ATTENDED EVENTS IN WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA EVERY YEAR! WELCOME!

About this Event

SWEDISH HOLIDAY MARKET 2019

Holiday Shoppers and Visitors will find NORDIC Vendors and Artists selling their arts & crafts, including holiday ornaments, decorations, textiles, Swedish glass, gifts, books, packaged food, Glögg, candy and more!

This is by far the largest one-day event taking place at House of Sweden for the year. More than 1,500 people will attend the market during the day and watch the Lucia procession following the market at 5pm. Whether you want to buy someone a holiday gift or just eat Scandinavian treats -this is the Holiday Market!

In addition to all our vendors this year; we will again serve Swedish FIKA & Glögg, as well as Swedish (“smörgås”/”macka”) sandwich with meatballs, lax, or herring.

10AM to 4:30PM: SHOPPERS STROLL MARKET

5PM: SWEDISH LUCIA PROCESSION OUTSIDE BUILDING

NO ACCESS TO MARKET AFTER 4.30PM

Need to clear holiday shoppers from the building so the Lucia procession can come through.

Assortments of Swedish Sandwiches (“smörgås”) with “lax”/salmon, “sill”/herring, “köttbullar”/meatballs från local Washington DC NORDIC caterer CHEF MIKKO!

Silent Auction with fantastic items!

“Jultomte”/Santa Claus and Face painting!

Swedish FIKA* (coffee, gingersnaps, mini cinnamon roll) * Note, one(1) FIKA & one (1) cup of Glögg is included with each Holiday Market paid ticket

Important To Remember,

  • EARLY BIRD TICKETS are sold from October 31 – November 15 for $6 NO Eventbrite fee
  • REGULAR TICKETS are sold from November 16 for $6 + Eventbrite fee
  • FREE Tickets are for children under 10
  • Tickets at the door are $10
  • ALL PAID tickets (via Eventbrite or at the door) includes Glögg & Fika
  • NO strollers are allowed inside building!
  • EVERYONE must go through the metal detector!

Hosted by SWEA Washington DC with Special Thanks to the Embassy of Sweden and House of Sweden

FAQs

What does the event cost? See above.

Will I need to show ID ? No. ID will not be required –however, everyone will process through metal detector/security

Do I pay for my children? Children 10 years old and under enter for free -enter for FREE ticket. Every “free” ticket MUST include a paid ticket as well. Tickets are recorded on line as paid or free with name and e-mail of paid ticket

If I don’t have a ticket when I come to the event? Tickets are $10 at the door -includes Glögg & Fika ticket. Children under 10 are free. All free tickets (children under 10) must be accompanied by a “paid” ticket

What can I bring into the event? You should bring AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE to the event since you will have to go through security

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You may bring it or have it in your eventbrite app. The organizers will have a list of prepaid ticket holders

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable? Yes. One ticket per person is required, prepaid on eventbrite ($6) or at the door ($10)

What’s the refund policy? No refund

For additional questions please inquire with sweadcholidaymarket(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com