2023 Events at Vasa Park
Check Out All of the Events Vasa Park has to Offer
Park EventsScandinavian DayBrunch FundraiserMidsommarFish Boil
2023 Park Events

Brunch: 11am - 3pm Saturday, March 11, 2023
Click here for 2023 Brunch On-Line Registration
Valborg Day (Spring Cleanup) 2023 - Date to be announced
Paint / Rake / Dig Day with Grilling
2023 - Date to be announced
Geneva Swedish Days June 21 - 25, 2023
Click here for Information about the 2023 Swedish Days in Geneva
Members Day at Vasa Park 2023 - Date to be announced
Click here for Pictures from the 2019 Members/Heritage Day
43rd 2023 Scandinavian Day Festival: 10am - 5pm Sunday, September 10, 2023
Click here for Information about the 2023 Scandinavian Day Festival

Scandinavian Fish Boil 2023 - Date to be announced
Click here for pictures from the 2022 Fish Boil

Annual Membership Meeting 2023 - Date to be announced
Clean-Up and Shut Down Day 2023 - Date to be announced
Please note that pets are NOT allowed at the Scandinavian Park due to safety reasons.
Please NO outside food, drinks or coolers in order to support our food vendors.
We thank you for your coorperation and apologize for any inconvenience.
Vasa Park is a tranquil 25 acre property situated along the beautiful Fox River, featuring towering mature oak trees and wide open space. Scandinavian Park, Inc. holds numerous community events throughout the year, celebrating Scandinavian and Nordic traditions, including; music, art, crafts, food, and dance. These events are open to the public and persons of all ethnicities are welcome to join and enjoy. Vasa Park also serves as a learning center for local schools and scouting organizations.
2023 Scandinavian Day Festival
The Scandinavian Day Festival is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Open to people of all ages and backgrounds, the Festival provides a venue to honor and present all things Scandinavian, past and present. The crafts, dance, education, food, music, and merchandise of the Festival, combined with the historic setting of Vasa Park, creates an atmosphere full of the hospitality and warmth of Scandinavia.
Please note that pets are NOT allowed at the Scandinavian Park due to safety reasons.
Please NO outside food, drinks or coolers in order to support our food vendors.
We thank you for your coorperation and apologize for any inconvenience.

Live Entertainment

The 2023 Scandinavian Day Festival celebrates both traditional and modern music.

Traditional Foods

The Food and Beverage Vendors at the Festival provide a variety of offerings to satisfy every appetite! From refreshing Lingonberry Saft and coffee with skorpa to fried herring, pølse and köttbullar and much more, you will find something for everyone. Make sure and save room for Kringle and Aebleskiver!

Nordic Beer Tasting

Curated by a Certified Cicerone, this event is back by popular demand! A tasting of 5 Nordic beers, a presentation about beer and brewing in Scandinavia, and a Festival tasting glass are all part of this special addition to the festivities. There will be sessions in the afternoon. Space is limited and additional ticket required.

Vendor Walkway

The Festival looks forward to welcoming guest favorites and has worked to bring new Vendors to the Walkway for your shopping and learning! Scandinavian focused treats and artisan crafts await you within the beauty of our Oak grove. You can also find info from local Scandinavian organizations, Museums and Lodges.

Children's Activities

All Children’s activities are compliments of the Festival. This year our young guests are sure to enjoy the newly installed playground equipment! Also back are the popular pony rides and face painting. Crafts to boost creativity are also offered. Activities are perfect for children of all ages and abilities.

Living History

Walk along the Fox River side of Festival grounds and enjoy a trip back in time! An opportunity to explore and learn right here in your own backyard. The Festival encourages all our guests to stop by and talk with our “family” across time and place. How often can you chat with a Viking?

Local Clubs

What better way to reconnect with old friends and to meet new friends, than a day spent under the Oaks! Whether you and your family are sharing a wonderful meal or you and people you have just met raise a glass and say, “Skål” the music and fun of the Festival is sure to pique your interest in Scandinavia.
2023 Brunch Fundraiser
The Brunch is a great time to celebrate the coming of Spring and to reconnect with friend and family. The afternoon event is an important Fundraiser for the park and includes a wonderful brunch and a huge raffle. Attendance is open to the public and tickets must be purchased in advance by either registering on-line or by filling in and mailing the registration form with a check. Donations and raffle prizes are welcome for those who would like to support the park.
2023 Midsommar / Heritage Day
Vasa Park's traditional Midsommar celebration is an exciting event filled with great food, beautiful scenery, and good times among friends. Midsommar is a pot-luck style event and takes place at the park. There is plenty of room to accommodate large families and picnic tables are available in and around the pavilion. The park also provides a bonfire and traditional May Pole dancing for all. Come out and enjoy this nice evening under the stars at Vasa Park!
Please note that pets are NOT allowed at the Scandinavian Park due to safety reasons.
Please NO outside food, drinks or coolers in order to support our food vendors.
We thank you for your coorperation and apologize for any inconvenience.
2019 Heritage Day Video
2023 Fish Boil
Vasa Park's Fall Fish Boil is a great tradition hailing from Door County, Wisconsin. Fresh lake cod is boiled over an open fire with tasty red potatoes and carrots. Enjoy your fish with melted butter or Vasa Park's own fresh dill sauce. Side dishes include; beets, green peas, cucumber salad, and an assortment of breads. The bar is open and entertainment is on hand for all to enjoy.
Please note that pets are NOT allowed at the Scandinavian Park due to safety reasons.
Please NO outside food, drinks or coolers in order to support our food vendors.
We thank you for your coorperation and apologize for any inconvenience.