Current Events

Scandinavian Day

Dinner Dance


Fish Boil

Park Events

Dinner Dance - March 24, 2018


Valborg Day - April 28, 2018


Paint / Rake / Dig Day - May 26, 2018


Swedish Days Geneva - June 23 & 24, 2018


65th Anniversary Event - July 22, 2018


Scandinavian Day Festival - September 9, 2018


Scandinavian Fish Boil - October 6, 2018


Annual Meeting - October 27, 2018


Fall Clean Up Day - November 10, 2018


 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.

Scandinavian Day Festival

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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.

Dinner Dance 

The Annual Dinner Dance is a great time to celebrate the coming of Spring and to reconnect with friend and family.  The evening is an important fund raiser for the park and includes a wonderful dinner, a huge raffle, and dancing.  Attendance is open to the public and tickets must be purchased in advance.  Donations and raffle prizes are welcome for those who would like to support the park.


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!

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 live entertainment is on hand for all to enjoy.

Click here for information about the Fish Boil on October 6, 2018

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