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Friday!

Friday, the festival kicks off with vendors, food and live entertainment. Friday’s major evening events include Queen's Coronation, a Bonfire with Hex burning, and a public dance

Friday!

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Saturday!

Saturday continues with the Midnight Sun Breakfast, Troll Run/Walk, a parade, Midsummer Pole, Beer Garden, Viking Encampment, children’s games, puppet shows, public dance, & more.

Saturday!

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Sunday!

Sunday’s activities include a Pannukakku Breakfast, church service, shopping, food, live entertainment and folk dress parade. Festival concludes with the closing ceremonies.

Sunday!

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FRIDAY
June 15, 2018


BOOTHS OPEN
2-6:30 P.M., Arena

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RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE
2-6:30 P.M., Arena Booths #26 & #37
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ENTERTAINMENT
5-7:00 P.M., Arena Stage

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BEER GARDEN OPEN
3-11:00 P.M.


BEEF POT ROAST DINNER
Hosted by Olney Grange

4:30 -7 P.M. or until supply runs out

QUEEN’S CORONATION

7:00 P.M., Arena

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TORCHLIGHT PARADE TO BONFIRE AND HEX BURNING

8:00 P.M. approximately (following the Queen’s coronation)

QUEEN’S FAMILY BALL
with Scandinavian Country

8-10:30 P.M., Exhibit Hall



SATURDAY
June 16, 2018


MIDNIGHT SUN BREAKFAST
served by Scandinavian Café of Vancouver, WA
7-11:00 A.M., Exhibit Hall

RUNNING OF THE TROLLS
Primary sponsor:  Columbia Memorial Hospital
8:30 A.M., Walluski area
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BOOTHS OPEN
9:00 A.M.-6:30 P.M., Arena
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RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE
9:00 A.M.-6:30 P.M., Arena Booths #26 & #37
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ENTERTAINMENT
10 A.M.-5  P.M., Arena
12:45 P.M.-5 P.M., Exhibit Hall
12 noon -6 P.M., Beer Garden
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EMPIRE OF CHIVALRY AND STEEL VIKING ENCAMPMENT
10–6:00 P.M., Outdoors

BEER GARDEN
11 A.M. - 11 P.M.

BARNEFEST
11 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Arena

OPTOG - FESTIVAL PARADE
11:30 A.M., festival grounds

FLAG RAISING followed immediately by
MIDSUMMER POLE RAISING
12 Noon, Outdoor Stage

TUG OF WAR
1 P.M., Outdoors by Midsummer Pole

LETTERS TO THE OLD COUNTRY
A History of the Finnish Brotherhood UFKB&S Astoria Lodge #2
1:00-2:15P.M., Dairy Barn

KUBB EXHIBITION AND TOURNAMENT
1:30-3:30 P.M., in front of the MIDSUMMER POLE

SWEDISH MEATBALL EATING CONTEST
3:30 P.M., Exhibit Hall

DANISH ÆBLESKIVER EATING CONTEST
3:45 P.M., Exhibit Hall

NORDIC VIKING DANCERS REUNION
4-5 P.M., Exhibit Hall

VIKING DINNER
served by Scandinavian Café of Vancouver, WA
4-7:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall

SVEN & OLE JOKE COMPETITION
AUDITION: 5:30 Information/Souvenir Booth
PERFORMANCE: 8:15 Arena
(During intermission at Arrival/Dreams concert)

ARRIVAL & DREAMS
Canada’s Tribute to Fleetwood Mac and ABBA
7:30 -9 PM, Arena, doors open at 7 PM
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SCANDINAVIAN BALL with SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRY
9-11 P.M., Exhibit Hall
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SUNDAY
June 17, 2018


PANNUKAKKU BREAKFAST
served by Scandinavian Cafe of Vancouver WA
7-11:00 A.M., Exhibit Hall

BOOTHS OPEN
9 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Arena
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RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE
9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M., Arena Booths #26 & #37
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ENTERTAINMENT
10:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Arena
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EMPIRE OF CHIVALRY AND STEEL VIKING ENCAMPMENT
10-4:00 P.M., Outdoors

BARNEFEST
11-2:30 P.M., Arena

NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH SERVICE
11:00 A.M., Dairy Barn Chapel

PARADE OF FOLK WEAR
12:45 P.M., Exhibit Hall

LETTERS TO THE OLD COUNTRY
A History of the Finnish Brotherhood UFKB&S Astoria Lodge #2
1:00-2:15P.M., Dairy Barn

SCANDINAVIAN SPELLING BEE
1:45 PM, EXHIBIT HALL

ÆBLESKIVER EATING CONTEST
2:45  P.M., Exhibit Hall

BARNEFEST RAFFLE
3:30 PM, Exhibit Hall

FESTIVAL RAFFLE
3:45, Exhibit Hall
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FLAG CEREMONY AND FESTIVAL CLOSING
4:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall

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3-day Button - Adult $8
3-day Button - Children (6-12 yrs.) $3
(5 and under free)


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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
92937 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR 97103

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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
$2 per day or
$5 weekend pass


No Pets Allowed
Only verifiable registered service animals will be permitted