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Please Note: On June 11, the Saturday a week before the festival, we will hold a Drive-by Optog Parade of Native Ware in downtown Astoria! It will be held on the sidewalk in front of the Columbia River Maritime Museum between 16th and 17th.

Friday Details!

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 Details!

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

Saturday!

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Sunday Details!

Sunday’s activities include a Pannukakku Breakfast, non-denominational church service, shopping, food, and live entertainment. Festival concludes with the closing ceremonies.

Sunday!

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FRIDAY
June 17, 2022


ASTORIA NORDIC HERITAGE PARK DEDICATION
10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON
16th and Marine Drive, Downtown Astoria
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BOOTHS OPEN
2-6:30 P.M., Arena

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RAFFLE TICKETS
2-7 P.M.
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ICELANDIC HORSES
2-6 P.M., Horse Arena

ENTERTAINMENT
3:30-7:00 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, Exhibit Hall

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

8-11 P.M., Exhibit Hall


SATURDAY
June 18, 2022


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

RUNNING OF THE TROLLS
This event is still without an organizer and sponsor. Contact us if you can help.

8:30 A.M., Walluski area

BOOTHS OPEN
9:00 A.M.-6:30 P.M., Arena
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RAFFLE
9:00 A.M.-7:00 P.M.
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ICELANDIC HORSES
9 A.M.-4 P.M., Horse Arena

ENTERTAINMENT
10 A.M.-5:00  P.M., Arena
1:00.-6:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall
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EMPIRE OF CHIVALRY AND STEEL VIKING ENCAMPMENT
10:00 A.M.–6:00 P.M., Outdoors

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

BARNEFEST
11 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall

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

FLAG RAISING followed immediately by
MIDSUMMER POLE RAISING & DANCING
12 Noon, East Lawn/Midsummer Pole

TUG OF WAR
1 P.M., East Lawn/Midsummer Pole

KUBB EXHIBITION AND TOURNAMENT
1:30-3:30 P.M., East Lawn/Midsummer Pole

SWEDISH MEATBALL EATING CONTEST
3:15 P.M., Exhibit Hall

ÆBLESKIVER EATING CONTEST
3:30 P.M., Exhibit Hall

NORDIC VIKING DANCERS REUNION
4:00-5:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall

PARADE OF NATIONAL FOLK WEAR
5:00 P.M., Exhibit Hall

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

ARRIVAL, Canada’s Tribute to ABBA
7:30 P.M., Arena
Special tickets are required. Advance tickets are sold at the Liberty Theater website. Click Here


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SUNDAY
June 19, 2022


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

BOOTHS OPEN
9 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Arena
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RAFFLE
9:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
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ICELANDIC HORSES
9 A.M.-2 P.M., Horse Arena

ENTERTAINMENT
10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Arena
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EMPIRE OF CHIVALRY AND STEEL VIKING ENCAMPMENT
10-2:00 P.M., Outdoors

NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH SERVICE
11:00 A.M., Exhibit Hall

SCANDINAVIAN SPELLING BEE
12:30 PM, Exhibit Hall

ÆBLESKIVER EATING CONTEST
12:45  P.M., Exhibit Hall

BARNEFEST RAFFLE
12:30 PM, Arena

FESTIVAL RAFFLE
12:15, Arena
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FLAG CEREMONY AND FESTIVAL CLOSING
1:15 P.M., Arena

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3-day Wristband - Adult $10
3-day Wristband - Children (6-12 yrs.) $4
(5 and under free)


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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
92937 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR 97103

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Clatsop County Fairgrounds
$5 for the weekend


No Pets Allowed
Only verifiable registered service animals will be permitted