June 19, 2022
Please Note: These are the schedules from the 2022 Festival. Thanks to all who came! We will post the 2023 schedules just as soon as they become available.
served by Scandinavian Cafe of Vancouver WA
7:00-11:00 A.M., Exhibit Hall
Pannukakku (Finnish pancake), Ham, Nordic Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes, Fresh Fruit, Scandinavian Cheese Selection, Fresh Pastry, Breads and Crisps, Water/OJ/Coffee. $12.00 per person.
9 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Arena
Visit the midsummer vendors to find specialty Scandinavian items and handcrafted treasures. Many booths offer Scandinavian food items for your dining and snacking pleasure.
9:00 A.M.-12:00 Noon
Today’s your last chance to buy raffle tickets for fine prizes donated by the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival Association and festival vendors.
10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Arena
There will be live Scandinavian themed entertainment throughout most of the day. Pick up a festival program at the admission table or view one of the posted schedules to find your favorite band, singer, or dance troupe.
EMPIRE OF CHIVALRY AND STEEL VIKING ENCAMPMENT
10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., Outdoors
The Empire of Chivalry and Steel will hold an open house in their Viking encampment outdoors south of the Arena. Costumed reenactors will demonstrate crafts, tournaments, armor making, and combat arts from the culture of the Middle Ages.
NON-DENOMINATIONAL CHURCH SERVICE
11:00 A.M., Exhibit Hall
Join us for a non-denominational church service.
SCANDINAVIAN SPELLING BEE
12:30 PM, EXHIBIT HALL
Scandinavian lodges have submitted a list of words they think everyone should know. There will be a brief pencil and paper quiz to determine semi-finalists who will stand up and face the quizzes for an oral spell down. Prizes will be awarded.
ÆBLESKIVER EATING CONTEST
12:45 P.M., Exhibit Hall
How many Æbleskiver (Danish donuts) can you eat in five minutes with your hands behind your back? The champion will win an Æbleskiver’s pan and recipe. Participants must be in good health and sign a waiver. 18 or older.
12:15 PM, Arena
Who will win the great prizes donated by community members and businesses to support the children’s activity area?
Who will win the beautiful prizes donated by the Scandinavian Festival Association and lodges and businesses? Did you buy your tickets? Join us on Sunday to learn who the winners are. You need not be present to win.
FLAG CEREMONY AND FESTIVAL CLOSING
1:15 P.M., Arena
The 2022 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival ends as the national songs of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are sung one more time and the flags leave the hall. Say good-bye to your friends and family and make plans to join us again in 2023 for our 56th anniversary festival.
See you again on June 16, 17, 18, 2023!
3-day Wristband - Adult $10
3-day Wristband - Children (6-12 yrs.) $4
(5 and under free)
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