Get a head start on your holiday shopping or simply enjoy the atmosphere at Yulefest, the event that offers a taste of a traditional Nordic Christmas.
Find the perfect present for each person on your holiday shopping list by perusing the Nordic-inspired wares of more than 40 merchants. New this year: Yuletide Gifts -to-Go Silent Auction from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day gives you a chance to purchase exclusive experiences, special gifts, and more! The annual Yulefest Rafflefeatures the grand prize of two roundtrip tickets to Scandinavia aboard Icelandair, in addition to many other prizes! Raffle tickets may be purchased before and during Yulefest at the Museum.
The weekend-long festival presents authentic open-face sandwiches in the Nordic Café; winter treats such as krumkake at Goodies-to-Go, lefse in the Kaffestuga, and Danish æbleskiver and the holiday beverage glögg, a hot spiced wine and the toast of the Bodega!
Scandinavian fiddlers, singers, and folk dancers bring Nordic culture to life, performing on stages throughout the Museum (see performer schedule below). Young and old alike enjoy free holiday-inspired crafts, activities, and visits with Santa.
Admission is a suggested donation of $3 for adults, $1 for kids 6 to 11, and kids under 6 are free. Limited parking is available for a suggested donation of $2.