Sunday, September 13th, 2015
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS FROM SCANDINAVIAN DAY 2014 IN ILLINOIS: If you are missing the fun of the Festival, our friends Andrew and Cyndie Nelson at Nelson Photo Works have pictures available for you to view and purchase!

The next Annual Scandinavian Day Festival will be Sunday, September 13, 2015 and Festival #36! In the meantime, enjoy these memories of Festival #35!

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CLICK HERE to see what happened at the 2014 Scandinavian Day Festival at Vasa Park, 35W217 Route 31, South Elgin, Illinois!


CLICK HERE to VIEW the 2014 SCANDINAVIAN DAY PROGRAM JOURNAL! Please support our advertisers!

Enjoy a late summer day with traditional food, crafts, gifts and entertainment representing the five Nordic Cultures as we celebrate the 62nd year of Vasa Park in South Elgin, Illinois. Honor the founders for the vision, labors and resources that built and preserved this beautiful Fox River Valley venue. Scandinavian Day at Vasa Park is enjoyed by the thousands who return each year to this late summer tradition on the Sunday after Labor Day. A great day of food, fellowship and fun bringing together friends and family with pride for 36 years. Select your favorites, and feast on a variety of Scandinavian and American food. Visit the many craft and gift vendors for that special memory of the five Nordic countries. Bring the family for a full day of fun and enjoy the tradition of music, dance and a relaxed day in the park. Click here for the 2014 Scandinavian Day Flyer!

  • Scandinavian Entertainment, Foods, Crafts, Vendors & More - Come Join Us!

  • For General Information, E-Mail Scandinavian Park, Inc. NFP at
    or reach Scandinavian Park at "Our Hot Line" at 847-695-6720

  • For Volunteer Opportunities, E-Mail MaryJean Nystedt at

  • For Sponsorship Opportunities, E-Mail Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates at

  • For Scandinavian Day Program Journal Ads (Deadline mid-July 2015), E-Mail Carol Hoidahl at

  • For Media, Advertising and Publicity Requests, Please E-Mail Publicity Coordinator Linda Steffensen at
    or reach Linda Steffensen at Cell 847-882-2552

  • For information on becoming a Walkway Vendor & Registration Form Requests, E-Mail Us at

  • For information on becoming a Food & Beverage Vendor at Scandinavian Day and Registration Form Requests, Please E-Mail Us at

  • For information on the Entertainment Schedule for Scandinavian Day or to inquire about performing, Please E-Mail Us at
  • Live entertainment selected and scheduled for compatible convenience to your other interests of the day. Featuring local & imported Scandinavian entertainment including musical groups and folk dancers. Click here to see what happened at the 2014 Scandinavian Day Festival! Plans are in the works for 2015!
    Chicagoland organizations representing the Nordic Cultures will be on hand to introduce you to their special ethnic interests.
    Tickets Only! 10 ticket sales stations open at all times.
    Traditional vendors will assure return of your Scandinavian Day favorites: Fried Herring, Breakfast Scandinavian Variety Plate, Norwegian Lapkaus, Danish Aebleskivers, Danske Polser, Specialty Pastries & Baked Goods, Swedish Pancakes, Norwegian Polser, Foods of Finland, Icelandic Hangikjot, Swedish Glass Vafflor, Coffee, Pop & Water, Beer Garden & Inside Bar and more...
    Approximately 50 vendors from across the U.S.A. offer Arts & Crafts, gifts, specialty foods & travel opportunities unique to ethnic origins of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden.
    Presented by
    Scandinavian Day Festival Committee at
    VASA PARK, Route 31, South Elgin, Illinois
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    Adults $10.00
    Children 12 & Under FREE
    For more information
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    Sorry..No pets permitted on the grounds!
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