Stockholm offers many exciting events

Stockholm is one of the biggest event metropoles in the Nordic countries.

Stockholm is a trendy modern capital with an exciting international atmosphere and pulse.


All kinds of events

Stockholm offers interesting happenings for almost every taste, from fashion festivals, music events, and art exhibitions to special related summer events.


Here are some of the top events that take place in Stockholm:

Taste of Stockholm

"Taste of Stockholm"  is an annual food and cultural festival held in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival celebrates the diversity of food and drink from both local and international cuisines, giving visitors the opportunity to experience some of the city's best restaurants and food producers.

During "Taste of Stockholm," restaurants and food producers typically showcase a variety of tastings of their signature dishes and specialities. Visitors have the chance to explore a wide range of culinary experiences, including gourmet dishes, street food, local delicacies, and international favourites.


Stockholm Culture Festival

Visiting the Stockholm Culture Festival offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural scene of Sweden's capital city. 

The festival features a diverse program of arts, music, dance, theatre, literature, and more, catering to various interests and tastes. Whether you're a fan of classical music, contemporary dance, or experimental theatre, you will surely find something that piques your interest.

The festival showcases the work of both local and international artists, providing a platform for emerging talents as well as established names in the arts and culture scene. It's a great opportunity to discover new artists and experience different cultural perspectives.



Stockholm International Film Festival

The Stockholm International Film Festival took place for the first time in 1990. 

Stockholm International Film Festival is in November, attracting filmmakers, actors, and movie enthusiasts worldwide. It showcases a diverse selection of international and Scandinavian films.


Stockholm Jazz Festival

Stockholm Jazz Festival is one of Sweden's oldest music festivals. As the name suggests, the festival focuses on jazz music with concerts by jazz legends and rising stars.


Midsummer Celebrations

Midsummer is an essential Swedish tradition celebrated in late June. People gather to dance around maypoles, enjoy traditional Swedish cuisine, and participate in various outdoor activities.


Christmas markets

During Advent, several Christmas markets pop up around Stockholm, such as the Old Town Christmas Market (Gamla Stan) and the Skansen Christmas Market. They offer festive treats, handicrafts, and a cosy atmosphere.



Stockholm Pride

Celebrated in late July or early August, Stockholm Pride is Scandinavia's largest LGBTQ+ festival. It includes a colourful parade, concerts, parties, and various cultural events promoting equality and diversity.


Stockholm Culture Night 

Held in April or May, this event offers a night of culture, art, music, and performances across the city. Museums, galleries, theatres, and other cultural institutions open their doors to the public for free.

Nobel Prize Ceremony

The Nobel Prize award ceremony is held on December 10th each year at Stockholm's Concert Hall. It honours laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economic Sciences.

Stockholm Marathon

The Stockholm Marathon is usually held in late May or early June. It attracts professional runners and enthusiasts worldwide. The race course takes participants through the city's scenic streets and waterfront areas.


Stockholm Fashion Week

Fashion enthusiasts can enjoy Stockholm Fashion Week, which takes place biannually, showcasing the latest collections from Swedish and international designers.

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Stockholm Music & Arts Festival

This annual festival brings together music, art, and other performances in the beautiful setting of Skeppsholmen Island in late summer.



Skansen Summer Concerts

Skansen, the world's oldest open-air museum, hosts outdoor concerts during the summer months featuring a variety of music genres and artists.


Please note that the timing and format of these events may vary from year to year, and it's a good idea to check the official websites or local event calendars for the most up-to-date information before planning your visit to Stockholm.

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