American Swedish Historical Museum at Midsommarfest

Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Philadelphia, PA- Midsommar is one of Sweden’s most important holidays and a day to rejoice in the coming of summer at a time when daylight is at its longest. Join us at the American Swedish Historical Museum to celebrate this unique Swedish tradition at Misommarfest on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Midsommarfest is a day of fun for the entire family with traditional Swedish food, live music provided by the Last Chance duo, and activities for all ages. You can purchase flower crowns, Swedish foods, and refreshments. Check out our Swedish used book sale and Mormor’s Attic Shop, filled with second-hand treasures. Tickets are $5 per person 12 and up and include Museum admission. You can buy tickets at the door or register in advance at:


About ASHM:


Visit the American Swedish Historical Museum to learn the forgotten history of Swedes in Philadelphia. Built in 1926 during the sesquicentennial, the museum’s unique interior is divided into a dozen galleries designed to highlight Scandinavian influences in America. The galleries explore a range of topics including the New Sweden Colony, women’s history, scientific innovations, and Swedish craft arts such as glass making and woodworking. ASHM hosts a variety of programs from Swedish holiday celebrations like Midsommarfest and Lucia, to history lectures, an ABBA Dance Party, virtual tours, and family programs like Toddler Time.

The mission of the ASHM is to welcome all people to explore cultural identity through the story of Swedes and Scandinavians in America. ASHM is a community dedicated to preserving and interpreting material culture, and is alive with celebrations, exhibitions, and learning experiences. No matter your age or interests, ASHM has something for you! Visit our website www.americanswedish.orgto learn more.  


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