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Lindsborg Midsummer’s Festival June 15

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By the Lindsborg Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

LINDSBORG, Kan. — The schedules are being filled. The food is being planned. The events are full to the brim! Lindsborg Midsummer’s Festival is ready! Are you?

Celebrated on Saturday, June 15, the Lindsborg Midsummer’s Festival, the most Swedish of all traditional festivities, is a fun-filled day for the entire family. Midsummer’s welcomes the arrival of the summer solstice, and in Lindsborg, that welcome includes Swedish dancing, a Kubb tournament (register here), bounce houses and other children activities, Blomkrans creating, arts and crafts vendors, food (including the always popular Viking-on-Stick), Vikings and more Vikings!

Celebrate all day at Riverside Park, located at 500 S. First Street, beginning at 10:00am.

Check the Visit Lindsborg website for up-to-date information on all Midsummer festivities with specifics found on the Visit Lindsborg blog!


Midsummer’s Swedish Bake Sale

Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum

(Photo Credit: Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers)

While attending Midsummer’s Festival, don’t forget to support the Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers! All funds raised by the bake sale and dala van are used for group travel. Each member of Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers has the opportunity to travel on two different trips while members of our organization, a domestic trip and an international trip to Sweden/Scandinavia during their 4-year membership term. The students truly are ambassadors for Lindsborg!

The Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers will be having a bake sale in the Old Mill Museum 10:00am-1:00pm. Items to purchase include:

  • Swedish Tea Rings
  • Mini Swedish Tea Rings
  • Kringler
  • Almond Cakes
  • Ginger Cookies
  • Spritz Cookies
  • Chocolate Balls
  • Swedish Rye Bread

The dancers will also be sellng food from the Dala Van at the food court. This is the place to find the one and only Viking-on-a-Stick as well as pulled pork sandwich with Lingonberry BBQ sauce and Swedish/Lingonberry Limeade!

The Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers were established in 1963 and consist of high school dancers and musicians dedicated to promoting the study and appreciation of traditional Swedish folk dance and music. Through performances at local Swedish festivals and celebrations, social and public meetings, school cultural education events, and on educational tours nationally and internationally, they seek to preserve their community’s Swedish heritage, and encourage the continued recognition and observation of Swedish customs and folklore.


Midsummer Worship June 16

Photo credit: Jim Turner

Bethany Lutheran Church invites you to a Midsummer Worship Service. The service begins at 10:30am and includes special Swedish music and hymns throughout the service.

Come early for Fika and fellowship in Fellowship Hall at 9:00am. All are welcome!

Bethany Church is located at 320 N. Main Street and is handicapped accessible.