Skandia Midsommarfest Returns!

June 20, 2022 at 8:14 a.m.
Midsommarfest is held at Saint Edward Park on June 26
Midsommarfest is held at Saint Edward Park on June 26 BILL SCOTT

Skandia Midsommarfest celebrates the summer solstice with music, dance, vendors and the raising of the Midsommar pole.

Join the fun at this free event on June 26 from 11am to 6pm at Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE in Kenmore.

The Skandia Folkdance Society presents Midsommarfest, which will include raising the garlanded Midsommarpole followed by a serpentine dance around the pole. You will see scores of costumed musicians and dancers. Spectators are invited to help hoist the 35-foot pole and join the dance.

Music, dancing, activities, food and an “avenue” of traditional crafts continue throughout the event.
 Folks can also participate in a virtual Midsommar event. For more information about both the in-person and virtual event, visit

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