State Fairgrounds, Raleigh NC - 10am - 5pm, Saturday Dec. 3rd, 2022

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The 2021 Scandinavian Christmas Fair will be from 10am-5pm Saturday December 4th, 2021 at Holshouser Building, NC State Fairgrounds. Click here for directions

2021 Main Stage Entertainment
10:00 Doors open
10:30 Scandimonium plays traditional and modern Nordic folk dance tunes
11:30 Welcome: National Anthems and presentation of the National Flags.
Guest speaker: Magnus Natt och Dag, Honorary Consul of Sweden
12:00 ScanDans performs traditional folk dances from the Nordic countries

The Viking Experience NC performs “The Queen’s Court
Viking Queen Hanna the Red holds an Althing so the council can solve disputes and make decisions for their lands. Today’s court involves important topics such as the existence of dragons and the possible merits of a dog becoming a Jarl.

1:30 Folk Costume Show featuring national costumes from the Nordic countries

Scandimonium plays traditional and modern Nordic folk dance tunes


ScanDans performs traditional folk dances from the Nordic countries

4:00 Traditional Lucia Procession
4:30 Dancing around the Christmas tree
5:00 The 2021 Scandinavian Christmas Fair closes
For the Kids!

Santa's Workshop, where childern can make Christmas crafts and write letters to Santa

Julgransplundring of the Christmas Tree

Ring dances around the Christmas tree
Lucia procession

Ongoing activities
Authentic food and beverages for sale



Scandimonium Scandimonium
Scandimonium is a music group in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill specializing in tradi8onal and modern Nordic folk dance tunes, some of which date back hundreds of years.







The Viking Experience, NC
The Viking ExperienceThe Viking Experience, NC – is an historically inspired entertainment group that provides immersive xperiences through interac8on with their characters and camps.









ScanDansScanDans presents the folk dances of Sweden Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland! The mission of the ScanDans organization is to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Nordic countries through the presentation of traditional dance and authentic national folk costumes. Drawing from a performance repertoire of over 100 dances, the ScanDansers have educated and entertained diverse audiences at many local, regional and national events. For more information, visit