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:
Stockholm International Film Festival
The Stockholm International Film Festival took place for the first time in 1990.
Stockholm International Film Festival is taking place 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 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.
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.
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.
The Stockholm Marathon is usually held in late May or early June, attracting 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.
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.
Check out what’s happening in Stockholm while you’re here.