Nordic Fest - 50 Years Strong
Join Decorah and Winneshiek County residents in Decorah, IA this July 28-30, 2016 as we celebrate 50 years of Nordic Fest.
Nordic Fest is a celebration of the spirit of Scandinavia. Since 1967, more than 1.5 million visitors from all over the world have attended our festival in Decorah.
Your whole family will enjoy popular culinary dishes, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, lively entertainment, sporting events and our Saturday night fireworks display.
On Thursday evening, the event kicks off with the Opening Ceremonies at 6/45 p.m. The next two days will be full of entertaining activities for the whole family. Along with the festival, travel throughout the community to visit the exquisite arts, boutiques and restaurants.
The entire family will enjoy delicious food, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, unique entertainment, sporting events and our Saturday night fireworks display.
This trip will be fantastic for experiencing the culture which is deeply rooted within the community. Make sure to visit the Vesterhiem Museum to immerse yourself in the heritage. Vesterheim is the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center that houses over 30,000 artifacts, 12 historic buildings, a Folk Art School, and a library and archives.
The gorgeous weather paired with quality family time is the perfect get-away. Make your plans now to experience the fun!