Arizona

Scottsdale

SWEA Arizona, Swedish Christmas Market
When: December 7, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Sheperd of the Desert Lutheran Church, 9590 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale

More info: http://arizona.swea.org/swea-arizona-julmarknad/

California

Los Angeles

Luciatåg och tomtebesök
When: 
December 13th, 7:00 pm
Where: Swedish Church Los Angeles
(Luciatåg and a visit from Santa. Coffee, saft and lussebullar will be served)

For more info: https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/losangeles/julens-alla-harligheter-

 

SWEA L.A. Christmas fair och Luciatåg
When: December 8, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Torrance Cultural Arts Center

For more info and tickets: https://losangeles.swea.org/2019/swea-julmarknad-2019/

San Francisco

SACC-SF/SV Christmas Gala 2017 with Lucia and Julbord
When: 
December 7th, 6:00 pm
Where: 
Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sacc-sfsv-christmas-gala-2017-tickets-39051148035


Colorado

Denver

SWEA Denver, Swedish Christmas Market
When: December 2nd, 10:30 am
Where: Calvary Baptist Church, 6500 E Girard Ave, Denver

More info: http://denver.swea.org/julmarknad-2017/


Connecticut

Westport

Traditional Lucia Celebration – The Swedish School of Connecticut, Westport
When: December 9th, 5:15 pm
Where: Christ & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 75 Church Lane, Westport

To buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/traditional-lucia-celebration-in-westport-tickets-39298534976

Delaware

Wilmington

Old Swedes Foundations Sankta Lucia Celebration
When: December 10th, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm (two shows)
Where: Old Swedes Church, 606 N. Church St.

For tickets to the show at 1:00 pm: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-lucia-celebration-wilmington-de-100-pm-tickets-38475898448?aff=erelpanelorg

For tickets to the show at 3:00 pm: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-lucia-celebration-wilmington-de-300-pm-tickets-38476144183?aff=erelpanelorg

For more info: http://www.oldswedes.org/events/

 



Florida

Tampa

Scandinavian Julbord and Lucia Celebration
When: 
December 13th, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Grace Lutheran Church at Carrollwood, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave., Tampa

For more info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scandinavian-julbord-christmas-party-scandinavian-trade-association-tickets-40114333050?aff=es2

Rest of Florida events, see attachment from the Swedish Consulate in Fort Lauderdale: http://www.consulateofsweden-fortlauderdale.org/uploads/Swedish_Events_in_Florida_.pdf

Georgia

Atlanta

SACC-Georgia’s 32nd Annual Lucia Gala
When: 
December 16th, 6:30 pm
Where: Druid Hills Golf Club, 740 Clifton Road, Atlanta

More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sacc-georgias-32nd-annual-lucia-gala-tickets-35566957728?aff=es2

 

Atlanta’s Nordic Lodge, Swedish Lucia Celebration
When: December 10th, 6:00 pm
Where: 731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/707559712788362/


SWEA Atlanta’s Annual Swedish Christmas Market
When: 
December 3rd, 11:00 am
Where: 
Dorothy Benson Center, 6500 Vernon Woods Drive, Sandy Springs, Georgia

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/736676499861596/

Idaho

Boise

Scandinavian Winter Holiday and St. Lucia  Festivities
When: Sunday, December 10th, 2017
Where: Boise Senior Center, 690 Robbins RD, Boise, Idaho.


For more info: http://www.scandinavianswidaho.org/events.html

Illinois

Chicago

SACC Chicago Lucia Luncheon at the Drake
When: 8th of December, 11:15 AM
Where: The Drake Hotel

To buy tickets: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/You-are-invited-to-the-35th-Lucia-Luncheon-.html?

 

Sankta Lucia Festival of Lights
When: 13th of December, 4:45 pm
Where: Swedish American Museum

For more info: http://swedishamericanmuseum.org/2.0/event/st-lucia-day-celebration-2/

39th Annual Sankta Lucia Pageant and Buffet
When: December 9th, 4:00 pm
Where: Anderson Chapel, 5137 N. Spaulding Ave.

To buy tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/39th-annual-sankta-lucia-pageant-and-buffet-tickets-39628665405?aff=es2

 

Augustana College – Festival of Sankta Lucia
When: 
December 12th, 7pm
Where: Wallenberg Hall at Augustana College

More info: https://www.augustana.edu/about-us/news/festival-sankta-lucia-dec-12

 

Batavia

Swedish American Children’s Choir, Christmas, and Santa Lucia Festival
When: December 2nd, 3:00 pm
Where: Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/126255264803574/

 

Indiana

Indianapolis

The Swedish School Indianapolis, Lucia Celebration
When: 
December 10th, 5:00 pm
Where: 
King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2201 E. 106th St, Carmel

More info: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1695589183836894&id=133537766708718

 

 



 

Kansas

Lindsborg

St Lucia Festival
When: December 9th, 10 am
Where: Downtown to Bethany Lutheran Church

For more info: https://www.lindsborgcity.org/index.aspx?NID=855

Louisiana

New Orleans

St Lucia Sermon 
When: December 2nd, 6pm
Where: Scandinavian Jazz Church and Cultural Center, 1772 Prytania St,
New Orleans

For more info:https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/handelse?eventid=07E46B1B-0EC9-43B6-9F68-7C46B1ABA3DB-73

Minnesota

Minneapolis

American Swedish Institute, Lucia Celebration in Larson Hall 
When: December 9th, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Larson Hall, American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, MinneapolisLucia in the Mansion Concert
When: December 12th, 6:30 pm
Where: The Mansion, American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis

 

For more info: https://www.asimn.org/programs-education/events/lucia-concert-ticket-sales-begin-november-5

Bemidji

Sankta Lucia Festival
When: December 13th, 6 am
Where: Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave SE
Bemidji

For more info: https://www.visitbemidji.com/event/santa-lucia-festival/




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New York

 

The Swedish Church New York's Lucia Celebration
When: December 16th, 4 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm
Where: Swedish Church New York, 209 Madison Avenue (35th & 36th St)

For more info: https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/newyork/lucia

 

SWEA New York's glögg mingle with Lucia celebration
When: 
December 10th, 5 pm
Where: 
5 Tudor City Pl, Windsor Tower, Community Room, New York

For more info: http://newyork.swea.org/2017/gloggmingel-och-luciatag-10-dec/

 

SACC New Yorks Annual Lucia luncheon
When: December 1st
Where: The Pierre, 2 E 61st St, New York

For more info: http://www.saccny.org/events/cl/

 

World North Events Lucia Afterparty
When: December 13th, 10 pm
Where: Megu, 355 West 16th Street, New York

For more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-norths-official-lucia-after-party-tickets-39408306305?aff=es2


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Oregon

Portland

Scanfair with Lucia Celebrations on Sunday
When: December 2nd & 3rd, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Winning Way, Portland

For more info: https://www.scanheritage.org/scanfair

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Pennsylvania

Philadelphia


80th Annual Lucia Fest and St. Eric’s Fair
When:
Friday, December 8th – 6:00 & 8:00, Saturday, December 9th – 2:00, 3:30 & 5:00
Sunday, December 10th – 2:00, 3:30 & 5:00
Where: 
Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church

For more info: http://www.old-swedes.com/luciafestandfair.rhtml

Lucia Fest and Christmas Market at the American Swedish Historical Museum
When: 
December 2nd, 11 am
Where: 
American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia

For more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lucia-fest-and-christmas-market-at-the-american-swedish-historical-museum-tickets-39851469819

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Swedish Heritage Association St Lucia Fest
When: December 9th, 4 pm
Where: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, East Greenwich, RI

For more info: http://www.riswedishheritage.org/events.htm

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Texas

Austin

 

SWEA Austin's Christmas bazaar and Lucia Concert
When: December 10th, 3 pm
Where: 
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 200 W. Anderson Lane, Austin

For more info: http://austin.swea.org/2017/julbasar-och-luciakonsert-10-december/


Houston

The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions 
When: December 2, 4 pm
Where: First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St, Houston

For more info: http://www.swedishclub.org/calendar/2017-events

Dallas

SWEA Dallas, Yule Bazaar, and Lucia Celebration
When: December 2nd, 10:30 am
Where: Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Rd, Dallas

For more info: http://dallas.swea.org/2017/dec-2nd-yulebazaar-2017/

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Utah

Swedish Heritage Society of Utah, Lucia Celebration
When: 
December 2nd, 6 pm
Where: 
First Baptist Church,777 S 1300 E, SLC

For more info: http://www.swedishheritagesociety.com

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Wisconsin

Swedish American Historical Society Wisconsin, Lucia Procession and Celebration
When: December 10th, 5:00 PM
Where: Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, 5847 Lilac Lane, 105thand Forest Home Avenue (just east of Hwy. 100) in Hales Corners

For more info: https://sahswi.org/coming-events-2/

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Washington D.C.

SACC DC: Holiday Festivity
When: 
December 7th, 6:30 pm
Where: 
House of Sweden

For more info: http://www.sacc-usa.org/event/sacc-dc-holiday-festivity-2017/


The Swedish Church Washington D.C., Lucia and Advent Sermon

When: December 3rd, 4:00 pm
Where: Augustana Lutheran Church, 2100 New Hampshire Ave

More info: https://www.svenskakyrkan.se/handelse?eventid=EBB26AE4-5845-4310-9429-8D09455B09EB-73

 

SWEA Washington D.C., Swedish Christmas Bazaar
When: December 2nd, 11:00 am
Where: House of Sweden, 2900 K St NW, Frnt, Washington

More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/181188255760462/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natalie Söderberg

Founder & CEO at Swedes in the States
Natalie Söderberg is the founder of Swedes in the States and originally from Stockholm, Sweden.She moved to Chicago in 2016 and relocated to Los Angeles in 2018.

In addition to running Swedes in the States, Natalie is also on the Board of Directors for the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, and a Digital Strategy & Marketing Consultant.
Natalie Söderberg

7 COMMENTS

  1. Bishop Hill, Illinois. The Swedish settlement that was founded by the radical Erik Jansson will hold it’s annual St.Lucia Festival Dec.8th and 9th.

  2. 1. Also in NYC
    http://www.smorgas.com/julbord/ Julbord at Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave, New York Dec 9 – 10
    http://www.scandinaviahouse.org Saint Lucia Children’s Workshop Sat—12-16-2017

    2. Washington State – Town of Poulsbo, WA (Famous Swedish Settlement)
    The public is welcome at Poulsbo Leikarringen’s annual St. Lucia program Dec 11, 2017. Youth dancers ages 5-18 will perform and present a traditional Scandinavian St. Lucia processional, featuring choral works and a retelling of the St. Lucia story. Join the youth dancers and their families in dancing and singing around the Christmas tree. Dancers and family are invited to a dessert time after the performance and group dancing. Entrance is free, but donations to Poulsbo Sons of Norway or Poulsbo Leikarringen are welcome! Come enjoy this beautiful slice of Scandinavian Christmas cheer in Little Norway.
    FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/events/136091030490590/

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