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Syttende Mai Festivities

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Hip, Hip, Hurrah! Visit the Nordic Museum to get ready for Ballard’s historic Syttende Mai Parade. Visit the Fjord horses and have your kids hitch a ride on the Scandinavian Express train, or raise a toast to Norway’s Independence in the beer garden. Following the Syttende Mai Luncheon, the North Stars Youth Orchestra will hold an open rehearsal for their upcoming concert, featuring a Norwegian repertoire that will include selections of Evard Grieg’s music.

Official Schedule:
Galleries: 10am-5pm
Children’s Crafts: 10am-5pm
Beer Garden: 11am-5pm
Scandinavian Express: 11am-3pm
Fjord Horses: 11am-3pm
Live Music: 2-4pm
Parade: 6pm

Cost: Syttende Mai activities are free; regular admission applies to visit museum exhibits.

Event Details

  • When

    No upcoming dates scheduled
  • Price

    Syttende Mai activities are free; regular admission applies to view museum exhibits.
  • Recommended Ages

    All ages
  • Venue

    Nordic Museum

    2655 NW Market Street
    Seattle, WA 98107
    United States