Events in Stockholm

Walpurgis Night

On 30 April, snow-weary Swedes finally say “Hej” to spring with bonfires, choirs and bizarre old-school games.


On the second Saturday in June, some 17500 masochists sweat it out on one of world’s most beautiful marathon circuits, taking in 42 Km of waterways, parks and city icons.

Skärgårdsbåtens Dag

On the first Wednesday in June, a parade of old-fashioned steamboats sails from Stromkajen (Stockholm) to Vaxholm, where they’re met with folk dancing, a market and giddy summer merriment.

Stockholm Jazz Festival

It is one of Sweden’s oldest festivals. The festival takes place at Skeppsholmen in July.

Stockholm Pride Week

In late July/early August, Stockholm goes pink with five fab days of queer parties, cultural events and Scandinavia’s biggest gay pride parade. In 2007, 50 000 people marched with the parade and about 500 000 watched it. In 2008 the city hosted Europride.

Stockholm Kulturfestival

One buzzing week of everything from sidewalk opera to street theatre, dance gigs and off-beat walking tours, with most of the 400-odd cultural events absolutely free. It takes place in August.

Nobel Banquet

The Nobel Banquet takes place at Stockholm City Hall every year on December 10

Hotel Consigliati

Lilla Rådmannen

Lilla RådmannenWith a quiet location just off the Drottninggatan shopping street, this charming hotel offers individually designed rooms, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop te [...]

Hotel Hellsten

Hotel HellstenLocated only 150 metres from the Rådmansgatan Metro Station, this design hotel offers unique interior designs, a bar and a bookable sauna. The stylis [...]

Hotel Rival

Hotel RivalSituated in vibrant Södermalm, this hotel is set in a 1930s Art Déco building by Mariatorget Square. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with Blu-ray [...]

Hotel Birger Jarl

Hotel Birger JarlThe stylish Hotel Birger Jarl is 300 metres from Rådmansgatan Metro Station and the Stockholm Observatory. It offers traditional Swedish cuisine and [...]

City Backpackers Hostel

City Backpackers HostelThis hostel is set in a 19th-century building, 500 metres from Stockholm Central Station and 5 minutes’ walk from Drottninggatan shopping street. Wi [...]

Collector's Victory Hotel

Collector's Victory HotelSituated in Stockholm’s picturesque Old Town, Collector's Victory Hotel is 2 minutes’ walk from Gamla Stan Metro Station. Its uniquely decorated r [...]

Stallmästaregården Hotel & Restaurant

Stallmästaregården Hotel & RestaurantDating back to the 1660s, this historic inn overlooks the beautiful Brunnsviken Bay in the picturesque Haga Park. It offers atmosphere, tradition and [...]

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