Welcome to the New Home Page of Sweden Day!
The Official Website of Sweden Day
Sweden Day Is an Annual “Midsummer” Event, held in New York & sponsored by The United Swedish Societies, Inc. This annual event is currently held at The Manhem Club, located at 658 Clarence Avenue Bronx NY 10465. Sweden Day Phone: 516-565-2091
Sweden Day is held on Saturday June 24th, 2017.
Park Opens at 11am – Main Program Starts at 2pm
Sweden Day is a fun filled family event with a beautiful waterfront view! Enjoy the day listening to Scandinavian Music by SmörgåsBandet while Dancing around the Majstång (Maypole). Children can enjoy outdoor games and an Arts & Crafts Table (Face Painting & Hair Braiding). Everyone can partake in the “Allsång” (Swedish Sing-A-Longs), Create & Wear Midsummer Head Wreaths and enjoy the children’s Folk Dancing Exhibition with Barnklubben Elsa Rix #1, all while showing off your own dance moves to the music. Each year there are Scholarship Winners, presented by the Sweden Day Committee.
Cheer for the Miss Sweden Day Contestants and witness the crowning of the new Miss Sweden Day of 2017! Take a swim in the refreshing in ground pool or the lounge on the beach and make a sand castle. Enjoy an ice cold beverage or have a Skål with a cocktail at the full service outdoor bar or at the indoor bar where it is air conditioned.
Sweden Day is the perfect opportunity to have a day of family fun and reminisce with old friends, or make memories with new ones!
Every year the Sweden Day Committee elects to nominate and honor an individual(s) or organization for their continued promotion and dedication to their Swedish Heritage, within the Scandinavian Community. This year, The Sweden Day Committee takes great pleasure in honoring Alice Schmutz, Sweden Day’s “Woman of the Year”!
Advertise in the 2017 Sweden Day Journal. Advertise your business or organization, or simply send a personal message or Congratulations to this years honoree, Alice Schmutz.
Click Here To Advertise: Journal Contract 2017
Visit Sweden Day’s vendors for traditional Swedish goods or some Swedish Coffee Bread & Limpa. Purchase some raffle tickets and you just might go home with a wonderful prize or you could be the lucky winner of the 50/50 cash prize!
Sweden Day has been going strong for 76 years, celebrating Midsummer in New York, just as your ancestors did before you.
Thanks to the Sweden Day Committee members for their efforts and constant support. It is because of their dedication voluntary work throughout the years that Sweden Day continues year after year. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday June 24th 2017
A Message From Our President, Nina Prasso