United Swedish Societies Inc, presents "Sweden Day", An annual Midsummer event held at the "Manhem Club", The Scandinavian Secret on the Sound, located at 658 Clarence Avenue Bronx NY 10465

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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 16th, 2018.

Park Opens at 11am – Main Program Starts at 2pm

$10 Admission for adults, Kids accompanied by an adult are FREE!

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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 Arts & Crafts (Face Painting & Hair Braiding), partake in the “Allsång” (Swedish Sing-A-Longs),  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. 

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Cheer for the Miss Sweden Day Contestants and witness the crowning of the new Miss Sweden Day of 2018! 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!

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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 Robert and Beatrice Rasmussen, Sweden Day’s “Couple of the Year 2018”!

Advertise in the 2018 Sweden Day Journal. Advertise your business or organization, or simply send a personal message or Congratulations to this years honorees, Robert and Beatrice Rasmussen.

Click Here To Advertise:2018 Journal Contract


 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!

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Sweden Day has been going strong for 78 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 16th 2018!

A Message From Our President, Nina Prasso



Dear Friends,

The 78th annual Sweden Day celebration will take place on Saturday June 16, 2018. The site for the daylong celebration of Swedish Midsummer is Manhem Club in The Bronx, also known as the “Scandinavian Secret on the Sound”; New York’s only Scandinavian beach club. The gates open at 11 am and the main program begins at 2pm. We are proud to announce:

2018 Couple of the Year Beatrice & Robert Rasmussen

A Sweden Day souvenir journal will be published and distributed in their honor. Here is your opportunity to extend greetings to Beatrice & Bob. This journal will summarize the day’s activities, show photos of past events and provide a glimpse of the achievements that make the event and our honoree(s) special. Advertise your business, organization, or simply provide a personal message of greeting or congratulations. The journal offers a medium in which to reach out to the Scandinavian Community in our metropolitan New York area, creating a network of contacts and opportunities. We look forward to seeing our previous and some new advertisers participating this year. For your convenience, click here for the 2018 Journal Contract.

Separate donations to the T. Edward & Alvalene P. Karlsson Scholarship Fund are appreciated. The scholarships are awarded each year during Sweden Day. Also welcome are donations in the form of prizes that we may raffle off to raise money to help us offset the costs to run this annual Swedish celebration. If you are sending a gift for our raffle, or a donation for our scholarship, please contact Elaine McGrath, Treasurer for options (516) 565-2091.

For further information about Sweden Day, additional Journal Contracts, Miss Sweden Day Contest applications, Scholarship applications or questions in general, visit our website www.SwedenDayNY.com.

Come celebrate Sweden Day on June 16th – VÄLKOMMEN!


Nina Prasso

President – Sweden Day Committee

c/o McGrath

252 Wellington Road South Garden City, NY 11530