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Julefest: A Nordic Holiday Celebration

November 18, 2023 - November 19, 2023

The National Nordic Museum invites you to experience its 46th Annual Julefest! Enjoy an authentic Nordic holiday experience, right in the heart of Ballard. Modeled after the traditional outdoor Christmas markets found in the Nordic countries, this community favorite features all the fun and goodies associated with the Nordic holidays, with a Pacific Northwest twist!

During Julefest, visitors are immersed in a variety of Nordic holiday traditions. Guests can expect to discover a modern spin on a traditional market as they can shop from over 30+ local artists, taste traditional holiday fare, and enjoy live entertainment throughout the grounds. Stay tuned for additional festival program details!

  • Date/Time
    November 18, 2023 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Cost
    Members: Free Non-Members: $10.00 Youth (12-18): $5.00 Children (Under 12): Free
  • Location
    National Nordic Museum, 2655 NW Market Street
    Seattle, WA, 97223
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  • Host Organization
    National Nordic Museum
  • Contact
    (206) 789-5707

National Nordic Museum

2655 NW Market Street
Seattle, WA, 98107
(206) 789-5707

The Nordic Museum is an internationally recognized museum and cultural center where people of all backgrounds are welcomed to be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.

Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and educating since its founding in 1980, the Nordic Museum is the largest museum in the United States to honor the legacy of immigrants from the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.