Norwegian Christmas

Kick off the holiday season with the annual Norwegian Christmas celebration at Vesterheim! Activities in Heritage Park and Bethania Church are free, and admission to the museum's Main Building is free for youth under age 18. Enjoy these traditional festive family activities! Throughout the day in the outdoor setting of Vesterheim Heritage Park, enjoy familiar...

Barneløpet

Get outside and enjoy the winter at the annual Barneløpet, a non-competitive ski or walk event for the community’s youngest skiers, ages 3-13. The collaborative Vesterheim Museum and Sons of Norway event will be held at the Decorah Community Prairie at 10:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Skiers must provide their own skis.

Vesterheim Activities at Decorah’s Nordic Fest

We’re excited to have you visit during Decorah’s Nordic Fest celebration. It’s a wonderful weekend of family fun on Vesterheim’s campus with folk-art demonstrations, entertainment, and exhibits! Check back for details as they are planned! Decorah's Nordic Fest Nordic Fest is held each year on the last full weekend in July and includes fun activities...