This Decorah city-wide festival is held each year on the last full weekend in July and includes fun activities for the whole family. Traditions new and old abound throughout the weekend. There is always lively dancing, challenging sporting events, delicious food, and lots of other entertainment. Opening Ceremonies will be on Thursday, July 26.
Vesterheim’s events will include The National Exhibition of Folk Art in the Norwegian Tradition, folk-art demonstrations and sales, performances, special guests, and more. See details below and check back as more are announced.
To learn more about Decorah’s plans for the fest, call the “troll-free” hotline at 1-800-382-FEST, or visit Nordic Fest.
Find an album of pictures from the 2017 Nordic Fest here.