Vikings, folk-artists, live tattooing, music, and more—explore Vesterheim during Decorah’s 54th Annual Nordic Fest. Whether or not you have Norwegian heritage, there is plenty to enjoy at Decorah’s citywide celebration of Nordic traditions and heritage!
This 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. In 2020, Opening Ceremonies will be on Thursday, July 24.
A full schedule of Vesterheim activities will be posted here closer to the event.
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 2019 Nordic Fest here.