Events

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, all Old Swedes events are subject to cancellation, postponement, or conversion to a virtual format.

Sankta Lucia celebration
Sunday, Dec. 11

Presented by the Delaware Swedish Colonial Society, the annual Sankta Lucia celebration will be held at 1 PM and 3 PM in the historic 1698 Old Swedes Church.

St. Lucia, the bringer of light, is celebrated with song and ceremony in the candlelit church. A beloved Swedish tradition, it marks the beginning of the holiday season. Seating is limited; buy your tickets now and don’t miss out!


Wreaths Across America @ Old Swedes
co-sponsored by the Washington-Rochambeau
Revolutionary Route of Delaware
Saturday, Dec. 17, 10 AM – Noon
Free event- public welcome to honor veterans and their families

Old Swedes logo with Midsommar Festival text and Maypole added

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2023
at OLD SWEDES HISTORIC SITE

Lucia and attendants.
Tomten, Star Boys and traditional musicians make a colorful sight.