In the Nordic Julemarket Marketplace, you'll find unique gifts and goods from our distinctive lineup of vendors including Artisan Food Makers, Traditional Craftsmen, and purveyors of other exciting Christmastime decorations and gifts.
Food & Libations
Enjoy the flavors of local eats and exotic treats from each of the Nordic countries, as well as modern interpretations of classic Scandinavian cuisine. In addition to Aquavit and the local brews we'll have on tap at Nordic Julemarket, you can hop on the Nordic Christmas Trolley and try three variations of Glogg (mulled wine) at each of our Glogg Tour stops: American Swedish Institute, Norway House: Gingerbread Wonderland, and back to Nordic Julemarket!
Try your hand at traditional Nordic Christmas pastimes, crafts & games. Meet the North Pole Reindeer! Take the Nordic Christmas Trolley to and from Nordic Julemarket to visit each of our other Nordic Christmas Tour stops including Norway House: Gingerbread Wonderland and American Swedish Institute. Learn more about Nordic languages, customs and traditions. And, of course, go shopping in the Nordic Julemarket Marketplace!
Enjoy live music by foreign and local musicians combining the enchanting sounds of Nordic folk traditions and modern Scandinavian & American influenced tunes. Be enchanted by performances of various ethnic dance groups and even jump in on the fun and try one of the dances yourself! Visit our partner exhibits at American Swedish Institute and Norway House: Gingerbread Wonderland with FREE ADMISSION when you buy a Glogg Tour ticket for the Nordic Christmas Trolley!
Learn and explore the many traditions that come out of Scandinavia! Taste classic Nordic food and drinks, admire traditional fashions, learn Nordic languages, absorb the culture and customs, and participate in such an array of activities that are fun and even inspire learning! Just see how many of your own family traditions are deeply rooted in our shared Nordic Heritage here in Minnesota.
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