Swedish Midsummer

AS IT SHOULD BE

Midsummer. Just taste that word... is there anything better? Midsummer. In the middle of summer, the strawberries, the food, the joy, the games and the magical Midsummer night! With seven flowers under your pillow. When you go for a midnight swim, in a moment you wish would never end. At Destination Apelviken, we host a proper Midsummer celebration. Classic Swedish Midsummer, with no shortcuts. All the traditional dances, and pickled herring as early as breakfast.

21 - 23 JUNE 2019

Listed here are all our activities for the Midsummer weekend. 

Midsummer eve

10.00 | FLOWER WREATH WORKSHOP | FLOORBALL LAWN

Midsummer isn’t just merrymaking and joy, mind you. No, there’s some hard, traditional work to be done. Wreaths to make. A maypole to decorate. We’ll kick start the Midsummer celebration the way we always do, by dressing the maypole and making wreaths. Bring your own flowers, and we’ll provide the twigs and the tying-together-stuff.

13.00 | RAISING THE MAYPOLE | FLOORBALL LAWN

We’ll raise the maypole together, and require the help of both young and old!

13.30 | MAYPOLE DANCING | GRÄSYTAN VID INNEBANDYPLAN

The best of all Swedish traditions, in our opinion! Is there anything better than some traditional dancing with your kids and some good friends? Maypole dancing – perhaps no further introduction is needed.

14.30 | MYSTERY FISHING GAME | FLOORBALL LAWN

For two gold coins, every child can try their luck and see what’s biting.

15.00 | MIDSUMMER GAMES | FLOORBALL LAWN

Following the success of previous years, we’ve brought the Midsummer Games back again, as a matter of course. Here, you compete in teams, in a number of classic Swedish games, such as the relay race and “walking the plank”. The winning team of this prestigious contest earns a really nice award.

21.00 | TUSEN & EN SCHLAGER | SOLVIKEN

For many years, we have welcomed the music group Tusen & En Schlager at Solviken during our Midsummer evenings. Please note that on Midsummer Eve, Solviken is open to overnight guests only

23.00 | MIDNIGHT SWIM | BEACH

Strong and brave late at night, more precisely at 23:00, when it’s time for the fifth annual instalment of our new favourite tradition – the Midnight Swim! Previously, there’s been about a hundred brave souls, but this year, we’re going for a new participant record! We brighten the already bright Midsummer night a little more with tiki torches on the beach, and everyone who goes for a swim will be treated to a hot dog!

Midsummer day

14.00 | FAIRYTALE MAGIC  | NISSE'S BODEGA STAGE

Join us for a magical display, where Fredrik the Wizard offers a real family show, which will entertain all children, young and old, with majestic and spectacular tricks and oddities.

16.00 | CRABFISHING | START AT THE ACTIVITY CENTRE

What goes on in Crabfishing bay is for you to find out, haha. We’ll give you a couple of hints, though – it’s something you just have to do during the West Coast summer, and they really like musselsr

17.30 | MOVIE NIGHT | ACTIVITY CENTRE

On Saturday night, when our legs are tired from Midsummer dancing the day before, as well as from the midnight swim and the crab fishing, we curl up in front of a family-friendly movie and eat tons of popcorn.

After Ski på Nisses Bodega

Som på vilken Alptopp som helst. En eftermiddag om året.

15 februari 2020

After Ski
Påsk i Apelviken

Full fart hela påsken; butiken är öppen, det blir äggajakt och påskdisco

9-13 april 2020

Påsk i Apelviken
Riktigt midsommar

Maten, glädjen, lekarna och midsommarnatten - den magiska!

19-21 juni 2020

Midsommar
Apple Bay Day

En ny tradition i Apelviken. Varje år på självaste nationaldagen

6 juni 2020

Apple Bay Day
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