35th annual Scandinavian Fest, ScanFest ’19


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Heritage festival celebrating the cultures & heritages of the Scandinavian countries. Full day of ethnic & traditinal festival foods, handcraft and gift vendors, entertainment on 6 stages and a field contest area, dancing, folkdress, music, Vikings (spoiler; only limited pillage & ravaging), special programs for kids, reindeer, demonstrating artisans, talks, and …… get this… the 12th annual all-Jersey Wife-Carry contest finals. Whazzat ? Grab a wife, any wife (or rent one of our lightweights), carry her through the obstacle course to win her weight in beer.
Viking ships, reenactors, accordions for listening and dancing, lots more .

Come be a Viking for a Day. -or- release your inner Viking -or- just enjoy a Smörgåsbord of Fun at the largest Nordic event in the East.

Discounted advanced-sale tickets are on sale until Wednesday the 28th at: https://www.scanfest.org/festset/CFR-festix-info.cfm?vt=tkt

The SUNDAY of Labor Day weekend. SUNDAY, September 1

More info, the program, vendors list, discounted advanced-sale tickets, driving directions, bus groups, more,…. at the website: www.ScanFest.org.

Come celebrate the heritages ! The SUNDAY of Labor Day Weekend: SUNDAY September 1.

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