ScanFest is the largest exclusively-Nordic heritage festival in the US celebrating & promoting the cultures of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway Sweden.
A full day of entertainment in 6 performance areas with 26 food vendors with Scandinavian & familiar festival fare, a Nordic marketplace with 62 specialized craft vendors, plus folk, traditional, modern, jazz, & classical music, folkdancing, talks, re-enactors, contests, combat, and, yes, ... Vikings ( limited pillage & ravaging )
"SloshBucklers" viking encampment & ax tossing demo and participation the Norse Kubb game demo & contests, including children's activities, reindeer, and lots more ... including ... ( get this !! ) ... the 9th annual
All-Jersey Wife-Carry finals contest ! Whazzat' ? Easy ! Carry a wife - any wife (bring your own, grab one, or rent one of our choice of light-weights) through the obstacle course and win her weight in beer !
Disclaimer: Event details may change at any time. Please review the official website or check with the
event organizer when planning to attend the event.