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Nordic Fest in Decorah, Iowa

July 28 - July 30

Since 1967, over 1 1/2 million visitors from all over the world have attended our festival in Decorah, IA!

Your whole family will enjoy delicious food, traditional crafts, a colorful parade, lively entertainment, sporting events and our Saturday night fireworks display.

Events begin with Thursday night’s opening ceremonies at 6:45 p.m., followed by two full days of fun activities for the whole family. Plans are already underway for the biggest Fest yet! Make your plans now to be part of the fun!

Meet and visit with Jerry Paulson (Naeseth Chair for Genealogical Research and Publication at the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center). He will be at Vesterheim Museum (502 West Water Street) on Friday, July 29th!


July 28
July 30


Nordic Fest

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