Dancing with the Trolls!

Dancing with the Trolls!

This year go "Dancing with the Trolls!"

July 23-25, 2015

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.


The membership deadline for having your name in the Nordic Fest program is quickly approaching! May 31st is the LAST DAY that your name can be included in the program for this year. If you havenít received a mailing (or 3) reminding you,you still have time. If you didnít receive a mailing and would like to become a member, you can sign up by clicking on the Membership button.  Obviously if you donít get your membership dollars in before the deadline, we Norwegians (or Norwegian wannabes) will still accept your membership after the May 31st deadline! MangeTakk! 

2014 Fest Program Guide & Buttons

2014 Fest Program Guide & Buttons The full printed version for 2015 will be available the first part of July. In the meantime, you can view last year's program to get an idea of how the Nordic Fest is laid out.  Please note that any changes to the program will be posted at the Chamber offices (507 W. Water St) during the Fest.

2014 Official Nordic Fest Program

Elvelopet Pre-registration Online

Elvelopet Pre-registration Online You can now pre-register for the ElvelÝpet online!

Online Registration Deadline is 5pm central Thursday, July 23rd, 2015!

Pre-register & Pay Online: This option allows you to pay your $30 pre-registration fee online through PayPal, then pre-register and print your confirmation & waiver.

Registration & Pay