Nordic Fest- 50 Years Strong

Nordic Fest- 50 Years Strong

It's a Nordi Gras!

Come enjoy the celebration and fun of the 51st Annual Nordic Fest July 27-29

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!


NORDIC FEST RAFFLE WINNERS Thank you to everyone who purchased a button and program to support the Fest! This year Nordic Fest hosted a raffle and drew 5 winners each for $500! This year's winning numbers are:

50th Anniversary Book

50th Anniversary Book The book and DVD combo detailing this history of the first 50 years of Nordic Fest entitled, "Nordic Fest: 50 Years Strong" is now available for sale at the Vesterheim Museum Store across the street from the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce. The book may also be purchased online via the link below.

Fest Program Guide & Buttons

Fest Program Guide & Buttons The official Nordic Fest program and button is typically available two weeks before the Fest. Keep watching for updates on activities and events throughout the year.