Holidays

Looking to incorporate new cultural traditions? Want to know why Swedes decorate Easter trees or Icelanders read all through the night on Christmas eve? Explore how Ingebretsen’s celebrates Nordic holidays all year long.

Midsummer Cocktails

Two Cocktails for Midsummer If you've spent time in Scandinavia in the summer, you probably had a glass of sweet ...

Midsummer Celebrations Schedule

Do you want to celebrate Midsummer but you're not sure where to go or how to do it? We've gathered ...

Ingebretsen’s Mini Christmas Gift Guide

In the days leading up to our busiest holiday we thought we would put together a miniature Ingebretsen's guide of ...

Ham Balls from Grandma Iola

There is no time like the present to preserve the past. Annie Malsam is doing just that as she collects ...

It’s Almost Time For PĂ„skekrim (Easter Crime)

Norway is known as having one of the strangest holiday traditions - PĂ„skekrim - reading about gruesome murders over the ...

What is St. Urho’s Day?

St. Urho's Day is one of those legends that has a blurry origin story. If you live in Minnesota you ...

Celebrating Advent – Christmas Traditions

Scandinavian Christmas Whether you're looking to adopt new traditions or learn the history of practices your family has done for ...

Leif Erikson Day

Leif Erikson Day was declared a national holiday in 1964 by Lyndon B. Johnson. On October 9 each year, celebrations ...

New Anniversary Stocking Kit

Christmas Stocking Pattern Ingebretsen's is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! In honor of 100 years on Lake Street in South Minneapolis, ...

Scandinavian Midsummer

Midsummer, an observation of the longest day of the year, is celebrated in each of the Scandinavian countries. Originally a ...