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.

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 ...
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Leif Erikson Day

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

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

On the 4th of July we celebrate our Independence Day. Nearly every country has a day that they celebrate their ...
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Syttende Mai – Norway’s Constitution Day

Syttende Mai A brief history and how to celebrate from anywhere - The 17th of May (Syttende Mai) is Norway’s ...
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The Easter Tree Tradition

The beginning of spring means it is time to make your Easter Tree or Påskris – a popular tradition in ...
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2020 – A Year to Start New Traditions

A holiday that centers around drinking hot drinks and reading all through the night exists? Yes – and it’s called ...
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Not Your Grandma’s Syttende Mai

This year the wonderful traditional Syttende Mai celebrations in Norway and here in the United States are cancelled due to ...
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St. Knut’s Day: Time To Toss A Tree

We know what your true love gave you on the 1st through 12th day of Christmas but what did you ...
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