6 Dec 2023
What’s on: Stockholm
Expat Traditions Shopping What's on: Stockholm

YLC’s Christmas Market Picks

With the days getting colder and darker, it’s the perfect time for some glögg and festive cheer from one of the many Christmas markets going on in Stockholm. While the crowds head to the well-known markets at Skansen and Gamla Stan during November and December, we’ve chosen our picks of other wonderful Christmas markets you might […]

Read More
Community Culture Festivals Lifestyle Networking What's on: Stockholm

Stockholm Pride 2023: A Celebration of Diversity and Equality with Glorious Colors and Love Overflow

The heart of Stockholm resonated with vibrant hues and the spirit of acceptance as the remarkable Stockholm Pride 2023 unfolded from July 31 to August 6. This colorful extravaganza of love and identity welcomed all, spreading a powerful message of diversity, equality, and unity. Organized by the non-profit association Stockholm Pride, this annual festival is […]

Read More
Community Swedish Culture Tourist Information What's on: Stockholm

Valborg – Sweden’s Bonfire Night

There is nothing that says spring in Sweden better than a good old bonfire and a men’s choir! Don’t miss the annual gatherings at Valborgsmässoafton (Walpurgis night)! RELATED POST: FIND OUT WHAT STOCKHOLMERS SAY ABOUT VALBORG! Tradition Every year on the 30th of April Sweden is set ablaze in revelry of the emerging spring. The celebration known […]

Read More
Tourist Information Travel Uncategorized What's on: Stockholm

6 Best Places to Visit in Stockholm for Christmas

Stockholm is a great city to visit during Christmas time. With its picturesque cobbled streets, traditional Swedish architecture, and twinkling lights from the Christmas markets, Stockholm can be an enchanting place to explore around the holidays. Stockholm has something for everyone this season, from beautiful churches to festive events and activities. If you’re looking for […]

Read More
Uncategorized Videos What's on: Stockholm

Time to inaugurate Stockholm’s Christmas

Stockholm’s Christmas will be inaugurated in Kungsträdgården on Saturday 12 November at 15:00. An annual and loved tradition where many gather to welcome Christmas to the city of Stockholm. For the first time since 2019, finally everyone is invited to a live inauguration on the main stage in Kungsträdgården. There will be opening speeches and […]

Read More
Culture Festivals Music What's on: Stockholm

Unmissable Acts at Lolla 22

After two years when the festival had to be postponed, Stockholm will finally get to celebrate the return of Lollapalooza. This will be the second time the festival takes place in the city, and it’s already become Stockholm’s largest festival and with the biggest names in its lineup. Lollapalooza Stockholm is the seventh Lollapalooza in […]

Read More
Community Expat Traditions What's on: Stockholm

Celebrating Halloween In Stockholm

The Celtic festival of Halloween has only really been celebrated in Stockholm since the 1990s, but it has swiftly caught on amongst families and friends. For younger children, the date signifies the much anticipated school break, and is also a very welcome diversion as the nights draw in and the country gets darker. Although Halloween […]

Read More
Community Expat Traditions Featured What's on: Stockholm

Join Shockholm 2020 for a virtual Halloween

Oh, the dilemmas people face in the age of Covid: How to put together the 10th anniversary edition of Europe’s largest Halloween festival and parade, if you can’t have a festival or a parade? That is what Bill Schacht had to figure out. He’s been the driving force behind Stockholm’s awesome & gruesome Halloween celebrations […]

Read More
Family Activities Getting Around Sports and Fitness What's on: Stockholm

Summer Fun: Top Stockholm Bathing Spots

Looking for a beach in Stockholm? Check out the YLC list of the top 5 swimming spots in the city!

Read More
Festivals Swedish Culture What's on: Stockholm

Celebrate Sweden’s National Day

Even though the celebration of Sweden’s national day on June 6 only became an official public holiday in 2005 it has now become one of Sweden’s most anticipated holidays and days of celebration. Although this year the celebrations may be a little bit dampened due to the need of staying away from large gatherings, there are […]

Read More