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What’s On and Where to Go: February
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What’s On and Where to Go: February

One month down and eleven more months of fun ahead of us! February isn’t just about Valentine’s Day – there’s a full calendar of events waiting for you!


Stockholm Design Week

Stockholm Design Week is dedicated to all the latest trends in Scandinavian Design – so here’s your chance to check out the latest in home furnishings, lighting, and all the other design areas where Swedes excel.  There are a multitude of events, with two of the biggest being held at Stockholm Mässan.

Where: Stockholm Mässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When:  3-9 February, Vendors: Tues – Fri 09.00-18.00,  Public: Sat 10.00 – 17.00

Damage: 15 years and up 140 SEK; children 7-14 years 20 SEK; under 6 years free

Contact: 08 749 41 00

Email: [email protected]


Supermarket Art Fair


This international Art Fair is run by the artists themselves, so you’re in for a treat. The goal of the fair is to showcase artists from around the world and create new networks into the Swedish as well as the international art scene.

Where: Kulturhuset, Sergelstorg, Stockholm

When: 14-16 February, Friday 11.00–22.00, Saturday & Sunday 11.00–20.00

Damage: One-day entrance 120 SEK; Weekend pass (3 day) 240 SEK; Students/Seniors 120 SEK; Children under 16 free

Contact: [email protected]



Swedish Electronic dance Music sensation Avicii returns to Sweden for two solo gigs as part of the True Tour, taking the stage at the Tele2 Arena.  This is Avicci’s first appearance on a Swedish stage in more than two years so don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to catch one of the hottest Swedish acts around.

Where: Tele2 Arena, Arenaslingan 14, Johanneshov

When: 28 – 1 March

Damage:  260 – 485 SEK


Culinary Södermalm


This is one for the foodies. It kicked off in January and runs through October and is a great chance to experience the astounding variety of cuisine on offer on Stockholm’s hip south side.

Where: Södermalm

When: January – October

Damage: 695 SEK

Contact: [email protected]

Phone: 08 120 57578


National Geographic Speaker Series

In celebration of their 125-year anniversary National Geographic is offering a four-part series of talks at the Stockholm Waterfront Building.  The series features five fascinating individuals who embody the ethos of the National Geographic Society: inspiring people to care about our planet. The series kicks off in February with K2: Danger and Desire on the Savage Mountain.

Where: Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm, Stockholm Waterfront Building

When:  Monday, 3 February, 19.00

Damage: 395 SEK

Contact: 08 5050 6000


Dream Theater


Legendary Swedish rockers Dream Theater will be playing Stockholm’s Globe Arena’s Annexet in support of their self-titled 12th studio album.  Expect this seasoned band to run through the greats from their back catalogue as well as the newer hits.

Where: Globe Arena’s Annexet, Globentorget 2, Johanneshov

When: 22 February

Damage: 560 SEK

Contact: 08 600 91 00


Jfokus 2014

This is a conference for everyone who works with Java – and since this is Sweden that means it’s sure to be well-attended. The conference features speakers, networking and training sessions that will keep the computer geek in you up to date and satisfied.

Where: Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm, Stockholm Waterfront Building

When:  3-5 February

Damage: 5 695 SEK

Contact: [email protected]


Syfestivalen – Sewing Festival


The Sewing festival comes to Stockholm twice a year – in February and then in October and it’s a great treat for those interested in sewing, knitting, weaving or any of the other areas that fall under the rather wide net cast by the Sewing Festival. You can buy textiles, machines, and other implements, as well as talk with the hundreds of vendors and gain information on specialists from across the country.

Where:  Stockholm Mässan, Mässvägen1, Älvsjö

When: 14 – 16 February

Damage: 220 SEK

Contact:   040-18 69 24

Email: [email protected]


Stockholm International Antiques Fair

The International Antiques Fair has been running since 1978 and doesn’t show any signs of letting up – if anything it’s more popular than ever and is a fantastic chance to see – and buy – antiques from across Sweden as well as from around the world. With more than 250 exhibitors you’re sure to find an expert to talk to, an author you admire or that perfect addition to your sitting room.

Where: Stockholm Mässan, Mässvägen 1, Älvsjö

When:  13 – 16 February; Thurs 11.00 – 19.00; Fri & Sat 10.00 – 18.00; Sun 10.00 – 17.00

Damage: Adults 130 SEK; 13- 18 years 50 SEK; under 12 years free

Contact: 08 749 41 00

Email: [email protected]



Judi Lembke

Judi Lembke is an experienced editor and writer who, when not shackled to her computer, enjoys reading, cooking and sometimes watching embarrassingly bad reality TV.   Judi also works with communications and thinks coming up with clever ideas is about as much fun as one can have without taking off one’s clothes.


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