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WHAT’S ON STOCKHOLM: October 2019
Culture What's on: Stockholm

WHAT’S ON STOCKHOLM: October 2019

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Crispy leaves rustle at our feet and the first fresher winds are announcing that winter is coming soon. Life starts retracting indoors, but not only homewards… This is also a time for indoor music and film festivals, dining out at cozy restaurants or attending fairs like the Baking and Chocolate Fair. Oh yes, this is also the time we like to dress up like ghosts and pumpkins and go trick-or-treating. Let us guide you to some of this months event highlights, things to see and do in Stockholm.

Every event is linked to a page with more detailed info, just click on the title!

 

SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS

Halloween at Gröna Lund 2019

The entire amusement park with attractions is open, where the smaller kiddies area is adapted for younger visitors with pumpkins, witches, ghosts and children’s performances every day. In the greater area the more courageous visitors will be able, among other things, to take part in the haunted ship that returns and you will get to meet a mysterious sect.

When: 18-20 October, 25 October – 3 November
Where: Gröna Lund
Cost: 399SEK – 430SEk

 




MUSIC

Stockholm Jazz Festival

One of Sweden’s oldest festivals and one of Stockholm’s biggest events. Now in 2019  the festival is back on 11-20 October – and bigger than ever, spreading jazz on over 60 venues around Stockholm.

When: 11-20 October
Where: Different venues in Stockholm
Cost: Price of tickets varies per concert.

Ariana Grande @ Globen

When: 7 October
Where: Globen
Cost: 675SEK – 875SEK

Chromatics w/ Desire @ Berns

When: 5 October
Where: Berns
Cost: 370SEK

Chromatics Berns Stockholm

Cher @ Friends Arena

When: 17 October
Where: Friends Arena
Cost: 2375SEK – 3400SEK

Michael Bublé @ Globen

When: 23 October
Where: Globen
Cost: 650SEK – 1450SEK

UB40 @ Berns

When: 27 October
Where: Berns
Cost: 570SEK

Eros Ramazzotti @ Globen

When: 30 October
Where: Globen
Cost: 437SEK – 775SEK




ART

Affordable Art Fair

When: 10-13 October
Where: Nacka Strandsmässan
Cost: 95SEK – 350SEK

Opening Reception: Peter Blake

When: 3 October
Where: Wetterling Gallery
Cost: FREE

Opening: Anna Camner / Toni R. Toivonen / Ann-Sofie Claesson

When: 3 October
Where: Wetterling Gallery
Cost: FREE

Iranian Film Festival 2019

When: 12-13 October
Where: Biograf Skandia
Cost: 120SEK – 295SEK

iranska filmfestivalen Iranian film festival Stockholm 2019




FOOD AND DRINK

Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2019

When: 3-5 October
Where: Nacka Strandsmässan
Cost: 250SEK

Bak- & Chokladfestivalen – The Bake & Chocolate Festival

When: 10-13 October
Where: Stockholmsmässan
Cost: 93SEK – 390 SEK

Chelas – There’s a New Mexican in Town

Located at the trendy Hornstull neighbourhood of Södermalm, at Verkstadsgatan 4,  you’ll find Chelas, Stockholm’s newest Mexican restaurant. Chelas opened its doors in July of 2019. The name comes from the Mexican slang word for beers and a phrase the Mexicans use when they want to socialise with friends and family: “Saca las chelas”. Literally translated it means “Bring out the beers”, but it can actually be better interpreted as “Let’s have some beers and hang out”.

Chelas restaurant Enchiladas tacos Stockholm

 

Unique Stockholm Restaurants With A Great Wine List

The wine culture in Sweden is expanding, especially with the increase of vineyards in Skåne in the south of the country. In fact, 42% of all alcohol sales in Sweden consist of wine, and this is very different from brännvin, the traditional Swedish drink that translates as burn-wine. You can of course buy wine from the state owned Systembolaget. However, the only other place that you can buy wine and enjoy a glass is in licenced restaurants and bars that serve food. There are some great restaurants in Stockholm that unite their food and wine menu in perfect harmony, taking equal consideration to both.

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Photo by Kamil Kalbarczyk

 

Find out more about upcoming events in our Events Calendar.

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