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Syttende Mai Festival

Our annual Syttende Mai Festival in Stoughton, Wisconsin is a three-day celebration of our city's Norwegian heritage and culture. The Syttende Mai takes place annually on the weekend closest to Norway's Constitution Day. Enjoy a full weekend of family-friendly activities in Stoughton, from parades and delicious food & drinks, to arts & crafts.

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Various locations, 532 E Main St - Stoughton, WI 53589


May 17 - 19,  2024




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Syttende Mai Festival Activities

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Live Performances

Syttende Mai invites you to experience Norwegian culture through an exciting variety of musical performances, dancing, and theater.
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Fun Runs

Get set to run, walk, or row your way through Stoughton in one of Syttende Mai's many athletic events. Competitions range in intensity.
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Norweigan Dancers

The Stoughton Norwegian Dancers are a dance troupe who delight audiences with their intricate footwork, athleticism, and enthusiasm for traditional Norwegian culture.
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Syttende Mai 2018


Did You Know?

From the late 1800s to the early 1900s, Stoughton brought in an influx of Norwegians, and at one time, as many as 75 percent of its residents spoke Norwegian.