Events in Texas

an Annual event each April


Waco, Texas

Viking Fest in Waco, Texas.

The festival honors the immigrants for coming to America and the evolution of that culture in Texas. The experiences of settling on the frontier are shown in exhibits. Museums from Texas and other states have brought items, hand-outs and videos showing different aspects of the immigration. vikingsm.gif (3709 bytes)

The festival is for everyone, not just for people of Scandinavian descent. This festival with its artwork, carvings, games, dances and music seeks to provide a glimpse of the Nordic culture. It portrays a way of life that the Nordic people brought to America and to Texas. 

Click on the Viking to visit their site

June 25
7 pm

Scandinavian Celebration of Midsummer Fest.

Live entertainment, Midsummer Pole, traditional Scandinavian Food and Drink, Tours of Ulf & Inga-Lill Westblom's Vineyard

Tehuacana Creek Vineyards 6826 E. Hwy 6

Take Loop 340 to Hwy 6 toward Marlin 
6826 is the 2nd mailbox after crossing Techuacana Creek (3/4 mile)
--Scandinavian flags 
Phone 875-2375 or 723-2297

Nordic Clubs of Waco: Scandinavian Friends, Sons of Norway, 
Forsgard-Olson Vasa Lodge, Forsgard-Olson Heritage Society