Looking to celebrate the holidays with a traditional celebration? Julefest returns to Poulsbo for another year of seasonal joy, Norwegian traditions, eats and shopping. Here’s what to expect from this years event.

The celebration takes place for one day only on Saturday, December 2nd. The day is chock full of events with festivities kicking off at 10 AM and going until past 4:30 PM.

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Photo via Poulsbo Sons of Norway

From 10 AM to 4 PM, you can enjoy a Nordic Market with jewelry, rosemaling, collectables, wooden crafts, candles, soaps, gifts and a silent auction.

Between 11 AM and 3 PM, you can enjoy a taste of Norway with traditional eats like pea soup, hot dogs, meatballs, waffles and porridge.

Then at dusk you will get to have the unique experience of seeing vikings. The Poulsbo Sons of Norway Vikings will bring the Lucia Bride by boat to shore, where a bonfire will be lit, followed by the Viking King’s reading of the Winter Solstice Proclamation. What an experience!

Poulsbo Julefest

When: Saturday, December 2nd
Where: 18991 Front Street
Cost: Free/varies