Well, it’s still winter in Sweden, but we have a line-up this month that is sure to perk you up! Get lively with game and comedy nights. Be adventurous with dancing, concerts and festivals. Venture out this February; there’s plenty to do!
Not sure what’s happening in Stockholm during February? Here’s your complete Stockholm calendar of events, including all the music, markets, food festivals, parties (lots of them free!) this month:
Thursday 1st February
This “American Teen” has certainly gained a huge following. Check his “Location,” and get yourself there!
Nostalgic for the days of playing board games? This is your chance: bring your favorite board game to play with others or join someone else’s game.
Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th February
Explore some new yoga moves with Brigitte Gorm Hansen. There are three workshops offered throughout the weekend and you can reserve a spot for all three, or book separately.
Saturday 3rd February
Brunch, champagne, and now dancing too! All of the best things in one place! Honestly, why haven’t we done this before?
When someone dropped a sponge into a bucket of water more than a million years ago, art was created. Or so said the French artist Robert Filliou in 1963. To honor Art’s birthday, Södra Teatern is throwing a party.
Sunday 4th February
Why not start your Sunday off with a good dance fest? And not just in your pajamas with a hairbrush as a mic!
Who doesn’t love a trip to a flea market? Browse the quirky, appreciate the vintage, and marvel at the unexpected. Good prices and an even better atmosphere.
Tuesday 6th – Saturday 10th February
Are you in need of a Scandinavian design fix? This design fair that includes classic and modern furniture, as well as lighting, is open for buyers and press from the 6th and will be open to the public on Saturday for 140 SEK/person.
Wednesday 7th February
A chance for some big-time “Stargazing” – Kygo is on tour, with SEEB and Gryffin!
Thursday 8th – Sunday 11th February
This inclusive and provocative arts festival encompasses multiple medias, including film, dance and music. There will be a workshop on critical sound writing and the festival ends with a rare three hour performance by Japanese ensemble Marginal Consort. You can purchase a festival pass for 550 SEK or buy individual tickets for each event.
Friday 9th February
Ngonyama and Tagliavini Exhivitions at Fotografiska
Two new exhibits open on Friday: Somnyama Ngonyama and The Extraordinary World of Christian Tagliavini. In the former, Zanele Muholi uses self-portraiture to confront race; in the latter, Christian Taliavini creates the image from scratch. Pair an excursion to the Fotografiska with brunch or dinner in the museum – be sure to book ahead of time!
Saturday 10th February
Looking for new recipes and flavors to try out? In this course, you’ll prepare simple and healthy recipes with cookbook author Shantimaya.
Do you have a fancy event coming up? Why not shop at discounted prices at this pop-up dress shop! Gorgeous dresses at low prices? Yes please!
Music! Circus! Burlesque! Buy your ticket now for a night full of bawdy fun.
Wednesday 14th February
If you’re looking for somewhere to head other than a romantic restaurant this Valentine’s Day, try a comedy night! What’s better than the chance to commiserate and laugh!
Friday 16th – Sunday 18th February
Whether it’s on a morning sandwich or in västerbottenpaj, Swedes enjoy cheese. Now is your chance to appreciate Swedish cheese with experts who will explain everything from the production process to taste and pairings.
Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th February
Celebrating food from around the world, with seminars, activities, and food tastings. Don’t miss this delicious, multi-cultural event.
Monday 19th February
This Californian girl returns to Stockholm for a second time! At only age 16, Billie has proven herself to be a talented singer and dancer.
Wednesday 21st and Sunday 25th February
Enjoy a glass of wine (or several) while you paint. It’s more about being social and enjoying the process than your skill as a painter, so people of all skill levels are encouraged to attend! Materials included (and we’re not just talking about the art supplies – wine too!).
Thursday 22nd – Saturday 24th February
Akram Khan’s dance production is based on the book Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata by Karthika Naïr. The dance follows the journey of the strong Princess Ambas.
Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th February
Stay tuned on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to learn more about this year’s program. It is sure to include Greta Gerwig’s Golden Globe winning Lady Bird, film previews, talks, and mingling. Unless indicated otherwise, all films will include English subtitles.
Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th February
This is Sweden’s largest handicraft fair. Check out their website around Friday 9th for schedules and more information.
Monday 26th February
Steven Wilson’s career spans over 30 years. He has taken inspiration from Pink Floyd and Donna Summers. He’s a self-taught musician, and learns new instruments as needed for his songs. A natural talent!
Tuesday 27th February
The visuals of Planet Earth II accompanied by the sounds of a live symphony to match the dulcet tones of David Attenborough’s voice. This will be such a treat, we can’t wait!
Ongoing: Vad som händer i Stockholm i februari
Nobel Creations at the Nobel Museum
Students from Beckmans College of Design, Stockholm School of Photography, and the Royal College of Music were tasked with embodying the ideas of the Nobel Prizes and this is what they have come up with! The exhibit closes Thursday 15th February.
Ttéia 1,C Exhibit at Modern Museum
Lygia Pape’s installation opens at the Modern Museum on 2nd February. Golden threads stretch from floor to ceiling to create shimmering shapes. Go before 24th February for free entrance!
Ready for some giggles? Each Monday this month, Big Ben Pub is having a free comedy show! Yes, free! The comics are a mix of English and Swedish.
Nature Illusions at the Natural History Museum
Erik Johansson’s photographic images are breathtaking and perplexing. This exhibit will be on all month.
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