There is lots to do in Stockholm this weekend. Today we celebrate Walpurgis in Sweden, which is marked by a very traditional Spring festival with singing and lighting of bonfires. There are a few places in Stockholm where visitors can view this tradition in action. One of the best places to be for Walpurgis is at Skansen and Restaurant Solliden. Here you have the the best view for the big bonfire show! The bonfire will be lit at 9pm. Book Restaurant Solliden’s Rainbow Offer>>
The weekend culminates in a crazy gay hat parade on Sunday. The parade starts at 15:00 from Kungsholmstorg and goes along the Norr Mälarstrand promenade to the Mälarpaviljongen, where a jury will nominate the parade’s most beautiful hat.
Do not miss:
Gay House & Pop party with DJ Enrico Arghentini and Marcus Ullmarker and live appearance by Swedish singer Danny Saucedo.
22:00 – 05:00 @ Kolingsborg (Slussen, Södermalmstorg/Katarinavägen)
2:an med Miss Inga
Berns hot and sinful gay/mixed night club. Straight friendly club with Miss Inga – behind Berns gay friendly club 2:35.1.
SLM Stockholm - Open House
Walpurgis Night is a special evening, especially for those of the younger generation who are curious about the SLM and what the association has to offer.
Stockholm’s hot spot for the gay crowd! Big Walpurgis party.
Lesbian club at Debaser Medis at Medborgarplatsen, Södermalm.
Lezzie Weekend at Momma
Lezzie Weekend with DJs and a lot of women!
First of all Happy Easter everyone!
Today Hotel Skeppsholmen, one of the partner hotels in Stockholm Gay & Lesbian Network, is featured in the New York Times.
“Combine a friendly staff and a serene location within striking distance of the city’s action, and the Hotel Skeppsholmen hits every mark. With the Byredo candle burning in the lobby and dramatic hallway light installations, the whole place oozes chic; even the elevator is inexplicably cool.”
Read the whole article in The New York Times>>
Check out Hotel Skeppsholmen’s Rainbow Offer>>
You know spring has arrived in Stockholm when Mälarpaviljongen is open.
Put on your sunglasses and enjoy the alluring April sun at Mälarpaviljonen, one of the best places in Stockholm to enjoy this fantastic season. Overlooking Lake Mälaren this is a cosy, green haven where you can chill out over a glass of wine, sea food spring lunch or why not just enjoy a coffee & cake after a pleasant walk along Norr Mälarstrand Promenade.
This is the place if you are looking for an atmospheric, cozy local restaurant and high-spirited bar with great music and people. It also happens to one of the hottest LGBT spots in town!
Open everyday April – September
Celebrate Easter in Stockholm!
The weather is supposed to be wonderful and lots of stores and museums stay open while other European cities are closed.
Rainbow Offer. Enjoy Easter together with gay friendly Berns Hotel. Book your stay now. Free entrance to the photo museum Fotografiska and the spa Sturebadet as well as a three course dinner and breakfast. Book the offer>>
Check out our other Rainbow Offers>>
ABBA in front of the Stockholm City Hall
Photo: Bengt H. Malmqvist © Premium Rockshot
London has Beatles tours, New York has Sex and the City tours, and now the Stockholm City Museum is proud to present ABBA – the Walk, a city walk through Stockholm where Abba lived and worked.
The Stockholm City Museum, responsible for the highly popular Stieg Larsson Millenium Walking Tour, will be offering a guided tour of the city with ABBA as the theme. The tour is called ABBA - The Walk.
Starting May 19th and going through the summer, you can take a guided walk through the city learning about Stockholm during the 1970′s and seeing important ABBA landmarks. The tours will be offered in English and Swedish and will cost 120 SEK. The Stockholm City Museum will also be making a special city map with all ABBA related places marked out.
ABBA – the Walk In English
Saturdays in July, August and September at 4 pm.
Tickets SEK 120 can be bought at the Stockholm City Museum or www.ticnet.se
ABBA – the Walk For Groups
For bookings please contact Stockholm Stadsmuseum at +46 (0)8 508 31 620 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ABBA – the Walk MAP
From the end of May a map showing ABBA-related places in Stockholm will be sold at the Stockholm City Museum, the Stockholm Tourist Center and Stockholm Info Gallerian. Available in Swedish/Russian and English/German. SEK 40.
It’s Stockholm Culture Night tonight – the biggest cultural event of the spring, and it’s for free! The doors to Stockholm’s cultural world are thrown open, inviting one and all to a unique evening of celebrating, socializing, and gathering.
Museums, theaters, galleries, and a host of other cultural organizers will hold evening hours to give the culturally enthusiastic and the culturally curious an unforgettable evening with hundreds of activities on the program.
Visit the website of the Stockholm Culture Night for the program and more information. Stockholm Cultural Night>>
A declaration of love for Opera and Maria Callas!
Tonight at Högkvarteret.
19:30 Live: Rikard Wolff
20:30 Performance: Indra Linderoth
21:30 Live: Eva Mag and Peter Holm in Cupcake Experience
By the gramophone:
Clara Gustavsson play swing, schlager and operetta: Louis, Lehár and Leander & Maria Lönn, Högkvarteret’s Dj Diva
Visit www.hogkvarteret.se for more information.