Midsummer Events

Activities

Family fun is the focus of the Swedish Midsummer festival at Vasa Park Resort on June 11, 2017. Admission to this event is always free. Come and bring the whole family for a day of live music, dancing and old fashioned recreation. This free regional event has taken place on the shores of Lake Sammamish at beautiful Vasa Park Resort for 88 years. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun.

The day starts off with a hearty Swedish pancake breakfast. Breakfast goes from 9am-12pm. If you have never tried Swedish Pancakes, or if you have, these are the best. They are served by Skogsblomman lodge out of our summer kitchen.  Breakfast includes Swedish pancakes, ham, syrup, coffee and juice. Price for the breakfast is $10.00 for adults and $8 for children under 12.. Once you have enjoyed breakfast, you will be ready for the rest of the days activities. So stick around and enjoy the fun at Vasa Park Resort.

Schedule

After enjoying the Swedish Pancakes, there will be lots of family activities throughout the day. 11am-1pm, free pony rides for the kids, free cotton candy, free bounce house,  balloon art and face painting, Also to satisfy every sweet tooth, have a relaxing break at the "Swedish Coffee Garden." Enjoy a cup of coffee with some Swedish baked goods. Bingo will be held in our patio area throughout the day, starting at 10am. Of course, the playground, swimming and waterslides are open all day long for your enjoyment. At 12:30, you don't want to miss the main program. Swedish dancers, singers and the famous midsummer maypole wrapping will take place at the stage area in the center of the park. You will find this program so enjoyable so gather around the stage early to get a good seat. Old time races and games for children will begin at 2pm in the campsites in the north end of the park. The Vasa Park Concession will be open all day serving, soda, ice cream, candy and chips and nachos.  So stop on by to grab a quick snack.

Many new activities will be added this year, some include a Beer Garden, Hamburgers, Salmon and Hot Dogs cooked right on a charcoal grill. Lots of activities going on all day, so come and spend the day with us at Vasa Park Resort.

Driving Directions

From I-5
Take I-90 eastbound towards Spokane. Take Exit #13 and go North on West Lk. Samm. Pkwy. S.E. for 1 1/4 miles. Parking is on the left, park on the right.

From 405
Take I-90 Eastbound exit to Spokane/Issaquah. Head east for approximately 3 3/4 miles. Take exit #13 and go North on West Lk. Samm. Pkwy S.E.  Parking is on the left, the park on the right.

From I-90
Take Exit #13 and go North on West Lake Sammamish Pkwy. S.E. for approximately 1 1/4 miles. Parking is  on the left, park is across the street on the right.