Fall Events in Stockholm

Fall is here. Obviously, the nights are chilly and the daytime temperature is on a rollercoaster. Today is a sunny and beautiful day, almost summertime but with jeans and light sweaters.

Since fall and winter in Sweden mean depressing, cold, dark times, there are a lot of things to do in the city. If you are visiting Stockholm, there is lots for you! Here’s the guide to events in October in Stockholm.

Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival and Taste Experience – Beer and whiskey lovers, this is for you! It is pricey to get in though, at 199:- per person, and includes a glass and nothing else. Remember tasting is not free, so expect to shell out 30-80:- per tasting (15cl).
Opening hours –
First Weekend: 29/9: 15-23 30/9: 15-24 1/10: 12-24
Second Weekend: 6/10: 15-23 7/10: 15-24 8/10: 12-24

Lost in Stockholm meetup! – Found in Stockholm – Come meet other readers of the blog and enjoy a tasty beer at one of the local pubs in Stockholm. Location TBA as we are planning something special for those who attend.
Date – October 13th, 7PM onwards
RSVP on Facebook or in a comment below.

Nordiska Museet Choklad Festival – Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate! This festival is like crack for chocolate addicts. Most stalls have free bits to taste from exotic origin to dark to white to chili-tequila chocolate. Open for kids and adults alike. Prices are reasonable at 120:- per adult, and 60:- per child.

Opening hours –
October 14th – 10am – 8pm
October 15th and 16th – 10am – 6pm

Moderna Museet – Museum of Modern Art – MOMA is worth visting not because of the funky, modern art they have, but the view from the museum cafe. It is one my mom’s and mine’s favorite spots in the city. A special treat are three famous master showcased from October 8th to January 15th: Turner, Monet, and Twombly.
Location –

Tekniska Museet – Technology Museum – NASA A Human Experience is in its last month of exhibiting at the museum. Ends November 6th so if you love space, be sure to visit before it ends.
Location –
Museivägen 7, Gärdet i Stockholm

Stieg Larssons Millennium Tour Walk – Random but fun if you loved The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo and the series (and the movie to come at xmas). The walk is run by Stockholm City Museum and while the museum itself has free entrance, the guided tour (in English and other languages) is just 120:-. Get a little exercise and find out where all the famous streets and buildings are!
October-December: Saturdays at 11.30 in English
Meeting point: Bellmansgatan 1, Södermalm, Stockholm. Metro: Slussen or Mariatorget.
Price: 120 SEK Buy tickets at the Stockholm City Museum or at the Stockholm Tourist Centre.

ABBA City Walk – Now you can be the dancing and walking queen or king. Take a walking tour of where ABBA lived, worked, and played in Stockholm during the 1970s.
October-December: Saturdays at 4 pm.
Price: 120 SEK Buy tickets at the Stockholm City Museum or at the Stockholm Tourist Centre.

If you want to do the walk on your own, you can buy the map for 40:- for either the ABBA or the Millennium walks.

Hem & Villa Stockholm – This fair is the largest DIY style in the Nordic region. For lovers of interior design and home decor.
13th -16th October
Location – Stockholmsmässa, Älvsjö station
Price – 140:- for adult, 90:- for adult on Thursday only

The Delicatessen Show – Another food lover’s trade show open to the public.
Dates – 29th and 30th October
Location – Münchenbryggeriet

INCA: Gold Treasures – Exhibition dedicated to the history and conquests of the Incan Empire. More than 300 artifacts will be on display and are on loan from several museums in Peru.
Location – Skeppsholmen Caverns
Dates – 10 September – 12 February
Price – 150:- per adult.

For more events, there are lots more, check out visit Stockholm here.
Will have a winter events in Stockholm post next month.

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