Annual Julefest


Friday Nov 23 - Saturday Nov 24, 2018

Museum of Danish America

2212 Washington Street
Elk Horn, IA 51531


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Add to Calendar 11/23/2018 11/24/2018 America/Chicago Annual Julefest Julefest is an annual celebration held in the Danish Villages of Elk Horn-Kimballton on the Friday and Saturday immediately following Thanksgiving. At the museum we invite you to enjoy home-baked cookies, gløgg, and coffee in the museum's “hyggelig julestue" on Friday and Saturday. Museum of Danish America MM/DD/YYYY

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Begin celebrating the holiday season at the Museum of Danish America!

Julefest is an annual celebration held in the Danish Villages of Elk Horn-Kimballton on the Friday and Saturday immediately following Thanksgiving. Both communities will be festively decorated for Christmas. 2018 Schedule >


At the museum we invite you to enjoy home-baked cookies, gløgg, and coffee in the museum's “hyggelig julestue" on Friday and Saturday. We have a LEGO play area and crafts for the kids . . . both young and old . . . Fun for the entire family!

Bedstemor's House at 2105 College Street will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The museum's Genealogy Center on Main Street will have Christmas activities and pebernødder & wassail on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Visit our Design Store stocked with gifts for the entire family: beautiful jewelry, decor, Danish spreads and treats, and of course, the Annual Keepsake Ornament and Christmas Cards.

Admission during Julefest is FREE for the museum, Bedstemor's House, and the Genealogy Center!


See our Design Store for our annual Christmas card and ornament. Place your order early as there is a limited supply.