Syttende Mai Family Picnic

Syttende Mai celebrationSunday, May 21, 2017 12:45 p.m.
Carderock Park, Montgomery County, MD

Join us in celebrating Norway's Constitution Day!

If you’ve never been to a Syttende Mai Family Picnic at Carderock Park in Maryland, put Sunday, May 21 on your calendar and get ready for a day of Norwegian pride. There are bunads, speeches from the Norwegian Embassy, live music, hot dogs, popcorn, ice cream, and a parade of flag-waving Norskies. All are welcome! Admission is free.

Speaker: Berit Enge, Correspondent with High North News.

Directions: From Beltway I-495 take Exit 41 west on Clara Barton Parkway. Right exit before overpass for Carderock Park; left on overpass onto short winding road under the canal. Inside park entrance, turn left for parking (additional parking on the right). Please park only in designated parking areas (you will be ticketed if you park on the grass!)  View map

Sponsored by: The Royal Norwegian Embassy • The Norwegian Church Service in Washington, DC • Lakselaget DC • Norwegian Ladies Club  Norwegian Society of Washington, DC • Sons of Norway, Washington DC Lodge • Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Atlantic Chapter

The Lodge always helps with the picnic — if you can lend a hand please email