Syttende Mai Picnic 2018

Syttende Mai celebrationSunday, May 20, 2018 
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Carderock Park, Montgomery County, MD 

New this year: Please RSVP online to help us order a sufficient amount of food.

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 20 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: Mr. Leif Trana
Minister Counselor, Economic Affairs
Royal Norwegian Embassy, Washington, DC 

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

For more information on the event, contact Lasse Syversen or 301-641-7908.