in the Danish Villages
"Jul" Love It!
November 28 * 29
- CELEBRATE THE ARRIVAL OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
ELK HORN and KIMBALLTON, Iowa – Getting into the holiday
spirit is easy in the Danish Villages. Celebrated the
weekend after Thanksgiving, Julefest offers visitors a
way to kick start the Christmas season.
For thirty six years, this magical festival has warmed
hearts and provided a way to celebrate all things
Danish. Julefest promises an array of traditional Danish
food and tasty treats such as pastries, wine, glögg,
pebbernødder, and rollepølse. Search for unique
Christmas presents and decorations at gift shops,
specialty stores and craft fairs in both towns. Make the
most of a winter's day and listen to a Christmas
concert, and watch for Father Christmas strolling
Relish in the festive atmosphere of the villages - both
towns will be decorated for Christmas and the streets
lined with Danish and American flags. Pick up a brochure
with a map of the local merchants and happenings at any
of the Danish Villages businesses. Contact
the Danish Windmill at (800) 451-7960.
Elk Horn and Kimballton are
located in southwest Iowa, off I-80, 6 and 9 miles north
of Exit 54 and no passport is required!
"Tivoli Fest - Honoring Our
Tivoli Fest, The Danish Village's annual Danish
celebration, is held Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy Danish
foods and specialties such as smorrebrod, aebleskiver
and medisterpolse. Tours of the Danish Windmill,
Bedstemor's Hus, the Danish Immigrant Museum and visits
to unique gift shops add to the experience. Including
the annual Tivoli parade, Tour de Tivoli, an
entertainment stage and vendors, there is something for
Come experience Tivoli Fest in Elk Horn, Iowa, just
six minutes north of Interstate I-80, Exit 54. For more
information, call the Danish Windmill at 712-764-7472 or
see us on Facebook or http://www.danishvillages.com.