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Scandi Fall Fest 2023

Presented by Salt Lake Scandinavian Music & Dance at E.W. Garbett Center for Choral Arts, Salt Lake City UT

Oct 13 - 15 2023
Scandi Fall Fest 2023

From left, Bruce, Mira, Mikkel and Ginny are bringing great folk music to Salt Lake City!

Scandi Fall Fest is a weekend celebration of Scandinavian folk music & dance, with concert, dance and music lessons and social dance party featuring outstanding guest musicians and instructors from Sweden, California, Michigan and Texas.

Get in touch with your inner Scandinavian! This fall’s Scandi Fest is inspired by music and dance from Norway and Sweden and will feature folk music of Mira Dickey and Bruce Sagan plus dance instruction by veteran instructors Mikkel Thompson and Ginny Lee. There will be something for everyone, including: Friday Concert, Dance and Music Workshop Sessions, and “Social Gathering” with catered banquet. Everyone is welcome! Separate music classes for regular fiddle, Norwegian Hardanger fiddle ... view more »


Friday Concert is $10. Saturday “Scandi Social” Party is Free. Saturday catered banquet dinner is $16 and payment must be postmarked by October 2.

Saturday and Sunday Music and Dance Workshop Sessions admission is $60 advance or $65 at the door; half price for students with ID. See Website link for information packet with schedule on bottom of registration sheet.

All events at E.W. Garbett Center, 700 N 200 W. Free street parking on 200 West—please park on the east side (Garbett side) of the street. Additional parking in the Warm Springs parking lot north of the Center.

Contact: (801) 703-6736


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  • Oct 13, 2023 at 03:00 pm - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 14, 2023 at 09:30 am - 09:30 pm (Sat)
  • Oct 15, 2023 at 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

Concert is Friday at 7:30 pm. Saturday banquet is 6:00 pm (must register by October 2). Free Saturday Dance party is 7:30 pm. Please arrive 15–30 minutes early. Workshop sessions Friday 3-4:30 pm; Saturday 9:30-4 pm; Sunday 1-4 pm. See website for full schedule, including music and dance classes.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Video clips of "Family Waltz" from 2018 Fall Fest Party.


E.W. Garbett Center for Choral Arts

700 N 200 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

If your event is being affected, canceled, or postponed due to the response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, please provide the details below.:

Attendees must show proof of current COVID vaccination. Masks are optional but recommended. In lieau of current vaccination, a Covid rapid test may be taken prior to their first attended event but on the same day. Participants will be asked to show proof of their rapid test in the form of a smart phone photograph.

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Dates and Times

Fri, Oct 13, 2023

3:00 pm at E.W. Garbett Center for Choral Arts

Sat, Oct 14, 2023

9:30 am at E.W. Garbett Center for Choral Arts

Sun, Oct 15, 2023

1:00 pm at E.W. Garbett Center for Choral Arts

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