30th Libby Nordicfest
September 12 - 14, 2014
Nordicfest is celebration of the area's rich Scandanavian heritage with music, food and cultural events. Held each year in September. Events are held at various locations around Libby. Local motels fill far in advance of Nordicfest, make your reservations early!
Each year in September, Libby hosts Nordicfest, a community-wide celebration focusing on the area's Scandanavian heritage.
The festival includes a authentic Scandanavian food, dancing, workshops in wood carving, an International Fjord Horse Show, a juried craft show, quilt show, food booths, parade, free bandshell entertainment and much more.
Nordicfest was founded in 1985 in Libby and has been an annual tradition ever since. The Nordicfest parade features a number of musical groups, floats and other entries including the Fjord horses.
The colorful Nordicfest parade takes place on Saturday morning at 11 am.
The Bunad Parade
A highlight of Nordicfest is the annual,
International Fjord Horse Show, which takes place on Saturday at J. Neils Park. This is one of the most popular events at Nordicfest and is one of the largest Fjord shows in North America. The Fjord Horse Show includes reining competitions, a combined driving event, and demonstrations of freestyle reining and farm equipment hauling. There are riding and jumping events to show the versatility of the breed and the abilities of the riders.
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