The Vegas Viking Lodge Sons of Norway celebrates Syttende Mai with a picnic and parade. The picnic will feature a live parade, food, music and games for attendees, as well as a splash pad and playground. The Lodge will provide meat, buns and water to drink. Guests are encouraged to bring friends, family, lawn chairs, Norway flags and costumes and their favorite potluck dishes. Games will include Bingo, Cornhole and Toss the Lutefisk.
Syttende Mai, or Seventeenth of May in Norwegian, celebrates core Norwegian values and national identity and is an annual commemoration of Norway’s constitution, which was signed in Eidsvoll, Norway on May 17, 1814.