Vasa Park is a tranquil 25-acre property situated along the beautiful Fox River. Located just five miles north of St. Charles, Ill. on Rt. 31, this park is in a convenient location for all. Vasa Park serves as both a recreational facility and a meeting place, for the purpose of educating and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of Scandinavian Culture. Vasa Park is managed by Scandinavian Park, Inc., a non-profit organization, operated for educational, charitable, benevolent, and civic purposes.
Vasa Park is also home to the annual Scandinavian Day Festival. The Scandinavian Day Festival is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Open to people of all ages and backgrounds, the Festival provides a venue to honor and present all things Scandinavian, past and present. The crafts, dance, education, food, music, and merchandise of the Festival, combined with the historic setting of Vasa Park, creates an atmosphere full of the hospitality and warmth of Scandinavia.