General Info

Helpful Fest Information

  • Main Info Center (563) 382-3990 • Fire/Ambulance/Police – Call 911
  • First Aid: Notify the Information Center or call 911
  • Lost & Found: Police Station at City Hall, (563) 382-3667
  • Absolutely No Parking along parade route Saturday morning. See map for parade route.
  • Emergency Parking restrictions strictly enforced.
  • Open Containers or public consumption of alcoholic beverages outside designated areas is prohibited by city ordinance.
  • Public Restrooms are located at Bank of the West Arcade and Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce. Portable units at various locations around town. See Fest map. Additional family restrooms available at Montessori School and First United Methodist Church.
  • Severe Weather: In the event of severe weather the community siren will run for at least three minutes, please take shelter at the closest available building. Consult a member of the Board for additional assistance and direction.

Programs, General Information, & Nordic Fest Merchandise

Main Information Center

Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, 507 W. Water Street, (563) 382-3990
Open Thursday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Nordic Fest 2018 You Had Me at LefseCheck-in point for group tours
  • Tickets for Norwegian Dinner
  • First aid
  • Fest button & program sales
  • Nordic Fest merchandise sales
  • General information, sporting event registration
  • Gnomes on the Trail maps
  • Chair raffle tickets

Official Nordic Fest Merchandise

Official Nordic Fest Merchandise may be purchased at the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce. Nordic Fest merchandise includes: Grizzly mugs, You Had Me at Lefse logo t-shirts, sweatshirts, magnets designed especially for Nordic Fest, embroidered ball caps, and exclusive-made pottery coffee cups.

Sons of Norway Information Tent

District 1 Sons of Norway information tent is located in front of Donlon HealthMart, 201 W. Water St. Open regular Nordic Fest hours.