23-24 May 2020

Festival: Saturday May 23 at 11am-10pm and Sunday May 24 11am-5pm.

Carnival parade: Saturday 12pm-13.30pm


The festival site is the English Park in Uppsala. Officially is the name of the park Carolinaparken, but among most people it is known as the English Park.

Read more about the park: https://linneuppsala.se/plats/carolinaparken/

How to get here?

Adress: Carolinaparken, Kåbo, 753 10 Uppsala

From Uppsala Central Station you can either walk (15 minutes) or take the city bus 6, 11 or 20 and get off at the stop “Slottsbacken” ( 5 minutes). Timetables can be found on UL.se

Where is the carnival parade?

The carnival parade runs through the center of Uppsala. It starts at Nedre Slottsgatan and ends in the English Park.


Bicycles are advantageously parked in Carolina Redivivas or Campus Engelska Parkens cycle racks.

Car parks are nearby, among others at Ekonomikum and along Kyrkogårdsgatan. Most parking lots have a parking fee of SEK 10-20 / hour. Please look at Uppsala Municipality’s parking map for more information. Parking Map of Uppsala

Costs? - Free!

Kulturernas Karneval is completely free to visit! Did you read right? Yes, admission is free all weekend, to the entire program.

But it is true that we would be very happy and feel appreciated if visitors, who have the desire and opportunity, take the chance to leave a voluntary donation to support the event. There is the opportunity to make a contribution on the spot through our donation collectors. But remember – it’s completely optional!

For everyone?

Kulturernas Karneval is an non-alcohol and drug free event. There are program that fit everyone from the smallest to the elderly! Everyone is welcome to Kulturernas Karneval!

Families with children?

There is a special family area that we call Barnivalen. There are fun activities for the whole family! In connection to this area there are benches and tables, tents for shade and food vendors. In close proximity are also toilets, one of which has a changing table. Barnivalens activities taking place Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm.


The festival site in English Park is a flat area with wide gravel paths with small pebbles. There is weelchair accessed toilets. There is 4 handicap parkings adjacent to the area, which are located at the Campus English Park (special permission required). Transportation service reaches the area through Thunbergsvägens entrance to the Campus English Park.

For more information regarding availability, please contact: 073 049 42 17 or info@kulturernaskarneval.se

Read more about parking: https://linneuppsala.se/plats/carolinaparken/

Alcohol- and drug free?

The event is a non-alcoholic and drug-free festival. We ask all our visitors to respect this fact and let the culture impressions exercise their own heady force!

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