Celebrating our Danish Heritage for 60 Festivals!
Our Danish Heritage is what truly brings our community together for the festival weekend! A Grand Marshal celebration, Danish Dash 5k run and fun run, and official Danish Breakfast all provide an opportunity for those in our community to truly “Be a Dane for a Day.”
Open Air Breakfast
Join us for Traditional Danish Aebleskivers with a side of fruit, and egg casserole
Date: Friday, July 19, 2024
Location: Tivoli Square 313 S. Lafayette St. Greenville, MI 48838
Flag Raising Ceremony
Help us kick off our 59th Annual Danish Festival by attending our Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 5:30pm at Heritage Park next to City Hall.
We look forward to inviting you back to the annual Danish Dash 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, August 17, 2024 at 8am!
Celebrate health, wellness and the natural morning beauty of Baldwin Lake before you and your family head over to the Grand Dansk Parade.
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN THE SPRING!
Danish Dash Course Description: The USA Track & Field certified 5K course begins and ends on Faber Street near Baldwin Heights Elementary School, travel through Tower Park, past historic Manoka Lake, around Baldwin Lake, past scenic views of Taylor Hops, and concludes with a gradual hill up Marvel Drive.
– Certified 5K course
– Timed race with medals
– ‘Dress Like a Dane’ costume contest
– 2024 Danish Dash Race shirt
Register by July 31 to guarantee a race shirt!
Danish Dash Details
Date: Saturday, August 17th, 2024
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Baldwin Heights Elementary School
Growing Up in Denmark
Danish Native and Danish Festival Board Member, Jesper Dinesen, speaks of growing up in Denmark.
August 16, 2023 at Flat River Community Library
The Vikings (2023 Theme)
We had a DANE good time with our 2023 Theme: The Vikings. Vikings were a large part of Danish History, and we wanted to honor that in our Festival. We brought in the Swordsmanship Museum and Academy join us, featuring the following events: Heavy Steel Combat Shows downtown, a Viking Encampment, and a Viking Fishing Encampment.
Danish Cultural Center of Greenville
We would like to invite you to visit the Danish Cultural Center of Greenville.
Located at 126 W. Grove St. Greenville
Here is a link to their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/danishculturalcenterofgreenville To speak to the Cultural Center directly, email Dccgcontact@gmail.com.