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Julbord Dinner

5:00 – 9:00 pm

*The event registration is now closed*

Start your Christmas celebrations by indulging in a Swedish holiday smörgåsbord prepared by Jeffrey A. Miller Catering. Your favorites will be a spread to remember, including the Christmas ham, herrings, meatballs, salads, and bread. A selection of ASHM Christmas Market vendors will be open from 5-7 pm, so you can shop while you enjoy a drink and some hors d'oeuvres before dinner.

Doors open at 5 pm for shopping. Dinner will be served at 7 pm. $90 for members, $100 for nonmembers, $45 for children 4-12. Space is limited and the deadline to register is November 30th.

Julbord FAQ's

-The Christmas Market is open to Julbord ticket holders only. Julbord attendees may also pick up any deli pre-orders that evening (excluding limpa bread and baked goods orders)

-The dinner will be fully catered by Jeffrey A. Miller Catering. Adults over 21 will receive 2 tickets for alcoholic beverages as part of their dinner. Additional drinks can be purchased at the bar, cash or credit card.

-Shopping at the ASHM Holiday Market, including most vendors, will be available from 5-7 pm for Julbord ticket holders only. 

-The bar and hors d’oevres will begin at 6 pm. Dinner will be served at 7 pm.

-There will not be a Lucia performance on Friday evening for Julbord attendees. If you would like to return on Saturday or Sunday to see the performance, you may do so without paying an entrance fee.

-Holiday cocktail or business casual attire is encouraged.

-If you have seating requests (other than with the person/people you are registering) please contact Lauren Burnham at

If you have any other questions, please contact the Museum at 215-389-1776. 

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