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Welcome to the Liquorice Festival – the worlds largest celebration of liquorice!

For the eighth year in a row Lakritsfestivalen, The Liquorice Festival, is held as the annual meeting place for liquorice lovers in Sweden. The number of visitors is constantly increasing with 11 000 festival goers 2015, and this year is expected to record number of visitors. It is the biggest liquorice party in the world!

At Liquorice Festival you can discover new licorice favorites, participate in a variety of tastings at a special festival price, participate in contests and experience licorice inspired entertainment. This year you will find activities such as beer and licorice tasting, chocolat- and licorice testing. You also have the opportunity to cook licorice dishes, get licorice massage in the festival spa or why not book a table at this year’s three-course menu with licorice.

Annexet, Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm

Opening hours:
Saturday April 23, 10.00-18.00
Sunday April 24, 11.00-18.00

Admission fee:
Adults one-day ticket: 145 SEK. Wardrobe fee is included.
Children under 10: free entrance when accompanied by adults.

Tickets can be purchased at the entrance at the venue, but to avoid queues, buy your ticket in advance here:

Find your way to us:
A map of the venue area is found here. The Ericsson Globe arena is easily accessed by underground and bus. The nearest underground station is Globen. See for detailed info on public transport. Car parking is available in a garage under the neighbouring Tele2 Arena.

Extend your visit to Stockholm to a full lovely weekend. To stay as comfortable and close to the fair as possible, Quality Hotel Globe offers you as a festival goer a discount on the price of single and double rooms. Enter the code 350 874 when you book your room.

Contact information
Arenaslingan 7
12126 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 686 63 00
Fax: +46 8 686 63 01
Org. nr: 556455-3062

 Good to know:

  • Stroller parking is available next to the coat closet.
  • Children under 10: free entrance when accompanied by adults.
  • For wheelchair users, there are wide entrance aisles and a lift available in the arena.
  • The Ericsson Globe Annex has no ATM but there are several ATM’s in the Globen area, both in the square Arenatorget and in the nearby shopping mall.
  • The activities at the Liquorice Festival will be held in Swedish, however our stage stage program will partly be held in English.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to seek assistance at the help desk.

The history of the Liquorice Festival

The Liquorice Festival was first organized in 2009. Founder Tuija Räsänen had a wish to create an event around the flavor of liquorice. Her dream was to create a meeting-place where liquorice-lovers and the liquorice industry could meet and unite in their passion for the taste of liquorice. The first festival took place in a small basement at Kammakargatan in central Stockholm and during the last seven years it has grown to be the biggest Liquorice festival in world.

A year-round liquorice lover

The organizer of the liquorice festival, Tuija Räsänen also owns the company “Choklad & Lakrits” that runs a chocolate- and liquorice shop online and at Sant Eriksgatan 99, Stockholm. She is also the host of very popular liquorice tastings – both in her shop and at the festival.

 A warm welcome, we look forward to see you at the festival!

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