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Marsimartnan (market festival)

Marsimartnan is a winter market built on traditions, quality, culture, and experiences.

Marsimartnan in Levanger has deep-rooted traditions that can be traced all the way back to the Viking Age. At the end of February and the beginning of March each year, the wooden town comes alive with traveling merchants and visitors from near and far. Here, you can experience concerts, museums, the historic waterfront, an amusement park, exhibitors, local food, and drinks.

Dates in 2022: March 3rd - 5th

Cultural Events
Several exciting cultural events take place throughout the market; see the full program.

In 2022
Marsimartnan will be held in a safe and familiar manner, with market trading and bustling activity in the town center, but with ample distancing and care for each other!

Historical Background
Marsimartnan, associated with Mattisdag (February 24th), can be traced back to the Viking Age. Around the year 1750, more than 1500 Swedish farmers with horses attended the market and traded with fishermen, fish farmers, and other merchants.

Location
Levanger is an hour away from Trondheim and half an hour from Trondheim Airport Værnes. Situated in the heart of beautiful Innherred, Levanger is a hub for trade and culture, tradition, and history. Levanger's town center boasts picturesque wooden buildings, green spaces near the sea, piers, and a ferry to Ytterøy.

Marsimartnan is Innherred's premier cultural market with a focus on "genuine quality" in all aspects, including trade, culture, and communal celebrations.

Source: Innherred Reiseliv

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Marsimartnan (market festival)

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