Northwest Danish Association (NWDA) is your connection to Denmark and Danish culture in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.

We work to enrich community life experience through cross-cultural exchange and social outreach. Our events and programs put the spotlight on Denmark to showcase Danish society, culture, history, and innovation.

Become a member of NWDA for discounts on our programs and other membership perks:


Upcoming events

Julestue 2021

Create a hyggelig time for a “At-Home” Julestue 2021! Order your kits online.

National Danish Book Club

The virtual National Book Club and Literary Event Series explores English translations of books by Danish authors. Learn more here.

Juleauktion 2021

Bid on over 150 items at this year’s Juleauktion! The auction closes December 1st. More information here.

Fredagscafe: Julehygge!

December 3rd is our next Fredagscafe. Danish hygge and surprise treats await you. Click here for more information.

What people are saying about our programs:

“I really enjoyed making several new friends, eating the wonderful meal and hearing about the Danish people during WWII.”

-Leah R., Torsdagsklubben Attendee

“It was so enjoyable in many ways, the program was interesting and diverse, the speakers were engaging, but even more so, the atmosphere was fun and friendly.”

-Nina P., Danish American Cultural Retreat Attendee


The Seattle Danish Center

The Northwest Danish Association headquarters are located in our office building in Seattle. The building is home to our Seattle Danish Center, where many of our events normally take place. We are located at 1833 N 105th Street, Seattle, WA 98133. Our offices are in Suite 101 and the Seattle Danish Center is Suite 205.

Danish Library Volunteers in Seattle

Our Danish Library

Over 2,000 books and films are available at the Seattle Danish Center. A Danish library is also available in Portland at NWDA’s Danebo center. Learn more about the libraries here.

Our Event Space

The Seattle Danish Center features an event space with a full kitchen and a dance floor. Read more about the space here.

Recent News:

The Summer Issue of The Little Mermaid Newsletter has been published. Read it online here.

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