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:

Image: Charlotte, a member of NWDA, biking to work for the Danish American Bike to Work month with her Danish flair!


Upcoming virtual events!

Himmelbjerget Danish Camp

Our summer camp, Himmelbjerget, is from June 27th to July 3rd this year. Register online to join in a week of virtual fun. Click here for more information.

Sankt Hans Celebrations in the PNW

Join us to celebrate Sankt Hans in-person in Portland
and in Seattle! See the details for the celebrations here.

Danish Language Classes

We offer Danish classes year-round. Registrations for our Summer Term are now open. Read more about our programs and register online here.

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.

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