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[Woodside] Christmas Luncheon 2019

12/06/2019 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

$130 – $1500

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Please join us for the most wonderful time of the year!

We are happy to invite you, your business associates, family and friends to indulge in Swedish delicacies and enjoy Swedish traditions at its best. Just as last year, we will celebrate at spectacular House of Filoli and its surrounding gardens with thousands of Christmas lights.  And just as last year, it will be fun, festive and filled with friends in a magical setting.

The annual Christmas Luncheon is the highlight of the year, featuring a classical Swedish Lucia procession and traditional delicacies like glögg, herring, salmon and ginger snaps. It is a way for us to show our members and partners that we appreciate their support of Swedish-American relations and traditions. If it weren’t for these relations and traditions, people would never get together to feast on spiced wine and pickled fish. Then the spiced wine and pickled fish producers would go out of business, and at SACC we love business as much as we love traditions and get-togethers. So, let’s get together and celebrate our traditions!

This exclusive event combines a festive holiday spirit with great opportunities to socialize and network in the magical setting of Filoli. Take the opportunity to show your friends, family, employees or partners how to celebrate a traditional Swedish Christmas. Win yourself an amazing Christmas present in our silent auction, and make sure to buy a raffle ticket to be guaranteed a secret Christmas gift from Santa!

Afterwards, you are welcome to visit the historical House of Filoli and the surrounding gardens. If you want to walk around the premises before lunch, let us know and we will arrange for you to do so. There are also guided tours available.

We are looking forward to celebrating a very merry Christmas Luncheon with you!


Tickets are limited – make sure you register today!

Date: December 6, 12pm – 3pm
Dress code: Business Formal
Location: House of Filioli, Lecture Hall
Age: +21 event


Regular ticket: $200
Members Ticket: $150*
Members Early bird:

Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable. Send an email to sofia.hallberg@sacc-sf.org to transfer your ticket. 

*The members special and Early Bird tickets are for members only, each member can buy one personal ticket and you cannot buy extra for your non-member guests. The Early Bird tickets are first-come, first-served until November 11. 

Not yet a member? Sign up today!
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Do you want to go with a group of friends or business partners that are not members? Then the Christmas Table is the deal for you! Only the person who purchase the table has to be a member – if you buy a table you can bring non-member guests for a discounted price.


Christmas Table (10 people): $1,500

Do you want to invite a group of friends and business partners? Then the Christmas Table is the deal for you! If you purchase a table (10 seats) you and your guests will receive:

  • Christmas gift for each guest
  • Premium seating
  • A special surprise if you purchase the table before 10/24
  • No membership required

Send an email to sofia.hallberg@sacc-sf.org if you are interested in buying a table.

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to sofia.hallberg@sacc-sf.org




Eleven nights before Christmas the darkness and snow lay tight,
She wanders around in her crown of light and gown so long and white.
Who is she this girl with blood red ribbon and hair so long, so fair?
Lucia is here and tonight she sings, beautiful beyond compare.


The legend says that this Italian Saint became a part of Swedish history as the province of Värmland experienced a terrible famine in the middle ages. On December 13th, the longest night of the shortest day, a light suddenly appeared on the water. It was a boat filled with food and a beautiful lady in a white gown and crown of lights. The Queen of Lights had come to rescue the Swedish people from starvation. As soon as the ship was unloaded the boat had disappeared.

This year, Lucia and her parade will be honoring the guests of the Christmas Luncheon with choir songs and candle lights at Lecture Hall.



Swedish Christmas Food

Prepare for culinary artistry and an outstanding Swedish Christmas Lunch Buffet! Swedish people have waited for this amazing food feast since Midsummer. The wait will be worth it, as this year’s Luncheon will have a huge variety of options.


Talking about Christmas & Food – Have you bought your Glögg yet?

If not, make sure to sign up for a couple of bottles of the delicious Glögg from Sjoeblom Winery before it is too late! 

Take me to the Glögg!

Raffle Prizes & Silent Auction

Showcase your products and services by donating an item to the Luncheon raffle and/or the Silent Auction. All sponsors will be acknowledged at the event, in mailings, social media, and on our website.

Interested? Send an email sofia.hallberg@sacc-sf.org



12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$130 – $1500
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The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley
+1 (415) 781 4188
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86 Cañada Road
Woodside, CA 94062 United States
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(650) 364-8300
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