On Sunday June 13, 2021, Tivoli, the amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen, hosted an event with a difference.
Known as the Sunday Excursion: Vintage Picnic in Tivolihaven, visitors settled in the park’s beautiful gardens and sat with family and friends enjoying picnics in the sunshine.
Copenhagen Phil’s large orchestra played throughout the event, as well as the singer Sinne Eeg. Guests enjoyed listening to the sound of jazz coming out of an old-fashioned gramophone. Visitors were invited on historical tours of the much-loved amusement park and gardens.
The Vintage Garden Party takes place each year and celebrates the tradition of dressing up. Visitors are encouraged to wear their most stylish vintage clothing, inspired by parents, grandparents, and even great-grandparents.
Prior to the event, Maria Westh, the Vintage Garden Party organiser, said: “I look forward every year to experiencing the attire of the many present, where some have simply put on their grandmother’s old beautiful hat and others have dived into cultural-historical details.”
Goodie bags were handed out to the first 20 guests and other prizes were up for grabs during the event’s historical quiz.