Swedish Festival and Herring Days
The city's cultural calendar is filled with different festivals and events. Every year in summer, the city celebrates its 155-year affiliation to Sweden during the traditional Swedish Festival.
In March, numerous restaurants participate in the Wismar Herring Days. One of the most historic buildings in the city is the town house "Alter Schwede", located on the north side of the spacious market square, and nowadays home to a restaurant.