Switzerland's Calendar Of Events 2024

A small taste of wonderful Swiss culture

 

Switzerland is alive with charmingly traditional customs, culinary experiences, music festivals and famous winter sports events. In addition to list of quintessential Swiss events below, the larger cities such as Basel and Zurich have a large cultural programme, while Lucerne and Lugano also boast renowned centres for the arts. If you have tickets for a particular event or exhibition, please call us as early as possible to secure your flights and hotel room. 


Please note that dates and details are subject to change



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January

Wengen - 12th-14th January - Lauberhorn ski races

Mürren - 24th-27th January - Inferno ski races

St. Moritz - 29 January-3rd February - St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

January

Wengen - 12th-14th January - Lauberhorn ski races

Mürren - 24th-27th January - Inferno ski races

St. Moritz - 29 January-3rd February - St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

 
February

Lucerne - 8th-12th February - Carnival

Bern - 14th-16th February - Carnival

St. Moritz - 4th, 11th, 18th February - White Turf horse racing

February

Lucerne - 8th-12th February - Carnival

Bern - 14th-16th February - Carnival

St. Moritz - 4th, 11th, 18th February - White Turf horse racing

 
March

Zermatt - 22nd-23rd March - Moonlight descent of the Rothorn

Davos - 8th-17th March - Art on Ice

Locarno - 20th-24th March - Camellia Festival

March

Zermatt - 22nd-23rd March - Moonlight descent of the Rothorn

Davos - 8th-17th March - Art on Ice

Locarno - 20th-24th March - Camellia Festival

 
April

Zermatt - 9th-13th April - Zermatt Unplugged festival

Zurich - 15th April - Spring Festival 

April

Zermatt - 9th-13th April - Zermatt Unplugged festival

Zurich - 15th April - Spring Festival 

 
May

Montreux - 5th May - Gruyères cheese festival

Weggis - 17th-19th May - Riviera Latina Festival

Lucerne - 24th-26th May - Rowing World Cup

Ascona - 17th-19th May - Street Artists' Festival

Montreux - throughout May - Narcissi fields in bloom 

May

Montreux - 5th May - Gruyères cheese festival

Weggis - 17th-19th May - Riviera Latina Festival

Lucerne - 24th-26th May - Rowing World Cup

Ascona - 17th-19th May - Street Artists' Festival

Montreux - throughout May - Narcissi fields in bloom 

 
June

Interlaken - 13th-15th June - Greenfield Festival

Interlaken - 28th-30th June - International Trucker and Country Festival

Ascona - 20th-29th June - Ascona Jazz Festival

June

Interlaken - 13th-15th June - Greenfield Festival

Interlaken - 28th-30th June - International Trucker and Country Festival

Ascona - 20th-29th June - Ascona Jazz Festival

 
July

Montreux - 5th-20th July - Montreux Jazz Festival

Locarno - 11th-21st July - Moon & Stars Festival

St. Moritz - 4th-7th July - British Classic Car Meeting

Lucerne - 18th-27th July - Luzern Live

July

Montreux - 5th-20th July - Montreux Jazz Festival

Locarno - 11th-21st July - Moon & Stars Festival

St. Moritz - 4th-7th July - British Classic Car Meeting

Lucerne - 18th-27th July - Luzern Live

 
August

Throughout Switzerland - 1st August - Swiss National Day celebrations

Interlaken - 1st-4th August - Lake Brienz Rock Festival

Locarno - 7th-17th August - Locarno Film Festival

Lucerne - 13th August-15th September - Lucerne Festival

Spiez - 25th-26th August - Lakeside food festival

August

Throughout Switzerland - 1st August - Swiss National Day celebrations

Interlaken - 1st-4th August - Lake Brienz Rock Festival

Locarno - 7th-17th August - Locarno Film Festival

Lucerne - 13th August-15th September - Lucerne Festival

Spiez - 25th-26th August - Lakeside food festival

 
September

Wengen - 23rd-24th September - Wengen Chästeilet cheese festival

Interlaken - 6th-7th September - Jungfrau-Marathon

Zermatt - 8th September - Shepherd Festival

Locarno - 12th-24th September - Autunno Gastronomico Lage Maggiore

September

Wengen - 23rd-24th September - Wengen Chästeilet cheese festival

Interlaken - 6th-7th September - Jungfrau-Marathon

Zermatt - 8th September - Shepherd Festival

Locarno - 12th-24th September - Autunno Gastronomico Lage Maggiore

 
October

Ascona - 5th and 12th October - Chestnut Festival

Lucerne - 19th October - Lucerne Cheese Festival

Lausanne - 27th October - Lausanne Marathon

Basel - 26th October-10th November - Autumn Fair

October

Ascona - 5th and 12th October - Chestnut Festival

Lucerne - 19th October - Lucerne Cheese Festival

Lausanne - 27th October - Lausanne Marathon

Basel - 26th October-10th November - Autumn Fair

 
Christmas markets

Lucerne - early December-23rd December

Montreux - late November-Christmas Eve

Bern - late November-Christmas Eve

Basel - late November-23rd December

Christmas markets

Lucerne - early December-23rd December

Montreux - late November-Christmas Eve

Bern - late November-Christmas Eve

Basel - late November-23rd December

 

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