Switzerland's Calendar Of Events 2022

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, particularly during the Covid era




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January

Wengen - 14th-16th January - Lauberhorn ski races

Mürren - 19th-22nd January - Inferno ski races

St. Moritz - 27th January-5th February - St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

January

Wengen - 14th-16th January - Lauberhorn ski races

Mürren - 19th-22nd January - Inferno ski races

St. Moritz - 27th January-5th February - St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

 
February

Lucerne - 24th February-1st March - Carnival

St. Moritz - 6th, 13th, 20th February - White Turf

February

Lucerne - 24th February-1st March - Carnival

St. Moritz - 6th, 13th, 20th February - White Turf

 
March

Zermatt - various dates in March - Moonlight descent of the Rothorn

Davos - 13th-14th March - Art on Ice

Locarno - from 23rd March - Camellia Festival

March

Zermatt - various dates in March - Moonlight descent of the Rothorn

Davos - 13th-14th March - Art on Ice

Locarno - from 23rd March - Camellia Festival

 
April

Zermatt - 5th-9th April - Zermatt Unplugged

Throughout Switzerland - 17th April - Easter Celebrations

Zurich - 25th April - Spring Festival 

April

Zermatt - 5th-9th April - Zermatt Unplugged

Throughout Switzerland - 17th April - Easter Celebrations

Zurich - 25th April - Spring Festival 

 
May

Montreux - 1st May - Gruyères cheese festival

Lucerne - 27th-29th May - World Rowing Cup

Montreux - throughout May - Narcissi fields in bloom 

May

Montreux - 1st May - Gruyères cheese festival

Lucerne - 27th-29th May - World Rowing Cup

Montreux - throughout May - Narcissi fields in bloom 

 
June

Interlaken - 9th-11th June - Greenfield Festival

Interlaken - 24th-26th June - International Trucker and Country Festival

Ascona - early June - Street Artists' Festival

Ascona - 23rd June-2nd July - Ascona Jazz Festival

June

Interlaken - 9th-11th June - Greenfield Festival

Interlaken - 24th-26th June - International Trucker and Country Festival

Ascona - early June - Street Artists' Festival

Ascona - 23rd June-2nd July - Ascona Jazz Festival

 
July

Montreux - 1st-16th July - Montreux Jazz Festival

Locarno - 14th-24th July - Moon & Stars Festival

St. Moritz - 8th-11th July - British Classic Car Meeting

Lucerne - 22nd-30th July - Blue Balls Festival

July

Montreux - 1st-16th July - Montreux Jazz Festival

Locarno - 14th-24th July - Moon & Stars Festival

St. Moritz - 8th-11th July - British Classic Car Meeting

Lucerne - 22nd-30th July - Blue Balls Festival

 
August

Throughout Switzerland - 1st August - Swiss National Day celebrations

Locarno - 3th-13th August - Locarno Film Festival

Lucerne - 12th August-11th September - Lucerne Festival

Spiez - 26th-27th August - Lakeside food festival

August

Throughout Switzerland - 1st August - Swiss National Day celebrations

Locarno - 3th-13th August - Locarno Film Festival

Lucerne - 12th August-11th September - Lucerne Festival

Spiez - 26th-27th August - Lakeside food festival

 
September

Vevey - 3rd-25th September - Images Festival

Interlaken - 9th September - Jungfrau-Marathon

Zermatt - 11th September - Shepherd Festival

September

Vevey - 3rd-25th September - Images Festival

Interlaken - 9th September - Jungfrau-Marathon

Zermatt - 11th September - Shepherd Festival

 
October

Ascona - 15th-16th October - Chestnut Festival

Lucerne - mid October - Lucerne Cheese Festival

Lausanne - 23rd October - Lausanne Marathon

October

Ascona - 15th-16th October - Chestnut Festival

Lucerne - mid October - Lucerne Cheese Festival

Lausanne - 23rd October - Lausanne Marathon

 
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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