Weggis Highlights 2008

2008 Events in Weggis

Opening of the Annual Weggis Carnival
January 05, 2008, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle Weggis
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

Eglichutzler Ball 2008
January 26, 2008, Saturday at 20:00 CET
Mehrzweckhalle Weggis
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht 2008
February 01, 2008, Friday at 20:00 – 02:30 CET
Schulhaus Sigristhofstatt Weggis
Mask and Costume Ball with live music, Entrance from 16 years of age

Carnival Festivities in Weggis
February 04, 2008, Monday
The cannon wakes you up for the start of the festivities

Music Summer Weggis
May – September 2008
High standard concerts performed by professional musicians

2nd Riviera Latina Festival
May 30 – June 01, 2008, Friday to Sunday
South American delights, specialties, handicrafts, live music and entertainment

4th Heirassa Festival Weggis
June 06 – 08, 2008, Friday to Sunday
Swiss Folk Music especially the compositions of the late Weggiser composer Alois “Heirassa” Schilliger
More than 30 concerts in different venues

76th Weggis Rose Festival
July 04 – 06, 2008, Friday to Sunday
Fireworks Display, Live Entertainment, Selection of the Rose Queen, Bars and Funfair

National Day Celebration
August 01, 2008, Friday
Swiss National Day being traditionally celebrated in Weggis with local folklore performances

3rd International Horse Carriage Race
August 30 – 31, 2008, Saturday to Sunday
Horse carriage racing in Weggis

Cattle Market, Autumn Market and Alpine Procession
September 27, 2008, Saturday
Traditional products and handicrafts, Cattle show, Decorative procession of up to 200 cows

Annual Yodellers’ Concert
November 29, 2008, Saturday at 20:00 CET
Mehrzweckhalle Sigristhofstatt Weggis