Weggis Highlights 2010

2010 Events in Weggis

Pre-Heirassa Festival Concerts in Weggis 2010
January – June 2010
Different folk groups perform in different restaurants

Weggis Carnival 2010
January – February 2010

Opening of the Annual Weggis Carnival
January 09, 2010, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

Egli Ball 2010
February 06, 2010, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht 2010
February 12, 2010, Friday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Mask and Costume Ball with live music

Children’s Parade and Ball
Kinderumzug, Kinderball
February 15, 2010, Monday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis

Music Summer Weggis
May – September 2010
High standard concerts performed by professional musicians

The Allegretto Band
May – September 2010, Tuesday to Sunday, 10:45am
Weggis Lakeside Pavilion
The concerts take place at the Wellness Hotel Rössli if it is too cold or extremely wet.

Brocante Weggis
May 15-16, 2010, Saturday to Sunday
Seestrasse – Unterdorf – Oberdorf
Flea, Antique, and Arts & Crafts Market
Market stands line the streets in Weggis

4th Riviera Latina Festival Weggis
May 28 – 30, 2010, Friday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Latin American delights, specialties, handicrafts, live music and entertainment

6th Heirassa Festival Weggis
June 11 – 13, 2010, Friday to Sunday
Swiss Folk Music especially the compositions of the late Weggiser composer Alois “Heirassa” Schilliger
More than 30 live concerts in different venues

78th Weggis Rose Festival
July 02 – 04, 2010, Friday to Sunday
Dorfplatz, Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Fireworks Display, Live Entertainment, Selection of the Rose Queen, Bars and Funfair

Sir James Galway’s International Flute Masterclass
July 25 – August 01, 2010, Sunday to Sunday
Bildungshaus Stella Matutina Weggis
Sir James Galway conducts the International Flute Masterclass

National Day Celebration
August 01, 2010, Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Swiss National Day being traditionally celebrated in Weggis with local folklore performances

4th Swiss Educational Festival
August 12 – 15, 2010, Thursday to Sunday
Subject: “Love and Hate”

4th International Horse Days
September 04 – 05, 2010, Saturday to Sunday
Horse carriage racing/competition in Weggis

Alpine Procession, Cattle Show and Autumn Market
September 25, 2010, Saturday
Oberdorf, Seestrasse Weggis
Cattle show, Traditional products and handicrafts
Most beautiful cows are displayed on the village square

Chilbi Weggis
October 17, 2010, Sunday
Dorfplatz Weggis
Traditional Weggis Fair being held every year

Winter Special on Lake Lucerne
December 10 – 12, 2010, Friday to Sunday
Pre-Christmas wellness and acitivities program