Weggis Carnival Program 2011

Weggis Carnival is called “Weggiser Fasnacht” in Swiss German language. Weggis Carnival began with Weggis Carnival Opening or “Weggiser Fasnachteröffnung” on January 08, 2011 where several “Guggenmusik” or Gugge music groups from different nearby towns or villages participated. More activities in March 2011.

Weggis Carnival Program of Activities 2011
(Weggiser Fasnachtsprogramm 2011)

January 08, 2011, Saturday

Opening of Weggis Carnival
(Weggiser Fasnachteröffnung)
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

February 26, 2011, Saturday

Egli Ball from 8:00 p.m.
(Eglichutzlerball ab 20.00 Uhr)
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

March 02, 2011, Wednesday

Seniors Carnival at the Alterszentrum Hofmatt
(Seniorenfasnacht im Alterszentrum Hofmatt)

March 03, 2011, Thursday

Dirty Thursday with the boat, early in the morning in Lucerne
(Schmutziger Donnerstag mit Schiff zur Tagwach in Luzern)
The boat will leave Weggis at 4:10 a.m and Hertenstein at 4:18 a.m. and will arrive in Lucerne at 4:44 a.m.
(Das Schiff fährt in Weggis um 04.10 Uhr und in Hertenstein um 04.18 Uhr ab und erreicht Luzern um 04.44 Uhr.)

Rigi Carnival in the afternoon at 2:00 p.m.
(Rigifasnacht am Nachmittag um 14.00 Uhr)

March 04, 2011, Friday

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht Night from 8:00 p.m.
(Narre-Nacht ab 20.00 Uhr)
Mask and Costume Ball with live music

March 07, 2011, Monday

Gödis Monday, early in the morning in Weggis, Parade starts at 5:30 a.m.
Gödismontag mit Tagwach in Weggis, Der Umzug startet um 05.30 Uhr

Children’s Carnival in the afternoon at 1:45 p.m., Parade, Children’s Ball
(Kinderfasnacht am Nachmittag um 13.45 Uhr, Kinderumzug, Kinderball)

Beizen Carnival

March 09, 2011, Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

For more information, visit Chrutschlaempe Zunft Weggis Website in German language