Weggis Highlights 2013

2013 Events in Weggis

Pre-Heirassa Festival Concerts in Weggis 2013
January – May 2013
Different folk groups perform in different restaurants

Weggis Carnival 2013
Weggiser Fasnacht
January – March 2013
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

Opening of the Annual Weggis Carnival 2013
January 05, 2013, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
“Guggenmusik” or Gugge music groups from different nearby towns or villages participate

Egli Ball 2013
February 02, 2013, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht 2013
February 08, 2013, Friday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Mask and Costume Ball with live music

Children’s Carnival 2013
Kinderumzug, Kinderball, Dorffasnacht
February 11, 2013, Monday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Traditional children’s carnival procession followed by children’s ball

DownTown Jazz Weggis 2013
Jazz im Unterdorf Weggis
May – August 2013, Wednesday
May 08, 2013, Lake City Stompers
May 29, 2013, Jazzburgers
July 03, 2013, New Harlem Ramblers Sextett
July 24, 2013, Harlem Ramblers
August 14, 2013, Bourbon Street Jazz Band
Jazz musicians perform on the street in “Unterdorf” during summer season

The Allegretto Band 2013
May – September 2013, Daily except Monday at 10:45 – 12:00
Certain Thursdays and Saturdays at 20:00 or 20:30
Weggis Lakeside Pavilion / Pavilion along the lake
The concerts take place at a hotel if it is too cold or extremely wet

7th Riviera Latina Festival Weggis 2013
May 17 – 19, 2013, Friday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Latin American delights, specialties, handicrafts, live music and entertainment

9th Heirassa Festival Weggis 2013
June 07 – 09, 2013, Friday to Sunday
Swiss Folk Music especially the compositions of the late Weggiser composer Alois “Heirassa” Schilliger
Live concerts in different venues

26th Brocante Weggis 2013
June 15 – 16, 2013, Saturday to Sunday
Seestrasse – Unterdorf – Oberdorf
Flea, Antique, and Arts & Crafts Market
Market stands line the streets in Weggis

81st Weggis Rose Festival 2013
Rosenfest Weggis
July 05 – 07, 2013, Friday to Sunday
Dorfplatz, Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Fireworks Display, Live Entertainment, Selection of the Rose Queen, Bars and Funfair

The Galway Flute Festival 2013
The James Galway International Flute Convention and Masterclass
July 26 – August 04, 2013, Friday to Sunday
Stella Matutina Bildungshaus Herstenstein bei Weggis
Sir James Galway conducts the International Flute Masterclasses

Swiss National Day Celebration 2013
August 01, 2013, Thursday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Swiss National Day being traditionally celebrated in Weggis with local folklore performances

Fishermen’s Festival Weggis 2013
Fischerfest Weggis
August 10 – 11, 2013, Saturday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake

7th Swiss Educational Festival 2013
August 15 – 18, 2013, Thursday to Sunday
Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis
Theme: “Emotional Bonding”

Autumn Market, Cattle Show and Alpine Procession 2013
Herbstmarkt, Viehausstellung und Umzug
September 28, 2013, Saturday
Oberdorf, Seestrasse, Dorfzentrum Weggis
Cattle show, Traditional products and handicrafts
Most beautiful cows are displayed on the village square

Chilbi Weggis 2013
Wäggiser Dorfchilbi
October 20, 2013, Sunday
Dorfplatz Weggis
Traditional Weggis fair being held every year