Weggis Highlights 2014

2014 Events in Weggis

Pre-Heirassa Festival Concerts in Weggis 2014
January – May 2014
Different folk groups perform in different restaurants

Weggis Carnival 2014
Weggiser Fasnacht
January – March 2014
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

Opening of the Annual Weggis Carnival 2014
January 11, 2014, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
“Guggenmusik” or Gugge music groups from different nearby towns or villages participate

Egli Ball 2014
February 22, 2014, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht 2014
February 28, 2014, Friday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Mask and Costume Ball with live music

Children’s Carnival 2014
Kinderumzug, Kinderball, Dorffasnacht
March 03, 2014, Monday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Traditional children’s carnival procession followed by children’s ball

DownTown Jazz Weggis 2014
Jazz im Unterdorf Weggis
May – August 2014, Wednesday
May 28, 2014, Bourbon Street Jazz Band
June 18, 2014, Stage Dogs
July 02, 2014, Jazzburgers
July 23, 2014, Harlem Ramblers
August 13, 2014, New Harlem Ramblers Sextett
Jazz musicians perform on the street in “Unterdorf” during summer season

The Allegretto Band 2014
May – September 2014, 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

8th Riviera Latina Festival Weggis 2014
June 06 – 08, 2014, Friday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Latin American delights, specialties, handicrafts, live music and entertainment

27th Brocante Weggis 2014
June 14 – 15, 2014, Saturday to Sunday
Seestrasse – Unterdorf – Oberdorf
Flea, Antique, and Arts & Crafts Market
Market stands line the streets in Weggis

10th Heirassa Festival Weggis 2014
June 19 – 22, 2014, Thursday to Sunday
Swiss Folk Music especially the compositions of the late Weggiser composer Alois “Heirassa” Schilliger
Live concerts in different venues

82nd Weggis Rose Festival 2014
Rosenfest Weggis
July 04 – 06, 2014, 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 2014
The James Galway International Flute Convention and Masterclass
July 25 – August 03, 2014, Friday to Sunday
Stella Matutina Bildungshaus Herstenstein bei Weggis
Sir James Galway conducts the International Flute Masterclasses

Swiss National Day Celebration 2014
August 01, 2014, Friday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Swiss National Day being traditionally celebrated in Weggis with local folklore performances

Fishermen’s Festival Weggis 2014
Fischerfest Weggis
August 09 – 10, 2014, Saturday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake

8th Swiss Educational Festival 2014
August 21 – 24, 2014, Thursday to Sunday
Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis
Theme: “Body and Memory”

6th International Horse Days 2014
September 06 – 07, 2014, Saturday to Sunday
Weggis Parcour in Weiher near the soccer grounds
Horse carriage racing competition

Autumn Market, Cattle Show and Alpine Procession 2014
Herbstmarkt, Viehausstellung und Umzug
September 27, 2014, Saturday
Oberdorf, Seestrasse, Dorfzentrum Weggis
Cattle show, Traditional products and handicrafts
Most beautiful cows are displayed on the village square

Chilbi Weggis 2014
Wäggiser Dorfchilbi
October 19, 2014, Sunday
Dorfplatz Weggis
Traditional Weggis fair being held every year