Weggis Highlights 2015

2015 Events in Weggis

Pre-Heirassa Festival Concerts in Weggis 2015
January – May 2015
Different folk groups perform in different restaurants

Weggis Carnival 2015
Weggiser Fasnacht
January – February 2015
Traditional Annual “Weggiser Fasnacht” with carnival bands playing “Guggenmusik”

Opening of the Annual Weggis Carnival 2015
January 10, 2015, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
“Guggenmusik” or Gugge music groups from different nearby towns or villages participate

Egli Ball 2015
February 07, 2015, Saturday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Annual Carnival Ball with traditional local “Guggenmusik” carnival band performances

Carnival Party Narre-Nacht 2015
February 13, 2015, Friday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Mask and Costume Ball with live music

Children’s Carnival 2015
Kinderumzug, Kinderball, Dorffasnacht
February 16, 2015, Monday
Mehrzweckhalle (Sigristhofstatt) Weggis
Traditional children’s carnival procession followed by children’s ball

DownTown Jazz Weggis 2015
Jazz im Unterdorf Weggis
May – August 2015, Wednesday
May 13, 2015, Small Town Kids Jazzband
June 03, 2015, Stagedogs
June 24, 2015, Bourbon Street Jazz Band
July 15, 2015, Jazzburgers
August 12, 2015, New Harlem Ramblers Sextett
Jazz musicians perform on the street in “Unterdorf” during summer season

The Allegretto Band 2015
June – September 2015, Daily except Monday at 10:45 – 12:00
June 18, 2015, Thursday, 20.30 with Männerchors Weggis
July 16, 2015, Thursday,20.30
August 06, 2015, Thursday,20.30
August 13, 2015, Thursday,20.30 with Männerchors Weggis
Weggis Lakeside Pavilion / Pavilion along the lake
The concerts take place at a hotel if it is too cold or extremely wet

9th Riviera Latina Festival Weggis 2015
May 22 – 24, 2015, Friday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Latin American delights, specialties, handicrafts, live music and entertainment

11th Heirassa Festival Weggis 2016
June 04 – 07, 2015, Thursday to Sunday
Swiss Folk Music especially the compositions of the late Weggiser composer
Alois “Heirassa” Schilliger
Live concerts in different venues

28th Brocante Weggis 2015
June 13 – 14, 2015, Saturday to Sunday
Seestrasse – Unterdorf – Oberdorf
Flea, Antique, and Arts & Crafts Market
Market stands line the streets in Weggis

83rd Weggis Rose Festival 2015
Rosenfest Weggis
July 03 – 05, 2015, 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 2015
The James Galway International Flute Convention & Masterclass
July 24 – August 02, 2015, Friday to Sunday
Stella Matutina Bildungshaus Herstenstein bei Weggis
Sir James Galway conducts the International Flute Masterclasses

Swiss National Day Celebration 2015
August 01, 2015, Saturday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake
Swiss National Day being traditionally celebrated in Weggis with local folklore performances

Fishermen’s Festival Weggis 2015
Fischerfest Weggis
August 08 – 09, 2015, Saturday to Sunday
Weggis Pavilion along the lake

9th Swiss Educational Festival 2015
August 20 – 23, 2015, Thursday to Sunday
Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis
Theme: “Aggression, Depression and Aliveness”

Autumn Market, Cattle Show and Alpine Procession 2015
Herbstmarkt, Viehausstellung und Umzug
September 26, 2015, Saturday
Oberdorf, Seestrasse, Dorfzentrum Weggis
Cattle show, Traditional products and handicrafts
Most beautiful cows are displayed on the village square

Chilbi Weggis 2015
Wäggiser Dorfchilbi
October 18, 2015, Sunday
Dorfplatz Weggis
Traditional Weggis fair being held every year