LUCERNE FESTIVAL AT EASTER
Claudio Abbado will launch the upcoming Easter Festival with the Orchestra Mozart from Bologna. Nikolaus Harnoncourt will conduct early Handel and Bach’s festive Magnificat, while Andra´s Schiff will ascend the heights with Bach’s B minor Mass.
Fumetto is one of Europe’s leading international comix and related media festivals featuring fine art, graphic design and illustration. On for nine days, it incorporates around 12 main and 40 satellite exhibitions.
LUCERNE CITY RUN
This Old Town event is held once a year and welcomes 14,000 participants. The Lucerne City Run offers a great jogging experience (in 39 categories) as well as a varied program with attractive catering facilities.
The high-level and eventful Rowing World Lucerne is held on the Rotsee. With its 100 years of tradition, it belongs to the best events that national and international rowing can offer. Up to 1000 world’s best rowers participate at the Rowing World each year.
Central Switzerland‘s premium media sport event is broadcasted live to over 50 European countries; it has a total audience in the millions. The event features over 200 Swiss athletes with over 150 international athletes from about 40 countries.
Enjoy a nice colourful Old Town Festival in Lucerne: great atmosphere, lots of music and splendid fireworks. Proceeds from this event are used to support charitable institutions in the canton of Lucerne.
BLUE BALLS FESTIVAL
The 9-day Blue Balls is one of Switzerland’s most important music festivals. You can enjoy over 100 events: blues, rock, pop, jazz, funk and soul concerts, as well as photography, street art and movies.
For over 75 years the Lucerne Festival offers an unforgettable musical experience in the heart of Switzerland. Here you enjoy the classical music of the world stars: legendary orchestras, world-renowned conductors and great soloists.
SWISS CITY MARATHON
The attractive route goes along the Lake shore, through the old town, up to the Transport Museum of Lucerne. Along the way you can expect thousands of enthusiastic spectators and a great entertainment from the numerous music bands.
NEW YEAR EVE
Since 2008, the Lucerne evening sky is illuminated by an impressive firework on the New Year Eve. On 1st of January 2016 at 8 p.m. you can enjoy this colorful spectacle and feel the New Year magic in the air.
THE LUCERNE CARNIVAL
The Carnival takes place once a year and is one of the most beautiful events in Lucerne and Central Switzerland. The festival begins on Fat Thursday with the Big Bang. During six days you can enjoy the best of mood and music and colorful parades.