Events such as the Lucerne Festival, the Lucerne Blues Festival and the Blue Balls Festival attract music fans from all over the world. Other events with an international following include the Fumetto comics festival and the Lucerne Regatta.
9 - 19 January 2020
A festival at the cold onset of the new year: with its warm lights, Lucerne's first «Light Festival Lucerne – Lilu» is sure to have you under its spell.
Each year finds up to 1,000 of the world’s best oarsmen and women competing in the World Cup Finals on Lake Rot. However, 2019 the European Rowing Championships will take place in Lucerne.
17 – 25 July 2020
A summer festival centred on the bay and KKL Luzern, offering concerts and gigs across a range of genres, including pop and rock.
14 August – 13 September 2020
Featuring a different theme each year, the programme offers an eclectic blend of offerings ranging from Mozart to the Modernists, from early music to avant-garde experimentation – and all in the superlative concert hall of the KKL Luzern.
The world’s top wind music ensembles meet head to head in formats such as the Swiss Open Contest, Tattoo on Stage, WBF live! and Wind Orchestra Classics.