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Top Events

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.

Information Sars-CoV-2

Due to the current situation concerning the Sars-CoV-2 virus and the instructions of the Federal Council, various events have been cancelled.
Please inform yourself directly with the organizers.

The Lucerne Festival in Summer


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.

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World Band Festival


Autumn 2020
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.

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Light Festival Lucerne – Lilu

7 - 17 January 2021

A festival at the cold onset of the new year: Discover fascinating light installations on a heart-warming winter walk.

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Fumetto – International Comix Festival

20 - 28 March 2021

Visit the Lucerne festival for comics and related media, featuring fine arts, graphic design and illustrations.

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Zaubersee Festival

25 - 30 May 2021

Small but fine: top-class chamber music in an enchanting setting. The Festival Zaubersee brings back the rich Russian cultural heritage in Switzerland. On the shores of Lake Lucerne, chamber music can be discovered.

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Athletics Meeting Lucerne

June 2021

July finds the world’s top track-and-field athletes meeting at the Lucerne Allmend stadium. Be there and cheer on the competitors from all over the world.

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Lucerne Regatta

09 - 11 July 2021

Each year finds up to 1,000 of the world’s best oarsmen and women competing in the World Cup Finals on Lake Rot. From 22nd to 24th May 2020 the international rowing scene will compete at the World Cup Final in Lucerne.

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Blue Balls Festival

23 – 31 July 2021

A summer festival centred on the bay and KKL Luzern, offering concerts and gigs across a range of genres, including pop and rock.

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SwissCityMarathon – Lucerne

31 October 2021

Are you a running enthusiast? If so, set aside the last Sunday in October for Switzerland’s finest marathon/half-marathon.

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Lucerne Blues Festival

6 - 14 November 2021

The best of blues and soul comes to Lucerne in November. Hear the artists tell their stories with passionate dedication through the medium of the blues.

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Lucerne Blues Festival 2014