Events in August


Open Air Kino Luzern

(Openair Kino Luzern)

Open Air Cinema Lucerne

From 12th July to 20th August the open-air cinema takes place in Lucerne at Alpenquai. 


Seeüberquerung (lake crossing)

On the 20th of August, the annual lake crossing takes place. The race starts at Strandbad Lido and ends in Tribschen. The swimming distance is 1.1 km.

(Lucerne Festival in Summer)

Lucerne Festival in Summer

Four weeks of more than 100 concerts: International classical music stars in the heart of Switzerland from 11.08.2017 to 10.09.2017 in Lucerne.




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(Openair Kino Zug)

Open Air Cinema Zug

From 10th July to 17th August the open-air cinema takes place in Zug at Seepromenade Zug. 


Stierpromenade Zug (steer walk)

From the 10th of August, there are different steer sculptures all over the canton of Zug. You will find more information about this exhibition on the website below.




Street parade

The 25th Street Parade is to be held on Saturday, 12 August 2017. The event starts at 1.00 pm and ends at midnight.

swimming-78112_1920Limmatschwimmen (river swimming)

The annual event takes place on the 26th August in Zurich. The start is at “Frauenbad” and the end is at “oberer Letten”. The distance is 2 km.


(Weltklasse Zürich)

Weltklasse Zürich (athletics event)

Weltklasse Zürich is one of the most important athletics events. The event takes place on Thursday, 24th of August in the Stadion Letzigrund in Zurich. The meeting starts at 5 pm.