Cackling, clanging bells and causing mischief, the ogre-like Potschen dash through Interlaken on 2 January. The revelry spills into the night with upbeat folk music and fiendish merrymaking.
Established and emerging brass bands and orchestras take centre stage at the Jungfrau Music Festival in early July.
Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau are always breathtaking but never more so than for runners competing in September’s Jungfrau Marathon to Kleine Scheidegg.
An Alpine Olympics of sorts, the Unspunnenfest features yodelling, alpenhorn playing, Schwingen wrestling and stone-throwing, preferably of the historic Unspunnen Stone. The next Interlaken games are planned for 201…