Top Choice Christmas Market in Bern

Berner Weihnachtsmarkt

Bern's Christmas Markets, held over the month of December in Waisenhausplatz and Münsterplatz, are a real treat, offering beautiful hand-made goods and the chance to warm your cockles over a glühwein or two.
Food & Drink in Bern


Bern parties hearty during the folksy onion market, which takes place on the fourth Monday in November and sees the city celebrating with a giant market selling all things onion-related. Farmers head down from the s…
Film in Solothurn

Solothurner Filmtage

The most prestigious celebration of the Swiss film industry takes place over eight days at a variety of venues in town. Book accommodation well in advance.
Music in Emmental

Langnau Jazz Nights

Langnau Jazz Nights goes to show that jazz and cheese might just be the perfect combination.
Music in Bern

Buskers Bern

International performers flood Bern's Old Town during this three-day street-music festival.
Music in Bern

Gurten Rock Festival

A solid indie line-up makes this one of Bern's biggest summertime events. Buy tickets early.
Music in Bern

Jazz Festival Bern

International jazz, blues and soul acts.
Public Holiday in Bern


A canton-wide public holiday.