Zuger Fasnacht 2019






See dates for all municipalities at the bottom
 

Ever since the Middle Ages the people of Central Switzerland have been celebrating «Fasnacht» which takes place before the Fasting Season. 
 

It starts on Shrove Thursday and ends 6 days later in the early morning hours of Ash Wednesday.
 

Kanton Zug will be under siege by a variety of gaudy, historic and sometimes downright scary costumes as once again the carnival (Fasnacht) will descend on Zug, Baar, Cham, Rotkreuz, Hünenberg among other municipalities.
 

In Stadt Zug the Fasnacht starts with a loud bang early in the morning of the 28th of February and the whole day consists lots of noise, music, a parade with fantastic costumes and a wonderful atmosphere – all in all a fabulous day for everybody! 
 

05.00 am - Wake up call at the Lands-gemeindeplatz. Free bus ride if you arrive from within the canton, free croissant and coffee. 


06.00 am - Family breakfast – alcohol free breakfast in the Rathaus at Fischmarkt offered by the Zuger Chesslete Society. 


09.00 am - Start of the Metalli-Guggete, Guggenmusic concerts in the Metalli Shopping Center 


10.00 am - Create your own costume and face painting on the Bundesplatz (Just for KIDS). 


11.30 am - Risotto lunch on the Bundesplatz offered by the local businesses accompanied by the Guggenmusic. 


2.30 pm - Traditional parade with lots of themes and colorful costumes, starts at Kolinplatz → Postplatz → Bundesplatz, BIG CONFETTI BATTLE on the Bundesplatz. 


4.30 pm - Welcome Concert at the Bahnhof for all who had to work that day! 


4.30 pm - Children’s Fasnacht on the Landsgemeindeplatz with many attractions

From 8.15 pm Chesselwy in the Old Town: Guggen Music on three different stages until 01.30 h, many Tents, Bars and Restaurants are open until the early morning hours!


Complementary busses at 1, 2 and 3 o’clock in the morning


Each Municipality has its own carnival schedule so check the list below to see when and what’s happening near you (links to websites in German)
 
  • 05.01.2019, Grindufhänkete, Dorfplatz Oberägeri, 7.45 pm, Website
  • 12.01.2019, Fasnacht opening, Oberalosen, 7.30 pm, Website
  • 26.01.2019, Inthronisation der Eiche Zunft, Hünenberg, 5.30 pm, Website
  • 30.01.2019, Bäckermöhli, Kolinplatz, 4.15 pm, Website
  • 30.01.2019, Bäckermöhli, Fischmärt, 4.45 pm, Website
  • 08.02.2019, Fasieröffnig Monsterkonzert, Cham, 7.30 pm, Website
  • 09.02.2018, Inthronisation of the Räbevaters in Baar, 8.00 pm, Website
  • 09.02.2019, Schiessvereinssamstag, 9.00 am, Website
  • 09.02.2019, Fasnacht parade Morgarten, 1.15 pm,Website
  • 22.02.2019, Chappeabig, Sport Inn Baar, 7.00 pm, Website
  • 23.02.2019, Fasi-parade, Rotkreuz, 2.00 pm, Website
  • 28.02.2018, Zuger Chesslete, Landsgemeindeplatz, 05.00 am, Website
  • 28.02.2018, Guggen music, Metalli Zug, 9.00 am, Website
  • 28.02.2019, Guggen music, Bundesplatz, 10.00 Uhr, Website
  • 28.02.2019, Chesselwy, Landsgemeindeplatz, 8.15 pm, Website
  • 28.02.2019, Children's parade Unterägeri, 2.00 pm, Website
  • 28.02.2019, Children's parade Stadt Zug, 2.30 pm, Website
  • 01.03.2019, Chnöpflifasnacht, Rotkreuz, 3.00 pm, Website
  • 01.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Steinhausen, 2.30 pm, Website
  • 02.03.2019, Schränzegg, Baar Schulhaus Marktgasse, 4.00 pm, Website
  • 02.03.2019, Aamuesetä (for children), Rathausplatz Baar, 6.00 pm,Website
  • 02.03.2019, Schnitzelbänke, Rotkreuz, 7.30 pm, Website
  • 02.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Allenwinden, 1.00 pm, Website
  • 02.03.2019, Fasnacht parade at the Herti in Zug, 2.00 pm, Website
  • 02.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Walchwil, 2.00 pm, Website
  • 03.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Baar, 2.30 pm, Website
  • 03.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Unterägeri, 1.45 pm, Website
  • 04.03.2019, Children's Fasnacht parade Baar, 2.00 pm, Website
  • 04.03.2019, Alösler Fasnacht, Oberalosen, 4.30 am, Website
  • 04.03.2019, Usrüerä im Dorf, Oberägeri, 4.30 pm, Website
  • 04.03.2019, Greth Schell, Zug, 4.00 pm, Website
  • 04.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Alosen, 1.00 pm, Website
  • 05.03.2019, Grand finale in Baar, burning of Räbechüngs, 6.00 pm, Website
  • 05.03.2019, Fasnacht parade Hünenberg, 2.30 pm, Website
  • 05.03.2019, Fasnacht parade  Oberägeri, 1.15 pm, Website
  • 10.03.2019, Chrööpfelimee, Zuger Innenstadt, 5.30 pm, Website


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