Swiss National Day on the Rhine

Things to do, Festivals
Basel Fireworks
Basel Fireworks © wikicommons/ patpatpat
Basel Fireworks on 1 August
Basel Fireworks on Swiss National Day © wikicommons/ Vincent de Groot

No one parties quite like the the Baselers. Join them on 31 July for fireworks, food and fun

Celebrate Switzerland's national day - Bundesfeier - in Basel with food, live music and more. There's stalls and stages lining both sides of the river Rhine: on the Kleinbasler side from Johanniterbrücke to Wettsteinbrücke; in Grossbasel from Johanniterbrücke to Mittlere Brücke, and from the harbour to the Marktplatzon. With fun, food and fireworks, the party kicks on until 2 in the morning, so pace yourself.