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What’s On – May 5 – 7

There’s plenty on this weekend so be sure to head into town and get involved!


Happening this weekend is ‘Das Tanzfest’ 2017 with events across the city. So whether it’s folk dance, hip-hop, or contemporary that you’re into there is a wide range of programs to suit all tastes. Events include ‘Tanzkino’ (Dance is movement, movement is cinema!) Where you can experience the masterly fusion of dance and film. The 60-minute dance film will be shown at the Südpol Luzern (Arsenalstrasse 28, Kriens, Schweiz). Or alternatively, catch ZeitSprung with their new street show “HumanBeatBox” and “Komplizen RELOADED!” who will be preforming at the Kapellplatz, Luzern on Saturday from 15:00 – 15:30. Intrigued? Be sure to check it out! A festival pass costs CHF 15 (under 16’s are free). For more information and the full program please visit the official Tanzfest website.


Also happening this Friday evening at 20:15 is a free concert at the Musikpavillon by the lake (Nationalquai Kurplatz 6006 Luzern).

Pavillion concert


Saturday is Makeover Day at the Lili Centre so be sure to head down and lend a hand… The centre has been open for almost a year now and what better way to get it ready for it’s first birthday than a bit of a spruce up?!  You can help to revamp the terrace area, get stuck into some painting or lend a hand varnishing our tables ready for the summer season – there’s lots to do! And as the old proverb goes “many hands make light work! We will also be creating an outdoor mural which the kids can get involved with, so be sure to bring them along (we recommend they wear old clothes for this!) And the BBQ will be available for anyone who wants to do some grilling! So come join the fun! More details here.

Makeover Day

Saturday is also market day in Luzern with both the Handwerksmarkt & Flohmarkt taking place this weekend. The Handwerksmarkt is a Craft market which takes place on the first Saturday of each month at the Weinmarkt (in front of the Kapellbrücke). It is a great opportunity to look for a unique gift, or just to browse! The market is open from 7:00 – 16:00. handwerkt

The Luzern flee market (Flohmarkt) takes place each Saturday from 7:00 – 16:00 along Reusssteg (which runs next to the river) and Burgerstrasse right in the centre of town. With a huge variety of items for sale from a whole host of dealers and collectors its fun just to wander through and have a browse!


And to round off your Saturday why not enjoy an evening of flamenco from 19:30 onwards at Punto Rojo (St Karlistrasse 4, 6004 Luzern). There will be live music, dancing and lots of fun! Be sure to check this out!



On Sunday you can join a public guided tour at the Rosengart museum entitled ‘Masterpieces and their stories‘ . Gain a fascinating insight into the Rosengart Collection and enjoy some captivating and frequently amusing stories about the works and the artists who made them. The tour takes place from 11:30 – 12:30 and there is a CHF 7.00 tour supplement on top of the normal admissions price for this event. Also at the museum that evening you can see a performance from ‘Avi Avital Trio’ a talented three piece comprising a mandolin,  accordion and percussion. The concert begins at 18:30, for more information or to book tickets please call +41 41 420 22 73 or e-mail


Sunday is your last chance to catch LUGA the Central Swiss Spring Fair. Based at the Allemend in Luzern, LUGA invites you to experience, join, shop, admire and discover with 450 exhibitors, a guest canton (this year host the regions of Obergoms/Andermatt)  and numerous special offers to enjoy! Entrance is CHF 15 for adults, CHF 10 for kids (aged 6 – 16) and under 6’s are free. For more information please visit the official website.




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