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|What’s on| May 12 – 14

The weekend starts early this week with an amazing show at the Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. They will be broadcasting a live performance of ‘Obsession’ starring Jude Law from the Barbican Theatre in London! The production is an adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film and is directed by Ivo van Hove. Tickets cost CHF 42.- for adults & CHF 38.- for under 16’s – they can be purchased online here or by calling 0900 333 456.

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Starting this Friday is the Street Food Festival, Luzern which will be taking place at the Gedecktes Aussenfeld Eiszentrum (Eisfeldstrasse 2, 6005 Luzern). Entrance is free and they will be serving up tasty food from around the world! As well as this there will be live music and a bar serving international drinks. So head down for an evening of music, food, drinks & fun! The stalls will be open from 17:30 – midnight and the event runs until Sunday evening. They encourage visitors to use public transport when travelling to the venue. For more details please visit the official website.

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Also happening this Friday evening, why not head down to the Lili Centre and celebrate the start of the weekend with ‘TGIF’! They will be serving drinks and tasty tapas from 18:00 – 21:00 as well as live music to help you relax and unwind after a busy week!

When: Friday May 12
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Where: Lili Centre
Cost: Tapas plates from CHF 3.50.-

Invite your friends and start your weekend the right way at the Lili Centre! For more information click here.



On Saturday (10:00 – 16:00) why not check out ‘Velofest’ (translation: bike festival) which is being held to celebrate the final completion of the new bicycle and footpath connection between Neubad, Luzern and Mattenhof, Kriens. With more than 100 attractions to choose from bike enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice! Events will include concerts by the Lucerne University of Music, theatre performances, a Velo-Multimediashow, circus & comedy and much more! Visitors will also have the chance to admire and test the latest bikes and e-bikes at the Big Bike Market! And to keep you going there will be street food stalls serving up tasty snacks. This event promises to be great for families with events aimed specifically at children. And lastly, you can bring along your own bike for a free service and tune up! For further information and details of the full program please visit the official website.

Also happening on Saturday, there is a beer festival taking place in the city! With many new micro breweries opening up and an ever increasing selection of craft beers on offer the festival is the perfect opportunity to discover a new summer favourite! Visitors will be able to sample a wide selection of beers from 11 different local breweries based in Lucerne, Nidwalden and Zug. And best of all the beer will be served in the beautiful surroundings of the Kulturhof Hinter Musegg (Diebold-Schilling-Strasse 13, 6004 Luzern):

The festival starts at 11.30 am and ends at 10 pm. Entrance is CHF 25.- which includes a tasting glass and five beer tokens. Additional chips can be purchased for CHF 2.- For more information please visit the website. Cheers!

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Sunday is Mother’s Day and what better way to treat them than to a gourmet meal at 2132m above sea level! From 11:30 am to 3:00 pm the Pilatus-Kulm restaurant will be serving up a delicious 4 course menu. The price is CHF 90.00 per person but includes transport up and down the mountain! Reservations should be made in advance by calling 041 329 12 12 or by email:

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Fancy a different view? Why not visit the Rigi instead as this Sunday all women can travel for free on the cablecar from Gschwänd to Rigi Burggeist! In addition to this they will receive a sweet surprise at the Gasthaus Rigi Burggeist! And the restaurant will also be serving up a special Mother’s Day menu. For further details please click here.

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