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|What’s on| July 7 – 9

With so much going on this weekend you’ll be spoilt for choice! Here’s our guide to help get you started…


The Lucerne Regatta 2017 is taking place this weekend (Friday – Sunday) down at the Rotsee. Established in 1903 the Lucerne Regatta Association has been organising rowing events in Luzern for more than 100 years and have been using the Rotsee as a venue since 1933. Thanks to sponsor Frey + Cie admission to the event is free! You will only need to purchase a ticket if you wish to sit in the Grandstand on Sunday; those tickets can be purchased in advance, online here.  Details of the full programme and other helpful information for visitors can be found on the official website.


Rock ’n’ Roll Cruise:  This Friday, why not take to the water onboard a party ship for a fun evening of music and dancing! A welcome drink, summer pasta salad ‘à discrétion’ and a ticket for the afterparty to be held at the Casineum (Grand Casino, Luzern) are included in the price. Guests are welcomed onboard from 19:00 and the boat will depart punctually at 20:00 for a sunset cruise, returning to the dock at 01:00. A boarding pass costs CHF 60.60 per person (guests must 21 years old or over). Tickets can be brought online here. For more information please click here.


Street Food Days’ – World Food Festival is taking place this Friday evening at the Emmen Centre. It is the first of 4 foodie events to be hosted at the Centre and the theme for this Friday is ‘Around the World’! With a huge variety of food stalls to choose from you will be spoilt for choice! The event takes place on the forecourt of the Emmen Centre and is open from 17:00 – 23:00.  More information can be found here.


As part of their summer holidays programme the Historisches Museum Luzern  are offering theatre tours for kids!  There are a whole variety of tours to choose from: as a dragon explorer they’ll be hunting dragons and other fabulous creatures, or perhaps solving the riddle of the armoury as a knight, or looking for buried treasure as a pirate! To check out the full programme and to reserve a place for your kids please click here.



The Rivella Summerslide is ready for action this weekend at the Luzern Lido (Lidostrasse 6A, 6006 Luzern): from Friday until Sunday, 10:30 – 20:00 daily! Tickets cost from CHF 5.- for a single slide and can be brought in advance, online here. At 15m high and 32m long the slide is the largest free-standing waterslide in Europe! And with a gradient of 31 degrees, 4 lanes and 3 different kickers to choose from it is sure to be the ultimate adrenaline kick!


Another idea to keep the kids entertained: the Natural History Museum (Kasernenpl. 6, 6003 Luzern) are hosting a special holiday quiz aimed at children! There are two different levels: one for 6 – 10 year olds and one for 11 – 16 year olds. There are exciting and fun prizes to be won! More details can be found here.


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