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|What’s On| Nov 16 – 18

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas this weekend with Christmas markets springing up across the city! On Saturday the LiLi Centre will be hosting their Christmas Fair with market stalls and festive activities for all the family and the Christmas Market at Pilatus Kulm will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! The perfect opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas shopping…


The Lucerne Blues Festival is now on (and continues until Sunday 18. November) taking place at a number of venues across the city including the Grand Casino Luzern, Hotel Schweizerhof and Hotel Seeburg! The festival has established itself as one of Europe’s top blues events and each year the organisers track down performers covering every style of blues. The line up this year includes Annie Mack, Anthony Geraci & the Boston Blues All Stars, Curtis Salgado and many more! For more information, including how to buy tickets, visit the official website.

“Let’s Talk About Time”: On Friday evening head down to the Yogagemeinschaft, Lucerne at 19:00 for a talk led by ‘time expert’ Anna Jelen. “Are you taking the time or does it just pass you by? Spend this hour with us, dear thinkers, entrepreneurs, students, scientists, artists, people from all cultures and professions. Let’s talk about the time, the most exciting topic ever!” The event takes place at the Yogagemeinschaft Lucerne (Hirschengraben 13a), to register please contact Gerda Imhof: / 077 420 42 77/. Tickets cost CHF 30.- (or CHF 25.- for Lili Centre Members).


On Saturday (from 11:00 – 16:00) the LiLi Centre (Alpenquai 40a, 6005 Luzern) will be hosting it’s Christmas Fair, festive fun for the whole family! There will be activities for kids (including face painting, craft activities & cupcake decorating), gift stalls (so you can get a head start on your Christmas shopping), a gift wrapping service, a second-hand toy stall, festive food & drink and lots more! And don’t forget to bring your wish list as Santa will be in his grotto from 14:00 – 16:00! For more information check out the website.

Also happening on Saturday from 10:00 – 16:00 at the Krienser Dorfplatz is the ‘Grosser Velo Ausverkauf’ (big bike clearance sale). On sale will be models from previous years as well as the test and exhibition models. There will be a large selection of mountain bikes, racing, kids, city, touring and electric bikes. So if you are looking for a good bike for a good price this is definitely worth checking out. For more information visit the website.


The Pilatus Christmas Market – Europe’s highest – is also taking place this weekend (16. to 18. November) at Pilatus Kulm! With more than forty market stalls, Christmas music and entertainment awaiting guests of all ages… The market is open from 12:00 – 16:00 on Friday, 9:00 – 19:00 on Saturday and 9:00 – 16:00 on Sunday. For more information visit the website.

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