Berne Shield

About Swiss Days

The Swiss Day Celebration is a time for Berne to share it’s heritage with authentic Swiss costume, great food, craft vendors and merchandise. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the friendly competitions for all ages. From the 5K race to Big Wheel Competition for the younger ones to the Steintoss, there is something for everyone. On stage and around the festival you can hear Swiss music. Watch as couples dance the polka to live music on stage. The festival is always includes the last Friday and Saturday of each July.

In the year 2014 the dates are:

  • Thursday, July 24 (Vendors open at 5 p.m.- Opening Ceremony 6 p.m.)
  • Friday, July 25
  • Satuday, July 26 
  • Sunday, July 27 (No vendors, Community Events only)

Please enjoy this clip of activities that can be found in Berne during our Swiss Days celebration.