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Wilhelm Tell Festival 2018


  • New Glarus, Wi 53574 (map)

Come and enjoy a full weekend celebrating this historic presentation! Share with your family the story of Swiss independence, written by German playwright Friedrich Schiller. It's a live theater presentation with intricate costumes and a lively cast that includes goats, cows and horses. More than 200 local volunteers join to make each colorful performance come to life. Performances are staged in a beautiful outdoor setting, just a short distance from downtown New Glarus.

Friday, September 1

8:00p Children's Laternenzug (Lantern Parade)
Followed by a Free Kinderchor Concert in Downtown New Glarus

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Saturday, September 2

1:00p Wilhelm Tell Pageant
Admission Charged at the Wilhelm Tell Grounds

Adults: $10
Students: $5

Directions to the Wilhelm Tell Grounds

7:00p Yodel Showcase, Yodelers/Männerchor and Street Dance
Downtown New Glarus
Free Admission

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Sunday, September 3

9:00a–5:00p Friends of the New Glarus Library Book Sale
New Glarus Village Hall

9:00a–4:00p Art in the Park
New Glarus Village Park

1:00p Wilhelm Tell Pageant
Admission Charged at the Wilhelm Tell Grounds

Adults: $10
Students: $5

Directions to the Wilhelm Tell Grounds

For Wilhelm Tell Festival Events info, visit wilhelmtell.org

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Earlier Event: August 11
Music in the Park 2018
Later Event: September 9
Grace Church Festival 2018