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Swiss Volksfest (Swiss Independence Day)

  • Wilhelm Tell Shooting Park N8745 County Highway O New Glarus, WI, 53574 United States (map)

We celebrate Swiss Independence Day with a program of traditional Swiss entertainment. The celebration is held at the Tell Shooting Park, 1/2 mile north of New Glarus on County Hwy O. In the event of rain, the Volksfest program is presented at the New Glarus High School. The entertainment includes choral folklore music, yodeling, flag throwing, thalerschwingen, alphorn playing, and accordion music.

1:00pm to 2:30pm
Admission $5, kids 12 and under free.

Learn more about this day of food, fun, singing and dance as told by Don Heimburger/German Life!

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Alphornman Sprint Triathlon
Later Event: August 17
New Glarus Woods Trail Run