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Wilhelm Tell Festival

  • New Glarus, Wi 53574 (map)
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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.

Festivities all weekend long, starting Friday evening!

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Wilhelm Tell Festival—Art in the Park Application

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