Berne Shield

About Swiss Days

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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 always includes the last Friday and Saturday of each July.

In the year 2018 the dates are:

  • Thursday, July 26 (Vendors open at 5 p.m.- Opening Ceremony 6 p.m.)
  • Friday, July 27
  • Satuday, July 28
  • Sunday, July 29 (No vendors, Community Events only)


Notice of Filming and Photography
When you enter the Swiss Days festival, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. 
By entering the festival premises, you consent to this recording and voluntarily release and authorize the Swiss Days Committee to use your likeness in any advertisement, promotion, video, photo, or other similar usage for any purpose they wish without further consent.