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1 August - Swiss National Day

Experience the festivities of the Swiss National Day in Nidwalden. Mountain bonfires, Swiss specialities, folk music and much more.

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Stans Lacht Humour Festival

16 - 20 September 2020, College Hall Stans

In September, Stans laughs that the beams bend. During five evenings, well-known comedians as well as newcomers provide the best entertainment.

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Älperchilbi Stans - cancelled

Sun, 18 October 2020, Stans

The Älperchilbi in Stans, one of the biggest traditional events in Nidwalden, delights about 10'000 visitors every year.

Winter Universiade 2021

Thu, 21 January to Sun, 31 January 2021, Central Switzerland

The 30th Winter Universiade, the second largest mulisport event in winter, will take place at seven venues in Central Switzerland.

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Stanser Musiktage

13 - 18 April 2021, Stans

The music festival in Stans - World, jazz, folk music and pop music. Local and world musicians offer a variety of cultural offerings.


Open air theatre - Double murder on Gruobialp

19 June - 25 July 2021, Maria-Rickenbach

Immerse yourself in the time more than 150 years ago. A thrilling murder case in the middle of a fantastic mountain scenery. Discover Maria-Rickenbach from another side.

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115. Schwing- und Älplerfest

Sa, 4 July 2021, Buochs

Visit the traditional event and get to know Swiss culture. Around 200 "Schwinger" (wrestlers) and 50 "Steinstosser" (stone pushers) compete against each other.

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27 - 28 August 2021, Ennetmoos

Well known across the country - the Teffli Rally. An experience for young and old. Around 170 moped drivers drive across the meadows for victory.

Säumer festival Stansstad

August 2021

Immerse yourself in the good old days, when mules still shaped everyday life. Let yourself be inspired by the "primeval" atmosphere.

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Märli-Biini Stans

September - November 2021, Stans

Experience a fairyland in german at the theatre Mürg in Stans.

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