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Vibrant hustle and bustle at the Nidwalden Carnival

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Photo: frohsinnstans.ch, Marlon Imobersteg

 

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Photo: frohsinnstans.ch, Marlon Imobersteg

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Photo: frohsinnstans.ch, Marlon Imobersteg

 

 

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Carnival in Canton Nidwalden is characterised by colourful parades, loud guggen street music and exuberant merrymaking. The run-up to carnival begins in January in the form of pre-carnival parties.

Pre carnival 2020

Sat, 01.02.20

50 Years Sunnegugger Ennetbürgen, 07.00 p.m. Ennetbürgen Herdern

Fri, 07.02.20

50 Years Chatzemuisig Buochs, concert night, 07.30 p.m., airport Buochs

Sat, 08.02.20

50 Years Chatzemuisig Buochs, pre carnival party, airport Buochs

Fri, 14.02.20

Schluchtiball Ennetmoos, Ennetmoos

Sat, 15.02.20

Guugenüberfall Stans, 08.20 p.m., village centre Stans

Sun, 16.02.20

Public rehearsal Lopper-Gnome, 02.00 p.m. - 05.00 p.m., Hergiswil

Carnival 2020

Thu, 20.02.20 ("Schmutzig Thursday")

Stans, village centre
05.30 a.m. Big Bang, 02.00 p.m. carnival parade and guggen concerts

Wolfenschiessen
09.30 a.m. kids carnival parade

Stans, Länderpark
10.00-10.45 a.m. guggen concerts, 10.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m. carnival makeup for children

Fri, 21.02.20

Stans, Länderpark
01.00 p.m. - 08.00 p.m. guggen concerts

Ennetbürgen, village centre
03.00 p.m. carnival parade

Sat, 22.02.20

Beckenried
06.00 a.m. Beggostreich, 03.00 p.m. kids carnival parade, 08.00 p.m. carnival party

Stans, Länderpark
10.00 a.m. - 04.00 p.m. carnival makeup for children

Stansstad
02.00 p.m. kids carnival parade

Mon, 24.02.20 ("Güdis Monday")

Stans, Länderpark
10.00 a.m. and 02.00 p.m. guggen concerts and carnival makeup for children

Stans, village centre
02.00 p.m. carnival parade
 

Tue, 25.02.20 ("Güdis Tuesday")

Stans, Länderpark
10.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m. carnival makeup for children

Buochs
Uislumpätä Buochs, 05.00-12.00 p.m. guggen concerts

Dallenwil
02.15 p.m. carnival parade, 07.00 p.m. Uislumpätä

Sat, 29.02.20

Klewenalp
Chlewä-Fasnacht, whole day