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TOP Events

Here you will find the biggest events in Nidwalden that attract visitors from all over Switzerland and are held annually.

  • February - Carnival Stans

    Hustle and bustle from morning to night!
    5.30am: Wake-up call with big bang
    9.30am: Children's parade in Wolfenschiessen
    2.15am: Large, colorful carnival procession

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  • April - International Music Festival Stans

    International Music Festival in various venues and tents in the village of Stans.

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  • June - Summer Festival Buochs

    A big summer event with live music, dj, beer garden, children's program and a large international cuisine.

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  • July - Country Open-Air Klewenalp

    Country music and campfire atmosphere surrounded by the breathtaking mountain landscape at 1,600 meters above sea level.

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  • August - Swiss National Day, August 1st

    1291 - the founding of the confederation. Since 1891, Switzerland has celebrated August 1st as its national holiday. The date refers to when the cantons Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden decided to join forces.

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