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2016.11 - Payerne Comptoir de Payerne

The Comptoir de Payerne is a real highlight in the town’s events calendar.

2016.11 - Payerne St Martin’s Fair

Over 150 stalls dotted across the centre of town and an exhibition of vintage tractors in the town’s main square.

2016.12 - Estavayer-le-Lac Christmas market

Come to spend a pleasant moment in the covered Christmas market in Estavayer-le-Lac.

2016.12 - Estavayer-le-Lac The open-air exhibition of Christmas cribs

03.12.2016 - 08.01.2017
The open-air exhibition of Christmas cribs features over 60 distinctive interpretations of the nativity scene, ranging from the traditional to the highly original. Take a stroll round the town and admire the handiwork of Estavayer’s residents.

2017.02 - Estavayer-le-Lac Carnaval in Estavayer

This is the time where we celebrate the end of the winter and burn giant doll representing winter. Spend a nice time with music and other animations.

2017.03 - Payerne Brandons from Payerne

Brandons from Payerne are ones of the older Carnavals from Switzerland.

2017.04 - Estavayer-le-Lac Eastern rabbit's enigma

Come and have fun to solve the Eastern rabbit's enigma. Discover the old town of Estavayer-le-Lac.

2017.04 - Payerne Eastern and Jeûne Fédéral secondhand trades

The second hand trades in Payerne are also a place to meet people and where friendship renew or start up.

2017.05 - Estavayer-le-Lac LudiMania'k

The Medieval city of Estavayer-le-Lac turned into a playground!

2017.05 - Payerne Spring market

Come and discover our spring market which will take place on all the marketplace of Payerne in May

2017.06 - Estavayer-le-Lac Elsa Bike Trophy

Which better way to explore the country side from our region … than by taking part in a competition or just by pleasure ? The race is open to everybody willing to spend some great fun !!

2017.06 - Estavayer-le-Lac Rose Festival

Estavayer-le-Lac will host again its Rose Festival.

2017.06 - Payerne Red Pigs Festival

Festival which will take place on 3 days to prolong the atmosphere of the Music Day

2017.07 - Cheyres Festi'Cheyres

The free festival on Cheyres' beach!

2017.07 - Estavayer-le-Lac Free4Style

The biggest festival of Freestyle in the french part of Switzerland.
FMX contest, European Wakeboard Masters, Jet Ski : 3 spectacular disciplines and famous DJs partys.

2017.07 - Estavayer-le-Lac Swing in the Wind

Jazz in the historic center of the "Cité à la Rose". A nice way to begin the weekend !!

2017.07 - Estavayer-le-Lac The Estavayer Market

A big annual stock sale in the whole city with more than 150 merchants.
Enjoy walking down the little streets with all kinds of country products around you....

2017.07 - Payerne Street market

01.07.- 02.07.2017
Payerne street market – a mecca for bargain hunters.

2017.07/08 - Estavayer-le-Lac Estivale Open Air

28-29 et 31.07.-01.08.2017
The Estivale Open Air is one of Switzerland's most beautiful lakeside festivals.

2017.08 - Estavayer-le-Lac Bénichon Festival in Estavayer-le-Lac

On the last Saturday of August, a panel of master mustard-makers will gather on Estavayer’s Grand Rue to select the best Bénichon mustards in the canton of Fribourg.

2017.08 - Estavayer-le-Lac Open air second hand trade

Looking for happiness ? In this case, « estavayate » yourself !
Come and visit our big second hand trade that takes place in the whole medieval city with animations, refreshments and food corners.

2017.08 - Payerne Tirage

A funfair where all Payerne from the outside and from here meet together in Friendship and Brotherhood.

2017.09 - Estavayer-le-Lac Artephile

Artephile is an art contest open to all amateur and professional painters.

2017.09 - Estavayer-le-Lac Grenouille-Toi

Fun for all the family – spend the afternoon on the trail of Estavayer-le-Lac’s famous frogs and (re-)acquaint yourself with the picturesque medieval town at the same time.

2017.09 - Estavayer-le-Lac Medieval Feast

22.09.- 24.09.2017
Big Medieval Feast in the Castle of Chenaux in Estavayer-le-Lac

2017.09 - Estavayer-le-Lac The Inn of the poets

Concerts at the Tower of Dominican

2017.10 - Cheyres Grape harvest festival

During the second weekend in October, the wine-making village of Cheyres will be transformed into one large open-air party venue.

2017.10 - Payerne Autumn market and Lavaux-Payerne Must Trail

The Lavaux-Payerne Must Trail celebrates the grape harvest and showcases wines from the renowned vineyards of Vaud. Autumn fair and other animations are not to be missed!

2017.10 - Payerne The Payerne Food & Drink Festival

More than 60 regional, national and international producers are set to take over Payerne community centre, serving up a feast of fabulous food during four days!

2017.11 - Estavayer-le-Lac Red Bull Velodux

Pro and amateur cyclists and bikers are gearing up for the Red Bull Velodux, a cyclocross race the like of which has never been seen before.

2017.11 - Payerne Trade Fair

Huge commercial and agricultural fair in the area. This manifestation takes place every 2 years

2018.05 - Estavayer-le-Lac The farm in town

The farm is coming to town!



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