Ouchy Place de la Navigation - © Elmedina Shureci

Ouchy National

31.07.2019 - 04.08.2019

In Lausanne, the celebrations for the Fête Nationale on August 1 will actually begin with a whole range of events on July 30.

Fireworks - ©  LT/ Samuel Rouge

Fireworks in Ouchy

01.08.2019 - 02.08.2019

Don’t forget the big fireworks display on Lake Geneva that will illuminate the Lausanne sky on the evening of August 1.

Fête du 1er août - © LT/stramatakis

1st of August - The official ceremony


The official ceremony will be held on Place de la Navigation in Ouchy on Monday 1 August.

August 1 picnic - © Lausanne à Table

August 1 picnic


In one of Lausanne's most beautiful parks, the Esplanade de Montbenon, a local market with the best artisans from the area and fine products will let you assemble your picnic and savour it, with grass beneath your feet and looking out across Lake Geneva.