What’s on and free in Geneva in April 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland – After two months absence I am back with my pick of top events/activities in the city and canton of Geneva. Events/activities beyond the canton’s borders are duly noted. A few favorites are highlighted in blue and those that could be of interest to kids and families are highlighted in green.

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations and Activities in Geneva, Lausanne 2017

  GENEVA, Switzerland – “Kiss Me, I’m..” well, no, but I can’t deny I wear green and enjoy St Patrick’s Day celebrations as any green-blooded fella out there. Therefore, following a seven-year tradition, here’s my annual list of bars that celebrate St Paddy’s, and of other St Patrick’s Day activities in the area.

Burning winter away in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – Every year, after a long and parma-gray winter, Genevans gather up to wish winter away and celebrate the arrival of spring. The celebration, known as Bonhomme Hiver, takes place across the canton and is usually organized by neighborhood associations. 

What’s On and free in Geneva in January 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland – Happy 2017 — here’s this month’s top picks for events in the city and canton of Geneva. A few favorites are highlighted in blue — a few kid-oriented activities in green.

The Flottins, an alternative magical town comes to an end in Evian, Lake Geneva

. EVIAN (Lake Geneva) – There are only a few days left until the end of one of the most magical displays in the Lake Geneva region, the Flottines. For the past ten years, this giant outdoor exhibit has come to life thanks to the Theatre de la Toupine artists in Evian, neighboring France. The “fabulous village” for kids and grownups…

What’s On in November and December 2016 in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – November, end of fall, winter at our door. Fear not, a few (free) events are in store. Dear readers, here’s this month’s selection of events for Geneva. I will not be posting a separate list of events for December. Instead, I have posted a few here, the Christmas markets list will be published separately, as…

What’s On This Fall? Events for October 2016 in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – Leaves are falling, days are getting cooler and shorter… yeap, fall is here. After a glorious summer, we will soon be surrounded by gray skies. Gotta get busy this October! Here’s my selection of what’s on in Geneva (and beyond). A few favorites in blue. Namasté. 

What’s on (and free) in Geneva in August 2016

GENEVA, Switzerland – We are heading to the end of summer but by the number of (free) events, there is still plenty to do outdoors. Here’s my selection of what’s on in Geneva (and beyond) in August.

Where to watch fireworks for the 14 July French National Day

Lake Geneva, France – Happy 14 July France! In a few hours, our neighbors in France will be commemorating the start of the French Revolution (marked by the Storming of the Bastille in 1789) and the beginning of the République with music and fireworks. 

What’s on (and free) in Geneva in July 2016?

GENEVA, Switzerland – After an absence in June, here’s my selection of what’s on in Geneva (and a few beyond) in July 2016. The ultimate 2016 Geneva summer guide, coming up soon!