Winterlaken Culture & Events

Explore atmospheric Interlaken through cultural offers, music and other events

Take advantage of cultural offers and events, including concerts, art exhibitions, local handicrafts and much more. By day and in the evenings, Winterlaken has much to discover during the day and in the evening. Over the Christmas period, you can enjoy some magical Christmas markets around Interlaken. New Year’s Day is marked by the unique open-air "Touch the Mountains" concert, completed by spectacular fireworks display on the Höhematte and many other surprises.

Christmas markets in the Holiday Region Interlaken

Buy gifts, sip mulled wine, stroll from stand to stand – Christmas markets in the Holiday Region Interlaken are every bit as diverse as the region itself. Get into the Christmas spirit with festive songs and aromatic delicacies as you discover captivating Christmas markets around Lake Thun and Lake Brienz.

Pop-up chalets in Interlaken

Hop into a horse-drawn carriage for a ride through the snowy streets of Interlaken, stopping off to enjoy the artworks and pop-up chalets. On Fridays and Saturdays, local craftspeople and charitable organisations present their products in pop-up chalets. Come and admire their specialities and unique creations on Marktplatz, Postplatz, in front of Migros Interlaken, at Interlaken Ost and on Stadthausplatz in Unterseen. Don’t miss the chance to ride a horse-drawn carriage to these attractions. Those who don’t wish to walk too far can relax in the Christmas carriage and travel to the pop-up chalets in comfort. The carriage operates from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm on all Saturdays over the Christmas period. The round trip takes around 30 minutes.

Opening times of the pop-up chalets

Fridays, 25 November – 16 December 2022 4.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Saturdays, 26 November – 17 December 2022 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

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