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Zurich has the liveliest nightlife but things generally start early and finish soon after midnight. However, all night clubs are just starting to appear. Niederdorf is the party district and Langstrasse, once the red light area, is now the centre of the club scene. Geneva's nightlife is best suited to those on expense accounts. All the big ski resorts have a vibrant après ski scene, but many of the smaller ones cater for families and can be quiet at night.

Fasnacht is the closest you get to carnival in Switzerland. It's celebrated in many towns and can start up to week before Ash Wednesday, usually in February. Festivities which include parades and street parties can get almost raucous in some areas.

Migros, the big supermarket chain, donates 50% of its profits to cultural, social and economic causes. One of the beneficiaries is Steps #8, an international dance festival held during April, with performances across the country.

One of the most scenic of Europe's beer festivals takes place at the start of June in Lausanne. As well as featuring international cast of beers there's a good range of concerts.

Zurich Pride is on the last Saturday in June.

Open-Air St Gallen starts in the last Friday in June and is one of the country's biggest music festivals.

The Zurich Festival, which runs from the last week in June to the middle of July, is a more classical event with theatre, opera, dance and music.

Traditional events such as Alpine Wrestling and Stone Throwing can be chanced upon at many local events, but if you want to be sure of seeing them head for Rigi on the first Sunday in July.

The Blue Balls Festival could be worth going to for its name alone. ine days of jazz and blues concerts are on offer from the third Friday of July each year.

The Montreux Jazz Festival is one of the greatest of its kind attracting big international names. It actually showcases a range of music from the 5th to 20th July. Running alongside it is the Off Festival with new artists providing free open air concerts.

Swiss National Day is celebrated throughout the country on August 1st. There's much speech making followed by fireworks and parties.

 

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