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Farmers' Festival Weggis

11
Nov.
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15
Nov.2022

Weggis Farmers' Festival

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Every five years the Weggis Farmers’ Association celebrates its farmers` festival with a procession, games and entertainment. A traditional popular festival where local customs are still very much alive.

Weggis Farmers' Association

The Farmers’ Association was founded in 1686, the year in which foot-and-mouth disease ravaged the Rigi region and surrounding area. The great loss of livestock drove many farming families to the brink of their existence and as a result, the local farmers established the Weggis Farmers’ Association. The founding members made a solemn vow to put their trust in God’s protection from any further epidemics and diseases.

 

Location and contact

Dorfplatz
6353 Weggis