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2015 Swiss National Day Celebration

  • Swiss Embassy 2900 Cathedral Ave NW Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

2015 Swiss National Day Celebration 

Join the Swiss Club of Washington DC in celebrating Swiss National Day. There is something for everyone, and we are excited to have you join in the fun. Please see the list of activities and entertainment below.

To enjoy the event, please bring lawn chairs, beach umbrellas, swimsuit for the pool, and sun screen!
Entrance fee includes:
All entertainment, Swiss sausages, salads, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages; A lampion will be provided to all children (ages 2-12)

Cash bar is available for beer and wine. 

Gates open at 4pm. Gate closes to entry after 6 pm.


Swiss Food & Music ~ Bonfire ~ Alphorns ~ Fifes & Drums
Lampion Parade ~ Wine & Beer ~ Swiss Bakery ~ Tombola
Swiss Souvenirs ~ Super Raffle Prizes ~ Flag Swinging
Kids' Corner ~ Swimming Pool ~ Games
Swiss Traditions ~ Swiss Dogs

Payment Information

Early registration is highly encouraged, so get signed up today. You MUST be a current 2015 member to get the special advanced pricing. If you have not renewed your membership, or are not a current member please renew here, and follow the instructions on the page before signing up for this event. A current member is defined as the calendar year of 2015 for your membership type. For example, a single membership is for one person, a family membership is for the parents and dependent children under 21 yrs of age. All other family members and friends would be considered guests of the member.

Event Pricing is as follows:

Member Adult: $20; increases to $25 after July 26

Member Child (ages 2-12): $10; increases to $15 after July 26 

Guest Adult: $30; increases to $35 after July 26

Guest Child (ages 2-12): $15; increases to $20 after July 26

Tickets will be available at the gate upon arrival.

Sign up as a VOLUNTEER!  We need help for several stations at the event. Volunteers get free admission and meal in return for a 3 hour commitment. To volunteer, please contact Eveline Roberts at: or call (301) 460 9571. Volunteer tickets will be waiting at the volunteer desk.

Program Information

3:45 pm     Alphorns

4:00 pm     Gate opens
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm    Tombola Booth is Open
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm    Pool, Games, Swiss Dog Demonstrations, Kids Corner
4:00 pm – 8:30 pm    Entertainment Program at the Plaza
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm    Swiss Village is Open
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm    Food Service

The Swiss Club of DC encourages all of its guests to consider the environment and to recycle! 

Earlier Event: July 31
Later Event: August 3
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