2019 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. Instructions and payment information is at the bottom of this registration page.
To enjoy the event, please bring lawn chairs, beach umbrellas, swimsuit for the pool, and sun screen!
Entrance fee includes:
All entertainment, Swiss sausage, salads, dessert and water; a lampion will be provided to all children (ages 2-12)
Cash bar is available for soda, beer and wine.
Gates open at 4pm. Gate closes to entry after 6 pm.
Swiss Food & Music ~ Bonfire ~ Alphorns ~ Fifes ~
Lampion Parade ~ Wine & Beer ~ Swiss Bakery ~ Tombola
Swiss Souvenirs ~ Super Raffle Prizes ~ Flag Swinging
Kids' Corner ~ Swimming Pool ~ Games
Swiss Traditions ~ Swiss Dogs
Early registration is highly encouraged so sign up today. You MUST be a current 2019 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 2019 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 years of age. All other family members and friends would be considered guests of the member.
Event Pricing as follows:
Member Adult: $20; increases to $25 after July 22
Member Child: (ages 2-12): $10; increases to $15 after July 22
Guest Adult: $30; increases to $35 after July 22
Guest Child: (ages 2-12): $15; increases to $20 after July 22
Tickets will be available at the gate upon arrival.
Swiss National Day will take place rain or shine.
3:45 pm Alphorns
4:00 pm Gate opens
6:00 pm Address by Ambassador Dahinden followed by recorded message by the President of the Swiss Confederation, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Tombola Booth Open/Raffle Tickets for Sale
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm Pool, Games, Swiss Dog Demonstrations, Kids Corner
4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Entertainment at the Plaza
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Swiss Village is Open
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm Food Service
7:00 pm Super Raffle Drawing
Dusk Lampion parade and Bonfire