Zermatt is fully dedicated to Swiss tradition when the Folklore Festival transforms the village into a colourful, cheerful backdrop for costumes, dances and music. The highlight is the large parade on Sunday along the Bahnhofstrasse where around 1,000 participants make part of it.
from 01.00 pm: Presentations by the groups on the Gornergrat and in the village
10.30 am: Yodel mass in St. Mauritius Church
from 11.30 am: Refreshments on the festival ground Obere Matten
01.30 pm: Start of the folklore parade from the train station (Bahnhofplatz)
from 02.45 pm: Presentations by the groups on the festival ground and church square
Route of the folklore parade:
Bahnhofplatz (station square) - Bahnhofstrasse - Kirchplatz (church square) - Kirchbrücke - Steinmattstrasse - Obere Matten