Shepherd's Festival and Wolli's birthday

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Which is the most beautiful in the entire village? At the traditional Shepherd’s Festival in Zen Stecken a prize is awarded to the most beautiful black-nose sheep of the year. Superb entertainment is not only ensured by the beautifully coiffeured sheep, but also a varied festival programme and the birthday party for Zermatt’s mascot, Wolli. This traditional event is guaranteed fun for all the family.

Program Saturday*:
• 10.00 hrs: Washing the black-nose sheep in the the Tradition Julen stables

Program Sunday*:
• 11:00 hrs: field church service including music
• Noon: refreshments with traditional Ländler music
• 13:00 hrs: election of the most beautiful black-nose sheep
• 13:30 hrs: Games for children and visit of Wolli
• 15:00 hrs: Wolli’s birthday party including the award for the “Wolli of the Year”

*Program is subject to change.

The Miss Zermatt Package is a unique opportunity to see close up the competition, the traditions of Zermatt shepherds and the most beautiful of all Blacknose sheep.

Family offer: a unique weekend in Wolli's world

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