January Montreux Jib Festival

Winter is in full swing and even if the snow does not always reach the centre of Montreux, it matters little as the Montreux Jib Festival is in town, bringing with it 300 m³ of snow to the Montreux covered market.

Montreux Jib Festival

Tel. +41 (0)76 437 79 74

© Cully Jazz Festival

April Cully Jazz Festival

The most intimate of Switzerland's big jazz festivals. Every spring, for nine days, the Cully Jazz Festival transforms the charming winemaking township into a jazz mecca.

Cully Jazz Festival
Place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville 2 Case postale 138
1096 Cully
Tel. +41 (0)21 799 99 00
Fax +41 (0)21 799 99 01

April Golden Award of Montreux

Created in 1989, the Golden Award of Montreux is an international festival devoted to the world of publicity and multimedia. For three days, during the month of April, the festival offers an exhaustive panorama of advertising creativity from around the world.

Golden Award of Montreux
Grand-Rue 92
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 966 55 53

April Montreux Choral Festival

A unique musical competition without constraints, the Montreux Choral Festival makes it a point of honour to give all types of choirs a chance, allowing them the freedom to select the programmes they prefer.

Montreux Choral Festival
Grand'Rue 92
Case postale 1526
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 966 55 50
Fax +41 (0)21 966 55 69

© Animai

May Animai

With the return of the lovely month of May, ANIMAI can be found for five days in the Jardin du Rivage. The festival is aimed mainly at children and their parents, and at adolescents and young adults from Vevey and its nearby areas.

Grande Place 5
1800 Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)21 925 53 57
Fax +41 (0)21 925 53 59

May L'Epesses nouveau en fête

Every year, at the same time, during the first Saturday in May, the winemakers of Epesses and neighbouring communities take pleasure in inviting you for the whole day to discover their new vintage at Epesses.

Epesses Nouveau en Fête
La Cornallaz
Chemin du Mont 11
1098 Epesses
Tel. +41 (0)79 417 99 37
Fax +41 (0)21 946 10 31

© Christof Sonderegger

May Vaud's "open cellars"

During the Vaud's "open cellars" period, the Lavaux winemakers welcome the public throughout these two exceptional days, letting it discover or rediscover a region rich in tradition and feelings.

Caves ouvertes


August-September Offenbach Festival in Saint-Saphorin

The Offenbach Festival in St-Saphorin – A music and wine festival inviting the general public to an unlikely meeting between lyrical and winegrowing culture, set in the decorative surroundings of Lavaux and its terraced vineyards, classified as a World Heritage of Humanity.

Festival Offenbach à St-Saphorin
Chemin de la Poste
1071 St-Saphorin (Lavaux)
Tel. +41 (0)21 921 48 72

© Montreux Jazz Festival

July Montreux Jazz Festival

Created in 1967 by Claude Nobs, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become the undeniable rallying point for music lovers from Switzerland and abroad.

Fondation du Montreux Jazz Festival
Avenue Claude Nobs 5
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 966 44 44
Fax +41 (0)21 966 44 33

© A.L. Lechat

June Cully Classique

Cully Classique is above all a place, as it is indeed the beautiful town of Cully and the Lavaux region – recently classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site – that inspired the creation of this convivial and friendly festival.

Cully Classique
Rue du Temple 24 Case postale 105
1096 Cully
Tel. +41 (0)21 311 02 29
Fax +41 (0)21 311 02 29

© Philipp Reinmann

June Montreux Volley Masters

Each year, the Montreux Volley Masters offers its loyal spectators a great show, by getting together the world's eight best women's volleyball teams on the shores of Lake Geneva .

Montreux Volley Masters
Rue de la Gare 39
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 963 55 77
Fax +41 (0)21 963 63 43

June Multicultural Festival

This annual event is considered a local institution and its success is due to two primary objectives: meeting and sharing. Above all, the Multicultural Festival is a meeting of communities.

Fête Multiculturelle
Rue des Marronniers 13a
Case postale 184
1800 Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)21 922 37 50
Mobile +41 (0)79 541 34 79
Fax +41 (0)21 922 37 51

© Christof Sonderegger

July Folk markets

For more than 40 years, the Place du Marché (Market Square) and that of the Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) have been the scene of the traditional folk markets of Vevey.

Marchés folkloriques de Vevey
Chemin Emile-Javelle 30
Société de développement de Vevey
1800 Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)21 922 64 86

July Montreux-Rochers de Naye Race

Setting off from Montreux and heading towards the summit of Rochers-de-Naye, located at an altitude of 2,042 metres, this event always attracts large numbers of participants. A natural promontory overlooking the Vaud Riviera, Rochers-de-Naye offers one of the most wonderful panoramic views over Lake Geneva and the surrounding Alps.

Course Montreux-Les Rochers-de-Naye
Case postale 1135
1820 Montreux

August Chaplin Race

With over 800 participants, the Chaplin race, departing from Corsier-sur-Vevey, offers you the opportunity of setting foot in the famous Manoir de Ban estate where Charlie Chaplin, one of the greatest legends of cinema, lived for a quarter of a century.

Course Chaplin
Case postale 17
1804 Corsier-sur-Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)21 921 24 05

© Bertrand Cottet

August Festival of the International Piano Week

Created in 1990 by Edith Fischer and Jorge Pepi-Alos, the Festival of the International Piano Week takes place each summer in the month of August in the idyllic setting of the Church of La Chiésaz in Saint-Légier.

Semaine Internationale du Piano et Musique de Chambre
Case postale 1191
1800 Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)76 500 98 96

© Sonchaux Acro Show

August Sonchaux Acro Show

In a single event, the Sonchaux Acro Show brings together lovers of gliding and the general public, some of the best pilots in the world and amateurs, with airplanes of all categories, concerts, emotions, intense sensations and an enormous amount of good fun!

Sonchaux Acro Show
Case postale 1001
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)79 649 18 48

© Stephan Engler

August Street Artists Festival

The Street Artists Festival brings together some thirty groups of artists who present about 200 shows free of charge during this three-day festival.

Festival des Artistes de Rue


© Septembre Musical

August-September Septembre Musical

Offered since 1946, the September Musical is one of the biggest classical music events in Europe.

Septembre musical
Case postale 127
1820 Territet
Tel. +41 (0)21 962 80 02
Mobile +41 (0)21 962 80 05
Fax +41 (0)21 962 80 01

September Festival Images

First festival of its kind in Switzerland, Images produces every even years unseen and made-to-measure monumental photography exhibitions in the streets , parks, on the facades and in various unusual locations in the city of Vevey.

Festival Images
Du 10 septembre au 2 octobre 2016Place de la Gare 3Case postale 443
1800 Vevey
Tel. +41 (0)21 922 48 54
Fax +41 (0)21 922 48 55

© Montreux Music

September Freddie Mercury's Montreux Memorial Day

Every year since 2003, during the first weekend of September, a special homage is paid to the tremendous star, Freddie Mercury, singer icon of the British pop group, Queen, who was a great admirer of the city of Montreux, and died in 1991.

Freddie Mercury Memorial Day
PO Box 1267
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 963 32 74
Fax +41 (0)21 963 72 87

September Grape Harvest Festival

Every year, during the month of September, the old township of Lutry turns into a festival venue to mark the end of the grape harvest: the cellars open, the canteens unfold their banners and the village prepares to live three days of madness, the Fête des Vendanges (grape harvest festival), the last one in the Canton of Vaud !

Fête des Vendanges
Case postale 268
1095 Lutry

© C. Blouët

September Vevey Retro

Vevey Retro is an event dedicated to the old vehicles. This event wants to be convivial, festive, and it takes place every year at Vevey, on the Market place.

Association Vevey Retro
Ruelle de Borjaux 5
1807 Blonay

November Montreux Art Gallery

Founded in 2005, Montreux Art Gallery is the unmistakable exhibition and sales centre for Swiss and international contemporary art. With the influx of visitors that has tripled since its inception and its world renown, the event has become the most important meeting place for art galleries and editors in French-speaking Switzerland.

Montreux Art Gallery
Grand Rue 24
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)79 446 32 49

November National brass band competition

For more than 20 years, the Stravinski Auditorium and the Miles Davis Hall at the Montreux Music & Convention Centre (2m2c) host the best of Switzerland's brass ensembles at the national brass band competition.

Concours suisse de Brass Bands
Brüggstrasse 89
2552 Orpund
Tel. +41 (0)62 837 46 26
Fax +41 (0)21 706 16 17

November Saint-Martin Fair

Every year, each second Tuesday in November, Vevey celebrates Saint-Martin. This local tradition dating back to the Middle Ages was initiated by the Dukes of Savoy, with the fair allowing all residents in the Leman area to become a trader for the day without being subject to tax on their earnings.

Foire de la Saint-Martin
Confrérie de la Saint-Martin
Case postale 200
1800 Vevey

November-december Montreux Noël: magic guaranteed!

Designed to enchant the young and not so young, the Montreux Christmas Market and its exceptional location between the lake and the mountains expands every year. An absolute must!

Montreux Noël
Grand-Rue 32
Case postale 1401
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 965 24 12
Fax +41 (0)21 963 28 94

December Montreux Comedy Festival

Established since 1990 on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Montreux Comedy Festival has become the essential rendez-vous for French-speaking comedians.

Montreux Comedy Festival
Avenue Claude Nobs 3 Case postale 1100
1820 Montreux
Tel. +41 (0)21 962 21 63
Fax +41 (0)21 963 75 78

December Montreux Miniature Show

For enthusiasts of precision, figurines or models, the Montreux Miniature Show is the meeting not to be missed.

Montreux Miniature's Show

Tel. +41 (0)21 962 78 51
Fax +41 (0)21 962 78 49

Practical information

Taxe de séjour (Vevey-Montreux)

Règlement de la taxe de séjour

Télécharger le règlement de la taxe de séjour des communes de l'ancien district de Vevey ainsi que Villeneuve.

 Règlement Taxe de séjour.pdf (3.52 MB)

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