This weekend marks the start of the UEFA Euro 2024 with the match between Germany and Scotland on Friday evening. Football will be the center of attention for the next four weeks. Football fans in Central Switzerland can watch the games at various public viewings. Switzerland will also kick off their tournament this weekend, playing against Hungary on Saturday at 3 pm.

In addition to the football excitement, the Cantons of Lucerne, Obwalden, and Nidwalden will host a major sports event, the Verbandsturnfest, in Neuenkirch. Various athletes will compete in gymnastics over two weekends, starting this Saturday and Sunday. Alongside the sports competitions, there will be a range of activities such as public viewings of the Euro matches and a bar. On Saturday evening, the „Stubete Gäng“ will perform their songs for the audience.

For music enthusiasts, the B-Side Festival on Sonnenberg in Kriens is a must-visit event. Running from June 13th to 15th, the festival is known for its diverse lineup of artists who will entertain the crowd until the early hours of the morning. With around 400 volunteers, the festival ensures a unique experience for all attendees. More information and the full program can be found on their website.

For fans of traditional Swiss sports, the Michaelskreuz Schwinget will take place on Sunday at the „kleine Rigi.“ The young wrestlers will showcase their skills on Saturday, leading up to the main event on Sunday. The festival promises great entertainment for all visitors. Detailed event schedules and information can be accessed on their official website.

Whether you’re a football fan, a music lover, or interested in Swiss sports traditions, this weekend in Central Switzerland offers a variety of events to enjoy. Don’t miss out on the excitement and make the most of your weekend plans. Remember to check the specific event websites for any updates or changes in schedule. Enjoy the festivities and have a fantastic weekend!