Not-to-be missed events
Montreux Jazz Festival
Created in 1967 by Claude Nobs, the Montreux Jazz Festival brings the banks of Lake Geneva alive with sound in July. Jazz virtuosos, pop stars and legendary rock groups form the impressive line-up of the festival. 16 days of concerts, with as many free venues as ticketed events, 250'000 visitors - some ingredients of this world unique festival.
Montreux Christmas Market
On the shores of Lake Geneva, 170 artisans and stallholders working from brightly-lit and decorated chalets showcase a vast array of original gifts. In addition to the market, there is a smorgasbord of activities on offer for children including an exclusive visit to Santa’s grotto, perched on top of Rochers-de-Naye at an altitude of over 2,000 m. Festive fun guaranteed!
Montreux Comedy Festival
Montreux becomes the French speaking capital of laughter. Since 1990, The festival attracts the best French and international comedians on the shores of Lake Geneva. Since 2015, the festival has also offered an international line-up, providing a platform for new talent from all over the world.
Cully Jazz Festival - Spring 2021
With 9 days of music, some 30 paying concerts and many free concerts, the Cully Jazz Festival has become a not-to-be-missed event for jazz lovers and revellers alike. More than 60,000 people throng the streets, cellars and quays of Cully, a wine-producing village located in a dream setting.
Montreux, Town of music
Local d'art contemporain (LAC)
LAC (Local Contemporary Art ) is a cultural place located in an old nineteenth century building in the heart of the old town of Vevey. For exhibitions and cultural events, LAC offers 4 separate rooms on 3 floors ( approx 300m2 ) . Since 2007, LAC organizes exhibitions , conferences and concerts in partnership with artists, cultural organizations and independent curators.
Casino Barrière de Montreux
The Casino Barrière in Montreux extends over an entertainment area of about 10’000 m2, with slot machines, gaming tables, electronic games, poker… It also houses 3 restaurants, 2 bars, 2 terraces, a superb swimming pool as well as the former "Mountain Studios", an area now dedicated to Queen.
A night at the theatre
Or at the movies