Touch the Mountains

1 January 2025

The first open-air concert of the new year

The day after the traditional New Year’s Eve festivities, Interlaken gears itself up for another round of celebration. Be amazed by the spectacular fireworks display on the Höhematte. Get the new year off to a fun start with an open-air concert featuring top Swiss performers. Enjoy the festive atmosphere on Interlaken’s promenade provided by Trychler and folklore groups, and a variety of refreshments marquees.

Touch the Mountains at a glance

  • Date: 1 January 2025

  • Location: Höhematte Interlaken

  • Food/drink: numerous dining options at stands and bars on the Höheweg

Get the new year off to a bang

Touch the Mountains is the first festival of the new year, with top performers from across Switzerland getting Interlaken's new year off to a cracking start. During the free concerts you can eat at various food stands and bars on the Höheweg from 1.00 pm onwards, while traditional entertainment is provided by Trychler and folklore groups. The event also includes unmissable and spectacular fireworks display on the Höhematte at 7.45 pm. All in all a fun way to start the new year!

Golden Circle – best location right in front of the stage

Want to see the bands perform up close? In the enclosed Golden Circle, fans can party right in front of the stage. Enjoy your favourite music and experience the unique atmosphere of the artists at close quarters. Secure the best spot by purchasing your ticket in advance.

That's why you have to be part of Touch the Mountains

  • First open-air concert of the year with Swiss bands

  • Spectacular fireworks display

  • Festive atmosphere on Interlaken’s promenade

  • Diverse range of refreshment marquees

Your accommodation in Interlaken – longest New Year's Eve in Switzerland

Celebrate the start of the new year in Interlaken.

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