WE WELCOME YOU TO THE "ZUGER CHESSLETE 2023"
Ever since the Middle Ages the people of Central Switzerland have been celebrating «Fasnacht» which takes place before the Fasting Season. It starts on Shrove Thursday and ends 6 days later in the early morning hours of Ash Wednesday. In Zug the Fasnacht starts with a loud bang early in the morning and the whole days consists lots of noise, music, a parade with fantastic costumes and a wonderful atmosphere – all in all a fabulous day for everybody!
05.00 h - Wake up call at the Landsgemeindeplatz. Free bus ride if you arrive from within the canton, free croissant and coffee.
06.00 h - Family breakfast – alcohol free breakfast in the Rathaus at Fischmarkt offered by the Zuger Chesslete Society.
09.00 h - Start of the Metalli-Guggete, Guggenmusic concerts in the Metalli Shopping Center.
10.00 h - Face painting on the Bundesplatz (Just for KIDS) accompanied by Guggenmusic.
11.30 h - Risotto lunch on the Bundesplatz offered by the local businesses.
14.30 h - Traditional parade with lots of themes and colorful costumes BIG CONFETTI BATTLE on the Bundesplatz.
16.00 h - Children’s Fasnacht on the Landgemeindeplatz with many attractions and a concert by «Grüüveli Tüüfeli».
16.30 h - Welcome Concert at the Bahnhof or at the «Freiruum» with many «Guggen»!
From 19.15 h Chesselwy in the Old Town: Guggen Music on three different stages until after 01.00 h, many Tents, Bars and Restaurants are open until the early morning hours!
Complementary buses at 1.30 h, 2 and 3 o’clock in the morning.
How can I support Chesslete?
The Zuger Chesslete is organised by a nonprofit organization. All members are volunteers.
This event is possible only through the financial contributions from private individuals. How can you support them?
1. Buy a Badge! You may purchase them beforehand at the Zug Tourism Office at the train station or during the day.
2. You may become a Sponsor and contribute to the following account at the:
Zuger Kantonalbank, 6301 Zug.
Information: Vereinigung Zuger Chesslete,
IBAN: CH30 0078 7000 0719 1700 7