Culinary events

AUGUST 14-20

Fête de la Gruyère
Crans-Montana, Valais: August 18-19

The 12th annual Fête de la Gruyère takes place this weekend, on Friday and Saturday in Crans-Montana. Raclette du Valais will be featured on Friday, and Saturday will include a Marché des artisans et vignerons. Free admission.

Street Food Festival
Aarau, Aargau: August 18-20

The Street Food Festival will take place at the Aldstadt in Aarau from Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th. There will be a diverse line-up of food, as well as live music. Free admission.

Marchés folkloriques
Vevey, Vaud: Saturdays in July and August

On Saturdays in July and August, Vevey will once again host its traditional folklore market. Held at the Place du Marché from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., you can sample local wines and watch live music and dance performances outdoors on the street. Free admission.

This list represents my personal suggestions for culinary events all over Switzerland. These can include food festivals, outdoor markets, cooking workshops, meals and more. If you have an event for me to consider for this list, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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