Swiss National Day Celebrations on the Bruderholz
On August 1, Basel’s official celebration of Swiss National Day takes place on the Bruderholz. The grounds open at 18:00, and there will be children’s activities to entertain the family until the program begins with the ringing of the bells of the Titus Church (19:50). Modern and traditional music, dance, circus, and singing formations will delight the audience on stage. The local neighborhood QCB circus artists will perform at 20:25. There will be a 10-minute speech by the President of the Grossrat (Grand Council) at 21:15, and the children will start their lantern procession at 21:30. The evening’s program will end with a laser light show with fireworks and a water show at 22:15.