Carnival Market (Fasnachtsmarkt) Langenthal
Here you'll find everything imaginable for carnival: instruments, costumes, fabrics, accessories and much more.
Carnival – a time of wild gaiety, merriment and exuberant high spirits. With over 160 stands, the Langenthal carnival market (Fasnachtsmarkt) is the largest market of its kind in Switzerland.
The carnival market is held in the Marktgasse and the city center.
Guggenpower music, food and drink: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This traditional annual flight festival isn't just something for airplane enthusiasts – it's an event for the whole family.
Each fall the Oberaargau gliders' association holds a flight festival at the Langenthal airfield in Bleienbach. Visitors will be delighted by the interesting flight routines, entertaining festival atmosphere and culinary specialties.
Italiauto, Wangen a.A.
Italian cars and collector's pieces are displayed each May in the delightful surroundings of the charming town of Wangen an der Aare.
Once a year, vintage Italian cars of all makes and sizes are displayed at various historic sites in and around the town center.
A special exhibition features exclusive cars, and the most beautiful vintage car is awarded a prize at the Concours d'Elégance.
3380 Wangen an der Aare
Tel. +41 0 32 631 07 07
Jazz Days Langenthal
From Dixieland to New Orleans jazz, blues, gospel and swing – the best jazz is timeless! Come see for yourself at the traditional Jazz Days, held each fall in Langenthal.
Jazz enthusiasts in Langenthal started the Jazz Days in 1991. Today, this small but classy festival draws people from near and far and has established itself in the city's annual cultural program.
Treat yourself to traditional or modern culinary specialties – it's all part of an unforgettable evening of jazz!
Advance ticket sales:
The concerts are held in the Katholisches Kirchgemeindehaus at Hasenmattstrasse 36 in Langenthal.
Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. - noon, 1:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Sat: 8:30 a.m. - noon
Music Flea Market Roggwil
Switzerland's largest music flea market, held in Roggwil, is a must for music lovers. The bargains and rare finds make this a one-of-a-kind experience.
Besides the rare finds, bargains and second-hand items, you'll also find new items – sometimes much lower than the regular retail price. The event has a fascinating atmosphere, and not just for music lovers.
Race-Inn Go-Kart Track
Sheep Shearing (Schafschur) Schwarzenbach
From sheep to shawl. Experience how sheep are shorn and how the wool is then processed.
Themed Markets Huttwil
Huttwil, the "Little City of Flowers," has been a market town since the late Middle Ages. Various themed markets are still held there today.
Intricately decorated eggs are displayed at the Easter egg market two weeks before Easter, and a rich variety of cheeses are presented at the cheese market in the fall.
The medieval handicraft market exhibits age-old trades. Besides the sale and demonstration of old crafts, the market features a program with various medieval activities.
Huttwil and the surrounding area takes on a cozy holiday atmosphere with its romantic Christmas market. Visitors savor the fragrance of winter, the candlelight, music, stories, tasty treats, crafts and good company.
Easter Egg Market (2 weeks before Easter)
Historic Handicraft Market (beginning of July)
Swiss Cheese Market (beginning of October)
Huttwil Christmas Market (end of November)
Besides these four popular markets, Huttwil also hosts various markets with produce and other goods.
Every fall, 38 km of cantonal roads near Huttwil/Sumiswald belong to sports enthusiasts who are driven along by their own muscle power.
Whether on a bicycle, on skates or on foot, you'll be delighted by the smooth, hilly landscape and spectacular views, as well as the many culinary and cultural treats along the route of slowUp Emmental–Oberaargau.
Start: Sumiswald - Weier - Häusernmoos - Dürrenroth - Huttwil - Auswil - Rohrbach - Kleindietwil - Ursenbach - Oeschenbach - Mühleweg - Häusernmoos - Weier - Sumiswald