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Basel 2021 events

Christmas Market

Date :
25 November 2021 - 23 December 2021

More than 180 lovingly decorated stands selling festive gifts, decorations, ......

More than 180 lovingly decorated stands selling festive gifts, decorations, mulled wine and gingerbread. Widely accepted as one of Europe's finest and most extravagant Christmas markets. The market is held on Münsterplatz – one of the most beautiful squares in Basel – and Barfüsserplatz.

Venue:
Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz.

Address:
Barfüsserplatz, Basel, Switzerland

Event cost:

Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Basel 2022 events

'Vogel Gryff' Festival

Date :
27 January 2022

'Vogel Gryff' Festival is a traditional festival during which the three her ......

'Vogel Gryff' Festival is a traditional festival during which the three heraldic figures (Vogel Gryff (Griffin), Wild Maa (Wild Man) and Leu (Lion) parade through the city, accompanied by drummers and jesters who collect money for the needy. The event marks the start of the carnival season. The ritual, which is derived from military inspections, has been performed since 1838.

Venue:
Various venues around Basel.

Address:
Basel, Switzerland

Event cost:

Free.

Category:
History

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Fasnacht (Carnival)

Date :
7 March 2022 - 9 March 2022

The biggest party on the Basel calendar, a three-day non-stop carnival of p ......

The biggest party on the Basel calendar, a three-day non-stop carnival of parties and parades. It begins on the Monday following Ash Wednesday with the “Morgestraich” lantern parade at 4am, when the city is plunged into darkness.

Venue:
Various venues.

Address:
Basel, Switzerland

Event cost:

Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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