Geneva Music Festival
The biggest Geneva music festival, the Fete de la Musique, is a 3-days event of continuous music of various styles, from classics in Geneva's theatre, through jazz, drums, electro to moredn hip hop.
Festival is taking place at various locations in Geneva's Old Town, such as Bastions Park and adjancent Place de Neue, where 3 main cultural scenes of Geneva - Grand Theathre, Music Conservatory and Victoria Hall are freely open to public, hosting number of musical performances.
Geneva Music Festival is free event organized by the city of Geneva and all concerts and music halls are completely free. Most of the stages are outside, under open air, where seats are often changing their owner as people go from one happening to another.
Plenty of food stalls in Bastions Park and Boulevard Helvetique make a perfect base for having a tasty and affordable snack with a drink, by the table on the bench or sitting on the grass. Food options vary from Mexican kitchen, panini, french breads. Drinks: beer, wine, cocktails.
Dates: 19.06.2015 - 21.06.2015 (Friday to Sunday)
Location: Geneva Old Town, at various locations, such as: Place de Neuve, Grand Theatre, Musical Conservatory, Victoria Hall, Bastions Park, Boulevard Helvetique, Promenade above Bastions Park, St. Peter's Cathedral, Park in front of Museum of Art and History.
Coming home at night.
The Noctambus night transport service will take you pretty much anywhere in town all through the night. Having a holel in the city center allow you to be a walking distance from your room.
With rising popularity of this festival many tourists plan their Geneva visit for this weekend. Book Your stay in advance to get the best rooms and prices.
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Additional toilets are installed at several locations thorough the festival to handle big demand.
Parking outside, on white or blue parking zone get's fairy difficult at the evening, as many people come to festival and park nearby. Underground parking are a good option, which get rarely full.
Program of Geneva Music Festival
The program of the Geneva Music Festival is freely available all through the festival, at every informatin point. Start at Place de Neue, St. Peter's Cathedral or Boulevard Helvetique to get Your free copy of the program with the map. Alternatively, visit the official website.