Freddie Celebration Days 2021
Our event is completely free of charge and does not require any advance booking or admission ticket.
No Health Pass (vaccination certificate or PCR test) will be required to enter the event (it will take place outside and around the Freddie Mercury statue).
Here are the schedules (opening of the stalls and music broadcasting):
Thursday 02/09: from 4pm
Friday 03/09 : from 11am
Saturday 04/09: from 11am
Sunday 05/09 (Freddie Mercury's birthday): from 10:30 am. Closing of the festival around 4pm.
Entry formalities in Switzerland
- List of countries or regions presenting a risk from the point of view of the FOPH (Swiss Federal Office of Public Health) :
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- Once in Switzerland, here are the measures in effect from 23 June 2021 until further notice.
The Freddie Celebration Days 2021 events will take place around Freddie Mercury's statue in the city of Montreux, Switzerland.
See location of Freddie Mercury's statue on Google Maps.
Food-trucks and beverage stalls will be set up during the weekend by the lake side in an idyllic setting.
Public and free toilets will also be at your disposal.
A 360° view of the location is HERE.
In case of rain, daytime activities will be moved under the Covered Market.
A 360° view of the Covered Market is HERE.
The covered market of Montreux with Freddie Mercury's statue at the left side.
By plane: The closest airport to Montreux is Geneva Airport (GVA), located at the other end of the lake in the west of Switzerland. It then takes about 1 hour (by car or train) from Geneva to Montreux. www.gva.ch
By train: The journey from Geneva airport to Montreux takes about 1 hour through beautiful landscapes and vineyards, a UNESCO heritage site. Check www.cff.ch for the schedules and prices. Montreux train station is located in the city centre, it takes a maximum of 10 minutes by foot to get to Freddie's statue where all our activities and concerts will take place.
By bus: Freddie Mercury's statue is at the Line 201 "Montreux Marché" bus stop. Which is the main line from Vevey to Villeneuve. www.vmcv.ch
By car: although we recommend you travel to Montreux by public transport, a 450 place public car park is available (against payment) under the covered market just next to Freddie Mercury's statue.